Deming is a somewhat small city located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 14,522 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Deming is the 12th largest community in New Mexico.
Deming is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Deming is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Deming who work in office and administrative support (16.18%), sales jobs (7.59%), and teaching (6.60%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.52 minutes getting to work every day.
In Deming, just 12.99% 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 2010 was $14,200, 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 $56,800 for a family of four. Deming also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 33.90% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Deming is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Deming home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Deming residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Deming also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 70.11% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Deming include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
Deming also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 16.23%.
The most common language spoken in Deming is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and French.