- Valencia County, New Mexico
Infobox U.S. County
county = Valencia County
state = New Mexico
map size = 200
founded = 9 January 1852
seat = Los Lunas | largest city = Los Lunas
area percentage = 0.05%
census yr = 2000
pop = 66152
web = www.co.valencia.nm.us
Valencia County is a
countylocated in the U.S. stateof New Mexico. As of 2006, the population was 70,389. The county seatis Los LunasGR|6. It is part of the Albuquerque, New Mexico Metropolitan Statistical Area.
The county, which was formerly much larger in area, lost almost 81 percent of its territory on June 19, 1981 upon the creation of Cibola County, which occupies the westernmost portion of Valencia County's former area.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,068
square miles (2,767 km²), of which, 1,068 square miles (2,765 km²) of it is land and 1 square miles (2 km²) of it (0.05%) is water.
Bernalillo County, New Mexico- north
Torrance County, New Mexico- east
Socorro County, New Mexico- south
Cibola County, New Mexico- west
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 66,152 people, 22,681 households, and 17,350 families residing in the county. The population densitywas 62 people per square mile (24/km²). There were 24,643 housing units at an average density of 23 per square mile (9/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 66.51% White, 1.27% Black or African American, 3.30% Native American, 0.36% Asian, 0.09% Pacific Islander, 23.93% from other races, and 4.55% from two or more races. 54.98% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 22,681 households out of which 39.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.20% were married couples living together, 13.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.50% were non-families. 18.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.86 and the average family size was 3.25.
In the county the population was spread out with 30.10% under the age of 18, 8.40% from 18 to 24, 29.60% from 25 to 44, 21.70% from 45 to 64, and 10.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 100.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.10 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $34,099, and the median income for a family was $37,157. Males had a median income of $30,339 versus $23,132 for females. The
per capita incomefor the county was $14,747. About 13.50% of families and 16.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.30% of those under age 18 and 10.80% of those age 65 or over.
* [http://www.census.gov/geo/www/tiger/ctychng.html County status and boundary changes] United States Census Bureau
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