Roswell, NM
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Roswell, New Mexico Info Snack

Population
47,751
Unemployment
5.5%
Poverty
20.7%
Median Home
$110,000
Median Income
$45,493
Median Rent
$819

Roswell SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
5
Commute
9

Roswell, NM Crime Report

2,197
Total Crimes
4,622.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
97.02%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Roswell
/ 100k People
New Mexico
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,197 4,622.1 3,620.2 2,346.0
Violent Crime 404 849.9 778.3 387.8
Murder 9 18.9 7.8 6.5
Robbery 36 75.7 99.0 73.9
Aggravated Assault 298 626.9 615.9 279.7
Property Crime 1,793 3,772.1 2,841.9 1,958.2
Burglary 301 633.2 648.8 314.2
Larceny 1,362 2,865.4 1,765.5 1,398.0
Car Theft 130 273.5 427.6 246.0

Roswell, NM Cost Of Living

80
Roswell's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Roswell New Mexico National Average
Overall 80 92 100
Services 88 92 100
Groceries 96 94 100
Health 100 98 100
Housing 63 87 100
Transportation 95 88 100
Utilities 81 91 100

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Rankings for Roswell in New Mexico

Map Of Roswell, NM

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Population over time in Roswell

Year Population % Change
2020 47,751 -0.9%
2019 48,186 0.0%
2018 48,163 -0.5%
2017 48,407 -0.3%
2016 48,553 -0.0%
2015 48,568 0.3%
2014 48,423 0.5%
2013 48,167 0.6%
2012 47,881 1.0%
2011 47,414 -

Race / Ethnicity in Roswell

White
35.6% (17,004)
African American
1.7% (810)
American Indian
0.9% (427)
Asian
1.3% (643)
Hawaiian
0.0% (6)
Other
0.2% (111)
Two Or More
0.8% (399)
Hispanic
59.4% (28,351)
Race Roswell NM USA
White 35.6% 36.7% 60.1%
African American 1.7% 1.8% 12.2%
American Indian 0.9% 8.6% 0.6%
Asian 1.3% 1.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 0.8% 1.9% 2.8%
Hispanic 59.4% 49.2% 18.2%

Gender in Roswell

Female
51.2% (24,468)
Male
48.8% (23,283)
Gender Roswell NM USA
Female 51.2% 50.5% 50.8%
Male 48.8% 49.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Roswell for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
11.0% (5,252)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (4,775)
High School / GED
26.0% (12,415)
Some College
25.0% (11,937)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (4,297)
Bachelor's Degree
12.0% (5,730)
Master's Degree
5.0% (2,387)
Professional Degree
1.0% (477)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (477)
Education Roswell NM USA
< 9th Grade 11.0% 5.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 26.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 12.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Roswell, New Mexico

Less than $10,000
8.2% (390,680)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.7% (414,588)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.9% (616,992)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.4% (448,548)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.7% (702,843)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.4% (879,981)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.5% (550,429)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.5% (501,255)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.4% (161,923)
$200,000 or more
2.3% (107,858)
Income Roswell NM USA
Less than $10,000 8.2% 8.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.7% 5.7% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.9% 11.2% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.4% 10.3% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.7% 13.2% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.4% 17.8% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.5% 11.7% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.5% 12.8% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.4% 4.7% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 2.3% 4.1% 8.3%

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