Gallup, New Mexico Population 2022

20,926
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Gallup is a city located in McKinley County New Mexico. Gallup has a 2020 population of 20,926. Gallup is currently declining at a rate of -0.90% annually and its population has decreased by -4.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 21,798 in 2010.

The average household income in Gallup is $66,865 with a poverty rate of 33.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $675 per month, and the median house value is $135,500. The median age in Gallup is 32.7 years, 30.8 years for males, and 34.2 years for females.

Gallup Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gallupwas:

  • Native American: 47.67%
  • White: 31.52%
  • Other race: 9.28%
  • Two or more races: 6.52%
  • Asian: 3.17%
  • Black or African American: 1.39%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.44%
The current population of Gallup, New Mexico is 20,926 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 20,926.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 21,798.

Gallup, New Mexico Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201071,6730.00%
201172,3326590.91%
201272,365330.05%
201372,6653000.41%
201472,7961310.18%
201573,4626660.91%
201673,028-434-0.59%
201772,423-605-0.84%
201871,911-512-0.71%
201971,367-544-0.76%
202070,823-544-0.77%
202170,279-544-0.77%

Gallup Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,82131.52%
Black or African American3011.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native10,31447.67%
Asian6863.17%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander960.44%
Some Other Race2,0089.28%
Two or More Races1,4116.52%
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Gallup Population by Race

Gallup Population Pyramid 2022

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Gallup Median Age

32.9


Total

31


Male

34.4


Female

Gallup Adults

There are 14,883 adults, (2,879 of whom are seniors) in Gallup.

Gallup Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Gallup Sex Ratio

Female

11,163

51.59%

Male

10,474

48.41%

Gallup Population by Age

Gallup Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gallup Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.7%30.3%
All51%49%
Non Family41.5%58.5%
Female41%59%
Male36%64%

51.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gallup Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,4992.8251
Married2,6513.469.7
Male4973.3836
Female1,6594.2641
Non Family2,6921.2441.5

3.6

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

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Gallup Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8026.05%
9th to 12th Grade1,3039.83%
High School Graduate4,35632.86%
Some College3,01822.77%
Associates Degree1,0037.57%
Bachelors Degree1,36510.30%
Graduate Degree1,40910.63%
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Gallup Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gallup Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian462462383
Black18218295
White3,1722,9851,220
Islander969624
2+ Races476353105
Hispanic3,7442,895554
Other Race1,4981,061221
Native American5,6194,513450

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 82.90%.

Gallup Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,995$36,534$26,684
Less Than 9th Grade$14,727$14,182$15,944
High School Graduate$17,098$25,988$14,848
Some College$33,110$37,500$25,764
Bachelors Degree$52,229$56,477$45,089
Graduate Degree$60,111$62,431$56,087

$31,995

Average Earnings

$36,534

Average Male

$26,684

Average Female

Gallup Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gallup Language by Age

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Gallup Language

66.97% of Gallup residents speak only English, while 33.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 18.43% of the population.

Gallup Language

Gallup Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander966466.67%
Native10,1235,09150.29%
Multiple1,40555339.36%
Hispanic6,4581,64925.53%
White4,05246811.55%
Asian6867010.20%
Black27693.26%
Other480NaN%

33.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.93%

Male Poverty Rate

37.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gallup

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gallup is Islander, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gallup is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.49%.

Gallup Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.69%
High School34.07%
Some College24.57%
Bachelors or Greater3.94%

Gallup Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed14.79%
Male Unemployed42.91%
Female Employed20.15%
Female Unemployed53.94%

Gallup Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gallup Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,754$60,089
Families$52,017$65,985
Married Families$69,506-
Non Families$32,135$47,486
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Income by Household Type

Gallup Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.0%

Male Marriage Rate

34.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Gallup Married by Age and Sex

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Gallup Marriage

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

Gallup Marital Status by Race

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Gallup Marital Status

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1,179

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War252
First Gulf War358
Vietnam362
Korea60
World War II4

Gallup Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3466
35 to 54417
55 to 64150
65 to 74266
75+280

Gallup Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White63412.07%
Black4223.08%
Native American3264.89%
Asian81.71%
Islander3233.33%
Other Race794.87%
2+ Races589.86%
Hispanic4119.54%

Gallup Veterans by Race

Gallup Veterans by Education

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23.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gallup Veterans by Education

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52.9%

Labor Force Participation

49.1%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Gallup Employment by Age

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Gallup Employment by Race

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Gallup Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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64.24%

Born in Gallup

94.38%

Native Born

5.62%

Foreign Born

4.02%

Non Citizen

1.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.38% of Gallup residents were born in the United States, with 64.24% having been born in New Mexico. 4.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gallup Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19002,9460.00%
19203,9209741.44%
19305,9922,0724.33%
19407,0411,0491.63%
19509,1332,0922.64%
196014,0894,9564.43%
197014,5965070.35%
198018,1673,5712.21%
199019,1549870.53%
200020,2091,0550.54%
201021,7981,5890.76%
201121,9681700.78%
201221,926-42-0.19%
201321,994680.31%
201422,009150.07%
201522,1871780.81%
201622,036-151-0.68%
201721,846-190-0.86%
201821,682-164-0.75%
201921,493-189-0.87%
202021,304-189-0.88%
202121,115-189-0.89%
202220,926-189-0.90%

Gallup Population by Year