Otero County, NM has a population of 65,333 people with a median age of 35.7 and a median household income of $41,502. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Otero County, NM grew from 65,318 to 65,333, a 0.02% increase and its median household income grew from $39,775 to $41,502, a 4.34% increase.
The population of Otero County, NM is 50.5% White, 36.8% Hispanic, and 6.21% Native. 27.4% of the people in Otero County, NM speak a non-English language, and 91.8% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Otero County, NM are Olympian University of Cosmetology, with 417 graduates, New Mexico State University-Alamogordo, with 191 graduates, and N/A, with N/A graduates.
The median property value in Otero County, NM is $105,000, and the homeownership rate is 64.2%. Most people in Otero County, NM commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Otero County, NM is 2 cars per household.
Otero County, NM is the 10th most populated county in New Mexico and borders Chaves County, NM; Doña Ana County, NM; Eddy County, NM; Lincoln County, NM; Sierra County, NM; Culberson County, TX; El Paso County, TX; Hudspeth County, TX& 3 more.