McKinley County, New Mexico Population 2018

McKinley County, New Mexico's estimated population is 72,564 with a growth rate of -2.40% 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
201772,564-1,782-2.40%
201674,3461,3881.90%
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 Native56,222
White11,912
Some Other Race2,814
Two or More Races2,250
Asian734
Black or African American382
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander32

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

McKinley County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

McKinley County, New Mexico Median Age

30.8


Total

28.9


Male

32.5


Female

McKinley County, New Mexico Adults

There are 51,670 adults, (7,881 of which are seniors) in McKinley County, New Mexico.

McKinley County, New Mexico Age Dependency

69.5

Age Dependency Ratio

17.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.6

Child Dependency Ratio

McKinley County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

38,422

51.68%

Male

35,924

48.32%

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
Married82.1%17.9%
Male74%26%
All71.7%28.3%
Female66.8%33.2%
Non Family62.3%37.7%

71.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

McKinley County, New Mexico Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,9683.8871.7
Married7,2024.6482.1
Non Family5,7471.1962.3
Female4,8295.6766.8
Male1,1904.9974

4.92

Average Family Size

3.88

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

McKinley County, New Mexico Households

McKinley County, New Mexico Education

McKinley County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,2869.86%
9th to 12th Grade7,10516.34%
High School Graduate14,56533.49%
Some College9,80822.55%
Associates Degree2,9426.76%
Bachelors Degree2,8546.56%
Graduate Degree1,9304.44%

McKinley County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Native American32,12122,9981,820
Hispanic5,4433,802614
White5,3274,6971,904
Other Race1,8971,19953
Multiple Races530508127
Asian369312277
Black22421189
Islander2322

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 95.85%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 75.07%.

McKinley County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,752$25,354$21,137
Less Than High School$14,779$15,576$14,086
High School Grad$20,557$22,861$18,759
Some College$24,086$31,017$20,729
Bachelors Degree$35,308$34,082$40,199
Graduate Degree$50,889$51,593$50,212

$22,752

Average Earnings

$25,354

Average Male

$21,137

Average Female

McKinley County, New Mexico Language

McKinley County, New Mexico Language by Age

McKinley County, New Mexico Language

44.59% of McKinley County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 55.41% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Other, which is spoken by 48.86% of the population.

McKinley County, New Mexico Poverty

McKinley County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native56,03124,30943.38%
Hispanic10,0312,75627.47%
White6,52686813.30%
Other2,79066423.80%
Multiple2,23648821.82%
Asian72315321.16%
Black3594512.53%
Islander271348.15%

38.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

37.72%

Male Poverty Rate

38.44%

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 48.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McKinley County, New Mexico is Black, with 12.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 48.49%.

McKinley County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School47.72%
High School36.33%
Some College25.71%
Bachelors or Greater8.20%

McKinley County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed51.35%
Female Unemployed37.65%
Female Employed20.28%
Male Employed17.43%

McKinley County, New Mexico Income

McKinley County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$29,272$42,845
Families$35,906$48,749
Married Families$54,203$60,972
Non Families$13,707$25,832

McKinley County, New Mexico Marital Status

McKinley County, New Mexico Marital Status

Marriage Rates

33.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.2%

Male Marriage Rate

32.0%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

McKinley County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race

McKinley County, New Mexico Veterans

McKinley County, New Mexico Veterans by War

2,914

Number of Veterans

2,595

Male Veterans

319

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,113
Second Gulf War457
First Gulf War384
Korea226
World War II110

McKinley County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74755
35 to 54657
55 to 64635
75+586
18 to 34281

McKinley County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Indian1,5343.94%
White1,13012.29%
Hispanic4436.84%
Other1587.76%
2 or More527.32%
Black3213.06%
Asian61.00%
Hawaiian26.45%

McKinley County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

15.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

McKinley County, New Mexico Employment Status

McKinley County, New Mexico Employment by Age

50.3%

Labor Force Participation

42.4%

Employment Rate

15.7%

Unemployment Rate

McKinley County, New Mexico Employment by Race

McKinley County, New Mexico Employment by Education

Population of Cities in McKinley County, New Mexico

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Gallup21783226708874.07%
Data Sources
  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