Fort Sumner demographics profile

StatisticFort SumnerNew MexicoNational
Population density (sq mi)3751791
Median age53.837.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)32%52%55%
Speak English56%65%79%
Speak Spanish44%28%13%
Fort Sumner, NM has a population of 1,243 and is the 13,822nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 375 per sq mi which is 2088% higher than the New Mexico average and 314% higher than the national average. The median age in Fort Sumner is 54 which is approximately 45% higher than the New Mexico average of 37. In Fort Sumner, 32% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 56% speak English and 44% speak Spanish. 79% of Fort Sumner residents were born in New Mexico, 19% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Fort Sumner is 2088% higher than New Mexico.
  • The median age in Fort Sumner is 45% higher than New Mexico.
  • In Fort Sumner 72.08% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Fort Sumner 0.00% of the population is African American.
  • In Fort Sumner 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Fort Sumner population breakdown by race

RaceFort SumnerNew MexicoNational
African American0.00%2.01%12.63%
American Indian0.00%9.28%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race8.45%3.26%3.06%
Other race19.47%10.49%4.75%
In Fort Sumner, 44.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Fort Sumner, NM demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).