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Colfax County, New Mexico

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Population:

  • Total Population: 14,189
  • Males: 7,205
  • Females: 6,984

Ethnicity:

  • White: 7,116
  • Black/African American: 65
  • Hispanic: 6,742
  • Native American/Eskimo: 55
  • Asian: 27
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 0
  • Other: 26
  • 2 or more: 158

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (9,850)
  2. Spanish (3,380)
  3. Italian (60)
  4. German (40)
  5. Serbocroatian (20)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 317

  1. Mexico (153)
  2. Germany (40)
  3. Lebanon (26)
  4. Italy (25)
  5. United Kingdom (19)
  6. Japan (9)
  7. Korea (8)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (6,573)
  2. Southern Baptist Convention (1,326)
  3. United Methodist Church, The (505)
  4. Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) (363)
  5. United Church of Christ (277)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 4,457
    • Sensory: 425
    • Physical: 1,280
    • Mental: 591
    • Self-care: 310
    • Go outside home: 802
    • Employment: 894

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 142

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 5,821
    • Utility gas: 3,144
    • Bottled or LP gas: 1,615
    • Electricity: 523
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 128
    • Coal or Coke: 0
    • Wood: 334
    • Solar Energy: 25
    • Other fuel: 48
    • No fuel used: 4

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 11,530
    • No vehicle: 715
    • 1 or more vehicle: 10,815

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 82
    • No High School: 514
    • Some High School: 1,232
    • High School: 3,258
    • Some College: 2,092
    • Associate's Degree: 577
    • College Degree: 1,192
    • Master's Degree: 435
    • Professional Degree: 110
    • Doctoral Degree: 26

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 5,821
    • Owners with phone: 4,158
    • Owners without phone: 75
    • Renters with phone: 1,460
    • Renters without phone: 128

    10 closest counties:

    1. Mora County, New Mexico
    2. Las Animas County, Colorado
    3. Taos County, New Mexico
    4. Harding County, New Mexico
    5. Huerfano County, Colorado
    6. Costilla County, Colorado
    7. San Miguel County, New Mexico
    8. Union County, New Mexico
    9. Alamosa County, Colorado
    10. Conejos County, Colorado

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    87710, 87714, 87718, 87728, 87729, 87740, 87747, 87749

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • KRTN-FM (93.9 FM) RATON, NM
    • KBKZ (96.5 FM) RATON, NM
    • KRTN (1490 AM) RATON, NM
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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