Eddy County NM Information


Eddy County Subdivisions

Eddy County NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 59,220
Population in Households 58,225
Population in Familes 48,022
Population in Group Qrtrs 995
Population Density2 14
Diversity Index3 72


Median Household Income $51,108
Average Household Income $68,495
Per Capita Income $26,348


Total Housing Units 24,972 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,336 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,139 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,497 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $127,506
Average Home Value $168,618


Total Households 22,475
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 15,424
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.16% 0.9%
Households 1.17% 0.91%
Families 0.93% 0.75%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   2.33%


Eddy County NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Eddy County to the other 33 counties and county equivalents in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 11 70th
Population Density # 11 70th
Diversity Index # 15 58th
Median Household Income # 7 82nd
Per Capita Income # 7 82nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Mexico Census Data Comparison Tool.