New Mexico Roosevelt County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Roosevelt County, New Mexico. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in New Mexico Roosevelt County.

Street Address: 218 S. AVE. B, Portales, NM 88130
Phone Number: (505) 356-3940 Roosevelt 104,380 69,417

Street Address: 218 S. Avenue B, Portales, NM 88130
Phone Number: (505) 356-3940 Roosevelt N/A N/A

Overview of Roosevelt County, New Mexico

Roosevelt County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. As of 2000, the population is 18,018. Its county seat is Portales.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 6,358 km² (2,455 mi²). 6,342 km² (2,448 mi²) of it is land and 16 km² (6 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.26% water.


As of the census of 2000, there are 18,018 people, 6,639 households, and 4,541 families residing in the county. The population density is 3/km² (7/mi²). There are 7,746 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (3/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 74.14% White, 1.65% Black or African American, 1.10% Native American, 0.62% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 19.76% from other races, and 2.65% from two or more races. 33.29% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 6,639 households out of which 35.50% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.00% are married couples living together, 11.70% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.60% are non-families. 24.70% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.10% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.60 and the average family size is 3.14.

In the county the population is spread out with 28.10% under the age of 18, 16.00% from 18 to 24, 25.50% from 25 to 44, 18.30% from 45 to 64, and 12.10% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 30 years. For every 100 females there are 96.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $26,586, and the median income for a family is $31,813. Males have a median income of $26,170 versus $20,684 for females. The per capita income for the county is $14,185. 22.70% of the population and 17.30% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 25.10% of those under the age of 18 and 16.80% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Roosevelt County, New Mexico has the following cities and towns:

  • Causey
  • Dora
  • Elida
  • Floyd
  • Portales

Map of Roosevelt County New Mexico