White Mesa, Utah Population 2021

173
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White Mesa is a city located in Utah. White Mesa has a 2020 population of 173. White Mesa is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -28.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 242 in 2010. White Mesa reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in White Mesa is $17,048 with a poverty rate of 65.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $155,900. The median age in White Mesa is 34.9 years, 24.3 years for males, and 54.5 years for females.

White Mesa Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of White Mesawas:

  • Native American: 97.69%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 2.31%
  • White: 0.00%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of White Mesa, Utah is 173 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 173.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 242.

White Mesa, Utah Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native16997.69%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander42.31%
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White Mesa Population by Race

White Mesa Population Pyramid $2021

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White Mesa Median Age

34.9


Total

24.3


Male

54.5


Female

White Mesa Adults

There are 118 adults, (57 of whom are seniors) in White Mesa.

White Mesa Age Dependency

183.6

Age Dependency Ratio

93.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

90.2

Child Dependency Ratio

White Mesa Sex Ratio

Female

100

57.80%

Male

73

42.20%

White Mesa Population by Age

White Mesa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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White Mesa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male0%0%
Female70%30%
All82.5%17.5%
Non Family87.5%12.5%
Married100%0%

82.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

White Mesa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All802.1682.5
Non Family40087.5
Female303.570
Married102.8100
Male00

3.2

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

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White Mesa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3736.63%
9th to 12th Grade1413.86%
High School Graduate1413.86%
Some College3130.69%
Associates Degree54.95%
Bachelors Degree0.00%
Graduate Degree0.00%
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White Mesa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

White Mesa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American9746
Islander44

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 0.00%.

White Mesa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$5,227$$5,682
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$$$
Some College$6,818$$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$5,227

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$5,682

Average Female

White Mesa Earnings by Educational Attainment

White Mesa Language by Age

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White Mesa Language

60.00% of White Mesa residents speak only English, while 40.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 37.58% of the population.

White Mesa Language

White Mesa Poverty by Race

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65.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

69.86%

Male Poverty Rate

62.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in White Mesa

The race most likely to be in poverty in White Mesa is Native, with 66.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in White Mesa is Native, with 66.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 79.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 50.00%.

White Mesa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or GreaterNaN%
High School100.00%
Less Than 9th Grade45.10%
Some College30.56%

White Mesa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed70.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed64.29%

White Mesa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

White Mesa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$13,056$17,048
Families-$11,833
Married Families--
Non Families$14,444$19,943
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Income by Household Type

White Mesa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

17.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

24.4%

Male Marriage Rate

14.3%

Female Marriage Rate

White Mesa Married by Age and Sex

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White Mesa 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 Over 65.

White Mesa Marital Status by Race

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White Mesa Marital Status

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4

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

White Mesa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 744
75+
55 to 64
35 to 54
18 to 34

White Mesa Veterans by Age

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White Mesa Veterans by Race

White Mesa Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

White Mesa Veterans by Education

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28.8%

Labor Force Participation

28.8%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

White Mesa Employment by Age

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White Mesa Employment by Race

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White Mesa 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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69.36%

Born in White Mesa

97.11%

Native Born

2.89%

Foreign Born

2.89%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.11% of White Mesa residents were born in the United States, with 69.36% having been born in Utah. 2.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

White Mesa Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211730.00%
20201730.00%
20191735344.17%
2018120-12-9.09%
20171322422.22%
2016108-168-60.87%
2015276-61-18.10%
2014337-61-15.33%
2013398256.70%
2012373215.97%
201135211045.45%
20102420.00%

White Mesa Population by Year