In 2017, Socorro County, NM had a population of 17.1k people with a median age of 40 and a median household income of $34,008. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Socorro County, NM declined from 17,324 to 17,098, a -1.3% decrease and its median household income declined from $34,542 to $34,008, a -1.55% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Socorro County, NM are White (Hispanic) (42.3%), White (Non-Hispanic) (35.1%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (8.77%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (4.13%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (3.83%). N/A% of the people in Socorro County, NM speak a non-English language, and 96.2% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Socorro County, NM are New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (408 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Socorro County, NM is $103,000, and the homeownership rate is 76.1%. Most people in Socorro County, NM commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 16.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Socorro County, NM is 3 cars per household.