NM

National Population : 333,590,059
New Mexico State Population : 1,875,810

About Bent, NM

Bent, NM is located in Otero County in the state of New Mexico.

The total City Population for Bent is about 56 with about 3 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 210.

The Average Home Value is $0.00, which is roughly 100% lower than the Average Home Value of $126,359.00 for the state of New Mexico, and roughly 100% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $0.00, which is roughly 100% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $35,200.00 for the state of New Mexico, and roughly 100% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Bent is about 0%.

New Mexico is ranked #13 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 67.89 out of 100.

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Voting

Otero County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 41.57% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 61.61%
Democratic: 36%
Libertarian: 1.64%
Green: 0.46%
Other: 0.3%


Nearby Locations

Tularosa, NM (9.39 mi.)
Mescalero, NM (11.89 mi.)
La Luz, NM (13.32 mi.)
Cloudcroft, NM (16.39 mi.)
Ruidoso, NM (17.96 mi.)
Alamogordo, NM (17.98 mi.)
Ruidoso Downs, NM (19.27 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 88314
Latitude : 33.156748
Longitude : -105.897709
TimeZone : Mountain (GMT -07:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : West
Average Elevation : 5682 ft.
Area Code(s) : 575

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.28
Male Population Estimate : 53.81%
Female Population Estimate : 46.19%
Median Age : 48.0
Male Median Age : 45.5
Female Median Age : 49.8

White Population Estimate : 72.86%
Black Population Estimate : 2.38%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 35.71%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.00%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.00%
Indian Population Estimate : 13.33%
Other Population Estimate : 14.29%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Bent specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Otero County: About 6 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Otero County: About 355 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Otero County is about 35% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 19% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.