Otero County Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

Otero County Population Demographics top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 19,043 0.2%
Male Population 9,552 1.0%
Female Population 9,491 -0.6%
Male Population 50.16 %
Female Population 49.84 %
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 40.1 -0.7%
Citizen US Born 17,948 0.7%
Citizen not US Born 423 4.2%
Not Citizen 672 -14.2%
Citizen US Born 94.25 %
Citizen not US Born 2.22 %
Not Citizen 3.53 %
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 36 -37.9%
Moved from Same Country 1,600 -10.3%
Moved from Same State 883 11.6%
Moved from Different State 480 -10.6%
Same House as Last Year 15,868 1.2%
Moved from Abroad 0.19 %
Moved from Same Country 8.48 %
Moved from Same State 4.68 %
Moved from Different State 2.54 %
Same House as Last Year 84.1 %

Occupational Employment in Otero County top

Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 5,087 -2.6%
Blue Collar 2,036 8.1%
White Collar 71.42 %
Blue Collar 28.58 %
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 849 -5.7%
Private Companies 4,083 4.0%
Governmental Workers 1,556 -7.1%
Not for Profit Companies 635 5.0%
Self Employees 11.92 %
Private Companies 57.32 %
Governmental Workers 21.84 %
Not for Profit Companies 8.91 %

Number of Households in Otero County top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 7,835 0.3%
Average People Per Household 2 0.0%
Family Households 4,736 -4.8%
Non-family Households 3,099 9.2%
Family Households 60.45 %
Non-family Households 39.55 %
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 2,237 -9.2%
Households without Children 5,598 4.7%
Households with Children 28.55 %
Households without Children 71.45 %

Median and Average Income in Otero County top

Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $55,969.71 0.2%
Median Household Income $41,250.00 -0.5%
People below Poverty Level 4,196 -4.9%
People above Poverty Level 13,765 1.5%

Housing in Otero County top

Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 9,181 -0.1%
Median Year Built 1962 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 3,067 2.6%
Built between 1940 and 1949 624 -4.6%
Built between 1950 and 1959 792 -6.9%
Built between 1960 and 1969 1,147 -2.2%
Built between 1970 and 1979 1,472 3.2%
Built between 1980 and 1989 773 14.2%
Built between 1990 and 1999 1,020 -7.9%
Built between 2000 and 2009 242 -13.0%
Built in 2010 or Later 44 41.9%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 7,835 0.3%
Owner Occupied 5,012 3.1%
Renter Occupied 2,823 -4.3%
Owner Occupied 63.97 %
Renter Occupied 36.03 %
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 2,355 5.0%
Without Mortgage 2,657 1.4%
Median Value with Mortgage $105,700.00 -3.3%
Median Value without Mortgage $99,000.00 10.0%
Median Housing Costs per Month $606.00 3.4%
With Mortgage 46.99 %
Without Mortgage 53.01 %

Otero County Education Statistics top

Y-o-Y Change
No High School 675 -21.4%
Some High School 6,270 5.2%
Some College 4,554 -5.2%
Associate Degree 1,615 0.7%
Bachelor's Degree 1,519 -0.8%
No High School 4.61 %
Some High School 42.85 %
Some College 31.12 %
Associate Degree 11.04 %
Bachelor's Degree 10.38 %
Graduate Degree 0 %

Marital Status in Otero County top

Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 4,284 -3.6%
Married 7,795 0.9%
Separated 355 18.7%
Widowed 1,247 -2.4%
Divorced 2,049 2.9%
Never Married 27.23 %
Married 49.55 %
Separated 2.26 %
Widowed 7.93 %
Divorced 13.03 %

Means of Transport to Work in Otero County top

Y-o-Y Change
Car 6,150 -0.6%
Bus or TrolleyBus 8 -61.9%
Bicycle 19 18.8%
Motorcycle 12 -36.8%
TaxiCab 26 N/A
Walk 210 -19.9%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.

No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Zip codes included in this demographic data: 81058 81059 81039 81050 81067 81077 81030

Recently added listings in Otero County top

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Otero County is an area in Colorado with a population of 19,043. There are 9,552 male residents living in Otero County and 9,491 female residents. The total number of households is 7,835 with 2 people per household on average.The median age of the current population is 40 with 7,795 people being married and 7,935 being single.
The employment numbers show that there are 71.42% white collar employees and 28.58% blue collar employees in Otero County..
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