McKinley County, New Mexico Population 2019

McKinley County, New Mexico's estimated population is 72,564 with a growth rate of -0.54% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. McKinley County, New Mexico is the 7th largest county in New Mexico.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201772,564-394-0.54%
201672,958-428-0.58%
201573,3866530.90%
201472,7331290.18%
201372,6042770.38%
201272,327290.04%
201172,2986270.87%
201071,67110,98518.10%
199060,6864,2377.51%
198056,44913,24130.64%
197043,2085,99916.12%
196037,2099,75835.55%
195027,4513,81016.12%
194023,6412,99814.52%
193020,6436,91250.34%
192013,7317685.92%
191012,9630.00%

McKinley County, New Mexico Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
American Indian and Alaska Native55,150
White11,841
Two or More Races2,579
Some Other Race2,137
Asian713
Black or African American397
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander32

McKinley County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2019

McKinley County, New Mexico Median Age

31.6


Total

29.9


Male

32.9


Female

McKinley County, New Mexico Adults

There are 51,256 adults, (8,076 of whom are seniors) in McKinley County, New Mexico.

McKinley County, New Mexico Age Dependency

68.7

Age Dependency Ratio

18.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50

Child Dependency Ratio

McKinley County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

37,640

51.67%

Male

35,209

48.33%

McKinley County, New Mexico Households and Families

McKinley County, New Mexico Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

McKinley County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.3%20.7%
All71.5%28.5%
Male71%29%
Female67.8%32.2%
Non Family65.2%34.8%

71.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,7643.6571.5
Married7,3184.4179.3
Non Family6,0541.1565.2
Female4,8945.3367.8
Male1,4984.5471

4.61

Average Family Size

3.65

Average Household Size

7.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

McKinley County, New Mexico Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,3349.99%
9th to 12th Grade6,61715.26%
High School Graduate14,94834.46%
Some College9,58822.11%
Associates Degree3,1897.35%
Bachelors Degree2,5725.93%
Graduate Degree2,1254.90%

McKinley County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Native American32,08823,2721,675
Hispanic5,4043,806585
White5,2594,6951,840
Other Race1,6091,03382
Multiple Races531490149
Asian454405338
Black254246139
Islander24244

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 74.45%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,879$25,612$22,438
Less Than High School$14,707$14,419$14,850
High School Grad$22,077$24,045$19,425
Some College$24,420$30,945$21,604
Bachelors Degree$38,152$33,205$41,759
Graduate Degree$50,326$50,179$50,406

$23,879

Average Earnings

$25,612

Average Male

$22,438

Average Female

McKinley County, New Mexico Language

McKinley County, New Mexico Language by Age

McKinley County, New Mexico Language

45.96% of McKinley County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 54.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other, which is spoken by 47.72% of the population.

McKinley County, New Mexico Poverty

McKinley County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native54,84923,15342.21%
Hispanic10,1412,76627.28%
White6,4721,02215.79%
Multiple2,56283732.67%
Other2,10438318.20%
Asian70217224.50%
Black3694311.65%
Islander261246.15%

37.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

37.93%

Male Poverty Rate

37.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McKinley County, New Mexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in McKinley County, New Mexico is Islander, with 46.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McKinley County, New Mexico is Black, with 11.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 49.45%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School47.77%
High School36.71%
Some College24.72%
Bachelors or Greater8.59%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed55.11%
Female Unemployed41.31%
Female Employed18.94%
Male Employed15.60%

McKinley County, New Mexico Income

McKinley County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,336$45,227
Families$36,537$50,513
Married Families$54,295$61,639
Non Families$14,486$29,475

McKinley County, New Mexico Marital Status

McKinley County, New Mexico Marital Status

Marriage Rates

33.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.5%

Male Marriage Rate

32.4%

Female Marriage Rate

McKinley County, New Mexico Married by Age and Sex

McKinley County, New Mexico Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

McKinley County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race

McKinley County, New Mexico Veterans

3,065

Number of Veterans

2,658

Male Veterans

407

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,103
Second Gulf War514
First Gulf War477
Korea235
World War II87

McKinley County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Indian1,6294.20%
White1,18913.03%
Hispanic4857.57%
Other1347.71%
2 or More8912.45%
Black165.95%
Asian61.02%
Hawaiian26.45%

McKinley County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

15.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

McKinley County, New Mexico Employment Status

51.5%

Labor Force Participation

43.2%

Employment Rate

16.1%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in McKinley County, New Mexico

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990