De Baca County is located in east-central New Mexico. The County Seat is Fort Sumner and the largest city is Fort Sumner. The 2014 population estimate is 1,825 and the 2010 census population was 2,022. The land area is 2,322.62 square miles and there are 0.9 persons per square mile.
94.6% of the population is White, 0.3% is Black or African American, 40.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 1.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 3.4% is two or more races. 80.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 17.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $79,200, there are 689 households, an average of 2.83 persons per household. The per capita income is $24,879, the median household income is $37,660, and 23.5% of the persons in De Baca County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 179. Retail sales (in $1000) were $12,426, and sales per capita were $6,641.
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