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Sierra County, New Mexico

SNAPS data is derived from the 2000 U.S. Census and several 2003 CDC databases. For more information, see the Credits page.

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Population:

  • Total Population: 13,270
  • Males: 6,622
  • Females: 6,648

Ethnicity:

  • White: 9,366
  • Black/African American: 39
  • Hispanic: 3,477
  • Native American/Eskimo: 171
  • Asian: 14
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 4
  • Other: 6
  • 2 or more: 193

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (9,930)
  2. Spanish (2,575)
  3. German (45)
  4. French (30)
  5. Thai (10)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 872

  1. Mexico (705)
  2. United Kingdom (27)
  3. El Salvador (24)
  4. Germany (19)
  5. France (14)
  6. Argentina (14)
  7. Philippines (11)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (2,557)
  2. Southern Baptist Convention (874)
  3. United Methodist Church, The (236)
  4. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The (224)
  5. Churches of Christ (150)

Migrant Health Clinics

  • Ben Archer Health Center: 1960 Date Street, Truth or Consequences - (505) 894-7662

Disabilities:

  • Total Reported: 7,498
  • Sensory: 896
  • Physical: 2,253
  • Mental: 1,073
  • Self-care: 521
  • Go outside home: 1,297
  • Employment: 1,130

Grandparents as caregivers

Grandparents as caregivers: 138

Heating fuel:

  • Total Reported: 6,113
  • Utility gas: 4,054
  • Bottled or LP gas: 1,451
  • Electricity: 276
  • Fuel oil, kerosene: 8
  • Coal or Coke: 0
  • Wood: 285
  • Solar Energy: 7
  • Other fuel: 18
  • No fuel used: 14

Vehicles available:

  • Total Reported: 12,018
  • No vehicle: 1,149
  • 1 or more vehicle: 10,869

Education Attainment:

  • No School: 103
  • No High School: 788
  • Some High School: 1,480
  • High School: 3,106
  • Some College: 2,565
  • Associate's Degree: 562
  • College Degree: 771
  • Master's Degree: 361
  • Professional Degree: 90
  • Doctoral Degree: 80

Household Phones:

  • Households Reporting: 6,113
  • Owners with phone: 4,299
  • Owners without phone: 272
  • Renters with phone: 1,274
  • Renters without phone: 268

10 closest counties:

  1. Dona Ana County, New Mexico
  2. Luna County, New Mexico
  3. Grant County, New Mexico
  4. Socorro County, New Mexico
  5. Catron County, New Mexico
  6. Otero County, New Mexico
  7. El Paso County, Texas
  8. Valencia County, New Mexico
  9. Hidalgo County, New Mexico
  10. Lincoln County, New Mexico

Data Detail

Zip Codes in county:

87901, 87930, 87931, 87933, 87935, 87939, 87942, 87943, 88042

  • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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