Red Mesa, Arizona Population 2024

494

Red Mesa is a city located in Apache County Arizona. Red Mesa has a 2024 population of 494. Red Mesa is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -24.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 652 in 2020.

The average household income in Red Mesa is $78,624 with a poverty rate of 20.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Red Mesa is 39.6 years, 28.6 years for males, and 49.2 years for females.

Red Mesa Demographics

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

  • Native American: 81.38%
  • Two or more races: 7.09%
  • Asian: 5.87%
  • White: 4.05%
  • Black or African American: 1.01%
  • Other race: 0.61%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Arizona
Land Area (mi²)
12.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
38.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-24.23% (-158)
The current population of Red Mesa, Arizona is 494 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 652.

Red Mesa, Arizona Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Native American40281.38%
Two or more races357.09%
Asian295.87%
White204.05%
Black or African American51.01%
Other race30.61%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Native American

Two or more races

Asian

White

Black or African American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Red Mesa Population by Race

Red Mesa Population Pyramid 2024

Red Mesa Median Age

39.6

Total

28.6

Male

49.2

Female

Red Mesa Adults

There are 380 adults, (72 of whom are seniors) in Red Mesa.

Red Mesa Age Dependency

60.4

Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37

Child Dependency Ratio

Red Mesa Sex Ratio

Female23447.37%
Male26052.63%

Red Mesa Population by Age

Red Mesa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1383.5816.783.3
Married564.147.192.9
Female503.781684
Non Family271.7422.277.8
Male55.21000
showing: 5 rows

4.03

Average Family Size

3.58

Average Household Size

16.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Red Mesa Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Red Mesa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Red Mesa Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

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

Red Mesa Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,096

Average Earnings

$35,563

Average Male

$52,969

Average Female

Red Mesa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Red Mesa Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Red Mesa Language

39.74% of Red Mesa residents speak only English, while 60.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 50.85% of the population.

Red Mesa Language

Red Mesa Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native4029924.63%
showing: 1 rows

20.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

20%

Male Poverty Rate

20.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Red Mesa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Red Mesa is Native, with 24.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Red Mesa is Native, with 24.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 8.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.96%.

Red Mesa Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.33%
High School25.56%
Some College24.77%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Red Mesa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed51.61%
Male Employed6.76%
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Red Mesa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Red Mesa Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Red Mesa Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.1%

Male Marriage Rate

38.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Red Mesa Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Red Mesa 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 20-34.

Red Mesa Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Red Mesa Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

12

Number of Veterans

6

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

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Red Mesa Veterans by War

count

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Red Mesa Veterans by Age

count

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Red Mesa Veterans by Race

Red Mesa Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Red Mesa Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.3%

Labor Force Participation

47.3%

Employment Rate

14.5%

Unemployment Rate

Red Mesa Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Red Mesa Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Red Mesa 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

49.19%

Born in Red Mesa

94.13%

Native Born

5.87%

Foreign Born

5.47%

Non Citizen

0.4%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.13% of Red Mesa residents were born in the United States, with 49.19% having been born in Arizona. 5.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Red Mesa Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024494
2023494
2022494-114-18.75%
2021608-44-6.75%
202065215130.14%
201950111529.79%
2018386195.18%
201736710640.61%
20162613917.57%
2015222115.21%
2014211-41-16.27%
2013252114.56%
20122414623.59%
2011195-285-59.38%
2010480
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Red Mesa Population by Year