|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Elephant Butte is 1,427. Elephant Butte, New Mexico is the 8,877th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Elephant Butte was in 2020, when its population was 1,432. In 2020, Elephant Butte was the 8,858th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 8,877th largest city in the US. Elephant Butte is currently 0.3% smaller than it was in 2020.
Elephant Butte has grown 1.7% since the 2000. Elephant Butte, New Mexico is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 60% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
|8871||Bowman, North Dakota||1,430||-11.0%|
|8875||Huntington Bay, New York||1,429||-4.5%|
|8876||Leland Grove, Illinois||1,429||-9.6%|
|8877||Elephant Butte, New Mexico||1,427||1.7%|
|8878||Tower City, Pennsylvania||1,427||2.4%|
|8881||St. Regis Park, Kentucky||1,426||-6.2%|
|8882||Weldon, North Carolina||1,426||-20.2%|
The total voting age population of Elephant Butte, New Mexico, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,275. The voting age population is 48.9% male and 51.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 66.5% of the residents of Elephant Butte are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Elephant Butte are 100.0% White. Additionally, 11.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Elephant Butte, 10.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 0.0%. On a per-household basis, 1.1% of families are below the poverty line in Elephant Butte.
Among those aged 16 and older, 19.6% of Elephant Butte residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 94.4% of Elephant Butte residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 20.7% have a bachelor's degree and 8.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Elephant Butte residents aged 5 and older, 8.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 8.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Elephant Butte is 7.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Elephant Butte, 38.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Elephant Butte is $43,846.
In Elephant Butte, 86.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 13.1% of housing units in Elephant Butte.
Of all the housing units in Elephant Butte, 1.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Elephant Butte, 15.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 250 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Elephant Butte is $928.
In Elephant Butte, 63.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.