|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Chama is 912. Chama, New Mexico is the 10,624th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Chama was in 2000, when its population was 1,204. In 2000, Chama was the 9,388th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 10,624th largest city in the US. Chama is currently 24.3% smaller than it was in 2000.
Chama has shrunk 24.2% since the year 2000. Chama, New Mexico's growth is extremely below average. 94% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|10618||Killdeer, North Dakota||913||28.2%|
|10622||Andover, New York||912||-14.7%|
|10624||Chama, New Mexico||912||-24.2%|
|10625||Far Hills, New Jersey||912||6.4%|
|10626||Hancock, New York||912||-23.0%|
|10627||North Perry, Ohio||912||8.3%|
|10628||West Point, Iowa||912||-6.8%|
The total voting age population of Chama, New Mexico, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 859. The voting age population is 41.9% male and 58.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 20.3% of the residents of Chama are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Chama are 54.4% Other, 29.4% White, 12.5% American Indian and 3.7% Black. Additionally, 82.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Chama, 20.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 23.4%. On a per-household basis, 12.6% of families are below the poverty line in Chama.
Among those aged 16 and older, 36.6% of Chama residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 87.3% of Chama residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 12.9% have a bachelor's degree and 4.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Chama residents aged 5 and older, 51.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 47.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Chama is 9.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Chama, 27.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Chama is $35,357.
In Chama, 84.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 15.9% of housing units in Chama.
Of all the housing units in Chama, 1.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Chama, 9.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Chama is $741.
In Chama, 46.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.