Sierra County NM Information


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  1. Sierra County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forSierra County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Sierra County NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 11,247
Population in Households 10,982
Population in Familes 7,584
Population in Group Qrtrs 265
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $26,525
Average Household Income $38,353
Per Capita Income $19,552


Total Housing Units 8,222 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,733 (45.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,866 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,623 (31.9%)
Median Home Value $121,503
Average Home Value $166,656


Total Households 5,599
Average Household Size 1.96
Family Households 2,866
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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.77% -0.85%
Households -0.67% -0.69%
Families -1.05% -0.92%
Median Household Income   0.39%
Per Capita Income   2.28%


Sierra County NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sierra 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 # 25 27th
Population Density # 26 27th
Diversity Index # 30 12th
Median Household Income # 33 3rd
Per Capita Income # 28 18th

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