Basic information about the Chaves County
The Chaves County is located in the state of New Mexico. This county occupies 6076 square miles, with 11 square miles being water areas. There are 65.645 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of Chaves County citizens, the 3 largest groups are White (70.86%), followed by Some Other Race (21.93%) and Two or More races (3.24%). There are 23.691 households in the county, while 70,26% of them are family households and 29,74% represent non family households. There are 5 cities and towns in Chaves County. The most populated city is Roswell city and the smallest town or village is Lake Arthur town.