Curry County NM Information


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  1. Curry County 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forCurry County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Curry County NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 52,666
Population in Households 51,172
Population in Familes 41,839
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,494
Population Density2 38
Diversity Index3 77


Median Household Income $41,478
Average Household Income $58,239
Per Capita Income $21,453


Total Housing Units 21,661 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,577 (48.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,663 (40.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,421 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $143,273
Average Home Value $162,385


Total Households 19,240
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 12,831
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.92% 0.48%
Households 0.71% 0.41%
Families 0.42% 0.16%
Median Household Income   0.62%
Per Capita Income   1.23%


Curry County NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Curry County to the other 33 counties and county equivalents in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 12 67th
Population Density # 7 82nd
Diversity Index # 4 91st
Median Household Income # 11 70th
Per Capita Income # 18 48th

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