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Chaves County, New Mexico

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Population:

  • Total Population: 61,382
  • Males: 30,001
  • Females: 31,381

Ethnicity:

  • White: 31,849
  • Black/African American: 1,160
  • Hispanic: 27,016
  • Native American/Eskimo: 295
  • Asian: 374
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 30
  • Other: 25
  • 2 or more: 633

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (37,930)
  2. Spanish (18,205)
  3. French (145)
  4. German (140)
  5. Chinese (95)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 6,891

  1. Mexico (5,965)
  2. Germany (160)
  3. United Kingdom (78)
  4. India (77)
  5. Canada (65)
  6. China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (60)
  7. Taiwan (55)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (19,337)
  2. Southern Baptist Convention (7,920)
  3. United Methodist Church, The (2,125)
  4. Churches of Christ (1,593)
  5. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (991)

Migrant Health Clinics

  • La Casa de Buena Salud, Inc.- Roswell: 1511 South Grand, Roswell - (505) 623-3255

Disabilities:

  • Total Reported: 23,292
  • Sensory: 2,798
  • Physical: 6,054
  • Mental: 3,379
  • Self-care: 1,762
  • Go outside home: 4,169
  • Employment: 4,920

Grandparents as caregivers

Grandparents as caregivers: 863

Heating fuel:

  • Total Reported: 22,561
  • Utility gas: 13,828
  • Bottled or LP gas: 1,949
  • Electricity: 6,498
  • Fuel oil, kerosene: 23
  • Coal or Coke: 2
  • Wood: 140
  • Solar Energy: 7
  • Other fuel: 80
  • No fuel used: 34

Vehicles available:

  • Total Reported: 44,214
  • No vehicle: 3,299
  • 1 or more vehicle: 40,915

Education Attainment:

  • No School: 1,218
  • No High School: 4,125
  • Some High School: 5,035
  • High School: 9,998
  • Some College: 9,014
  • Associate's Degree: 2,289
  • College Degree: 3,705
  • Master's Degree: 1,747
  • Professional Degree: 528
  • Doctoral Degree: 152

Household Phones:

  • Households Reporting: 22,561
  • Owners with phone: 15,489
  • Owners without phone: 497
  • Renters with phone: 5,878
  • Renters without phone: 697

10 closest counties:

  1. Eddy County, New Mexico
  2. De Baca County, New Mexico
  3. Lincoln County, New Mexico
  4. Lea County, New Mexico
  5. Roosevelt County, New Mexico
  6. Otero County, New Mexico
  7. Guadalupe County, New Mexico
  8. Yoakum County, Texas
  9. Curry County, New Mexico
  10. Cochran County, Texas

Data Detail

Zip Codes in county:

88201, 88202, 88203, 88230, 88232, 88253

Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

  • KBIM-TV (192 TV) ROSWELL, NM
  • KRPV (548 TV) ROSWELL, NM
  • KRSY-FM (92.7 FM) ROSWELL, NM
  • KBIM-FM (94.9 FM) ROSWELL,, NM
  • KBCQ (97.1 FM) ROSWELL, NM
  • KWFL (99.5 FM) ROSWELL, NM
  • KSFX (100.5 FM) ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO, NM
  • KNMZ (103.7 FM) ROSWELL, NM
  • KMOU (104.7 FM) ROSWELL, NM
  • KPZE-FM (106.1 FM) ROSWELL, NM
  • KEND (106.5 FM) ROSWELL, NM
  • KBIM (910 AM) ROSWELL, NM
  • KCKN (1020 AM) ROSEWELL, NM
  • KRSY (1230 AM) ROSWELL, NM
  • KTNM (1400 AM) TUCUMCARI, NM
  • KCRX (1430 AM) ROSWELL, NM
  • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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