Waterflow, New Mexico Population 2024

1,098

Waterflow is a city located in San Juan County New Mexico. Waterflow has a 2024 population of 1,098. Waterflow is currently declining at a rate of -9.33% annually and its population has decreased by -29.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,552 in 2020.

The average household income in Waterflow is $70,935 with a poverty rate of 8.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Waterflow is 36.8 years, 36.7 years for males, and 36.8 years for females.

Waterflow Demographics

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

  • Native American: 51.77%
  • White: 39.25%
  • Other race: 5.81%
  • Asian: 2.94%
  • Two or more races: 0.23%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
8.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
135.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-29.25% (-454)
The current population of Waterflow, New Mexico is 1,098 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,552.

Waterflow, New Mexico Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Native American68651.77%
White52039.25%
Other race775.81%
Asian392.94%
Two or more races30.23%
Black or African American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Native American

White

Other race

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Waterflow Population by Race

Waterflow Population Pyramid 2024

Waterflow Median Age

36.8

Total

36.7

Male

36.8

Female

Waterflow Adults

There are 947 adults, (214 of whom are seniors) in Waterflow.

Waterflow Age Dependency

80.8

Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Waterflow Sex Ratio

Female70653.28%
Male61946.72%

Waterflow Population by Age

Waterflow Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4213.1568.631.4
Married230479.620.4
Non Family107054.245.8
Female433.8616.383.7
Male413.221000

3.75

Average Family Size

3.15

Average Household Size

68.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Waterflow Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade566.29%
9th to 12th Grade10111.35%
High School Graduate18821.12%
Some College34338.54%
Associates Degree12013.48%
Bachelors Degree637.08%
Graduate Degree192.13%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Waterflow Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Waterflow Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Native American39831469
White35632213
Hispanic133970
Other Race77770
Asian3900
2+ Races330

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 17.34%.

Waterflow Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$31,941$37,800$25,987
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$21,597
Some College$35,515$38,000$0
Bachelors Degree$42,688$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$31,941

Average Earnings

$37,800

Average Male

$25,987

Average Female

Waterflow Earnings by Educational Attainment

Waterflow Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Waterflow Language

64.18% of Waterflow residents speak only English, while 35.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 26.39% of the population.

Waterflow Language

Waterflow Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native6869413.7%
White503244.77%

8.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.24%

Male Poverty Rate

9.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waterflow

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waterflow is Native, with 13.7% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waterflow is White, with 4.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.61%.

Waterflow Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
High School12.77%
Less Than 9th Grade12.74%
Some College3.67%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Waterflow Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed6.72%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Waterflow Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Waterflow Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$58,309$70,935
Families$73,690$76,349
Married Families$82,875$-999,999,999
Non Families-$48,371

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Waterflow Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

41.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Waterflow Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Waterflow 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.

Waterflow Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Waterflow Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

36

Number of Veterans

36

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam30
Second Gulf War6
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Waterflow Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7421
75+9
35 to 546
18 to 340
55 to 640

Waterflow Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Native American214.9%
White153.76%

Waterflow Veterans by Race

Waterflow Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waterflow Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.6%

Labor Force Participation

53.6%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Waterflow Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Waterflow Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Waterflow 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

71.09%

Born in Waterflow

97.06%

Native Born

2.94%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

2.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.06% of Waterflow residents were born in the United States, with 71.09% 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 Asia.

Waterflow Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,098-113-9.33%
20231,211-114-8.6%
20221,325-196-12.89%
20211,521-31-2%
20201,552-71-4.37%
20191,623-146-8.25%
20181,769-389-18.03%
20172,1581004.86%
20162,05827415.36%
20151,7841116.63%
20141,673-181-9.76%
20131,85454641.74%
20121,308181.4%
20111,290-380-22.75%
20101,67000%

Waterflow Population by Year