Sundance, New Mexico Population 2024

499

Sundance is a city located in McKinley County New Mexico. Sundance has a 2024 population of 499. Sundance is currently declining at a rate of -2.54% annually and its population has decreased by -9.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 553 in 2020.

The average household income in Sundance is $53,240 with a poverty rate of 22.05%. The median age in Sundance is 40 years: 35.7 years for males, and 40.8 years for females.

Sundance Demographics

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

  • Native American: 81.75%
  • White: 14.45%
  • Other race: 3.8%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
143.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-9.76% (-54)
The current population of Sundance, New Mexico is 499 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 553.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Native American43081.75%
White7614.45%
Other race203.8%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Two or more races00%

Native American

White

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Two or more races

Sundance Population by Race

Sundance Population Pyramid 2024

Sundance Median Age

40

Total

35.7

Male

40.8

Female

Sundance Adults

There are 447 adults, (98 of whom are seniors) in Sundance.

Sundance Age Dependency

50.7

Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Sundance Sex Ratio

Female28554.18%
Male24145.82%

Sundance Population by Age

Sundance Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1603.2888.111.9
Non Family561.1666.133.9
Married434.41000
Female434.651000
Male183.891000

4.37

Average Family Size

3.28

Average Household Size

88.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sundance Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade266.57%
Associates Degree328.08%
Bachelors Degree389.6%
Graduate Degree338.33%
High School Graduate12631.82%
Less Than 9th Grade184.55%
Some College12331.06%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sundance Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sundance Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Native American30225851
Hispanic696915
Other Race20200
White555

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

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

Sundance Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$45,625$0$45,000
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$26,435$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$32,938$26,885$38,393
Some College$33,929$38,750$32,857

$32,938

Average Earnings

$26,885

Average Male

$38,393

Average Female

Sundance Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sundance Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sundance Language

54.83% of Sundance residents speak only English, while 45.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 45.17% of the population.

Sundance Language

Sundance Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native43011125.81%
White7571.43%

22.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.09%

Male Poverty Rate

24.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sundance

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sundance is White, with 71.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sundance is Native, with 25.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.3%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.48%.

Sundance Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College27.1%
Bachelors or Greater18.31%
Less Than 9th Grade13.64%
High School1.59%

Sundance Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed11.32%
Male Employed2.73%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Sundance Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sundance Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$56,500$65,281
Households$39,643$53,240
Married Families$85,313$-999,999,999
Non Families$18,125$30,866

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sundance Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

30.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.1%

Male Marriage Rate

29.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Sundance Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sundance 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.

Sundance Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sundance Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

7

Number of Veterans

7

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War7
First Gulf War7
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Sundance Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 547
18 to 340
55 to 640
65 to 740
75+0

Sundance Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Native American71.99%

Sundance Veterans by Race

Sundance Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sundance Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.9%

Labor Force Participation

48.3%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Sundance Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sundance Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sundance 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

73.76%

Born in Sundance

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Sundance residents were born in the United States, with 73.76% 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.

Sundance Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024499-13-2.54%
2023512-14-2.66%
2022526-52-9%
2021578254.52%
202055300%

Sundance Population by Year