|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Truth or Consequences is 6,062. Truth or Consequences, New Mexico is the 4,303rd largest city in the US.
Truth or Consequences is located entirely in Sierra County.
The peak population of Truth or Consequences was in 2000, when its population was 7,290. In 2000, Truth or Consequences was the 3,447th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,303rd largest city in the US. Truth or Consequences is currently 16.8% smaller than it was in 2000.
Truth or Consequences has shrunk 16.8% since the year 2000. Truth or Consequences, New Mexico's growth is extremely below average. 97% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Truth or Consequences has a population density of 234.9 people per square mile.
|4303||Truth or Consequences||6,062||-16.8%|
|4386||Los Ranchos de Albuquerque||5,866||7.9%|
|4297||Madison, South Dakota||6,071||-6.9%|
|4302||Hartford City, Indiana||6,067||-12.8%|
|4303||Truth or Consequences, New Mexico||6,062||-16.8%|
The total voting age population of Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 4,733. The voting age population is 47.7% male and 52.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 29.5% of the residents of Truth or Consequences are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Truth or Consequences are 83.7% White, 8.1% American Indian, 3.2% Other, 3.0% Two or more races, 1.4% Asian and 0.7% Black. Additionally, 29.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Truth or Consequences, 33.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 39.3%. On a per-household basis, 30.3% of families are below the poverty line in Truth or Consequences.
Among those aged 16 and older, 43.8% of Truth or Consequences residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 80.2% of Truth or Consequences residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 19.8% have a bachelor's degree and 8.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Truth or Consequences residents aged 5 and older, 17.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 14.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Truth or Consequences is 10.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Truth or Consequences, 23.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Truth or Consequences is $23,988.
In Truth or Consequences, 63.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 36.1% of housing units in Truth or Consequences.
Of all the housing units in Truth or Consequences, 9.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Truth or Consequences, 3.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 150 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Truth or Consequences is $493.
In Truth or Consequences, 63.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.