University Park, NM

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2022 Population
2,744
5.21% 1-year growth
2022 Median Age
19
2.56% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
59.4%
11.6% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$23,375
22.2% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
1,058
34.1% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, University Park, NM had a population of 2.74k people with a median age of 19 and a median household income of $23,375. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of University Park, NM grew from 2,608 to 2,744, a 5.21% increase and its median household income grew from $19,125 to $23,375, a 22.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in University Park, NM are White (Non-Hispanic) (46.3%), Two+ (Hispanic) (22.8%), White (Hispanic) (20.3%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (2.59%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.97%).

None of the households in University Park, NM reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.1% of the residents in University Park, NM are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in University Park, NM are New Mexico State University-Main Campus (3,360 degrees awarded in 2022) and Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (152 degrees).

Most people in University Park, NM walked to work, and the average commute time was 10.9 minutes. The average car ownership in University Park, NM was 1 car per household.

Population & Diversity

University Park, NM is home to a population of 2.74k people, from which 98.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.55% of University Park, NM residents were born outside of the country (70 people).

In 2022, there were 2.03 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.27k people) in University Park, NM than any other race or ethnicity. There were 625 Two+ (Hispanic) and 557 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.1%
2022 Citizenship
96.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.1% of University Park, NM residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in University Park, NM was 96.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in University Park, NM
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.27k ± 194
  2. Two+ (Hispanic)
    625 ± 177
  3. White (Hispanic)
    557 ± 207
45.3%
Hispanic Population
1.24k people

In 2022, there were 2.03 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.27k people) in University Park, NM than any other race or ethnicity. There were 625 Two+ (Hispanic) and 557 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

45.3% of the people in University Park, NM are hispanic (1.24k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

2.55%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
70 people
5.1%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
133 people

As of 2022, 2.55% of University Park, NM residents (70 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in University Park, NM was 5.1%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    19 ± 31
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    5 ± 21
  3. Vietnam
    0 ± 23

University Park, NM has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 3.8 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of University Park, NM employs 1.06k people. The largest industries in University Park, NM are Educational Services (433 people), Accommodation & Food Services (287 people), and Retail Trade (111 people), and the highest paying industries are Health Care & Social Assistance ($16,071), Retail Trade ($15,245), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($7,083).

Occupations

1.06k
2022 Value
± 240
34.1%
1 Year growth
± 23.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in University Park, NM grew at a rate of 34.1%, from 789 employees to 1.06k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in University Park, NM, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (328 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (126 people), and Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (125 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of University Park, NM.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.06k
2022 Value
± 240
34.1%
1 Year growth
± 23.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in University Park, NM grew at a rate of 34.1%, from 789 employees to 1.06k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in University Park, NM, are Educational Services (433 people), Accommodation & Food Services (287 people), and Retail Trade (111 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of University Park, NM, though some of these residents may live in University Park, NM and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$6,795
Median earning men ± $1,612
$5,823
Median earning women ± $1,024

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Construction ($28,750), Retail Trade ($16,223), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($6,500).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($20,625), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($6,531), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($6,292).

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Civics

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Education

In 2022, universities in University Park, NM awarded 3,512 degrees. The student population of University Park, NM in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 6,249 male students and 8,681 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in University Park, NM are Hispanic or Latino (1,883 and 57.8%), followed by White (1,010 and 31%), Black or African American (101 and 3.1%), and Asian (78 and 2.39%).

The largest universities in University Park, NM by number of degrees awarded are New Mexico State University-Main Campus (3,360 and 95.7%) and Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (152 and 4.33%).

The most popular majors in University Park, NM are Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (162 and 4.61%), Registered Nursing (162 and 4.61%), and Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy (152 and 4.33%).

The median tuition cost in University Park, NM for a public four year colleges is $6,283 for in-state students and $23,407 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
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In 2022 in University Park, NM, the percentage of applicants admitted was 78%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 18.8%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 14,930 (41.9% men and 58.1% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 14,930 students enrolled in University Park, NM, 41.9% men and 58.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 8,447 records, of which 61.1% were women and 38.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 149 degrees awarded
  2. 129 degrees awarded
  3. 153 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in University Park, NM was Criminal Justice - Safety Studies with 149 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 3,360 degrees awarded
  2. 152 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was New Mexico State University-Main Campus with 3,360 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 1,409 men were awarded degrees from institutions in University Park, NM, which is 0.67 times less than the 2,103 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Hispanic or Latino students. These 1,883 degrees mean that there were 1.86 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 1,010 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($6,283) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,260) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,240) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.05% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.86% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (454k), Some college (398k), and Secondary Education (257k).

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Housing & Living

People in University Park, NM have an average commute time of 10.9 minutes, and they walked to work. Car ownership in University Park, NM is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Income by Location

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Census Tract 10
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$23,375
Median Household Income
± $8,528
129
Number of Households
± 68

In 2022, the median household income of the 129 households in University Park, NM grew to $23,375 from the previous year's value of $19,125.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for University Park, NM is from University Park, NM.
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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Walked (54.3%)
  2. Drove Alone (30.4%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.74%)

In 2022, 54.3% of workers in University Park, NM walked to work, followed by those who drove alone to work (30.4%) and those who worked at home (6.74%).

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Commute Time

10.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in University Park, NM have a shorter commute time (10.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in University Park, NM have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

59.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in University Park, NM (161 out of 271 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 25 - 34, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in University Park, NM is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

92.6% of the population of University Park, NM has health coverage, with 65.7% on employee plans, 13.9% on Medicaid, 0.621% on Medicare, 10.2% on non-group plans, and 2.23% on military or VA plans.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 51.2% under 18 years, 46.9% between 18 and 34 years, 1.86% between 35 and 64 years, and 0% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.6% were men and 53.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.42%
Uninsured
65.7%
Employer Coverage
13.9%
Medicaid
0.621%
Medicare
10.2%
Non-Group
2.23%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in University Park, NM grew by 44.7% from 5.13% to 7.42%.

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