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Otero County, New Mexico

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Population:

  • Total Population: 62,298
  • Males: 30,782
  • Females: 31,516

Ethnicity:

  • White: 34,392
  • Black/African American: 2,075
  • Hispanic: 19,980
  • Native American/Eskimo: 3,302
  • Asian: 685
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 17
  • Other: 69
  • 2 or more: 1,778

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (40,670)
  2. Spanish (13,320)
  3. German (1,925)
  4. Apache (740)
  5. Tagalog (175)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 6,939

  1. Mexico (4,113)
  2. Germany (1,742)
  3. Philippines (211)
  4. United Kingdom (181)
  5. Canada (95)
  6. Japan (89)
  7. Korea (61)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (15,493)
  2. Southern Baptist Convention (4,148)
  3. United Methodist Church, The (2,500)
  4. Assemblies of God (1,853)
  5. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The (869)

Migrant Health Clinics

  • Ben Archer Health Center: 1501 East 10th Street, Alamogordo - (505) 443-8133

Disabilities:

  • Total Reported: 19,878
  • Sensory: 2,116
  • Physical: 5,063
  • Mental: 2,961
  • Self-care: 1,509
  • Go outside home: 3,726
  • Employment: 4,225

Grandparents as caregivers

Grandparents as caregivers: 849

Heating fuel:

  • Total Reported: 22,984
  • Utility gas: 13,363
  • Bottled or LP gas: 6,278
  • Electricity: 1,928
  • Fuel oil, kerosene: 0
  • Coal or Coke: 0
  • Wood: 1,281
  • Solar Energy: 46
  • Other fuel: 46
  • No fuel used: 42

Vehicles available:

  • Total Reported: 43,618
  • No vehicle: 2,763
  • 1 or more vehicle: 40,855

Education Attainment:

  • No School: 478
  • No High School: 2,462
  • Some High School: 4,282
  • High School: 11,096
  • Some College: 10,634
  • Associate's Degree: 3,229
  • College Degree: 3,488
  • Master's Degree: 1,917
  • Professional Degree: 273
  • Doctoral Degree: 202

Household Phones:

  • Households Reporting: 22,984
  • Owners with phone: 14,908
  • Owners without phone: 469
  • Renters with phone: 7,026
  • Renters without phone: 581

10 closest counties:

  1. Lincoln County, New Mexico
  2. Dona Ana County, New Mexico
  3. El Paso County, Texas
  4. Hudspeth County, Texas
  5. Chaves County, New Mexico
  6. Sierra County, New Mexico
  7. Eddy County, New Mexico
  8. Socorro County, New Mexico
  9. Culberson County, Texas
  10. Torrance County, New Mexico

Data Detail

Zip Codes in county:

88310, 88311, 88314, 88317, 88325, 88330, 88337, 88339, 88340, 88342, 88344, 88347, 88349, 88350, 88352, 88354

Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

  • KYEE (94.3 FM) ALAMOGORDO, NM
  • KPSA-FM (97.9 FM) ALAMOGORDO, NM
  • KNFT-FM (102.9 FM) ALAMOGORDO, NM
  • KZZX (105.3 FM) ALAMOGORDO, NM
  • KNFT (950 AM) ALAMOGORDO, NM
  • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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