Torrance County

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Torrance County, New Mexico

205 9th & Allen St PO Box 767
Estancia, NM 87016
Phone: (505) 384-2221
Fax: (505) 384-4080
www.torrancecountynm.org

In central NM, southeast of Albuquerque; organized Mar 16, 1903 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the town of Torrance, itself named for Francis J. Torrance, a New Mexico Central Railroad promoter

Area (sq mi):: 3345.81 (land 3344.81; water 1.00) Population per square mile: 5.20
Population 2005: 17,501 State rank: 23 Population change: 2000-20005 3.50%; 1990-2000 64.40% Population 2000: 16,911 (White 57.20%; Black or African American 1.70%; Hispanic or Latino 37.20%; Asian 0.30%; Other 24.10%). Foreign born: 4.20%. Median age: 34.80
Income 2000: per capita $14,134; median household $30,446; Population below poverty level: 19.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,631-$20,190
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 36.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 48.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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