In 2018, Otero County, NM had a population of 65.7k people with a median age of 35.6 and a median household income of $42,752. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Otero County, NM grew from 65,130 to 65,745, a 0.944% increase and its median household income declined from $43,533 to $42,752, a -1.79% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Otero County, NM are White (Non-Hispanic) (49.3%), White (Hispanic) (29.1%), Other (Hispanic) (6.22%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (6.06%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.25%). 0% of the households in Otero County, NM speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 92.4% of the residents in Otero County, NM are U.S. citizens.
In 2018, the median property value in Otero County, NM was $108,300, and the homeownership rate was 65.3%. Most people in Otero County, NM drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Otero County, NM was 2 cars per household.