Prewitt, New Mexico Population 2024

619

Prewitt is a city located in Cibola County and McKinley County New Mexico. Prewitt has a 2024 population of 619. Prewitt is currently declining at a rate of -5.35% annually and its population has decreased by -18.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 759 in 2020.

The average household income in Prewitt is $30,032 with a poverty rate of 55.15%. The median age in Prewitt is 23.9 years: 14.6 years for males, and 40 years for females.

Prewitt Demographics

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

  • Native American: 99.71%
  • White: 0.29%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
13.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
44.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-18.45% (-140)
The current population of Prewitt, New Mexico is 619 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 759.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Native American68799.71%
White20.29%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

Native American

White

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Prewitt Population by Race

Prewitt Population Pyramid 2024

Prewitt Median Age

23.9

Total

14.6

Male

40

Female

Prewitt Adults

There are 358 adults, (59 of whom are seniors) in Prewitt.

Prewitt Age Dependency

130.4

Age Dependency Ratio

19.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

110.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Prewitt Sex Ratio

Female28040.64%
Male40959.36%

Prewitt Population by Age

Prewitt Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1793.8596.63.4
Female725.941000
Married513.3792.27.8
Non Family501.12964
Male65.51000

4.74

Average Family Size

3.85

Average Household Size

96.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Prewitt Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade8125.8%
Associates Degree82.55%
Bachelors Degree30.96%
Graduate Degree00%
High School Graduate14345.54%
Less Than 9th Grade4915.61%
Some College309.55%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Prewitt Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Prewitt Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Native American3121823
Hispanic660
White220

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 0.96%.

Prewitt Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$14,274$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$30,694$0$0
Overall$17,813$0$0
Some College$36,875$0$36,875

$17,813

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Prewitt Earnings by Educational Attainment

Prewitt Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Prewitt Language

53.51% of Prewitt residents speak only English, while 46.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 46.49% of the population.

Prewitt Language

Prewitt Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native68738055.31%

55.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

64.06%

Male Poverty Rate

42.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Prewitt

The race most likely to be in poverty in Prewitt is Native, with 55.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Prewitt is Native, with 55.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 23.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.5%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.19%.

Prewitt Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School38.46%
Less Than 9th Grade21.54%
Some College15.79%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Prewitt Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed9.38%
Male Employed0%

Prewitt Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Prewitt Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$28,117
Households$18,445$30,032
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families$18,659$24,004

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Prewitt Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

29.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.8%

Male Marriage Rate

31.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Prewitt Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Prewitt 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 45-54.

Prewitt Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Prewitt Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

0

Number of Veterans

0

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Prewitt Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
65 to 740
75+0

Prewitt Veterans by Age

count

Prewitt Veterans by Race

Prewitt Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Prewitt Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

40.2%

Labor Force Participation

29.8%

Employment Rate

25.9%

Unemployment Rate

Prewitt Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Prewitt Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Prewitt 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

93.76%

Born in Prewitt

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Prewitt residents were born in the United States, with 93.76% 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.

Prewitt Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024619-35-5.35%
2023654-35-5.08%
2022689-78-10.17%
202176781.05%
202075900%

Prewitt Population by Year