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Time Zone: Catron County lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Reserve is the Seat for Catron County.

Catron County was founded in 1921 and was created by taking area from SocorroCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Catron had a population of 3,443 people. This is a decrease of 2.82% since the last Census (which gave a population of 3,543 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Catron represented 0.19% of the total population of New Mexico, making it the state's 31st most populous county (out of 33 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20103,725+5.14%+8.19% since 2009
20093,443-2.82%+0.35% since 2008
20083,431-3.16%-0.78% since 2007
20003,543The Last Census

More information can be found on the Catron County Census Page for Catron County.


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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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