Poverty in Eunice, New Mexico

What is the poverty rate in Eunice, New Mexico?
The poverty rate in Eunice is 18.9%. One out of every 5.3 residents of Eunice lives in poverty.

How many people in Eunice, New Mexico live in poverty?
580 of 3,065 Eunice residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Eunice compare to the rest of New Mexico?
The Poverty Rate across the state of New Mexico is 20.6%, meaning Eunice has a slightly lower than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of New Mexico.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Eunice, New Mexico Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

White

1,454

17.0% 10.3% 47.4%

Hispanic

1,606

20.7% 22.2% 52.4%

What's the Poverty Rate in Eunice, New Mexico By Race?

17.0% of White residents of Eunice, New Mexico live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of white residents in Eunice, New Mexico is dramatically higher than the national average of 10.3%. 247 of 1,454 white New Mexicans live below the poverty line. Approximately 47.4% of the total population of Eunice, New Mexico are white.

20.7% of Hispanic residents of Eunice, New Mexico live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of hispanic residents in Eunice, New Mexico is the same as than the national average. 333 of 1,606 hispanic New Mexicans live below the poverty line. Approximately 52.4% of the total population of Eunice, New Mexico are hispanic.

Eunice, New Mexico Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in Eunice, New Mexico?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Eunice, New Mexico is 14.9%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Eunice, New Mexico is 22.8%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Eunice, New Mexico

Female residents of Eunice, New Mexico are dramatically(53%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

224 of 1,506 males in Eunice live below the poverty line.

356 of 1,559 females in Eunice live below the poverty line.

Eunice, New Mexico Poverty Rate By Age

What's the Poverty Rate By Age in Eunice, New Mexico?

Eunice, New Mexico Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Eunice, New Mexico Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

32.6%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

26.5%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

22.1%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

18.3%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

5.2%

75 to 84 Years Old

17.1%

Over 85 Years Old

0.0%

Eunice, New Mexico Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

What is the poverty rate for residents of Eunice, New Mexico born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Eunice, New Mexico who were born citizens of the United States is 19.8%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Eunice, New Mexico who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 14.0%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Eunice, New Mexico born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Residents of Eunice, New Mexico who were born as US Citizens have a higher poverty rate than those who were born citizens of a country outside of the United States.

Of the 2,608 residents of Eunice, New Mexico who were born citizens of the United States, 516 (19.8%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 64 (14.0%) of 457 residents of Eunice, New Mexico who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Eunice, New Mexico

The poverty rate in Eunice is 18.9%.
Eunice is in Lea County.
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City Poverty Rate
Eunice 18.9%
Hobbs 19.7%
Jal 9.7%
Lovington 15.3%
North Hobbs 6.6%

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