Shiprock, New Mexico Population 2022

9,020
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Shiprock is a city located in San Juan County New Mexico. Shiprock has a 2020 population of 9,020. Shiprock is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 8.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,295 in 2010.

The average household income in Shiprock is $54,121 with a poverty rate of 26.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $573 per month, and the median house value is $78,700. The median age in Shiprock is 33 years, 31.9 years for males, and 33.7 years for females.

Shiprock Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Shiprockwas:

  • Native American: 95.09%
  • White: 1.78%
  • Asian: 1.18%
  • Two or more races: 1.09%
  • Other race: 0.51%
  • Black or African American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.09%
The current population of Shiprock, New Mexico is 9,020 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,020.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,295.

Shiprock, New Mexico Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1531.78%
Black or African American220.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native8,16695.09%
Asian1011.18%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.09%
Some Other Race440.51%
Two or More Races941.09%
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Shiprock Population by Race

Shiprock Population Pyramid 2022

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Shiprock Median Age

35.5


Total

34.4


Male

37.2


Female

Shiprock Adults

There are 6,444 adults, (1,096 of whom are seniors) in Shiprock.

Shiprock Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Shiprock Sex Ratio

Female

4,378

50.98%

Male

4,210

49.02%

Shiprock Population by Age

Shiprock Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Shiprock Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married65%35%
Male61.4%38.6%
All56.5%43.5%
Non Family48.3%51.7%
Female47.6%52.4%

56.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Shiprock Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5033.456.5
Married1,0453.8665
Male2854.3461.4
Female7653.6447.6
Non Family4081.1248.3

3.76

Average Family Size

3.4

Average Household Size

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Shiprock Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3426.00%
9th to 12th Grade5299.29%
High School Graduate1,50726.46%
Some College1,87832.97%
Associates Degree70812.43%
Bachelors Degree4688.22%
Graduate Degree2644.63%
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Shiprock Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shiprock Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races272727
Asian757529
White989831
Native American5,4154,556645
Black2222
Islander88
Other Race3939
Hispanic8068

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Shiprock Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,644$36,496$28,290
Less Than 9th Grade$$39,821$9,554
High School Graduate$25,938$28,177$22,292
Some College$27,869$37,612$25,724
Bachelors Degree$39,659$61,129$36,716
Graduate Degree$42,011$$50,972

$29,644

Average Earnings

$36,496

Average Male

$28,290

Average Female

Shiprock Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shiprock Language by Age

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Shiprock Language

48.04% of Shiprock residents speak only English, while 51.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 50.23% of the population.

Shiprock Language

Shiprock Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black221254.55%
Hispanic24912751.00%
Native8,1642,20326.98%
White1232217.89%
OtherNaN%

26.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.83%

Male Poverty Rate

25.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shiprock

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shiprock is Black, with 54.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shiprock is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.32%.

Shiprock Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade49.54%
High School22.30%
Some College16.85%
Bachelors or Greater5.87%

Shiprock Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.81%
Male Unemployed17.10%
Female Employed11.77%
Female Unemployed48.83%

Shiprock Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shiprock Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,747$54,351
Families$39,563$57,971
Married Families$55,848-
Non Families$25,093$31,243
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Income by Household Type

Shiprock Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.4%

Male Marriage Rate

32.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Shiprock Married by Age and Sex

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Shiprock 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.

Shiprock Marital Status by Race

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Shiprock Marital Status

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294

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War52
First Gulf War78
Vietnam92
Korea22
World War II

Shiprock Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3426
35 to 5450
55 to 64102
65 to 7455
75+61

Shiprock Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White64.58%
Native American2504.11%
Islander8100.00%
Other Race613.64%
2+ Races2432.43%
Hispanic67.06%

Shiprock Veterans by Race

Shiprock Veterans by Education

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13.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shiprock Veterans by Education

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52.8%

Labor Force Participation

43.4%

Employment Rate

17.8%

Unemployment Rate

Shiprock Employment by Age

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Shiprock Employment by Race

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Shiprock Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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85.17%

Born in Shiprock

99.03%

Native Born

0.97%

Foreign Born

0.93%

Non Citizen

0.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.03% of Shiprock residents were born in the United States, with 85.17% having been born in New Mexico. 0.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Shiprock Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20108,2950.00%
20118,9987038.47%
20128,711-287-3.19%
20138,583-128-1.47%
20149,0044214.91%
20158,496-508-5.64%
20168,135-361-4.25%
20178,95682110.09%
20188,966100.11%
20199,020540.60%
20209,0200.00%
20219,0200.00%
20229,0200.00%

Shiprock Population by Year