Guadalupe County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. As of 2000, the population is 4,680. Its county seat is Santa Rosa6.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 7,852 km² (3,032 mi²). 7,849 km² (3,030 mi²) of it is land and 3 km² (1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.04% water.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 4,680 people, 1,655 households, and 1,145 families residing in the county. The population density is 1/km² (2/mi²). There are 2,160 housing units at an average density of 0/km² (1/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 54.06% White, 1.32% Black or African American, 1.13% Native American, 0.53% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 39.06% from other races, and 3.85% from two or more races. 81.22% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 1,655 households out of which 33.80% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.50% are married couples living together, 14.30% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.80% are non-families. 27.90% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.50% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.51 and the average family size is 3.05.
In the county the population is spread out with 24.40% under the age of 18, 9.20% from 18 to 24, 30.70% from 25 to 44, 21.90% from 45 to 64, and 13.80% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 121.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 126.30 males.
The median income for a household in the county is $24,783, and the median income for a family is $28,279. Males have a median income of $22,463 versus $18,500 for females. The per capita income for the county is $11,241. 21.60% of the population and 18.10% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 24.10% of those under the age of 18 and 19.40% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
Cities and towns
|Regions of New Mexico || |
|Llano Estacado | Sangre de Christo Mountains |
|Largest Cities |
|Albuquerque | Las Cruces | Ciudad Juárez, Mexico | Santa Fe |
|Farmington | Roswell | Clovis | Alamogordo | Los Lunas | Hobbs | Carlsbad | Espanola | Gallup | Las Vegas | Deming | Belen | Taos | Silver City | Portales | Artesia | Los Alamos | Grants |
|Bernalillo | Catron | Chaves | Cibola | Colfax | Curry | De Baca | Doña Ana | Eddy | Grant | Guadalupe | Harding | Hidalgo | Lea | Lincoln | Los Alamos | Luna | McKinley | Mora | Otero | Quay | Rio Arriba | Roosevelt | San Juan | San Miguel | Sandoval | Santa Fe | Sierra | Socorro | Taos | Torrance | Union | Valencia |
|University of New Mexico | New Mexico State University |