Hernandez, New Mexico Population 2024

873

Hernandez is a city located in Rio Arriba County New Mexico. Hernandez has a 2024 population of 873. Hernandez is currently declining at a rate of -1.58% annually and its population has decreased by -6.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 931 in 2020.

The average household income in Hernandez is $62,928 with a poverty rate of 31.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Hernandez is 50.6 years, 41.5 years for males, and 51.3 years for females.

Hernandez Demographics

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

  • White: 47.67%
  • Other race: 45.79%
  • Two or more races: 3.55%
  • Native American: 2.99%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
514.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.23% (-58)
The current population of Hernandez, New Mexico is 873 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 931.

Hernandez, New Mexico Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White43047.67%
Other race41345.79%
Two or more races323.55%
Native American272.99%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Hernandez Population by Race

Hernandez Population Pyramid 2024

Hernandez Median Age

50.6

Total

41.5

Male

51.3

Female

Hernandez Adults

There are 739 adults, (220 of whom are seniors) in Hernandez.

Hernandez Age Dependency

73.8

Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Hernandez Sex Ratio

Female52357.98%
Male37942.02%

Hernandez Population by Age

Hernandez Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4112.1960.839.2
Non Family2281.141.258.8
Married1082.888.911.1
Female584.3886.213.8
Male175.5958.841.2

3.43

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

60.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hernandez Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade345.18%
9th to 12th Grade16925.72%
High School Graduate18127.55%
Some College13019.79%
Associates Degree6610.05%
Bachelors Degree335.02%
Graduate Degree446.7%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Hernandez Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hernandez Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic58338560
Other Race34918920
White706513
2+ Races27254
Native American10104

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 40%.

Hernandez Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$52,625$62,750$45,000
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$32,000$42,813$28,750
Some College$0$0$35,000
Bachelors Degree$81,250$0$0
Graduate Degree$250,001$0$0

$52,625

Average Earnings

$62,750

Average Male

$45,000

Average Female

Hernandez Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hernandez Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hernandez Language

33.06% of Hernandez residents speak only English, while 66.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 66.94% of the population.

Hernandez Language

Hernandez Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic78725932.91%
Other41317341.89%
White982929.59%
Multiple321340.63%

31.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.18%

Male Poverty Rate

35.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hernandez

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hernandez is Other, with 41.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hernandez is White, with 29.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.98%.

Hernandez Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade61.58%
High School34.25%
Some College17.86%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Hernandez Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed18.18%
Male Employed15.33%
Female Employed5.65%
Male Unemployed0%

Hernandez Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hernandez Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$19,429$62,928
Families$52,917$113,688
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families$14,636$21,660

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hernandez Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

31.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.1%

Male Marriage Rate

26.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Hernandez Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hernandez 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.

Hernandez Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hernandez Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

36

Number of Veterans

36

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War13
Vietnam9
Second Gulf War4
Korea0
World War II0

Hernandez Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5413
75+9
55 to 646
18 to 344
65 to 744

Hernandez Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Hispanic253.83%
Other Race133.6%
White113.4%
Native American829.63%
2+ Races414.81%

Hernandez Veterans by Race

Hernandez Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hernandez Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

39.2%

Labor Force Participation

34.7%

Employment Rate

11.5%

Unemployment Rate

Hernandez Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hernandez Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hernandez 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

87.36%

Born in Hernandez

98.45%

Native Born

1.55%

Foreign Born

1.55%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.45% of Hernandez residents were born in the United States, with 87.36% having been born in New Mexico. 1.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hernandez Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024873-14-1.58%
2023887-15-1.66%
2022902-52-5.45%
2021954232.47%
202093118023.97%
20197519915.18%
2018652-181-21.73%
2017833-19-2.23%
2016852-85-9.07%
2015937-219-18.94%
20141,156676.15%
20131,089888.79%
20121,001-17-1.67%
20111,018727.61%
201094600%

Hernandez Population by Year