Deming is a somewhat small city located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 14,835 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Deming is the 15th largest community in New Mexico.
One of the benefits of Deming is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.79 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
In Deming, just 11.53% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Deming in 2018 was $18,953, which is lower middle income relative to New Mexico, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $75,812 for a family of four. However, Deming contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Deming is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Deming home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Deming, accounting for 72.00% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Deming residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Deming include German, English, Irish, Italian, and British.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Deming's cultural character, accounting for 19.27% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Deming is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Native American languages.