Del Muerto, Arizona Population 2024

784

Del Muerto is a city located in Apache County and Navajo County Arizona. Del Muerto has a 2024 population of 784. Del Muerto is currently growing at a rate of 20.8% annually and its population has increased by 218.7% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 246 in 2020.

The average household income in Del Muerto is $33,616 with a poverty rate of 17.48%. The median age in Del Muerto is 46.2 years: 39.6 years for males, and 46.5 years for females.

Del Muerto Demographics

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

  • Native American: 96.89%
  • Two or more races: 3.11%
  • White: 0%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Arizona
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
659.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
218.7% (538)
The current population of Del Muerto, Arizona is 784 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 246.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Native American49996.89%
Two or more races163.11%
White00%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

Native American

Two or more races

White

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Del Muerto Population by Race

Del Muerto Population Pyramid 2024

Del Muerto Median Age

46.2

Total

39.6

Male

46.5

Female

Del Muerto Adults

There are 438 adults, (123 of whom are seniors) in Del Muerto.

Del Muerto Age Dependency

63.5

Age Dependency Ratio

39

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Del Muerto Sex Ratio

Female32162.33%
Male19437.67%

Del Muerto Population by Age

Del Muerto Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1802.861000
Female772.191000
Married664.241000
Non Family2601000
Male113.641000

3.18

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

100.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Del Muerto Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade267.2%
Associates Degree5916.34%
Bachelors Degree00%
Graduate Degree113.05%
High School Graduate18751.8%
Less Than 9th Grade287.76%
Some College5013.85%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Del Muerto Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Del Muerto Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Native American36130711
Hispanic27270

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 3.05%.

Del Muerto Educational Attainment by Race

Del Muerto Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Del Muerto Language

9.71% of Del Muerto residents speak only English, while 90.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 87.18% of the population.

Del Muerto Language

Del Muerto Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native4999018.04%

17.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.23%

Male Poverty Rate

13.4%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Del Muerto

The race most likely to be in poverty in Del Muerto is Native, with 18.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Del Muerto is Native, with 18.04% 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 28.21%.

Del Muerto Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College24.77%
High School6.95%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Del Muerto Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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

Del Muerto Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Del Muerto Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$26,974$36,077
Households$26,974$33,616
Married Families$49,167$-999,999,999
Non Families-$-999,999,999

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Del Muerto Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

29.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.0%

Male Marriage Rate

27.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Del Muerto Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Del Muerto 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 Over 65.

Del Muerto Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Del Muerto Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

0

Number of Veterans

0

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Del Muerto Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
65 to 740
75+0

Del Muerto Veterans by Age

count

Del Muerto Veterans by Race

Del Muerto Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Del Muerto Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

27.2%

Labor Force Participation

27.2%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Del Muerto Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Del Muerto Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Del Muerto 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

100%

Born in Del Muerto

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Del Muerto residents were born in the United States, with 100% having been born in Arizona. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Del Muerto Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202478413520.8%
202364913426.02%
2022515362236.6%
2021153-93-37.8%
2020246-101-29.11%
20193479437.15%
2018253-88-25.81%
2017341-89-20.7%
2016430194.62%
2015411266.75%
2014385-77-16.67%
201346212737.91%
201233510646.29%
2011229-100-30.4%
201032900%

Del Muerto Population by Year