Latest Data (2016)
Population 48,184
Nationwide Rank 793

Quick Facts

Roswell, New Mexico is the 793rd largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Roswell, New Mexico is a city.

Roswell, New Mexico is currently 0.4% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Roswell, New Mexico's growth is below average. 61% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Roswell, New Mexico Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
783 Sheboygan, Wisconsin 48,686 -4.0%
784 Mishawaka, Indiana 48,679 3.5%
785 Niagara Falls, New York 48,632 -12.3%
786 Smyrna, Tennessee 48,596 74.8%
787 Covina, California 48,549 3.4%
788 Portage, Michigan 48,508 7.9%
789 Cedar Hill, Texas 48,343 47.5%
790 Ceres, California 48,278 38.5%
791 Texas City, Texas 48,262 15.5%
792 Twin Falls, Idaho 48,260 38.0%
793 Roswell, New Mexico 48,184 6.6%
794 Huntington, West Virginia 48,113 -7.0%
795 Madison, Alabama 47,959 60.9%
796 Wauwatosa, Wisconsin 47,945 1.7%
797 Lawrence, Indiana 47,866 22.4%
798 Kannapolis, North Carolina 47,839 27.9%
799 Alexandria, Louisiana 47,832 2.8%
800 St. Cloud, Florida 47,809 117.6%
801 Wylie, Texas 47,701 205.3%
802 Palm Springs, California 47,689 10.9%
803 Lacey, Washington 47,688 50.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In New Mexico

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
321 Rio Rancho 96,028 82.1%
395 Santa Fe 83,875 32.5%
793 Roswell 48,184 6.6%
908 Farmington 41,629 8.2%
966 Clovis 39,373 20.9%
1001 Hobbs 38,143 33.3%
1208 Alamogordo 31,283 -11.0%
1290 Carlsbad 28,914 12.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 48,184 793
2015 48,544 784
2014 48,608 779
2013 48,611 769
2012 48,477 763
2011 48,425 757
2010 48,366 742
2009 46,453 759
2008 46,024 761
2007 45,604 763
2006 44,878 765
2005 44,797 758
2004 44,470 751
2003 44,407 750
2002 44,328 738
2001 44,798 725
2000 45,193 711
1990 44,480 600