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Where is Otero County, New Mexico?

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

With a total 17,165.15 sq. km of land and water area, Otero County, New Mexico is the 56th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 65,082 people, Otero County has a total 30769 households earning 39263 on average per year.

Otero County, New Mexico offers the following attraction to visitors: White Sands NM

Otero County, New Mexico - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 35035
Area Codes 575
Time Zone MST
Major Cities Alamogordo (population: 37,918), Tularosa (population: 5,370), Mescalero (population: 3,743), Holloman AFB (population: 3,161), La Luz (population: 2,375), Cloudcroft (population: 1,812), High Rolls Mountain Park (population: 930), Mayhill (population: 638), Timberon (population: 380), Bent (population: 217)
Land Area 25,128 sq miles
Water Area 6,613 sq miles
Household Income $39,263
Housing Units 30,769
Median Home Value $102,400
High School Grads 84% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 17% of population
Retail Spending $8,338 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $92,381 per capita

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.