McKinley County NM Information


McKinley County Subdivisions

McKinley County NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 73,125
Population in Households 72,345
Population in Familes 62,764
Population in Group Qrtrs 780
Population Density2 13
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $33,026
Average Household Income $49,394
Per Capita Income $15,408


Total Housing Units 26,240 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,808 (56.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,671 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,761 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $81,319
Average Home Value $128,704


Total Households 22,479
Average Household Size 3.22
Family Households 16,304
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.27% 0.2%
Households 0.28% 0.2%
Families 0.06% 0.07%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   1.78%


McKinley County NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares McKinley County to the other 33 counties and county equivalents in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 7 82nd
Population Density # 12 67th
Diversity Index # 31 9th
Median Household Income # 25 27th
Per Capita Income # 33 3rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Mexico Census Data Comparison Tool.