Did You Know – May 2023
The demographics of Sandoval County are changing. Here are some interesting comparisons from the 2010 to 2020 census.
|2020 Census||2010 Census|
|149,218||Size of Population||131,561|
|25%||Under Age 18||29%|
|19%||Over Age 65||12%|
|26%||Language Other than English Spoken at Home||27%|
|87%||Households with Internet||82%|
|31%||BA/BS Degree or Higher||30%|
|10%||Persons under 65 with a Disability||9%|
|$68,947||Median Household Income||$59,420|
Changes to Note:
- The population of Sandoval County is growing. Grew by 13% between 2010-2020. (Keep in mind that 70% of the County population resides in Rio Rancho).
- The population is becoming more ethnically diverse, especially because of growth in Latino/Hispanic group.
- The population is getting older. Is the county becoming a retirement haven?
- The percentage of persons living in poverty has declined.