Roswell SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
9

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Roswell, New Mexico Info Snack

Roswell is a city in New Mexico. It is the county seat of Chaves County in the southeastern quarter of the state of New Mexico, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 48,411, making it the fifth-largest city in New Mexico. It is a center for irrigated farming, dairying, ranching, manufacturing, distribution, and petroleum production. It is also the home of New Mexico Military Institute (NMMI), founded in 1891. Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge is located a few miles northeast of the city on the Pecos River. Bottomless Lakes State Park is located 12 miles (19 km) east of Roswell on US 380.
Population
48,407
Unemployment
7.7%
Poverty
22.6%
Median Home
$100,700
Median Income
$41,465
Median Rent
$709

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Map Of Roswell, NM

Population over time in Roswell

Year Population % Change
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 -

Crime in Roswell Per 100k

Crime Roswell NM USA
Violent Crime 635.7 783.5 382.9
Murder 10.4 7.1 5.3
Robbery 39.5 178.3 98.0
Aggravated Assault 498.6 537.8 248.9
Property Crime 4138.4 3941.7 2362.0
Burglary 885.0 858.1 430.4
Larceny 3049.8 2519.9 1694.0
Car Theft 203.6 563.8 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Roswell

White
38.5% (18,621)
African American
2.1% (995)
American Indian
0.7% (363)
Asian
1.0% (464)
Hawaiian
0.1% (40)
Other
0.1% (56)
Two Or More
1.0% (498)
Hispanic
56.5% (27,370)
Race Roswell NM USA
White 38.5% 38.7% 60.6%
African American 2.1% 1.8% 10.4%
American Indian 0.7% 8.6% 0.7%
Asian 1.0% 1.3% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.1%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 3.9%
Two Or More 1.0% 1.5% 2.5%
Hispanic 56.5% 47.8% 17.3%

Household Income For Roswell, New Mexico

Less than $10,000
11.3% (5,469)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.7% (3,727)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.0% (6,292)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.9% (5,760)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.1% (6,825)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.3% (7,890)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.3% (5,954)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.0% (4,840)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.5% (726)
$200,000 or more
1.8% (871)
Income Roswell NM USA
Less than $10,000 11.3% 9.7% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.7% 6.5% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.0% 12.5% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.9% 11.0% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.1% 13.9% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.3% 17.1% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.3% 11.3% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.0% 11.0% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.5% 3.8% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 1.8% 3.1% 5.7%

Gender in Roswell

Female
51.7% (25,006)
Male
48.3% (23,400)
Gender Roswell NM USA
Female 51.7% 50.5% 50.8%
Male 48.3% 49.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Roswell for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
9.3% (4,524)
9-12th Grade
10.3% (5,006)
High School / GED
26.5% (12,816)
Some College
24.6% (11,927)
Associate's Degree
9.1% (4,426)
Bachelor's Degree
13.7% (6,614)
Master's Degree
5.1% (2,488)
Professional Degree
0.7% (346)
Doctorate Degree
0.5% (257)
Education Roswell NM USA
< 9th Grade 9.3% 6.8% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 10.3% 8.6% 7.4%
High School / GED 26.5% 26.4% 27.5%
Some College 24.6% 23.5% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.1% 8.1% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 13.7% 15.0% 18.8%
Master's Degree 5.1% 8.3% 8.2%
Professional Degree 0.7% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.5% 1.8% 1.3%

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