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

The community of Fort Sumner is the Seat for DeBaca County.

DeBaca County was founded in 1917. DeBaca was created by taking area from Chaves and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> DeBaca had a population of 1,819 people. This is a decrease of 18.79% since the last Census (which gave a population of 2,240 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, DeBaca represented 0.12% of the total population of New Mexico, making it the state's 32nd 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.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20102,022-9.73%+11.16% since 2009
20091,819-18.79%-2.26% since 2008
20081,861-16.92%-0.53% since 2007
20071,871-16.47% 
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20002,240The Last Census

More information can be found on the DeBaca County Census Page for DeBaca 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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