In 2021, Otero County, NM had a population of 67.3k people with a median age of 36.5 and a median household income of $46,949. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Otero County, NM grew from 66,804 to 67,298, a 0.739% increase and its median household income grew from $45,032 to $46,949, a 4.26% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Otero County, NM are White (Non-Hispanic) (47.1%), White (Hispanic) (22.5%), Two+ (Hispanic) (9.22%), Other (Hispanic) (6.46%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (5.94%).
None of the households in Otero 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.
93.7% of the residents in Otero County, NM are U.S. citizens.
In 2021, the median property value in Otero County, NM was $123,000, and the homeownership rate was 65.4%.
Most people in Otero County, NM drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Otero County, NM was 2 cars per household.