The Numbers

Population
Catagory Tucumcari New Mexico
Population, 2011 estimate     5,354 2,078,674
Population, 2010     5,363 2,059,179
Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010     6.8% 7.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010     24.0% 25.2%
Persons 65 years and over, percent,  2010     18.7% 13.2%
Female persons, percent, 2010     52.1% 50.6%

 

Race
  Tucumcari New Mexico
White persons, percent, 2010 81.4% 68.4%
Black persons, percent, 2010 1.7% 2.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2010   1.2% 9.4%
Asian persons, percent, 2010 1.2% 1.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2010 0.1% 0.1%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2010     4.2% 3.7%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2010 57.4% 46.3%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2010     37.9% 40.5%

 

Education Levels
  Tucumcari New Mexico
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2007-2011     77.6% 84.6%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2007-2011     2.1% 9.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent age 5+, 2007-2011     41.5% 36.2%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2007-2011     72.3% 83.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2007-2011     12.7% 25.4%
Veterans, 2007-2011     585 176,805
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2007-2011     19.2 21.8

 

Geography QuickFacts
  Tucumcari New Mexico
Land area in square miles, 2010     9.49 121,298.15
Persons per square mile, 2010     565.1 17
FIPS Code     79910 35