Dona Ana County

  • Total population: 135,510
  • Adult population age 25 and older: 75,367
  • % of adults with less than a 9th grade education: 18.2%
  • % of adults with less than a 12th grade education: 29.6%
  • % of adults at Literacy Level 1: 24%
  • % of adults at Literacy Level 2 or below: 50%
  • % of adults and children who speak other than English at home: 49.9%
  • % of adults and children who speak other than English at home and who speak only limited English: 37.1%
  • % of all persons in poverty: 26.5%
  • % of children in poverty: 34.5%
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