Sanostee, New Mexico Population 2024

124

Sanostee is a city located in San Juan County New Mexico. Sanostee has a 2024 population of 124. Sanostee is currently declining at a rate of -38% annually and its population has decreased by -71.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 428 in 2020.

The average household income in Sanostee is $38,800 with a poverty rate of 29.35%. The median age in Sanostee is 45.8 years: 37.8 years for males, and 48.4 years for females.

Sanostee Demographics

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

  • Native American: 100%
  • White: 0%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
4.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
27.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-71.03% (-304)
The current population of Sanostee, New Mexico is 124 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 428.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Native American276100%
White00%
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

Sanostee Population by Race

Sanostee Population Pyramid 2024

Sanostee Median Age

45.8

Total

37.8

Male

48.4

Female

Sanostee Adults

There are 235 adults, (55 of whom are seniors) in Sanostee.

Sanostee Age Dependency

53.3

Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Sanostee Sex Ratio

Female13448.55%
Male14251.45%

Sanostee Population by Age

Sanostee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All893.195.54.5
Married314.131000
Non Family291.2486.213.8
Female253.961000
Male43.251000

3.8

Average Family Size

3.1

Average Household Size

95.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sanostee Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade3415.96%
Associates Degree31.41%
Bachelors Degree52.35%
Graduate Degree52.35%
High School Graduate10750.23%
Less Than 9th Grade2913.62%
Some College3014.08%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sanostee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sanostee Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Native American21315010

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 70.42%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 4.69%.

Sanostee 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$20,139$0$22,083
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$20,139$13,125$22,679
Some College$0$0$0

$20,139

Average Earnings

$13,125

Average Male

$22,679

Average Female

Sanostee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sanostee Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sanostee Language

23.53% of Sanostee residents speak only English, while 76.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 76.47% of the population.

Sanostee Language

Sanostee Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native2768129.35%

29.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.35%

Male Poverty Rate

33.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sanostee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sanostee is Native, with 29.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sanostee is Native, with 29.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 48.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.53%.

Sanostee Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater50%
Some College39.39%
Less Than 9th Grade36.51%
High School15.89%

Sanostee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed37.93%
Female Employed13.33%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Sanostee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sanostee Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$44,167$46,803
Households$26,875$38,800
Married Families$56,250$-999,999,999
Non Families-$14,283

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sanostee Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

30.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.8%

Male Marriage Rate

22.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Sanostee Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sanostee 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.

Sanostee Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sanostee 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

Sanostee 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

Sanostee Veterans by Age

count

Sanostee Veterans by Race

Sanostee Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sanostee Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

27%

Labor Force Participation

24.5%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Sanostee Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sanostee Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sanostee 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

91.3%

Born in Sanostee

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Sanostee residents were born in the United States, with 91.3% 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.

Sanostee Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024124-76-38%
2023200-76-27.54%
2022276-90-24.59%
2021366-62-14.49%
2020428-72-14.4%
20195006615.21%
2018434-61-12.32%
20174955913.53%
20164364912.66%
2015387267.2%
2014361-106-22.7%
2013467-37-7.34%
2012504204.13%
201148411330.46%
201037100%

Sanostee Population by Year