|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Capitan is 1,405. Capitan, New Mexico is the 8,929th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Capitan was in 2010, when its population was 1,489. In 2010, Capitan was the 8,664th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 8,929th largest city in the US. Capitan is currently 5.6% smaller than it was in 2010.
Capitan has shrunk 3.5% since the year 2000. Capitan, New Mexico's growth is about average. 50% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|8926||Awendaw, South Carolina||1,406||17.3%|
|8928||Wolfe City, Texas||1,406||-10.5%|
|8929||Capitan, New Mexico||1,405||-3.5%|
|8930||Bay City, Oregon||1,404||22.4%|
|8931||Oak Hill, Ohio||1,404||-16.1%|
|8935||Seven Points, Texas||1,402||9.6%|
The total voting age population of Capitan, New Mexico, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,114. The voting age population is 49.6% male and 50.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 24.4% of the residents of Capitan are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Capitan are 97.8% White, 1.1% Other, 0.6% American Indian, 0.3% Two or more races and 0.2% Black. Additionally, 45.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Capitan, 20.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 25.7%. On a per-household basis, 15.5% of families are below the poverty line in Capitan.
Among those aged 16 and older, 45.6% of Capitan residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 93.9% of Capitan residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 14.7% have a bachelor's degree and 10.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Capitan residents aged 5 and older, 11.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 11.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
In Capitan, 31.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Capitan is $42,589.
In Capitan, 81.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 18.8% of housing units in Capitan.
Of all the housing units in Capitan, 10.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Capitan, 19.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 170 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Capitan is $795.
In Capitan, 74.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.