Tularosa, New MexicoTularosa
is a village located in Otero County, New Mexico
. As of the 2000
census, the village had a total population of 2,864.
Geography\nTularosa is located at 33°4'35" North, 106°1'18" West (33.076282, -106.021699)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the village has a total area of 5.4 km²
). 5.4 km² (2.1 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 2,864 people, 1,134 households, and 765 families residing in the village. The population density
is 526.6/km² (1,363.2/mi²). There are 1,311 housing units at an average density of 241.0/km² (624.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 68.61% White, 0.87% African American
, 4.26% Native American
, 0.66% Asian
, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 21.51% from other races, and 4.05% from two or more races. 56.08% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 1,134 households out of which 31.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.2% are married couples living together, 14.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.5% are non-families. 28.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.53 and the average family size is 3.09.
In the village the population is spread out with 27.4% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 24.9% from 25 to 44, 24.0% from 45 to 64, and 16.4% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 92.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.4 males.
The median income for a household in the village is $27,522, and the median income for a family is $30,313. Males have a median income of $23,654 versus $18,080 for females. The per capita income for the village is $12,507. 21.4% of the population and 19.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 29.7% are under the age of 18 and 17.0% are 65 or older.