Lea County New Mexico

Lea County Boundary Map

Lea County Profile

NameLea County
StateNew Mexico
FIPS Code35025
TimezoneMountain Daylight Time (MDT)
Population (2019)71,070
Population Growth Rate(2000-2019)8.93%
Majority EthnicityWhite 58.49%
Public School Majority EthnicityHispanic 70%
Partisan Voting IndexStrongly Republican:+22
Unemployment Rate11.8%

Lea County Race/Ethnicity Data

Race/EthnicyPercentage of Population (2018)
White58.49%
African American2.55%
Hispanic38.2%
Asian0.15%
Native American0.59%
Hawaiin/Pacific Islander0.03%

Lea County Public School Race/Ethnicity Data

Race/EthnicyPercentage of Public School Students (2018)
White25.91%
African American3.36%
Hispanic69.91%
Asian0.34%
Native American0.23%
Hawaiin/Pacific Islander0.06%