Aztec, New Mexico Population 2024

6,059

Aztec is a city located in San Juan County New Mexico. Aztec has a 2024 population of 6,059. Aztec is currently declining at a rate of -0.54% annually and its population has decreased by -2.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,193 in 2020.

The average household income in Aztec is $58,615 with a poverty rate of 29.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Aztec is 34 years, 34.4 years for males, and 33.8 years for females.

Aztec Demographics

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

  • White: 67.14%
  • Native American: 16.14%
  • Other race: 9.98%
  • Two or more races: 4.36%
  • Black or African American: 1.83%
  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
Land Area (mi²)
17.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
355.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.16% (-134)
The current population of Aztec, New Mexico is 6,059 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,193.

Aztec, New Mexico Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,17267.14%
Native American1,00316.14%
Other race6209.98%
Two or more races2714.36%
Black or African American1141.83%
Asian310.5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander30.05%

White

Native American

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Aztec Population by Race

Aztec Population Pyramid 2024

Aztec Median Age

34

Total

34.4

Male

33.8

Female

Aztec Adults

There are 4,604 adults, (1,065 of whom are seniors) in Aztec.

Aztec Age Dependency

75.6

Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Aztec Sex Ratio

Female3,32053.43%
Male2,89446.57%

Aztec Population by Age

Aztec Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,5932.3662.937.1
Non Family1,2031.249.250.8
Married8002.9282.317.8
Female4243.7762.737.3
Male1664.4569.330.7

3.12

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

62.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Aztec Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade3438.31%
Associates Degree56713.74%
Bachelors Degree44010.66%
Graduate Degree3037.34%
High School Graduate93522.65%
Less Than 9th Grade1263.05%
Some College1,41434.25%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Aztec Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Aztec Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,6502,475550
Hispanic72766265
Native American58236072
Other Race35732249
2+ Races1048913
Black38380
Asian313116

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.61%.

Aztec Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$42,813$47,143$40,288
Graduate Degree$63,693$67,109$56,250
High School Graduate$39,432$39,091$41,023
Less Than 9th Grade$22,500$23,929$0
Overall$39,664$46,181$35,536
Some College$40,540$53,141$29,511

$39,664

Average Earnings

$46,181

Average Male

$35,536

Average Female

Aztec Earnings by Educational Attainment

Aztec Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Aztec Language

85.53% of Aztec residents speak only English, while 14.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 8.94% of the population.

Aztec Language

Aztec Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,44972220.93%
Hispanic1,52351033.49%
Native97648649.8%
Other62040765.65%
Multiple2717628.04%
Asian31516.13%
Islander33100%

29.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.27%

Male Poverty Rate

28.1%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Aztec

The race most likely to be in poverty in Aztec is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Aztec is Asian, with 16.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.65%.

Aztec Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.92%
High School28.49%
Some College27.64%
Bachelors or Greater6.48%

Aztec Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed50%
Male Employed20.99%
Female Employed16.61%
Male Unemployed0%

Aztec Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Aztec Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$52,629$66,914
Households$45,846$58,615
Married Families$90,962$-999,999,999
Non Families$25,469$42,018

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Aztec Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

34.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.7%

Male Marriage Rate

34.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Aztec Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Aztec Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Aztec Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Aztec Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

383

Number of Veterans

350

Male Veterans

33

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam89
First Gulf War79
Second Gulf War75
World War II12
Korea7

Aztec Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6491
35 to 5490
75+80
18 to 3475
65 to 7447

Aztec Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3329.58%
Native American467.74%
Hispanic394.83%
Other Race51.35%

Aztec Veterans by Race

Aztec Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Aztec Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.6%

Labor Force Participation

54.7%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

Aztec Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Aztec Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Aztec 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

54.44%

Born in Aztec

98.49%

Native Born

1.51%

Foreign Born

0.31%

Non Citizen

1.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.49% of Aztec residents were born in the United States, with 54.44% having been born in New Mexico. 0.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Aztec Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,891-34-0.57%
20285,925-33-0.55%
20275,958-34-0.57%
20265,992-33-0.55%
20256,025-34-0.56%
20246,059-33-0.54%
20236,092-34-0.56%
20226,126-32-0.52%
20216,158-35-0.57%
20206,193-187-2.93%
20196,380-94-1.45%
20186,474-81-1.24%
20176,555-58-0.88%
20166,613-24-0.36%
20156,637-57-0.85%
20146,694-18-0.27%
20136,712-32-0.47%
20126,744-6-0.09%
20116,750-25-0.37%
20106,7753976.22%
20006,37889916.41%
19905,479-33-0.6%
19805,5122,15864.34%
19703,354-783-18.93%
19604,13700%
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Aztec Population by Year