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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gallupwas:
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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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.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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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.