White Mountain Lake, Arizona Population 2024

2,783

White Mountain Lake is a city located in Apache County and Navajo County Arizona. White Mountain Lake has a 2024 population of 2,783. White Mountain Lake is currently declining at a rate of -0.61% annually and its population has decreased by -5.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,947 in 2020.

The average household income in White Mountain Lake is $55,030 with a poverty rate of 37.61%. The median age in White Mountain Lake is 36 years: 47.4 years for males, and 31.6 years for females.

White Mountain Lake Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of White Mountain Lake was:

  • White: 76.22%
  • Two or more races: 12.64%
  • Native American: 6.46%
  • Other race: 4.69%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Arizona
Land Area (mi²)
24.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
115.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.56% (-164)
The current population of White Mountain Lake, Arizona is 2,783 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,947.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,14776.22%
Two or more races35612.64%
Native American1826.46%
Other race1324.69%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

White Mountain Lake Population by Race

White Mountain Lake Population Pyramid 2024

White Mountain Lake Median Age

36

Total

47.4

Male

31.6

Female

White Mountain Lake Adults

There are 2,037 adults, (695 of whom are seniors) in White Mountain Lake.

White Mountain Lake Age Dependency

109.9

Age Dependency Ratio

51.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.1

Child Dependency Ratio

White Mountain Lake Sex Ratio

Female1,51853.89%
Male1,29946.11%

White Mountain Lake Population by Age

White Mountain Lake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9602.9375.624.4
Married4843.7190.79.3
Non Family3791.555.744.3
Male492.881.618.4
Female486.567525

3.68

Average Family Size

2.93

Average Household Size

75.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

White Mountain Lake Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade25513.4%
Associates Degree19910.46%
Bachelors Degree1909.98%
Graduate Degree713.73%
High School Graduate65834.58%
Less Than 9th Grade160.84%
Some College51427.01%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

White Mountain Lake Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

White Mountain Lake Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,4561,328170
Hispanic27313069
2+ Races1721380
Other Race6000
Native American454522

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 48.89%.

White Mountain Lake Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$55,924$0$51,667
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$29,262$29,063$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$29,332$32,894$25,331
Some College$27,096$39,706$0

$29,332

Average Earnings

$32,894

Average Male

$25,331

Average Female

White Mountain Lake Earnings by Educational Attainment

White Mountain Lake Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

White Mountain Lake Language

87.04% of White Mountain Lake residents speak only English, while 12.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.96% of the population.

White Mountain Lake Language

White Mountain Lake Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic80244955.99%
White1,69940323.72%
Multiple35628479.78%
Native182182100%
Other132132100%

37.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.8%

Male Poverty Rate

41.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in White Mountain Lake

The race most likely to be in poverty in White Mountain Lake is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in White Mountain Lake is White, with 23.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 44.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.26%.

White Mountain Lake Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.33%
High School31%
Some College25.11%
Bachelors or Greater8.43%

White Mountain Lake Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed46.43%
Male Employed23.93%
Female Employed13.52%
Male Unemployed0%

White Mountain Lake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

White Mountain Lake Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$53,705$67,694
Households$36,719$55,030
Married Families$55,357$-999,999,999
Non Families$29,413$32,875

mean

median

Income by Household Type

White Mountain Lake Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

57.0%

Female Marriage Rate

White Mountain Lake Married by Age and Sex

male

female

White Mountain Lake Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

White Mountain Lake Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

White Mountain Lake Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

243

Number of Veterans

243

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam129
Korea32
First Gulf War20
Second Gulf War11
World War II0

White Mountain Lake Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74106
75+80
55 to 6448
35 to 549
18 to 340

White Mountain Lake Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White20411.59%
2+ Races3922.67%

White Mountain Lake Veterans by Race

White Mountain Lake Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

White Mountain Lake Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

40.4%

Labor Force Participation

35.5%

Employment Rate

12.1%

Unemployment Rate

White Mountain Lake Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

White Mountain Lake Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

White Mountain Lake 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

54.03%

Born in White Mountain Lake

95.7%

Native Born

4.3%

Foreign Born

3.66%

Non Citizen

0.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.7% of White Mountain Lake residents were born in the United States, with 54.03% having been born in Arizona. 3.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

White Mountain Lake Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,783-17-0.61%
20232,800-17-0.6%
20222,817-17-0.6%
20212,834-113-3.83%
20202,9472479.15%
20192,700953.65%
20182,6051295.21%
20172,47623110.29%
20162,24540.18%
20152,24132516.96%
20141,916-36-1.84%
20131,95233620.79%
20121,616-197-10.87%
20111,813-392-17.78%
20102,20500%

White Mountain Lake Population by Year