McKinley County, New Mexico Population 2020

McKinley County, New Mexico's estimated population is 71,722 with a growth rate of -0.39% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. McKinley County, New Mexico is the 7th largest county in New Mexico.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202071,722-284-0.39%
201972,006-284-0.39%
201872,290-284-0.39%
201772,574-532-0.73%
201673,106-355-0.48%
201573,4616540.90%
201472,8071330.18%
201372,6743000.41%
201272,374460.06%
201172,3286560.92%
201071,67210,98618.10%
199060,6864,2377.51%
198056,44913,24130.64%
197043,2085,99916.12%
196037,2099,75835.55%
195027,4513,81016.12%
194023,6412,99814.52%
193020,6436,91250.34%
192013,7317685.92%
191012,9630.00%

McKinley County, New Mexico Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native55,89176.72%
White10,94815.03%
Some Other Race2,6763.67%
Two or More Races2,0702.84%
Asian7461.02%
Black or African American4880.67%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander300.04%

McKinley County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2020

McKinley County, New Mexico Median Age

32


Total

30.4


Male

33.3


Female

McKinley County, New Mexico Adults

There are 51,483 adults, (8,412 of whom are seniors) in McKinley County, New Mexico.

McKinley County, New Mexico Age Dependency

69.1

Age Dependency Ratio

19.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.6

Child Dependency Ratio

McKinley County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

37,691

51.74%

Male

35,158

48.26%

McKinley County, New Mexico Households and Families

McKinley County, New Mexico Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

McKinley County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.2%20.8%
All71.1%28.9%
Female67.6%32.4%
Male67.3%32.7%
Non Family65.1%34.9%

71.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,2953.5571.1
Married7,4254.3179.2
Non Family6,1131.1665.1
Female5,2474.9967.6
Male1,5104.4967.3

4.45

Average Family Size

3.55

Average Household Size

7.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

McKinley County, New Mexico Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,1349.41%
9th to 12th Grade6,69115.23%
High School Graduate14,79733.69%
Some College10,01222.80%
Associates Degree3,1987.28%
Bachelors Degree2,7596.28%
Graduate Degree2,3295.30%

McKinley County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Native American32,63523,6981,701
Hispanic5,4674,013651
White5,1174,6522,086
Other Race1,9771,414157
Multiple Races552505105
Asian488439359
Black339322200
Islander252510

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 asian people with a rate of 73.57%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,484$26,433$22,457
Less Than High School$14,802$12,750$15,400
High School Grad$21,068$23,838$18,887
Some College$24,487$30,020$21,209
Bachelors Degree$44,811$36,990$47,632
Graduate Degree$55,903$56,657$55,345

$24,484

Average Earnings

$26,433

Average Male

$22,457

Average Female

McKinley County, New Mexico Language

McKinley County, New Mexico Language by Age

McKinley County, New Mexico Language

45.17% of McKinley County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 54.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 48.55% of the population.

McKinley County, New Mexico Poverty

McKinley County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native55,52722,14539.88%
Hispanic10,2883,44133.45%
White6,35992714.58%
Multiple2,05189143.44%
Other2,65251919.57%
Asian7467910.59%
Black4517817.29%
Islander251352.00%

35.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

36.35%

Male Poverty Rate

35.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McKinley County, New Mexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in McKinley County, New Mexico is Islander, with 52.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McKinley County, New Mexico is Asian, with 10.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 47.47%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School45.36%
High School34.04%
Some College25.42%
Bachelors or Greater7.23%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed55.41%
Female Unemployed44.83%
Female Employed18.24%
Male Employed14.89%

McKinley County, New Mexico Income

McKinley County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,674$48,620
Families$38,237$53,834
Married Families$57,324$67,736
Non Families$16,078$32,226

McKinley County, New Mexico Marital Status

McKinley County, New Mexico Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.1%

Male Marriage Rate

32.1%

Female Marriage Rate

McKinley County, New Mexico Married by Age and Sex

McKinley County, New Mexico 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.

McKinley County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race

McKinley County, New Mexico Veterans

2,992

Number of Veterans

2,573

Male Veterans

419

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,094
First Gulf War532
Second Gulf War461
Korea202
World War II63
Name Veterans % of Total
Indian1,7204.39%
White97911.57%
Hispanic5147.96%
Other1948.97%
2 or More689.65%
Black246.15%
Hawaiian724.14%

$McKinley County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

20.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

McKinley County, New Mexico Employment Status

52%

Labor Force Participation

43.8%

Employment Rate

15.7%

Unemployment Rate

McKinley County, New Mexico Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

76.59%

Born in New Mexico

97.61%

Native Born

2.39%

Foreign Born

1.29%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.61% of McKinley County, New Mexico residents were born in the United States, with 76.59% having been born in New Mexico. 1.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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