Yah-ta-hey, New Mexico Population 2024

791

Yah-ta-hey is a city located in McKinley County New Mexico. Yah-ta-hey has a 2024 population of 791. Yah-ta-hey is currently growing at a rate of 5.47% annually and its population has increased by 26.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 627 in 2020.

The average household income in Yah-ta-hey is $49,160 with a poverty rate of 20.45%. The median age in Yah-ta-hey is 33.7 years: 34.4 years for males, and 33.6 years for females.

Yah-ta-hey Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Yah-ta-hey was:

  • Native American: 86.32%
  • Other race: 9.73%
  • Two or more races: 3.39%
  • White: 0.56%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
230.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
26.16% (164)
The current population of Yah-ta-hey, New Mexico is 791 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 627.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Native American61286.32%
Other race699.73%
Two or more races243.39%
White40.56%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Native American

Other race

Two or more races

White

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Yah-ta-hey Population by Race

Yah-ta-hey Population Pyramid 2024

Yah-ta-hey Median Age

33.7

Total

34.4

Male

33.6

Female

Yah-ta-hey Adults

There are 579 adults, (70 of whom are seniors) in Yah-ta-hey.

Yah-ta-hey Age Dependency

39.3

Age Dependency Ratio

13.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Yah-ta-hey Sex Ratio

Female33747.53%
Male37252.47%

Yah-ta-hey Population by Age

Yah-ta-hey Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1803.970.629.4
Female835.584159
Married663.0993.96.1
Non Family311.131000
Male0000

4.1

Average Family Size

3.9

Average Household Size

70.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Yah-ta-hey Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade12129.66%
Associates Degree153.68%
Bachelors Degree00%
Graduate Degree00%
High School Graduate8320.34%
Less Than 9th Grade4912.01%
Some College14034.31%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Yah-ta-hey Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Yah-ta-hey Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Native American3112170
Hispanic97210
Other Race6900
2+ Races24170

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 70.83%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 0%.

Yah-ta-hey Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$18,333$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$16,042$16,250$0
Overall$31,454$38,192$30,663
Some College$37,589$38,772$0

$31,454

Average Earnings

$38,192

Average Male

$30,663

Average Female

Yah-ta-hey Earnings by Educational Attainment

Yah-ta-hey Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Yah-ta-hey Language

67.05% of Yah-ta-hey residents speak only English, while 32.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 26.88% of the population.

Yah-ta-hey Language

Yah-ta-hey Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native61211719.12%
Hispanic972828.87%
Multiple2424100%

20.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.62%

Male Poverty Rate

21.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Yah-ta-hey

The race most likely to be in poverty in Yah-ta-hey is Multiple, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Yah-ta-hey is Native, with 19.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.46%.

Yah-ta-hey Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School55.42%
Less Than 9th Grade28.82%
Some College10.97%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Yah-ta-hey Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed100%
Male Employed9.43%
Female Employed7.87%

Yah-ta-hey Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Yah-ta-hey Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$36,769$45,228
Households$68,143$49,160
Married Families$67,929$-999,999,999
Non Families$8,750$8,626

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Yah-ta-hey Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

24.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

22.9%

Male Marriage Rate

26.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Yah-ta-hey Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Yah-ta-hey 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 55-64.

Yah-ta-hey Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Yah-ta-hey Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

44

Number of Veterans

44

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam5
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Yah-ta-hey Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7439
55 to 645
18 to 340
35 to 540
75+0

Yah-ta-hey Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Other Race3449.28%
Hispanic3435.05%
Native American102.07%

Yah-ta-hey Veterans by Race

Yah-ta-hey Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100%

Veteran Disability Rate

Yah-ta-hey Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

32.7%

Labor Force Participation

30.4%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Yah-ta-hey Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Yah-ta-hey Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Yah-ta-hey 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

72.07%

Born in Yah-ta-hey

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Yah-ta-hey residents were born in the United States, with 72.07% 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 Europe.

Yah-ta-hey Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024791415.47%
2023750415.78%
2022709588.91%
2021651243.83%
20206277914.42%
2019548-100-15.43%
201864817938.17%
2017469286.35%
20164415815.14%
2015383-24-5.9%
201440713248%
20132755726.15%
2012218-122-35.88%
2011340-250-42.37%
201059000%

Yah-ta-hey Population by Year