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-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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Roswell NM General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Population, 2013 estimate ||48,611||2,085,287|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||48,411||2,059,183|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||0.4%||1.3%|
|Population, 2010 ||48,366||2,059,179|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||8.4%||7.0%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||28.3%||25.2%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||14.5%||13.2%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||51.3%||50.6% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||69.9%||68.4%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||2.5%||2.1%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||1.2%||9.4%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.7%||1.4%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.1%||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||3.4%||3.7%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||53.4%||46.3%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||42.0%||40.5% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||80.1%||85.3%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||12.4%||9.8%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||37.9%||36.1%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||79.5%||83.6%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||18.9%||25.8%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||3,737||172,717|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||15.8||21.6|
|Housing units, 2010 ||19,743||901,388|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||63.4%||68.7%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||15.0%||14.8%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$94,400||$160,000|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||17,818||761,938|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.62||2.66|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$19,446||$23,763|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$37,237||$44,927|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||22.3%||20.4%|
|Business Attributes||Roswell||New Mexico|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||3,264||157,231|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||1.2%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||5.3%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||1.8%||2.1%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||20.6%||23.6%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||24.8%||31.7% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||D||17,122,725|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||237,615||10,589,286|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||788,265||24,469,997|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$17,285||$12,429|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||88,922||3,734,300|
|Geographic Attributes||Roswell||New Mexico|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||29.86||121,298.15|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||1,619.9||17.0|
|FIPS Code ||64930||35|
|Counties ||Chaves County|
|(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.|
|(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.|
|FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data|
|NA: Not available|
|D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information|
|X: Not applicable|
|S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards|
|Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown|
|F: Fewer than 100 firms|
|Source: ProximityOne; Census Bureau; BLS|
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