Socorro, NM has a population of 8,760 and is the 4,353rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 606 per sq mi which is 3436% higher than the New Mexico average and 569% higher than the national average. The median age in Socorro is 31 which is approximately 18% lower than the New Mexico average of 37. In Socorro, 35% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 61% speak English and 32% speak Spanish. 68% of Socorro residents were born in New Mexico, 23% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 7% were foreign born.