McKinley County, New Mexico Population 2022

McKinley County, New Mexico's estimated population is 69,735 with a growth rate of -0.77% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. McKinley County, New Mexico is the 8th largest county in New Mexico. The 2010 Population was 71,673 and has seen a growth of -2.70% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
191012,9630.00%
192013,7317685.92%
193020,6436,91250.34%
194023,6412,99814.52%
195027,4513,81016.12%
196037,2099,75835.55%
197043,2085,99916.12%
198056,44913,24130.64%
199060,6864,2377.51%
201071,67310,98718.10%
201172,3326590.92%
201272,365330.05%
201372,6653000.41%
201472,7961310.18%
201573,4626660.91%
201673,028-434-0.59%
201772,423-605-0.83%
201871,911-512-0.71%
201971,367-544-0.76%
202070,823-544-0.76%
202170,279-544-0.77%
202269,735-544-0.77%
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McKinley County, New Mexico Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,40413.07%
Black or African American3790.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native54,43975.66%
Asian7971.11%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1200.17%
Some Other Race3,3034.59%
Two or More Races3,5144.88%
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McKinley County, New Mexico Population by Race

McKinley County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2022

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McKinley County, New Mexico Median Age

32.8


Total

31.1


Male

34.4


Female

McKinley County, New Mexico Adults

There are 51,288 adults, (8,881 of whom are seniors) in McKinley County, New Mexico.

McKinley County, New Mexico Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.7

Child Dependency Ratio

McKinley County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

37,205

51.71%

Male

34,751

48.29%

McKinley County, New Mexico Population by Age

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

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McKinley County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.8%25.2%
Male68.2%31.8%
All68%32%
Female67.1%32.9%
Non Family60.4%39.6%

68.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

McKinley County, New Mexico Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,2473.3568
Married7,6633.8874.8
Male1,8044.0368.2
Female5,6144.7767.1
Non Family6,1661.260.4

4.09

Average Family Size

3.35

Average Household Size

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McKinley County, New Mexico Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,7578.47%
9th to 12th Grade5,86613.23%
High School Graduate16,13136.38%
Some College10,17422.94%
Associates Degree3,2957.43%
Bachelors Degree2,6966.08%
Graduate Degree2,4255.47%
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McKinley County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

McKinley County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian551551469
Black221215109
White4,8854,6461,957
Islander12012037
2+ Races1,066923299
Hispanic5,3794,237739
Other Race2,3801,767226
Native American32,84424,5641,675

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 85.12%.

McKinley County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,771$30,679$25,821
Less Than 9th Grade$17,376$17,489$17,304
High School Graduate$22,401$24,375$19,572
Some College$29,670$35,157$25,727
Bachelors Degree$46,594$55,659$42,042
Graduate Degree$61,442$74,943$58,631

$27,771

Average Earnings

$30,679

Average Male

$25,821

Average Female

McKinley County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

McKinley County, New Mexico Language by Age

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McKinley County, New Mexico Language

45.70% of McKinley County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 54.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 47.54% of the population.

McKinley County, New Mexico Language

McKinley County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander1206453.33%
Native53,98621,65840.12%
Multiple3,4851,18934.12%
Hispanic10,1733,29832.42%
Black3384413.02%
White5,98866211.06%
Asian7978811.04%
Other767NaN%

35.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.22%

Male Poverty Rate

36.09%

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 53.33% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.01%.

McKinley County, New Mexico Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.69%
High School32.88%
Some College26.34%
Bachelors or Greater6.26%

McKinley County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed14.85%
Male Unemployed44.19%
Female Employed17.99%
Female Unemployed52.80%

McKinley County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

McKinley County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,179$51,712
Families$42,226$56,599
Married Families$57,394$71,504
Non Families$18,125$34,438
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Income by Household Type

McKinley County, New Mexico Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.2%

Male Marriage Rate

31.6%

Female Marriage Rate

McKinley County, New Mexico Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

McKinley County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race

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McKinley County, New Mexico Marital Status

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2,973

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War675
First Gulf War735
Vietnam911
Korea169
World War II15

McKinley County, New Mexico Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34365
35 to 54827
55 to 64579
65 to 74694
75+508

McKinley County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White86711.59%
Black4216.15%
Native American1,5554.01%
Asian81.43%
Islander3933.05%
Other Race1726.61%
2+ Races29020.85%
Hispanic6129.67%

McKinley County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

McKinley County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

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19.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

McKinley County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

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49.7%

Labor Force Participation

43.3%

Employment Rate

12.4%

Unemployment Rate

McKinley County, New Mexico Employment by Age

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McKinley County, New Mexico Employment by Race

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McKinley County, New Mexico 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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76.08%

Born in McKinley County, New Mexico

97.49%

Native Born

2.51%

Foreign Born

1.50%

Non Citizen

1.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.49% of McKinley County, New Mexico residents were born in the United States, with 76.08% having been born in New Mexico. 1.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

McKinley County, New Mexico Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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