|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Roswell is 48,081. Roswell, New Mexico is the 827th largest city in the US.
Roswell is located entirely in Chaves County.
The peak population of Roswell was in 2020, when its population was 48,541. In 2020, Roswell was the 819th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 827th largest city in the US. Roswell is currently 0.9% smaller than it was in 2020.
Roswell has grown 6.3% since the 2000. Roswell, New Mexico's growth is below average. 64% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Roswell has a population density of 1,619.9 people per square mile. Roswell has the 7th highest population density in New Mexico.
|823||Coral Gables, Florida||48,375||13.2%|
|824||Niagara Falls, New York||48,360||-12.8%|
|825||Prescott Valley, Arizona||48,188||97.3%|
|827||Roswell, New Mexico||48,081||6.3%|
|828||Charleston, West Virginia||48,018||-9.9%|
|830||Fort Pierce, Florida||47,927||18.9%|
|831||Oro Valley, Arizona||47,879||46.1%|
|833||Minot, North Dakota||47,789||30.6%|
The total voting age population of Roswell, New Mexico, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 32,299. The voting age population is 47.7% male and 52.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.6% of the residents of Roswell are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Roswell are 85.9% White, 6.7% Other, 2.3% Two or more races, 2.0% American Indian, 1.8% Black and 1.3% Asian. Additionally, 58.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Roswell, 19.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 26.1%. On a per-household basis, 15.0% of families are below the poverty line in Roswell.
Among those aged 16 and older, 57.3% of Roswell residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 78.5% of Roswell residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 18.8% have a bachelor's degree and 6.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Roswell residents aged 5 and older, 34.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 31.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.9% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Roswell is 5.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Roswell, 20.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Roswell is $43,372.
In Roswell, 66.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 33.9% of housing units in Roswell.
Of all the housing units in Roswell, 4.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Roswell, 8.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,700 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Roswell is $778.
In Roswell, 69.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.