Santa Teresa demographics profile

StatisticSanta TeresaNew MexicoNational
Population density (sq mi)4361791
Median age31.337.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%52%55%
Speak English41%65%79%
Speak Spanish59%28%13%
Santa Teresa, NM has a population of 4,388 and is the 7,023rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 436 per sq mi which is 2441% higher than the New Mexico average and 381% higher than the national average. The median age in Santa Teresa is 31 which is approximately 16% lower than the New Mexico average of 37. In Santa Teresa, 52% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 41% speak English and 59% speak Spanish. 6% of Santa Teresa residents were born in New Mexico, 78% were born out of state, 3% were born outside of the United States and 13% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Santa Teresa is 2441% higher than New Mexico.
  • The median age in Santa Teresa is 16% lower than New Mexico.
  • In Santa Teresa 90.36% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Santa Teresa 0.59% of the population is African American.
  • In Santa Teresa 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Santa Teresa population breakdown by race

RaceSanta TeresaNew MexicoNational
African American0.59%2.01%12.63%
American Indian0.93%9.28%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race2.10%3.26%3.06%
Other race6.02%10.49%4.75%
In Santa Teresa, 77.0% 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 Santa Teresa, NM demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).