Dona Ana County, NM Demographics

The total population of Dona Ana County is estimated to be 219,870 with 108,834 males (49.50%) and 111,036 females (50.50%). There are 2,202 more females than males in Dona Ana County.
The median household income in Dona Ana County was $50,966 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 1,081(2.17%) from $49,885 in 2020. This income is 68.31% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Dona Ana County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $57,460. Overall, the median household income for the county of Dona Ana County stands at $51,967.
In Dona Ana County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $31,921 for males and $23,961 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $46,997 for males and $44,303 for females.
In Dona Ana County, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 4 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, American Indian and Alaska Native households have the highest median household income at $78,938, while Some Other Race households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $39,209.
In 2022, the population of Dona Ana County was 223,337, a 0.76% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Dona Ana County's population was 221,655, an increase of 0.73% compared to a population of 220,047 in 2020.
The median age in Dona Ana County, NM is 33.4, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 20.29% were under the age of 15, 25.54% aged 15 to 29, 38.43% aged 30 to 64, 14.05% aged 65 to 84, and 1.70% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Dona Ana County population: 67.55% are White, 1.91% are Black or African American, 1.29% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.18% are Asian, 0.09% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 14.51% are some other race and 13.47% are multiracial.