Socorro county is located close to the center of New Mexico. Socorro county has 6,646.67 square miles of land area and 2.07 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Socorro county population is 17,608, which has shrunk 2.60% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 14.35% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Socorro county median household income is $33,570 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 43.22% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 31.74% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Socorro county median house value is $112,500 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 39.06% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 47.36% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Socorro county is worse than the state average in quality. The Socorro county area code is 575.
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