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Otero County New Mexico Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Otero County New Mexico area was $39,371 in 2019, the latest figures available. Otero County median household income is $12,574 lower than the median New Mexico household income and $26,341 less than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Otero County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Otero County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Otero County New Mexico

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
New Mexico $51,945 +8.16% +4.30%
Otero County $39,371 -9.21% -15.33%

Trends in Otero County, NM Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Otero is $39,371. Real median household income peaked in 2013 at $48,480 and is now $9,109 (18.79%) lower. From a post peak low of $39,001 in 2015, real median household income for Otero has now grown by $370 (0.95%).

Real Median Household Income: Otero County, New Mexico, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Otero County

Date US New Mexico Otero County
2019 $65,712 $51,945 $39,371
2018 $63,059 $48,024 $43,363
2017 $62,927 $48,751 $45,771
2016 $61,383 $49,804 $46,499
2015 $60,187 $48,972 $39,001
2014 $58,001 $48,430 $46,052
2013 $57,437 $48,227 $48,480
2012 $57,307 $47,476 $45,272
2011 $57,531 $47,804 $40,223
2010 $58,809 $49,460
2009 $59,988 $51,396

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Otero County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Otero County was $46,804 in 2019. Compared to the median New Mexico family income, Otero County median family income is $15,022 lower. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Otero County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Otero County New Mexico

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
New Mexico $61,826 +3.34% +2.17%
Otero County $46,804 -11.64% -19.21%

Trends in Otero County, NM Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Otero is $46,804. Real median family income peaked in 2016 at $57,931 and is now $11,127 (19.21%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Otero County, New Mexico, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Otero County

Date US New Mexico Otero County
2019 $80,944 $61,826 $46,804
2018 $77,786 $59,825 $52,972
2017 $77,064 $60,811 $56,182
2016 $75,707 $60,515 $57,931
2015 $73,660 $60,654 $55,570
2014 $71,246 $59,134 $50,761
2013 $70,386 $59,982 $56,462
2012 $69,752 $57,394 $49,299
2011 $70,009 $58,946 $48,874
2010 $71,221 $59,953
2009 $72,962 $62,106

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Otero County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Otero County was $21,037 in 2019. Compared to the median New Mexico per capita income, Otero County median per capita income is $7,386 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Otero County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Otero County New Mexico

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
New Mexico $28,423 +5.23% +6.10%
Otero County $21,037 -4.73% -26.60%

Trends in Otero County, NM Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Otero is $21,037. Real per capita income peaked in 2016 at $28,660 and is now $7,623 (26.60%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Otero County, New Mexico, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Otero County

Date US New Mexico Otero County
2019 $35,672 $28,423 $21,037
2018 $34,444 $27,010 $22,081
2017 $33,788 $26,398 $23,149
2016 $33,163 $26,790 $28,660
2015 $32,351 $26,317 $20,338
2014 $31,228 $25,600 $20,320
2013 $30,982 $25,650 $21,323
2012 $30,476 $25,517 $21,053
2011 $30,425 $26,007 $22,948
2010 $30,622 $26,028
2009 $31,545 $26,477

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