Sheep Springs, New Mexico Population 2024

332

Sheep Springs is a city located in San Juan County New Mexico. Sheep Springs has a 2024 population of 332. Sheep Springs is currently declining at a rate of -4.32% annually and its population has decreased by -16.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 397 in 2020.

The average household income in Sheep Springs is $37,258 with a poverty rate of 43.06%. The median age in Sheep Springs is 30.3 years: 31.5 years for males, and 28.1 years for females.

Sheep Springs Demographics

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

  • Native American: 99.45%
  • Two or more races: 0.55%
  • White: 0%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
64.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-16.37% (-65)
The current population of Sheep Springs, New Mexico is 332 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 397.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Native American36099.45%
Two or more races20.55%
White00%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

Native American

Two or more races

White

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Sheep Springs Population by Race

Sheep Springs Population Pyramid 2024

Sheep Springs Median Age

30.3

Total

31.5

Male

28.1

Female

Sheep Springs Adults

There are 263 adults, (27 of whom are seniors) in Sheep Springs.

Sheep Springs Age Dependency

53.4

Age Dependency Ratio

11.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Sheep Springs Sex Ratio

Female17147.24%
Male19152.76%

Sheep Springs Population by Age

Sheep Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All834.3672.327.7
Female336.1560.639.4
Married293.7686.213.8
Male113.6472.727.3
Non Family1007030

4.64

Average Family Size

4.36

Average Household Size

72.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sheep Springs Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2310.5%
Associates Degree198.68%
Bachelors Degree104.57%
Graduate Degree20.91%
High School Graduate8136.99%
Less Than 9th Grade83.65%
Some College7634.7%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sheep Springs Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sheep Springs Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Native American21918812

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 85.84%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 5.48%.

Sheep Springs Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$48,750$0$48,750
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$28,333$30,375$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$26,500$27,500$25,833
Some College$0$0$0

$26,500

Average Earnings

$27,500

Average Male

$25,833

Average Female

Sheep Springs Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sheep Springs Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sheep Springs Language

47.01% of Sheep Springs residents speak only English, while 52.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 52.99% of the population.

Sheep Springs Language

Sheep Springs Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native35815543.3%

43.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

45.55%

Male Poverty Rate

40.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sheep Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sheep Springs is Native, with 43.3% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sheep Springs is Native, with 43.3% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 63.77%.

Sheep Springs Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade93.55%
High School45.68%
Some College40%
Bachelors or Greater16.67%

Sheep Springs Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed31.91%
Male Unemployed30%
Female Employed29.63%
Female Unemployed15.38%

Sheep Springs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sheep Springs Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$20,417$38,804
Households$19,886$37,258
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families$15,000$-999,999,999

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sheep Springs Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

27.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

25.9%

Male Marriage Rate

28.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Sheep Springs Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sheep Springs Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Sheep Springs Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sheep Springs Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

14

Number of Veterans

12

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam7
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Sheep Springs Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 647
65 to 747
18 to 340
35 to 540
75+0

Sheep Springs Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Native American145.32%

Sheep Springs Veterans by Race

Sheep Springs Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

57.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sheep Springs Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

45.8%

Labor Force Participation

37.3%

Employment Rate

18.5%

Unemployment Rate

Sheep Springs Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sheep Springs Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sheep Springs 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

82.87%

Born in Sheep Springs

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Sheep Springs residents were born in the United States, with 82.87% 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.

Sheep Springs Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024332-15-4.32%
2023347-15-4.14%
2022362-15-3.98%
2021377-20-5.04%
202039714758.8%
2019250-18-6.72%
2018268-2-0.74%
2017270-10-3.57%
20162806530.23%
2015215-21-8.9%
2014236-27-10.27%
2013263229.13%
201224162.55%
2011235-10-4.08%
201024500%

Sheep Springs Population by Year