McKinley County, New Mexico Population 2021

McKinley County, New Mexico's estimated population is 70,279 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 inNew Mexico. The 2010 Population was 71,673 and has seen a growth of -1.94% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202170,279-544-0.77%
202070,823-544-0.76%
201971,367-544-0.76%
201871,911-512-0.71%
201772,423-605-0.83%
201673,028-434-0.59%
201573,4626660.91%
201472,7961310.18%
201372,6653000.41%
201272,365330.05%
201172,3326590.92%
201071,67310,98718.10%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.77% (-544)
County Website
Founded
January 1, 1901
County Seat
2010 Population
71,673
Growth Since 2010
-1.94% (-1,394)
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McKinley County, New Mexico Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native54,97775.90%
White10,42614.39%
Some Other Race3,0104.16%
Two or More Races2,6923.72%
Asian8291.14%
Black or African American4740.65%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander300.04%
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McKinley County, New Mexico Population by Race

McKinley County, New Mexico Population Pyramid $2021

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McKinley County, New Mexico Median Age

32.4


Total

30.7


Male

34.2


Female

McKinley County, New Mexico Adults

There are 51,456 adults, (8,610 of whom are seniors) in McKinley County, New Mexico.

McKinley County, New Mexico Age Dependency

69.1

Age Dependency Ratio

20.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49

Child Dependency Ratio

McKinley County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

37,452

51.70%

Male

34,986

48.30%

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
Non Family66.4%33.6%
Female67.4%32.6%
Male69.7%30.3%
All70.9%29.1%
Married77.2%22.8%

70.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

McKinley County, New Mexico Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,9423.4270.9
Married7,6994.1777.2
Non Family6,0831.1866.4
Female5,5524.5867.4
Male1,6084.3469.7

4.22

Average Family Size

3.42

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 Grade3,6978.36%
9th to 12th Grade6,36214.39%
High School Graduate15,19734.38%
Some College10,57423.92%
Associates Degree3,3247.52%
Bachelors Degree2,6385.97%
Graduate Degree2,4165.47%
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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
Native American32,75524,2021,820
Hispanic5,4124,234583
White4,9514,5981,950
Other Race2,1241,544130
2+ Races843777168
Asian533523433
Black344331167
Islander303012

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 81.24%.

McKinley County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,757$27,302$23,573
Less Than 9th Grade$15,706$13,990$16,450
High School Graduate$21,095$23,053$19,096
Some College$26,836$31,917$23,782
Bachelors Degree$41,667$42,054$41,549
Graduate Degree$56,250$57,554$56,042

$25,757

Average Earnings

$27,302

Average Male

$23,573

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

46.61% of McKinley County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 53.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 47.47% 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
Native54,55221,54139.49%
Hispanic10,1252,93428.98%
Multiple2,67488032.91%
White6,19881713.18%
Other2,96061620.81%
Asian82912114.60%
Black4347016.13%
Islander301343.33%

34.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.66%

Male Poverty Rate

34.98%

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 43.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McKinley County, New Mexico is White, with 13.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.44%.

McKinley County, New Mexico Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.20%
High School31.56%
Some College25.61%
Bachelors or Greater7.25%

McKinley County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed53.16%
Female Unemployed47.22%
Female Employed18.88%
Male Employed14.18%

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$33,834$50,778
Families$39,439$54,982
Married Families$58,008$69,805
Non Families$19,073$36,342
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Income by Household Type

McKinley County, New Mexico Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.9%

Male Marriage Rate

32.5%

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 55-64.

McKinley County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race

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McKinley County, New Mexico Marital Status

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3,035

Number of Veterans

2,463

Male Veterans

572

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,033
First Gulf War642
Second Gulf War584
Korea168
World War II45

McKinley County, New Mexico Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74755
35 to 54732
55 to 64643
75+568
18 to 34337

McKinley County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Native American1,6684.29%
White92211.35%
Hispanic5458.54%
Other Race1827.94%
2+ Races17915.48%
Black6516.71%
Islander1137.93%
Asian81.30%

McKinley County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

McKinley County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

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19.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

McKinley County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

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51.3%

Labor Force Participation

44.1%

Employment Rate

14%

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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77.13%

Born in McKinley County, New Mexico

97.78%

Native Born

2.22%

Foreign Born

1.30%

Non Citizen

0.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.78% of McKinley County, New Mexico residents were born in the United States, with 77.13% having been born in New Mexico. 1.30% 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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