La Jara, New Mexico Population 2022

325
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La Jara is a city located in Sandoval County New Mexico. La Jara has a 2020 population of 325. La Jara is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 57.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 207 in 2010.

The average household income in La Jara is $41,542 with a poverty rate of 27.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in La Jara is 36.4 years, 32.9 years for males, and 36.8 years for females.

La Jara Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of La Jarawas:

  • White: 45.22%
  • Native American: 34.93%
  • Two or more races: 11.76%
  • Other race: 8.09%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of La Jara, New Mexico is 325 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 325.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 207.

La Jara, New Mexico Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12345.22%
American Indian and Alaska Native9534.93%
Some Other Race228.09%
Two or More Races3211.76%
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La Jara Population by Race

La Jara Population Pyramid 2022

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La Jara Median Age

32.6


Total

32.4


Male

36.1


Female

La Jara Adults

There are 192 adults, (80 of whom are seniors) in La Jara.

La Jara Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

71.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

71.4

Child Dependency Ratio

La Jara Sex Ratio

Female

112

41.18%

Male

160

58.82%

La Jara Population by Age

La Jara Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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La Jara Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family82.1%17.9%
All55.5%44.5%
Married40.8%59.2%
Male0%0%
Female0%0%

55.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

La Jara Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1102.4755.5
Married713.0640.8
Male00
Female00
Non Family391.4182.1

3.06

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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La Jara Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2011.56%
9th to 12th Grade4827.75%
High School Graduate2413.87%
Some College2112.14%
Associates Degree0.00%
Bachelors Degree4425.43%
Graduate Degree169.25%
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La Jara Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

La Jara Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Other Race222216
Hispanic1247660
White1616
Native American7413

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 72.73%.

La Jara Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,381$38,350$
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$$$
Some College$$$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$38,381

Average Earnings

$38,350

Average Male

$

Average Female

La Jara Earnings by Educational Attainment

La Jara Language by Age

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La Jara Language

34.80% of La Jara residents speak only English, while 65.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 65.20% of the population.

La Jara Language

La Jara Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native956265.26%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic2147434.58%

27.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.50%

Male Poverty Rate

19.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in La Jara

The race most likely to be in poverty in La Jara is Native, with 65.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in La Jara is Hispanic, with 34.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 58.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.51%.

La Jara Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade70.59%
High School20.83%
Some College0.00%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

La Jara Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Female Unemployed0.00%

La Jara Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

La Jara Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households-$37,203
Families-$37,628
Married Families--
Non Families-$36,431
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Income by Household Type

La Jara Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

71.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

72.9%

Male Marriage Rate

69.4%

Female Marriage Rate

La Jara Married by Age and Sex

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La Jara Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

La Jara Marital Status by Race

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La Jara Marital Status

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Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War
Vietnam
Korea
World War II

La Jara Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54
55 to 64
65 to 74
75+

La Jara Veterans by Age

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La Jara Veterans by Race

La Jara Veterans by Education

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NaN%

Veteran Poverty Rate

NaN%

Veteran Disability Rate

La Jara Veterans by Education

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34.4%

Labor Force Participation

30.7%

Employment Rate

10.6%

Unemployment Rate

La Jara Employment by Age

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La Jara Employment by Race

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La Jara 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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83.09%

Born in La Jara

98.16%

Native Born

1.84%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.16% of La Jara residents were born in the United States, with 83.09% having been born in New Mexico. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

La Jara Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102070.00%
2011143-64-30.92%
20121662316.08%
2013177116.63%
2014151-26-14.69%
20151974630.46%
2016165-32-16.24%
2017100-65-39.39%
2018257157157.00%
20193256826.46%
20203250.00%
20213250.00%
20223250.00%

La Jara Population by Year