Tierra Amarilla, New Mexico Population 2024

355

Tierra Amarilla is a city located in Rio Arriba County New Mexico. Tierra Amarilla has a 2024 population of 355. Tierra Amarilla is currently declining at a rate of -6.58% annually and its population has decreased by -21.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 455 in 2020.

The average household income in Tierra Amarilla is $35,513 with a poverty rate of 81.69%. The median age in Tierra Amarilla is 28 years: 28.8 years for males, and 17.1 years for females.

Tierra Amarilla Demographics

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

  • White: 94.07%
  • Other race: 5.93%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
132.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-21.98% (-100)
The current population of Tierra Amarilla, New Mexico is 355 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 455.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White38194.07%
Other race245.93%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Two or more races00%

White

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Two or more races

Tierra Amarilla Population by Race

Tierra Amarilla Population Pyramid 2024

Tierra Amarilla Median Age

28

Total

28.8

Male

17.1

Female

Tierra Amarilla Adults

There are 216 adults, (16 of whom are seniors) in Tierra Amarilla.

Tierra Amarilla Age Dependency

102.5

Age Dependency Ratio

8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

94.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Tierra Amarilla Sex Ratio

Female23959.01%
Male16640.99%

Tierra Amarilla Population by Age

Tierra Amarilla Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1342.7341.858.2
Non Family91061.538.5
Male436.40100
Married0000
Female0000

5.4

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

41.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Tierra Amarilla Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade5625.93%
Associates Degree3516.2%
Bachelors Degree00%
Graduate Degree00%
High School Graduate167.41%
Less Than 9th Grade115.09%
Some College9845.37%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Tierra Amarilla Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tierra Amarilla Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic1771100
White39390
Other Race24240

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 0%.

Tierra Amarilla Educational Attainment by Race

Tierra Amarilla Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Tierra Amarilla Language

55.56% of Tierra Amarilla residents speak only English, while 44.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 44.44% of the population.

Tierra Amarilla Language

Tierra Amarilla Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic33129990.33%

81.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

74.8%

Male Poverty Rate

85.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tierra Amarilla

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tierra Amarilla is Hispanic, with 90.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tierra Amarilla is Hispanic, with 90.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 52.7%. Among those working part-time, it was 100%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 91.67%.

Tierra Amarilla Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade100%
High School0%
Some College67.77%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Tierra Amarilla Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed100%
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed55.13%
Female Unemployed0%

Tierra Amarilla Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tierra Amarilla Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$-999,999,999
Households-$35,513
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families-$-999,999,999

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Tierra Amarilla Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

21.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.6%

Male Marriage Rate

0.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Tierra Amarilla Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Tierra Amarilla Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Tierra Amarilla Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Tierra Amarilla Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

4

Number of Veterans

4

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam4
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Tierra Amarilla Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+4
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
65 to 740

Tierra Amarilla Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White42.08%
Hispanic42.26%

Tierra Amarilla Veterans by Race

Tierra Amarilla Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tierra Amarilla Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.5%

Labor Force Participation

45%

Employment Rate

32.4%

Unemployment Rate

Tierra Amarilla Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Tierra Amarilla Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Tierra Amarilla 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

89.38%

Born in Tierra Amarilla

90.37%

Native Born

9.63%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

9.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.37% of Tierra Amarilla residents were born in the United States, with 89.38% 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 Latin America.

Tierra Amarilla Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024355-25-6.58%
2023380-25-6.17%
2022405-66-14.01%
2021471163.52%
2020455-329-41.96%
201978413120.06%
2018653-146-18.27%
201779917628.25%
2016623254.18%
201559823665.19%
2014362226.47%
201334011853.15%
2012222-12-5.13%
2011234-148-38.74%
201038200%

Tierra Amarilla Population by Year