Roosevelt County

  • Total population: 16,702
  • Adult population age 25 and older: 9,517
  • % of adults with less than a 9th grade education: 15.3%
  • % of adults with less than a 12th grade education: 33.9%
  • % of adults at Literacy Level 1: 21%
  • % of adults at Literacy Level 2 or below: 48%
  • % of adults and children who speak other than English at home: 22.0%
  • % of adults and children who speak other than English at home and who speak only limited English: 32.4%
  • % of all persons in poverty: 26.9%
  • % of children in poverty: 35.1%
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