Socorro County, NM has a population of 17,324 people with a median age of 35.8 and a median household income of $34,542. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Socorro County, NM declined from 17,494 to 17,324, a 0.97% decrease and its median household income grew from $34,037 to $34,542, a 1.48% increase.
The population of Socorro County, NM is 49.4% Hispanic, 35.6% White, and 10.9% Native. 40.4% of the people in Socorro County, NM speak a non-English language, and 96.8% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Socorro County, NM are New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, with 363 graduates, N/A, with N/A graduates, and N/A, with N/A graduates.
The median property value in Socorro County, NM is $120,200, and the homeownership rate is 71.6%. Most people in Socorro County, NM commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 16.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Socorro County, NM is 3 cars per household.
Socorro County, NM is the 22nd most populated county in New Mexico and borders Catron County, NM; Cibola County, NM; Lincoln County, NM; Sierra County, NM; Torrance County, NM; and Valencia County, NM& 1 more.