Mountainair, New Mexico Population 2022

861
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Mountainair is a city located in Torrance County New Mexico. Mountainair has a 2020 population of 861. Mountainair is currently declining at a rate of -0.46% annually and its population has decreased by -8.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 939 in 2010.

The average household income in Mountainair is $50,607 with a poverty rate of 28.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $664 per month, and the median house value is $75,900. The median age in Mountainair is 49 years, 48.4 years for males, and 52.7 years for females.

Mountainair Demographics

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

  • White: 85.83%
  • Other race: 7.75%
  • Two or more races: 4.10%
  • Asian: 2.33%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mountainair, New Mexico is 861 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 861.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 939.

Mountainair, New Mexico Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White77585.83%
Asian212.33%
Some Other Race707.75%
Two or More Races374.10%
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Mountainair Population by Race

Mountainair Population Pyramid 2022

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Mountainair Median Age

45.1


Total

39.9


Male

52.4


Female

Mountainair Adults

There are 788 adults, (274 of whom are seniors) in Mountainair.

Mountainair Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

53.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Mountainair Sex Ratio

Female

421

46.62%

Male

482

53.38%

Mountainair Population by Age

Mountainair Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mountainair Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married100%0%
Female100%0%
All82.7%17.3%
Male81.5%18.5%
Non Family66.7%33.3%

82.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mountainair Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3882.3382.7
Married1672.69100
Male27681.5
Female813.13100
Non Family186066.7

3.22

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Mountainair Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade111.65%
9th to 12th Grade12218.29%
High School Graduate19228.79%
Some College17125.64%
Associates Degree416.15%
Bachelors Degree6810.19%
Graduate Degree629.30%
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Mountainair Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mountainair Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian212121
White324274109
2+ Races3737
Other Race5453
Hispanic285202

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Mountainair Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$17,304$16,339$45,893
Less Than 9th Grade$15,387$15,417$
High School Graduate$$$
Some College$$39,196$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$52,125$$52,125

$17,304

Average Earnings

$16,339

Average Male

$45,893

Average Female

Mountainair Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mountainair Language by Age

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Mountainair Language

70.12% of Mountainair residents speak only English, while 29.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 27.51% of the population.

Mountainair Language

Mountainair Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4936813.79%
Other17NaN%
Hispanic35219053.98%

28.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.88%

Male Poverty Rate

27.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mountainair

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mountainair is White, with 13.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mountainair is Hispanic, with 53.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 53.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.83%.

Mountainair Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.85%
High School45.83%
Some College22.17%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Mountainair Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed41.38%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed20.61%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Mountainair Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mountainair Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,743$47,185
Families$46,364$69,509
Married Families--
Non Families$17,500$22,883
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Income by Household Type

Mountainair Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.7%

Male Marriage Rate

30.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Mountainair Married by Age and Sex

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Mountainair 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 35-44.

Mountainair Marital Status by Race

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Mountainair Marital Status

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79

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War7
Vietnam55
Korea
World War II

Mountainair Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 547
55 to 6417
65 to 7455
75+

Mountainair Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7911.69%
Hispanic3511.63%

Mountainair Veterans by Race

Mountainair Veterans by Education

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24.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mountainair Veterans by Education

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40.4%

Labor Force Participation

40.1%

Employment Rate

0.6%

Unemployment Rate

Mountainair Employment by Age

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Mountainair Employment by Race

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Mountainair 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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64.45%

Born in Mountainair

96.46%

Native Born

3.54%

Foreign Born

1.22%

Non Citizen

2.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.46% of Mountainair residents were born in the United States, with 64.45% having been born in New Mexico. 1.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Mountainair Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20109390.00%
201194120.21%
2012922-19-2.02%
2013902-20-2.17%
2014890-12-1.33%
2015885-5-0.56%
2016879-6-0.68%
201788010.11%
2018877-3-0.34%
2019873-4-0.46%
2020869-4-0.46%
2021865-4-0.46%
2022861-4-0.46%

Mountainair Population by Year