Chaves County, NM has a population of 65,610 people with a median age of 35.1 and a median household income of $41,356. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Chaves County, NM declined from 65,811 to 65,610, a 0.31% decrease and its median household income grew from $40,630 to $41,356, a 1.79% increase.
The population of Chaves County, NM is 54.9% Hispanic, 41% White, and 1.66% Black. 36.4% of the people in Chaves County, NM speak a non-English language, and 91.9% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Chaves County, NM are Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus, with 732 graduates, New Mexico Military Institute, with 112 graduates, and N/A, with N/A graduates.
The median property value in Chaves County, NM is $102,400, and the homeownership rate is 66.5%. Most people in Chaves County, NM commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19 minutes. The average car ownership in Chaves County, NM is 2 cars per household.
Chaves County, NM is the 9th most populated county in New Mexico and borders De Baca County, NM; Eddy County, NM; Lea County, NM; Lincoln County, NM; Otero County, NM; and Roosevelt County, NM& 1 more.