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Profile for Otero County, New Mexico, NM

View from Westside Road, High Rolls
View from Westside Road, High Rolls
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Otero County, NM
The county was named for Miguel A. Otero II, territorial governor

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The county is in the Alamogordo metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 63,282. This was an increase of  1.58% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$30,861
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Otero County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Otero County was $19,459. This was an increase of 25.2% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 63% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Alamogordo

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14% of Otero County residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Otero County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Otero County include Agua Chiquita Cemetery, Avis Cemetery, Bass Cemetery, Cienega Cemetery, Fairview Cemetery, Jeffers Cemetery, Marcia Cemetery, Mayhill Cemetery, Mescalero Indian Cemetery, Monte Vista Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Otero County include Alamogordo, Cloudcroft, Mayhill, Mescalero, Omlee, Salinas, Three Rivers, Tularosa ... View communities

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Education

Colleges in Otero County include New Mexico State University - Alamogordo ... View colleges

School districts in Otero County include Alamogordo Public Schools, Cloudcroft Municipal Schools, Tularosa Municipal Schools ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in Otero County include Alamogordo Public Library, Mescalero Community Library, Michael Nivison Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Otero County include Alamogordo Daily News, Cloudcroft Mountain Monthly ... View newspapers

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Otero County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Otero County political report.

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Travel

Hotels in Otero County include Best Western, Cloudcroft Hotel, Comfort Inn & Suites, Days Inn, Inn of the Mountain Gods, Lodge at Cloudcroft, Motel 6, Super 8

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