Roosevelt County, New Mexico
Roosevelt County is in eastern New Mexico with Texas to the east.
Named in honor of President Theodore Roosevelt, Roosevelt County was formed in 1903 and contains 2,448 square miles of land and 6 square miles of water.
The county seat is Portales.
Private Sector, wages or salary: 61%
Government Sector: 27%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 11%
Homemaker, Unpaid: 1%
2011 Cost of Living Index for Roosevelt County: 85.2
Median Resident Age: 29.5 Years
Estimated Median Household Income: $33,500
Estimated Median Home Value: $99,240
Educational Services, Agriculture, Government, Health Care, Construction, Lodging & Food Services, Social Services, Transportation Services, Food Processing, Finance & Insurance Services, Retail Services
Population Demographics: 2010
|Population by Age|
|18 & over||14,576|
|65 & over||2,363|
|Population by Ethnicity|
|Hispanic or Latino||7,913|
|Non Hispanic or Latino||11,933|
|Population by Race|
|Hawaiian or Pacific Islander||5|
|Two or more||633|