Eddy County

  • Total population: 48,605
  • Adult population age 25 and older: 30,216
  • % of adults with less than a 9th grade education: 15.5%
  • % of adults with less than a 12th grade education: 32.7%
  • % of adults at Literacy Level 1: 25%
  • % of adults at Literacy Level 2 or below: 56%
  • % of adults and children who speak other than English at home: 29.7%
  • % of adults and children who speak other than English at home and who speak only limited English: 37.5%
  • % of all persons in poverty: 20.4%
  • % of children in poverty: 27.3%
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