Community Profile

Property Taxes

Roswell

         
Residential             $28.250
Non-Residential     $33.401

Chaves County
Residential             $21.955
Non-Residential     $26.219

Gross Receipts


Total Gross Receipts Rate   7.5%

Workforce


Chaves County - January 2016


Civilian Labor Force     27,107
Employment                 25,324
Unemployment             1,783
Rate                              6.6%

Population


2015 Estimate


Roswell                  48,754
Chaves County      66,257

Roswell Housing Market


Year        Residential Volume        Houses Sold


2015        $78,739,958                         532

Single Family Home Average Sales Price


2016 - $155,903
 

Water Supply - City of Roswell


Replenishing Roswell Basin Reservoir capable of supporting a population of 4 million.

Electric - Xcel Energy


Reliability         more than 99%


Roswell and Chaves County enjoy some of the lowest electric rates in the Southwest United States.

Natural Gas - NM Gas Company


Content Per Cubic Foot        1,000 BTU Average


Rate, $0.2814 per therm, Jan. 2016