|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Socorro is 8,414. Socorro, New Mexico is the 3,516th largest city in the US.
Socorro is located entirely in Socorro County.
The peak population of Socorro was in 2010, when its population was 9,051. In 2010, Socorro was the 3,172nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 3,516th largest city in the US. Socorro is currently 7.0% smaller than it was in 2010.
Socorro has shrunk 5.0% since the year 2000. Socorro, New Mexico's growth is below average. 79% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Socorro has a population density of 628.9 people per square mile.
|3512||Northfield, New Jersey||8,428||9.0%|
|3513||Farmingdale, New York||8,426||0.1%|
|3514||Fort Stockton, Texas||8,423||7.8%|
|3516||Socorro, New Mexico||8,414||-5.0%|
|3517||St. Marys, Ohio||8,411||0.7%|
|3520||Sitka city and, Alaska||8,407||-4.8%|
|3522||Miles City, Montana||8,397||-0.8%|
The total voting age population of Socorro, New Mexico, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 5,900. The voting age population is 54.2% male and 45.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.9% of the residents of Socorro are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Socorro are 80.8% White, 6.5% American Indian, 6.3% Asian, 2.6% Other, 2.6% Two or more races and 1.1% Black. Additionally, 51.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Socorro, 30.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 39.5%. On a per-household basis, 13.2% of families are below the poverty line in Socorro.
Among those aged 16 and older, 49.1% of Socorro residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 86.1% of Socorro residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 28.4% have a bachelor's degree and 13.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Socorro residents aged 5 and older, 32.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 22.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 4.9% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Socorro is 2.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Socorro, 46.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Socorro is $41,271.
In Socorro, 62.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 37.8% of housing units in Socorro.
Of all the housing units in Socorro, 4.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Socorro, 4.3% 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 Socorro is $636.
In Socorro, 59.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.