Chaves County

  • Total population: 57,849
  • Adult population age 25 and older: 37,723
  • % of adults with less than a 9th grade education: 16.5%
  • % of adults with less than a 12th grade education: 32.7%
  • % of adults at Literacy Level 1: 24%
  • % of adults at Literacy Level 2 or below: 51%
  • % of adults and children who speak other than English at home: 28.3%
  • % of adults and children who speak other than English at home and who speak only limited English: 34.8%
  • % of all persons in poverty: 22.4%
  • % of children in poverty: 30.6%
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