Guadalupe County, NM

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2022 Population
4,413
1.16% 1-year decline
US Senator
Martin Heinrich
Democratic Party
US Senator
Ben Ray Luján
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
43
5.65% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
20.7%
10.3% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$38,713
9.33% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$116,400
9.3% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Guadalupe County, NM had a population of 4.41k people with a median age of 43 and a median household income of $38,713. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Guadalupe County, NM declined from 4,465 to 4,413, a −1.16% decrease and its median household income grew from $35,409 to $38,713, a 9.33% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Guadalupe County, NM are White (Hispanic) (31.6%), Two+ (Hispanic) (21.7%), Other (Hispanic) (20.4%), White (Non-Hispanic) (14.4%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (6.44%).

None of the households in Guadalupe County, NM reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.4% of the residents in Guadalupe County, NM are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Guadalupe County, NM was $116,400, and the homeownership rate was 78.2%.

Most people in Guadalupe County, NM drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Guadalupe County, NM was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Guadalupe County, NM is home to a population of 4.41k people, from which 95.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 7.95% of Guadalupe County, NM residents were born outside of the country (351 people).

In 2022, there were 1.45 times more White (Hispanic) residents (1.39k people) in Guadalupe County, NM than any other race or ethnicity. There were 958 Two+ (Hispanic) and 900 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

95.4%
2022 Citizenship
98.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.4% of Guadalupe County, NM residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Guadalupe County, NM was 98.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Guadalupe County, NM
  1. White (Hispanic)
    1.39k ± 374
  2. Two+ (Hispanic)
    958 ± 319
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    900 ± 290
75.3%
Hispanic Population
3.32k people

In 2022, there were 1.45 times more White (Hispanic) residents (1.39k people) in Guadalupe County, NM than any other race or ethnicity. There were 958 Two+ (Hispanic) and 900 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

75.3% of the people in Guadalupe County, NM are hispanic (3.32k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Guadalupe County, NM as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

7.95%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
351 people
3.49%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
156 people

As of 2022, 7.95% of Guadalupe County, NM residents (351 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Guadalupe County, NM was 3.49%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    44 ± 28
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    23 ± 30
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    0 ± 23

Guadalupe County, NM has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.91 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Guadalupe County, NM employs 1.63k people. The largest industries in Guadalupe County, NM are Construction (247 people), Retail Trade (224 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (210 people), and the highest paying industries are Health Care & Social Assistance ($58,542), Public Administration ($58,069), and Utilities ($57,000).

Occupations

1.63k
2022 Value
± 334
17.5%
1 Year growth
± 25.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Guadalupe County, NM grew at a rate of 17.5%, from 1.39k employees to 1.63k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Guadalupe County, NM, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (265 people), Management Occupations (179 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (145 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Guadalupe County, NM.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.63k
2022 Value
± 334
17.5%
1 Year growth
± 25.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Guadalupe County, NM grew at a rate of 17.5%, from 1.39k employees to 1.63k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Guadalupe County, NM, are Construction (247 people), Retail Trade (224 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (210 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Guadalupe County, NM, though some of these residents may live in Guadalupe County, NM and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$24,614
Median earning men ± $5,472
$38,750
Median earning women ± $21,629

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,321), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($45,781), and Public Administration ($39,750).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($58,651), Other Services Except Public Administration ($29,554), and Retail Trade ($27,279).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.72%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 860k people employed in New Mexico. This represents a 2.72% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.8%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in New Mexico.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 32
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services
  2. 32
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 28
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Guadalupe County, NM went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 56.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (41.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.959%).

Martin Heinrich and Ben Ray Luján are the senators currently representing the state of New Mexico. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New Mexico is currently represented by 3 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from New Mexico

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Martin Heinrich
Senator from New Mexico1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013
Ben Ray Luján
Senator from New Mexico2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Martin Heinrich and Ben Ray Luján are the senators currently representing New Mexico.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from New Mexico

New Mexico is currently represented by 3 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.05% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.86% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (454k), Some college (398k), and Secondary Education (257k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Guadalupe County, NM was $116,400 in 2022, which is 0.413 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $106,500 to $116,400, a 9.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Guadalupe County, NM is 78.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Guadalupe County, NM have an average commute time of 16.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Guadalupe County, NM is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$116,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,082
$1,013
Median Property Taxes
±$201

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Guadalupe County, NM the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Guadalupe County, NM compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

78.2%
Homeownership
2022
51.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 78.2% of the housing units in Guadalupe County, NM were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 74.5%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9616
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the tracts in Guadalupe County, NM colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$38,713
Median Household Income
± $5,058
1.3k
Number of Households
± 226

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.3k households in Guadalupe County, NM grew to $38,713 from the previous year's value of $35,409.

The following chart displays the households in Guadalupe County, NM distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $15k - $20k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Guadalupe County, NM is from New Mexico.
0.462
2022 Wage GINI in New Mexico
0.46
2021 Wage GINI in New Mexico

In 2022, the income inequality in New Mexico was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.44% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for New Mexico was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in New Mexico in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (83.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (5.05%)
  3. Carpooled (4.91%)

In 2022, 83.4% of workers in Guadalupe County, NM drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (5.05%) and those who carpooled to work (4.91%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

16.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Guadalupe County, NM have a shorter commute time (16.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.42% of the workforce in Guadalupe County, NM have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Guadalupe County, NM distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Guadalupe County, NM have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

20.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Guadalupe County, NM (801 out of 3.88k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 75+ and then Males 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Guadalupe County, NM is Hispanic, followed by White and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

93.2% of the population of Guadalupe County, NM has health coverage, with 23.8% on employee plans, 42.1% on Medicaid, 13.8% on Medicare, 12.3% on non-group plans, and 1.08% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Guadalupe County, NM see 2150 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.922% decrease from the previous year (2170 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2138 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 64 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 53.9% were men and 46.1% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,150 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Guadalupe County, NM

Primary care physicians in Guadalupe County, NM see an average of 2,150 patients per year. This represents a 0.922% decrease from the previous year (2,170 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Guadalupe County, NM in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.5% under 18 years, 12.4% between 18 and 34 years, 43% between 35 and 64 years, and 22% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 53.9% were men and 46.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.84%
Uninsured
23.8%
Employer Coverage
42.1%
Medicaid
13.8%
Medicare
12.3%
Non-Group
1.08%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Guadalupe County, NM declined by 8.2% from 7.45% to 6.84%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 33% in Guadalupe County, NM.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 7.66% in Guadalupe County, NM.

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