Whiteriver, Arizona Population 2022

4,296
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Whiteriver is a city located in Navajo County Arizona. Whiteriver has a 2020 population of 4,296. Whiteriver is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 4.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,104 in 2010.

The average household income in Whiteriver is $39,392 with a poverty rate of 40.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $485 per month, and the median house value is $57,700. The median age in Whiteriver is 28.2 years, 25.2 years for males, and 29.9 years for females.

Whiteriver Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Whiteriverwas:

  • Native American: 97.67%
  • White: 1.35%
  • Other race: 0.61%
  • Black or African American: 0.37%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Whiteriver, Arizona is 4,296 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,296.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,104.

Whiteriver, Arizona Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White551.35%
Black or African American150.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,98697.67%
Some Other Race250.61%
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Whiteriver Population by Race

Whiteriver Population Pyramid 2022

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Whiteriver Median Age

28.3


Total

24.2


Male

32.4


Female

Whiteriver Adults

There are 2,660 adults, (365 of whom are seniors) in Whiteriver.

Whiteriver Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

15.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

61.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Whiteriver Sex Ratio

Female

2,032

49.79%

Male

2,049

50.21%

Whiteriver Population by Age

Whiteriver Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Whiteriver Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family53.6%46.4%
Married46.4%53.6%
All43.4%56.6%
Male42%58%
Female35.2%64.8%

43.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Whiteriver Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0163.9243.4
Married4684.6646.4
Male503.4642
Female3474.2135.2
Non Family1511.153.6

4.33

Average Family Size

3.92

Average Household Size

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Whiteriver Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1737.67%
9th to 12th Grade70431.21%
High School Graduate57725.58%
Some College66929.65%
Associates Degree351.55%
Bachelors Degree622.75%
Graduate Degree361.60%
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Whiteriver Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Whiteriver Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White303011
Hispanic34208
Native American2,1921,32787
Black1010
Other Race2311

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 36.67%.

Whiteriver Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,291$30,596$27,282
Less Than 9th Grade$29,094$28,462$29,398
High School Graduate$27,778$30,197$24,762
Some College$27,073$32,717$26,682
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$28,291

Average Earnings

$30,596

Average Male

$27,282

Average Female

Whiteriver Earnings by Educational Attainment

Whiteriver Language by Age

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Whiteriver Language

40.71% of Whiteriver residents speak only English, while 59.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 58.49% of the population.

Whiteriver Language

Whiteriver Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White211152.38%
Native3,9541,61440.82%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic521019.23%

40.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

40.66%

Male Poverty Rate

40.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Whiteriver

The race most likely to be in poverty in Whiteriver is White, with 52.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Whiteriver is Hispanic, with 19.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 53.31%.

Whiteriver Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.61%
High School36.94%
Some College23.60%
Bachelors or Greater14.29%

Whiteriver Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed15.51%
Male Unemployed23.97%
Female Employed11.53%
Female Unemployed56.76%

Whiteriver Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Whiteriver Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,422$41,331
Families$36,047$43,741
Married Families$37,708-
Non Families-$22,636
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Income by Household Type

Whiteriver Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.0%

Male Marriage Rate

33.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Whiteriver Married by Age and Sex

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Whiteriver 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 35-44.

Whiteriver Marital Status by Race

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Whiteriver Marital Status

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17

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War6
First Gulf War17
Vietnam10
Korea
World War II

Whiteriver Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 541
55 to 646
65 to 7410
75+

Whiteriver Veterans by Age

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Whiteriver Veterans by Race

Whiteriver Veterans by Education

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5.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Whiteriver Veterans by Education

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40%

Labor Force Participation

30.2%

Employment Rate

23.3%

Unemployment Rate

Whiteriver Employment by Age

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Whiteriver Employment by Race

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Whiteriver 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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96.30%

Born in Whiteriver

99.41%

Native Born

0.59%

Foreign Born

0.10%

Non Citizen

0.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.41% of Whiteriver residents were born in the United States, with 96.30% having been born in Arizona. 0.10% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Whiteriver Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20104,1040.00%
20114,3762726.63%
20124,399230.53%
20134,5251262.86%
20144,315-210-4.64%
20154,76645110.45%
20164,447-319-6.69%
20174,198-249-5.60%
20184,185-13-0.31%
20194,2961112.65%
20204,2960.00%
20214,2960.00%
20224,2960.00%

Whiteriver Population by Year