Roosevelt County NM Information


Roosevelt County Subdivisions

Roosevelt County NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 19,080
Daytime Population: Workers 6,931
Daytime Population: Residents 10,785
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 17,716
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 17,997
Population in Familes 14,201
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,083
Population Density2 8
Diversity Index3 72


Median Household Income $38,211
Average Household Income $52,571
Per Capita Income $20,523


Total Housing Units 8,163 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,083 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,933 (35.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,147 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $131,215
Average Home Value $160,709


Total Households 7,016
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 4,397
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 -0.54% -0.64%
Households -0.54% -0.66%
Families -0.83% -0.83%
Median Household Income   0.84%
Per Capita Income   2.1%


Roosevelt County NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Roosevelt County to the other 33 counties and county equivalents in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 20 42nd
Population Density # 16 55th
Diversity Index # 17 52nd
Median Household Income # 16 55th
Per Capita Income # 23 33rd

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