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 (15.47%), food service (7.41%), and sales jobs (7.26%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Deming spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 16.37 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The rate of college-level education in Deming is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.16% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Deming in 2010 was $14,077, 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 $56,308 for a family of four. Deming also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 33.06% of its population below the federal poverty line.
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 70.55% 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 Native American. Important ancestries of people in Deming include German, English, Italian, and French .
In addition, Deming has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (16.68%).
The most common language spoken in Deming is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Chinese.