Gallup, New Mexico Population 2022

21,943
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Gallup is a city located in McKinley County New Mexico. With a 2020 population of 21,943, it is the 12th largest city in New Mexico and the 2106th largest city in the United States. Gallup is currently growing at a rate of 0.10% annually and its population has increased by 0.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 21,899 in 2020. Spanning over 20 miles, Gallup has a population density of 1,098 people per square mile.

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 - per month, and the median house value is -. 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 21,943 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 21,899.

Gallup, New Mexico Population 2022

Population by Race

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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

51.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gallup Households and Families

3.6

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

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Gallup Households by Type

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Gallup Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gallup Educational Attainment by Race

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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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$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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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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Gallup Poverty Rate by Education

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Gallup Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gallup Income by Household Type

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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

Gallup Veterans by War

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Gallup Veterans by Age

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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

Gallup Population by Year