22.0% Poverty Rate in Valencia County, New Mexico

Poverty Rate in Valencia County, New Mexico

How does the Poverty Rate in Valencia County, New Mexico compare to other counties in New Mexico?

New Mexico County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

21.1%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Valencia County, New Mexico who were born citizens of the United States is 21.1%.

31.5%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Valencia County, New Mexico who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 31.5%.

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

Foreign-born residents of Valencia County, New Mexico have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 67,825 residents of Valencia County, New Mexico who were born citizens of the United States, 14,327 (21.1%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 1,939 (31.5%) of 6,146 residents of Valencia County, 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 Valencia County, New Mexico

The Poverty Rate in Valencia County is 22.0%.
Valencia County is in New Mexico.
New Mexico Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Belen 30.8%

6,881

Bosque Farms 9.8%

3,819

El Cerro 25.5%

2,639

El Cerro Mission 36.2%

4,684

Jarales 5.5%

2,054

Las Maravillas 17.7%

1,758

Los Chaves 16.2%

5,339

Los Lunas 13.4%

15,107

Meadow Lake 39.3%

4,257

Monterey Park 72.4%

1,897

Peralta 11.1%

3,567

Rio Communities 15.1%

4,486

Sausal 33.4%

1,525

Tome 14.7%

2,468

Valencia 36.8%

1,763

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2018 New Mexico Poverty Line

Household Size Poverty Level
1 $12,140
2 $16,460
3 $20,780
4 $25,100
5 $29,420
6 $33,740
Per Additional +$4,320

The poverty line for New Mexico in 2018 is based on the federal guidelines, which begins at $12,140 for a single person, adding $4,320 for each additional person.

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