Basic information about the Otero County
The Otero County is located in the state of New Mexico. This county occupies 6629 square miles, with 15 square miles being water areas. There are 63.797 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of Otero County citizens, the 3 largest groups are White (72.66%), followed by Some Other Race (11.52%) and American Indian and Alaska Native (6.69%). There are 24.464 households in the county, while 68,02% of them are family households and 31,98% represent non family households. There are 17 cities and towns in Otero County. The most populated city is Alamogordo city and the smallest town or village is Pinon CDP.