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Where is Chaves County, New Mexico?

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Chaves County is a county equivalent area found in New Mexico, USA. The county government of Chaves is found in the county seat of Roswell.

With a total 15,734.5 sq. km of land and water area, Chaves County, New Mexico is the 62nd largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 65,878 people, Chaves County has a total 26573 households earning 39131 on average per year.

Chaves County, New Mexico - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 35005
Area Codes 575
Time Zone MST
Major Cities Roswell (population: 57,170), Dexter (population: 5,189), Hagerman (population: 2,530), Lake Arthur (population: 939), Hope (population: 272), Pinon (population: 162)
Land Area 25,436 sq miles
Water Area 6,065 sq miles
Household Income $39,131
Housing Units 26,573
Median Home Value $96,800
High School Grads 78% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 18% of population
Retail Spending $13,392 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $92,362 per capita

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.