San Miguel County is located in northeast New Mexico. The County Seat is Las Vegas and the largest city is Las Vegas. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.smcounty.net/. The 2014 population estimate is 28,239 and the 2010 census population was 29,393. The land area is 4,715.82 square miles and there are 6.2 persons per square mile.
92.2% of the population is White, 1.7% is Black or African American, 77% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.1% is Asian, 2.9% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.9% is two or more races. 83.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 19.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $116,700, there are 11,435 households, an average of 2.38 persons per household. The per capita income is $17,926, the median household income is $28,275, and 29.4% of the persons in San Miguel County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,772. Retail sales (in $1000) were $277,210, and sales per capita were $9,725. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 29%.
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