Roswell, NM
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Roswell, New Mexico Info Snack

Population
47,941
Unemployment
5.1%
Poverty
19.7%
Median Home
$105,100
Median Income
$43,372
Median Rent
$778

Roswell SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
5
Commute
9

Roswell, NM Crime Report

2,197
Total Crimes
4,622.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
86.62%
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 3,945.0 2,476.7
Violent Crime 404 849.9 832.2 366.7
Murder 9 18.9 8.6 5.0
Robbery 36 75.7 111.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 298 626.9 650.5 250.2
Property Crime 1,793 3,772.1 3,112.7 2,109.9
Burglary 301 633.2 696.8 340.5
Larceny 1,362 2,865.4 1,988.8 1,549.5
Car Theft 130 273.5 427.2 219.9

Roswell, NM Cost Of Living

84
Roswell's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Roswell New Mexico National Average
Overall 84 92 100
Services 91 92 100
Groceries 107 99 100
Health 97 99 100
Housing 61 86 100
Transportation 99 97 100
Utilities 83 87 100

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Map Of Roswell, NM

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Population over time in Roswell

Year Population % Change
2019 47,941 -0.5%
2018 48,186 0.0%
2017 48,163 -0.5%
2016 48,407 -0.3%
2015 48,553 -0.0%
2014 48,568 0.3%
2013 48,423 0.5%
2012 48,167 0.6%
2011 47,881 1.0%
2010 47,414 -

Race / Ethnicity in Roswell

White
36.5% (17,498)
African American
1.6% (786)
American Indian
1.2% (564)
Asian
1.2% (574)
Hawaiian
0.0% (6)
Other
0.4% (187)
Two Or More
0.8% (373)
Hispanic
58.3% (27,953)
Race Roswell NM USA
White 36.5% 37.4% 60.7%
African American 1.6% 1.8% 12.3%
American Indian 1.2% 8.7% 0.7%
Asian 1.2% 1.5% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.8% 1.6% 2.4%
Hispanic 58.3% 48.8% 18.0%

Gender in Roswell

Female
50.8% (24,349)
Male
49.2% (23,592)
Gender Roswell NM USA
Female 50.8% 50.5% 50.8%
Male 49.2% 49.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Roswell for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
11.0% (5,273)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (4,794)
High School / GED
26.0% (12,464)
Some College
24.0% (11,505)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (4,314)
Bachelor's Degree
13.0% (6,232)
Master's Degree
5.0% (2,397)
Professional Degree
1.0% (479)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (479)
Education Roswell NM USA
< 9th Grade 11.0% 8.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 26.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 13.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 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
8.0% (381,205)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.3% (347,795)
$15,000 to $24,999
16.1% (771,722)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.5% (503,344)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.5% (695,864)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.2% (871,131)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.8% (564,962)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.3% (445,287)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.6% (122,413)
$200,000 or more
1.9% (90,372)
Income Roswell NM USA
Less than $10,000 8.0% 8.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.3% 5.6% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 16.1% 11.9% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.5% 10.8% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.5% 13.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.2% 17.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.8% 11.5% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.3% 12.2% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.6% 4.6% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 1.9% 4.1% 7.7%

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