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Roswell city, New Mexico

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Roswell city, New Mexico
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 47,551
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 47,551
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 48,417
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -1.8%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 48,366
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 X
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
7.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent
26.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
15.6%
Female persons, percent
50.8%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
85.9%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
1.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
2.0%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.0%
Two or More Races, percent
2.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
58.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
36.5%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 2,724
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 12.7%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 66.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $105,100
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,030
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $321
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $778
Building permits, 2020 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 17,506
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.64
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 82.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 34.0%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 81.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 69.3%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 78.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 18.8%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 12.0%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
12.3%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 57.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 52.7%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 106,214
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 325,236
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 163,468
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 863,103
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $17,804
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 18.0
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $43,372
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $22,119
Persons in poverty, percent
19.7%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2019 X
Total employment, 2019 X
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 X
All firms, 2012 3,317
Men-owned firms, 2012 1,479
Women-owned firms, 2012 1,166
Minority-owned firms, 2012 1,062
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 2,023
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 330
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 2,644
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 1,619.9
Land area in square miles, 2010 29.86
FIPS Code 3564930
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

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The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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