Mountainair, New Mexico Population 2024

921

Mountainair is a city located in Socorro County and Torrance County New Mexico. Mountainair has a 2024 population of 921. Mountainair is currently growing at a rate of 1.21% annually and its population has increased by 5.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 877 in 2020.

The average household income in Mountainair is $60,798 with a poverty rate of 17.3%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Mountainair is 39.2 years, 39.1 years for males, and 39.7 years for females.

Mountainair Demographics

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

  • White: 49.67%
  • Two or more races: 20.73%
  • Black or African American: 20.45%
  • Other race: 7.19%
  • Asian: 1.96%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
582.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.02% (44)
The current population of Mountainair, New Mexico is 921 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 877.

Mountainair, New Mexico Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White53249.67%
Two or more races22220.73%
Black or African American21920.45%
Other race777.19%
Asian211.96%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Mountainair Population by Race

Mountainair Population Pyramid 2024

Mountainair Median Age

39.2

Total

39.1

Male

39.7

Female

Mountainair Adults

There are 743 adults, (290 of whom are seniors) in Mountainair.

Mountainair Age Dependency

136.4

Age Dependency Ratio

64

Old Age Dependency Ratio

72.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Mountainair Sex Ratio

Female41538.75%
Male65661.25%

Mountainair Population by Age

Mountainair Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3323.2381.618.4
Married1553.6196.83.2
Non Family1481.3562.237.8
Female2311.871000
Male66.331000

4.36

Average Family Size

3.23

Average Household Size

81.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mountainair Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade13021.42%
9th to 12th Grade7011.53%
High School Graduate19231.63%
Some College10817.79%
Associates Degree111.81%
Bachelors Degree599.72%
Graduate Degree376.1%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Mountainair Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mountainair Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic2731336
White24121869
2+ Races160496
Other Race61600
Black3700
Asian212121

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Mountainair Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$0$0$32,656
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$19,375$0$0
Some College$43,000$44,000$33,125
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$0

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$32,656

Average Female

Mountainair Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mountainair Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mountainair Language

72.19% of Mountainair residents speak only English, while 27.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.83% of the population.

Mountainair Language

Mountainair Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic52414527.67%
Multiple2229241.44%
White3543710.45%
Other771722.08%

17.3%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.4%

Male Poverty Rate

20.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mountainair

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mountainair is Multiple, with 41.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mountainair is White, with 10.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 17.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 44.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.81%.

Mountainair Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School29.69%
Less Than 9th Grade15.5%
Some College0.84%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Mountainair Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed44.63%
Female Employed17.99%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Mountainair Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mountainair Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$38,482$60,798
Families$52,917$83,510
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families$24,583$32,479

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mountainair Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

33.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Mountainair Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Mountainair 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.

Mountainair Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mountainair Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

58

Number of Veterans

58

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam32
First Gulf War8
Korea6
Second Gulf War0
World War II0

Mountainair Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7424
55 to 6420
35 to 548
75+6
18 to 340

Mountainair Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5815.1%
Hispanic123.4%

Mountainair Veterans by Race

Mountainair Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

22.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mountainair Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

44.3%

Labor Force Participation

39.5%

Employment Rate

11%

Unemployment Rate

Mountainair Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mountainair Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mountainair 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

65.83%

Born in Mountainair

90.76%

Native Born

9.24%

Foreign Born

7.28%

Non Citizen

1.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.76% of Mountainair residents were born in the United States, with 65.83% having been born in New Mexico. 7.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Mountainair Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029976111.14%
2028965111.15%
2027954111.17%
2026943111.18%
2025932111.19%
2024921111.21%
2023910111.22%
202289970.78%
2021892151.71%
202087760.69%
2019871-5-0.57%
2018876-2-0.23%
201787810.11%
2016877-9-1.02%
2015886-6-0.67%
2014892-10-1.11%
2013902-21-2.28%
2012923-20-2.12%
201194320.21%
201094100%

Mountainair Population by Year