Guadalupe County, New Mexico
Guadalupe County Courthouse in Santa Rosa
Guadalupe County is in east-central New Mexico on the eastern plains. Near Santa Rosa is the famous Blue Hole: one of America's premier freshwater scuba diving sites.
Named in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Guadalupe County was formed in 1891 and contains 3,030 square miles of land and 1 square mile of water.
The county seat is Santa Rosa.
Private Sector, wages or salary: 60%
Government Sector: 33%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 7%
Population Density: 1 Person per Square Mile
2011 Cost of Living Index for Guadalupe County: 81.1
Median Resident Age: 37.5 Years
Estimated Median Household Income: $31,240
Estimated Median Home Value: $85,000
Lodging & Food Services, Educational Services, Construction, Government, Health Care, Agriculture, Transportation Services, Social Services, Repair & Maintenance, Retail Services
Population Demographics: 2010
|Population by Age|
|18 & over||3,666|
|65 & over||728|
|Population by Ethnicity|
|Hispanic or Latino||3,730|
|Non Hispanic or Latino||957|
|Population by Race|
|Hawaiian or Pacific Islander||0|
|Two or more||154|