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Tatum, NM Population and Races

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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Tatum is 652, which is 4.54% less than it was in 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%. The Tatum population density is 409.54 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 17.11 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Tatum is white, which represent 87.73% of the total population. The average Tatum education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 652. #195

Population Growth Since 2000, #142

Tatum, NM
New Mexico

Population Density, #135

Tatum, NM
409.54 per square mile
New Mexico
17.11 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:572 (87.73%, #189)
Black:0 (0.00%, #107)
Hispanic:269 (41.26%, #217)
Asian:0 (0.00%, #111)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):0 (0.00%, #234)
One Race, Other:56 (8.59%, see rank)
Two or More Races:24 (3.68%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:269 (100.00%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Cuban:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Central American:0 (0.00%, see rank)
South American:0 (0.00%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

565 (86.66%) out of the total population of 652 reported first ancestry.

 Tatum, NM% of the Total PopulationNew MexicoU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.29%0.56%
Czech60.92%, see rank0.22%0.47%
Danish00.00%, see rank0.31%0.42%
Dutch162.45%, see rank0.93%1.40%
English314.75%, see rank6.47%8.02%
French50.77%, see rank2.01%3.34%
German9113.96%, see rank9.18%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.21%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.22%0.46%
Irish8112.42%, see rank6.67%10.80%
Italian00.00%, see rank2.40%5.52%
Norwegian00.00%, see rank0.83%1.42%
Polish00.00%, see rank1.14%3.01%
Portuguese131.99%, see rank0.16%0.44%
Russian00.00%, see rank0.43%0.92%
Scotch-Irish71.07%, see rank0.87%0.99%
Scottish101.53%, see rank1.53%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank0.20%0.95%
Swedish60.92%, see rank0.78%1.27%
Swiss00.00%, see rank0.20%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.11%0.31%
American71.07%, see rank4.46%7.12%
Welsh00.00%, see rank0.48%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 331 (50.77%, see rank)
Females: 321 (49.23%, see rank)

Tatum, NM
Male: 50.77%
Female: 49.23%
New Mexico
Male: 49.51%
Female: 50.49%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Tatum, NM
39.40 years old
New Mexico
36.80 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Tatum, NM
39.50 years old
New Mexico
35.40 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Tatum, NM
39.30 years old
New Mexico
38.20 years old
38.80 years old

 Tatum, NM% of the Total PopulationNew MexicoU.S.
Under 5 years619.36%, see rank6.73%6.36%
5 to 9 years7811.96%, see rank6.85%6.51%
10 to 14 years223.37%, see rank6.91%6.59%
15 to 19 years345.21%, see rank6.92%6.85%
20 to 24 years192.91%, see rank7.21%7.13%
25 to 34 years477.21%, see rank13.20%13.47%
35 to 44 years12419.02%, see rank11.85%12.96%
45 to 54 years9113.96%, see rank13.33%14.09%
55 to 64 years548.28%, see rank12.81%12.29%
65 to 74 years9714.88%, see rank8.19%7.64%
75 to 84 213.22%, see rank4.38%4.25%
85 years and over40.61%, see rank1.63%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Tatum, NMNew MexicoU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population438, 100%1,360,013209,056,129
Less Than High School152, 34.70%, see rank16.03%13.67%
High School Graduate139, 31.74%, see rank26.32%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree127, 29.00%, see rank31.56%29.09%
Bachelor Degree7, 1.60%, see rank14.83%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree13, 2.97%, see rank11.26%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#11.46, see rank13.3713.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Tatum, NM New MexicoU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten28100.00%0.00%80.59%19.41%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)72100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank92.26%7.74%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)31100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank92.33%7.67%90.60%9.40%
College1450.00%, see rank50.00%, see rank89.01%10.99%78.37%21.63%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Tatum, NMNew MexicoU.S.
Total Households244, 100%764,684116,211,092
Average Household Size2.67, see rank2.662.63
1 Person Households34, 13.93%, see rank28.88%27.57%
2 or More Person Households210, 86.07%, see rank71.12%72.43%
Family Households (Families)185, 75.82%, see rank65.14%66.22%
Average Family Size3.02, see rank3.423.32
Married-Couple Family139, 56.97%, see rank45.31%48.42%
Nonfamily Households59, 24.18%, see rank34.86%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Tatum, NM%New MexicoU.S.
15 Years and Over Total491see rank1,653,950252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over220100%, see rank812,255123,281,364
Never Married156.82%, see rank36.42%35.77%
Married15470.00%, see rank49.18%52.04%
Widowed135.91%, see rank2.81%2.57%
Divorced3817.27%, see rank11.60%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over271100%, see rank841,695129,692,771
Never Married7025.83%, see rank30.34%29.48%
Married15757.93%, see rank46.61%49.19%
Widowed155.54%, see rank8.91%9.16%
Divorced2910.70%, see rank14.15%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Tatum, NM%New MexicoU.S.
Native53081.29%, see rank90.10%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence24337.27%, see rank52.38%58.73%
Born in Different State27742.48%, see rank36.60%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
101.53%, see rank1.13%1.42%
Foreign Born12218.71%, see rank9.90%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship253.83%, see rank3.41%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship9714.88%, see rank6.49%7.09%
Born In Europe00.00%, see rank0.74%1.53%
Born In Asia00.00%, see rank1.12%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.11%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America12218.71%, see rank7.74%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.16%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Tatum, NM%New MexicoU.S.
English13956.97%, see rank59.57%79.39%
Spanish10543.03%, see rank32.35%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages00.00%, see rank2.05%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages00.00%, see rank1.14%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank4.90%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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