Population Demographics for Lea County, New Mexico in 2019, 2018



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Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population64,727100
White48,53974
Hispanic or Latino33,06351
Some Other Race10,76416
Black or African American2,6414
Two or More Races1,6512
American Indian7701
Asian326Below 1%

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

MaleFemaleTotal
Total Population33,04531,68264,727
White24,50924,03048,539
Hispanic or Latino17,20615,85733,063
Some Other Race5,6035,16110,764
Black or African American1,4241,2172,641
Two or More Races8937581,651
American Indian432338770
Asian163163326

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Demographic population totals

Total population in Lea County

 
Total Population:64,727
Male Population:33,045
Female Population:31,682

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in Lea County

 
Both sexes31
Male31
Female32

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in Lea County

 
Total Population:62,670
Male Population:31,334
Under 5 years:2,985
5 to 9 years:2,782
10 to 14 years:2,426
15 to 17 years:1,481
18 and 19 years:895
20 years:401
21 years:402
22 to 24 years:1,271
25 to 29 years:2,383
30 to 34 years:2,183
35 to 39 years:1,852
40 to 44 years:1,826
45 to 49 years:2,113
50 to 54 years:2,085
55 to 59 years:1,802
60 and 61 years:603
62 to 64 years:758
65 and 66 years:403
67 to 69 years:566
70 to 74 years:791
75 to 79 years:624
80 to 84 years:420
85 years and over:282
Female Population:31,336
Under 5 years:2,924
5 to 9 years:2,555
10 to 14 years:2,399
15 to 17 years:1,445
18 and 19 years:905
20 years:405
21 years:410
22 to 24 years:1,351
25 to 29 years:2,235
30 to 34 years:2,091
35 to 39 years:1,885
40 to 44 years:1,871
45 to 49 years:1,963
50 to 54 years:2,047
55 to 59 years:1,752
60 and 61 years:618
62 to 64 years:803
65 and 66 years:493
67 to 69 years:575
70 to 74 years:912
75 to 79 years:720
80 to 84 years:582
85 years and over:395

Demographic average population of home by age

Average household size in Lea County

 
Total:2
Under 18 years:0
18 years and over:1

Demographic household type

Number of occupied homes in Lea County

 
Total:22,236
Family led homes:16,260
Husband-wife family:11,743
Other family:4,517
Population of male led with no wife present:1,532
Population female led with no husband present:2,985
Population of Nonfamily homes:5,976
Population living alone:5,017
Population not living alone:959

Demographic population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes in Lea County with people under 18 years old:

 
Total:22,236
Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:9,310
Population of family homes:9,216
Husband-wife family:5,932
Under 6 years only:1,284
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:1,814
6 to 17 years only:2,834
Other family:3,284
Male householder, no wife present:1,056
Under 6 years only:327
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:262
6 to 17 years only:467
Female led with no husband present:2,228
Under 6 years only:592
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:597
6 to 17 years only:1,039
Nonfamily households:94
Male led households:76
Under 6 years only:30
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:10
6 to 17 years only:36
Female led householder:18
Under 6 years only:3
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:2
6 to 17 years only:13
Households with no people under 18 years:12,926
Family households:7,044
Husband-wife family:5,811
Other family:1,233
Male led with no wife present:476
Female led with no husband present:757
Nonfamily households:5,882
Male led householder:3,146
Female led householder:2,736

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in Lea County, by type

 
Total Home Population:22,236
Population of Family homes:16,260
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:1,041
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:3,336
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:3,263
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:3,450
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:1,462
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:1,166
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:1,491
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:841
Population of 85 year olds and over:210
Population of Nonfamily Homes:5,976
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:376
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:748
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:593
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:1,125
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:607
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:530
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:866
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:824
Population of 85 year olds and over:307

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

households in Lea County containing people over 60

 
Total Population:22,236
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:6,891
1-person household:2,387
2-or-more-person household:4,504
Family households:4,327
Nonfamily households:177
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:15,345
1-person household:2,630
2-or-more-person household:12,715
Family homes:11,933
Nonfamily homes:782

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

homes in Lea County with multiple generations.

 
Total Population:22,236
Home has three or more generations:1,316
Home does not have three or more generations:20,920

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in Lea County under 18 years old in homes

 
Total Population:18,958
Unmarried partner of home lead present:2,154
In family homes:2,077
Population of male led and male partner homes:26
Population of male led and female partner households:1,185
Population of female led and female partner households:63
Population of female led and male partner households:803
In nonfamily homes:77
Population of male led and male partner homes:3
Population of male led and female partner homes:68
Population of female led and female partner homes:1
Population of female led and male partner homes:5
No unmarried partner of home lead present:16,804
In family homes:16,763
Population of husband-wife family homes:12,418
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:822
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:3,523
In nonfamily homes:41

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in Lea County

 
Total Population:53,672
Population Under 18 years:18,659
Population 18 years and over:35,013

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in Lea County have lived in one place.

 
Total:22,236
Population of Owner occupied homes:15,434
Family home:12,014
Nonfamily homess:3,420
Male led home:1,667
Living alone:1,360
Not living alone:307
Female led home:1,753
Living alone:1,594
Not living alone:159
Population of Renter occupied homes:6,802
Family run homes:4,246
Husband-wife family:2,249
Other family:1,997
Male led with no wife present:624
Female led with no husband present:1,373
Nonfamily Homes:2,556
Male led homes:1,555
Male living alone:1,217
Male not living alone:338
Female led homes:1,001
Females living alone:846
Females not living alone:155