|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Fort Sumner is 878. Fort Sumner, New Mexico is the 10,794th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Fort Sumner was in 1990, when its population was 1,285. In 1990, Fort Sumner was the 8,673rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 10,794th largest city in the US. Fort Sumner is currently 31.7% smaller than it was in 1990.
Fort Sumner has shrunk 28.6% since the year 2000. Fort Sumner, New Mexico's growth is extremely below average. 94% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|10788||Clay City, Indiana||879||-13.6%|
|10791||Blooming Grove, Texas||878||5.0%|
|10794||Fort Sumner, New Mexico||878||-28.6%|
|10800||Montreat, North Carolina||877||38.9%|
The total voting age population of Fort Sumner, New Mexico, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 779. The voting age population is 46.2% male and 53.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 21.2% of the residents of Fort Sumner are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Fort Sumner are 60.3% White, 35.0% Other, 2.3% Two or more races, 2.0% Black and 0.4% American Indian. Additionally, 62.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Fort Sumner, 15.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 17.3%. On a per-household basis, 4.5% of families are below the poverty line in Fort Sumner.
Among those aged 16 and older, 48.7% of Fort Sumner residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 75.7% of Fort Sumner residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 7.9% have a bachelor's degree and 2.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Fort Sumner residents aged 5 and older, 37.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 36.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Fort Sumner is 16.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Fort Sumner, 28.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Fort Sumner is $29,833.
In Fort Sumner, 61.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 38.5% of housing units in Fort Sumner.
Of all the housing units in Fort Sumner, 13.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Fort Sumner, 4.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Fort Sumner is $639.
In Fort Sumner, 67.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.