Paraje, New Mexico Population 2024

1,931

Paraje is a city located in Cibola County New Mexico. Paraje has a 2024 population of 1,931. Paraje is currently growing at a rate of 17.31% annually and its population has increased by 143.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 793 in 2020.

The average household income in Paraje is $39,380 with a poverty rate of 55.5%. The median age in Paraje is 27.8 years: 27.7 years for males, and 36.3 years for females.

Paraje Demographics

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

  • Native American: 96.18%
  • White: 3.08%
  • Two or more races: 0.59%
  • Black or African American: 0.15%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
346.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
143.51% (1,138)
The current population of Paraje, New Mexico is 1,931 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 793.

Population by Race

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Native American1,31096.18%
White423.08%
Two or more races80.59%
Black or African American20.15%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

Native American

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Paraje Population by Race

Paraje Population Pyramid 2024

Paraje Median Age

27.8

Total

27.7

Male

36.3

Female

Paraje Adults

There are 1,050 adults, (182 of whom are seniors) in Paraje.

Paraje Age Dependency

56.9

Age Dependency Ratio

21

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Paraje Sex Ratio

Female67649.63%
Male68650.37%

Paraje Population by Age

Paraje Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2884.5152.147.9
Female1874.5431.668.4
Male705.3785.714.3
Non Family1901000
Married124.671000

4.76

Average Family Size

4.51

Average Household Size

52.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Paraje Households and Families

Male

Female

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade789.75%
Associates Degree11214%
Bachelors Degree12715.88%
Graduate Degree00%
High School Graduate36345.38%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College12015%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Paraje Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Paraje Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Native American751680127
White39320
2+ Races880
Hispanic880
Black220

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 16.91%.

Paraje Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$26,049$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$27,366$36,250$19,435
Some College$40,875$53,295$0

$27,366

Average Earnings

$36,250

Average Male

$19,435

Average Female

Paraje Earnings by Educational Attainment

Paraje Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Paraje Language

63.74% of Paraje residents speak only English, while 36.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 35.65% of the population.

Paraje Language

Paraje Poverty by Race

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native1,30372355.49%
White33100%

55.5%

Overall Poverty Rate

45.79%

Male Poverty Rate

65.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Paraje

The race most likely to be in poverty in Paraje is White, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Paraje is Native, with 55.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 29.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 69.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 66.61%.

Paraje Poverty

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade100%
High School57.57%
Bachelors or Greater57.48%
Some College42.65%

Paraje Poverty Rate by Education

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Rate
Poverty
Male Employed37.81%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed56.07%
Female Unemployed0%

Paraje Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Paraje Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Name
Median
Mean
Families$29,856$41,836
Households$28,942$39,380
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families-$-999,999,999

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Paraje Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

13.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

14.0%

Male Marriage Rate

12.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Paraje Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Paraje 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.

Paraje Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Paraje Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

92

Number of Veterans

33

Male Veterans

59

Female Veterans

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

War
Veterans
Second Gulf War61
Vietnam20
Korea11
First Gulf War0
World War II0

Paraje Veterans by War

count

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5459
65 to 7420
75+11
18 to 342
55 to 640

Paraje Veterans by Age

count

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Name
Veterans
% of Total
Native American908.99%
Black2100%

Paraje Veterans by Race

Paraje Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

31.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

97.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Paraje Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

40.8%

Labor Force Participation

40.8%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Paraje Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Paraje Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Paraje 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

93.1%

Born in Paraje

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Paraje residents were born in the United States, with 93.1% having been born in New Mexico. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Paraje Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,93128517.31%
20231,64628420.85%
20221,36236837.02%
202199420125.35%
2020793-110-12.18%
2019903728.66%
20188319813.37%
2017733162.23%
2016717-100-12.24%
2015817303.81%
2014787-13-1.62%
2013800-39-4.65%
2012839-207-19.79%
20111,04626934.62%
201077700%

Paraje Population by Year