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Population of Lea County

Last official estimated population of Lea County was 64,644 (year 2014)[1]. This was 0.02% of total US population and 3.1% of total New Mexico state population. Area of Lea County is 4,394.0 mi² (=11380.5 km²), in this year population density was 14.71 p/mi². If population growth rate would be same as in period 2010-2014 (-0.03%/yr), Lea County population in 2021 would be 64,499 [0].


Historical population

Historical population of Lea County for period 1890-2014 [1] , [2] , [3]:

Maps: Population, population density, population changes

Estimated population for 2014[1]. Population density is in p./sq.mi [4]. Changes are for period 2010-2015. Value is %/year. Boundary lines are approx. 2012 [5]. Click on flag to hide it.

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Annual growth rate

[1890-1900] -100 %/yr
[1900-1910] -100 %/yr
[1910-1920] -100 %/yr
[1920-1930] +5.65 %/yr
[1930-1940] +13.16 %/yr
[1940-1950] +3.8 %/yr
[1950-1960] +5.69 %/yr
[1960-1970] -0.75 %/yr
[1970-1980] +1.23 %/yr
[1980-1990] -0.04 %/yr
[1990-2000] -0.04 %/yr
[2000-2005] +0.99 %/yr
[2005-2010] +2.1 %/yr
[2010-2014] -0.03 %/yr

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Demography

Population of Lea County by age groups male (M) and female (F)[1b]

Age Gr. (M) (F) Total
0 to 4 3049 2967 6,016
5 to 9 3309 3119 6,428
10 to 14 2927 2727 5,654
15 to 19 2609 2496 5,105
20 to 24 2780 2359 5,139
25 to 29 2794 2425 5,219
30 to 34 2869 2334 5,203
35 to 39 2339 2082 4,421
40 to 44 2056 2022 4,078
45 to 49 2025 1872 3,897
50 to 54 2327 1985 4,312
55 to 59 2060 1915 3,975
60 to 64 1595 1644 3,239
65 to 69 1158 1189 2,347
70 to 74 782 933 1,715
75 to 79 640 750 1,390
80 to 84 414 540 954
85+ 349 558 907

Lea County resident population estimates by Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin[1b]. For full list of abbrevations see: population.us/about page.

Race Male Female Total
WAC 33376 31662 65,038
WA 32796 31204 64,000
H 20295 18674 38,969
HWAC 19462 17989 37,451
HWA 19252 17795 37,047
NH 15787 15243 31,030
NHWAC 13914 13673 27,587
NHWA 13544 13409 26,953
BAC 1959 1585 3,544
BA 1681 1372 3,053
NHBAC 1557 1249 2,806
NHBA 1369 1116 2,485
IAC 1023 825 1,848
IA 726 583 1,309
TOM 617 484 1,101
HIAC 547 465 1,012
NHIAC 476 360 836
HIA 430 350 780
HBAC 402 336 738
NHTOM 397 278 675
AAC 288 285 573
HBA 312 256 568
NHIA 296 233 529
AA 217 236 453
NHAAC 209 218 427
HTOM 220 206 426
NHAA 163 192 355
HAAC 79 67 146
NAC 66 54 120
HAA 54 44 98
NA 45 38 83
HNAC 31 30 61
NHNAC 35 24 59
HNA 27 23 50
NHNA 18 15 33

Counties near Lea County

Ector County population 82 mi, 141°
Chaves County 72.6 mi, 302°
Eddy County 57 mi, 245°
Gaines County 45.6 mi, 94°
Andrews County 56.1 mi, 126°
Terry County 67.4 mi, 67°
Yoakum County 42.1 mi, 53°
Winkler County 69.8 mi, 162°
Cochran County 65.5 mi, 30°
Loving County 66.3 mi, 187°


Sources, notices

[0] Calculated by population.us from last known population growth rate, not official data.

[1] County population - 2014, archived from the original, retrieved 02/23/2016

[1b] Annual County Resident Population Estimates by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin, (used only data for 2014) archived from the original, retrieved 02/23/2016

[2] County population - 2000-2010, archived from the original, retrieved 02/23/2016

[3] Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 to 1992, PDF, 15 Mb, census.gov, retrieved 02/23/2016

[4] County area, latitude longitude data, retrieved 02/23/2016

[5] County boundaries, CSV files on boundaries.us, retrived 03/18/2016

*Eddy, Chaves New Mexico Notes

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