Sierra County , New Mexico

Sierra County: County in New Mexico, United States

About

Sierra County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Mexico. As of the 2010 census, the population was 11,988 and a population density of 1 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 10,867 inhabitants. Its county seat is Truth or Consequences. The county was created 137 years ago in 1883.

Sierra County Quick Facts

Population : 10,867 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Mexico (United States)
Different from : Sierra County
Area : 10972 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.4%
Land as percent of area : 98.6%
Named for : Black Range
Altitude : 4,341 feet / 1323 meters
Capital : Truth or Consequences
Establishment : January 01, 1884
Time Zone : America/Denver
Local time : 23:05:54 (7th December 2021)
Density : 1 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -10.32% (2010-2020)
Weather : 39℉ Mostly Clear 7-days weather
Sierra County locator map
Location of Sierra County on New Mexico map.
Sierra County New Mexico Court House image
Sierra County New Mexico Court House
Sierra County New Mexico Court House image

Geography

Sierra County is located at 33°7'50"N 107°11'33"W (33.1304700, -107.1925000). It has 7 neighbors: Catron County, Dona Ana County, Grant County, Lincoln County, Luna County, Otero County and Socorro County.

Sierra County map

The largest city of Sierra County is Truth or Consequences with a population of 5,769. Other cities include and Elephant Butte population 1,320. See all Sierra County cities & populated places.

Sierra County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Sierra County.

City Name Population Title
Truth or Consequences 5,769 City in and county seat of Sierra County, New Mexico, United States
Elephant Butte 1,320 City in Sierra County, New Mexico, United States
Williamsburg 415 Village in Sierra County, New Mexico, United States

Weather

Sierra County forecast: Mostly clear, with a low around 39. more

Sierra County has 7 neighbours.

  • Truth or Consequences

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Sierra County decreased by 10.32% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 11,988 - census
2011 12,023 0.29% estimation process
2012 11,854 -1.43% estimation process
2013 11,524 -2.86% estimation process
2014 11,264 -2.31% estimation process
2015 11,236 -0.25% estimation process
2016 11,117 -1.07% estimation process
2017 11,064 -0.48% estimation process
2018 10,949 -1.05% estimation process
2019 10,791 -1.46% estimation process
2020 10,867 0.7% estimation process

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Local Places in Sierra County

Other places with the same name (2)

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