Chaves County is ranked the 4th best county in New Mexico.
Roswell Labor force
Education Level (Completed High School +)
(per $1,000 of taxable value)
Residential $28.334 Non-Residential $34.361
Chaves County (2018; area surrounding Roswell)
Residential $22.005Non-Residential $27.157
Gross Receipts Tax
Roswell Total Gross Receipts Rate 7.8333%
Chaves County Total Gross Receipts Rate (outside municipalities) 6.5208%
Water Supply – City of Roswell
Resources capable of supporting a population of 4 million.
Electric – Xcel Energy
Natural Gas – NM Gas Company