Atoka, New Mexico Population 2024

1,285

Atoka is a city located in Eddy County New Mexico. Atoka has a 2024 population of 1,285. Atoka is currently growing at a rate of 0.23% annually and its population has increased by 0.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,275 in 2020.

The average household income in Atoka is $72,910 with a poverty rate of 4.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Atoka is 29.6 years, 29.6 years for males, and 30 years for females.

Atoka Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Atoka was:

  • White: 66.17%
  • Two or more races: 28.91%
  • Other race: 4.92%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
6.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
190.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.78% (10)
The current population of Atoka, New Mexico is 1,285 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,275.

Atoka, New Mexico Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White84766.17%
Two or more races37028.91%
Other race634.92%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Atoka Population by Race

Atoka Population Pyramid 2024

Atoka Median Age

29.6

Total

29.6

Male

30

Female

Atoka Adults

There are 912 adults, (197 of whom are seniors) in Atoka.

Atoka Age Dependency

79

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Atoka Sex Ratio

Female52541.02%
Male75558.98%

Atoka Population by Age

Atoka Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5082.5276.423.6
Married3573.0466.433.6
Non Family11301000
Female382.181000
Male0000

2.95

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

76.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Atoka Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade496.05%
9th to 12th Grade455.56%
High School Graduate26232.35%
Some College19323.83%
Associates Degree21726.79%
Bachelors Degree445.43%
Graduate Degree00%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Atoka Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Atoka Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic5454510
2+ Races2752750
White26526544
Other Race63180

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.6%.

Atoka Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$69,552$68,885$80,165
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Some College$69,882$0$0
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$69,552

Average Earnings

$68,885

Average Male

$80,165

Average Female

Atoka Earnings by Educational Attainment

Atoka Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Atoka Language

44.43% of Atoka residents speak only English, while 55.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 55.57% of the population.

Atoka Language

Atoka Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic874394.46%
White406153.69%

4.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.02%

Male Poverty Rate

0.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Atoka

The race most likely to be in poverty in Atoka is Hispanic, with 4.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Atoka is White, with 3.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.29%.

Atoka Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.49%
High School2.67%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Atoka Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Atoka Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Atoka Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$77,816$72,910
Families$79,303$84,765
Married Families$79,803$-999,999,999
Non Families-$-999,999,999

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Atoka Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

80.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

71.0%

Male Marriage Rate

93.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Atoka Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Atoka Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Atoka Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Atoka Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

144

Number of Veterans

144

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam77
Second Gulf War52
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Atoka Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+89
55 to 6452
65 to 743
18 to 340
35 to 540

Atoka Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White9216.03%
2+ Races5218.91%
Hispanic529.37%

Atoka Veterans by Race

Atoka Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

63.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Atoka Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

42.4%

Labor Force Participation

41.3%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Atoka Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Atoka Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Atoka Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

69.06%

Born in Atoka

85.23%

Native Born

14.77%

Foreign Born

9.53%

Non Citizen

5.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.23% of Atoka residents were born in the United States, with 69.06% having been born in New Mexico. 9.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Atoka Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,28530.23%
20231,28220.16%
20221,280-140-9.86%
20211,42014511.37%
20201,275826.87%
20191,19317417.08%
20181,019717.49%
201794813416.46%
20168148711.97%
20157279414.85%
2014633-350-35.61%
2013983-156-13.7%
20121,13915315.52%
2011986-91-8.45%
20101,07700%

Atoka Population by Year