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, the total Socorro county population is 17,866, which has shrunk 1.17% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 13.20% and is much lower than the national average rate of 9.71%. Socorro county median household income is $33,284 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 42.00% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 23.31% and is much higher than the national average rate of 19.17%. Socorro county median house value is $108,400 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 33.99% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 49.12% and is lower than the national average rate of 50.42%. 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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