In 2020, Socorro County, NM had a population of 16.7k people with a median age of 39.9 and a median household income of $40,297. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Socorro County, NM declined from 16,858 to 16,723, a −0.801% decrease and its median household income declined from $42,083 to $40,297, a −4.24% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Socorro County, NM are White (Hispanic) (39.9%), White (Non-Hispanic) (33.6%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (10.6%), Two+ (Hispanic) (5.85%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.74%).
None of the households in Socorro County, NM reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
96% of the residents in Socorro County, NM are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Socorro County, NM are New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (387 degrees awarded in 2020).
In 2020, the median property value in Socorro County, NM was $117,900, and the homeownership rate was 76.6%.
Most people in Socorro County, NM drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Socorro County, NM was 3 cars per household.
Socorro County, NM borders Catron County, NM, Cibola County, NM, Lincoln County, NM, Sierra County, NM, Torrance County, NM, and Valencia County, NM.