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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Mountainair is 883. Mountainair, New Mexico is the 10,772nd largest city in the US.
The peak population of Mountainair was in 2000, when its population was 1,119. In 2000, Mountainair was the 9,701st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 10,772nd largest city in the US. Mountainair is currently 21.1% smaller than it was in 2000.
Mountainair has shrunk 21.0% since the year 2000. Mountainair, New Mexico's growth is extremely below average. 82% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|10766||Norwood Court, Missouri||885||-16.5%|
|10767||Blue River, Colorado||884||25.0%|
|10772||Mountainair, New Mexico||883||-21.0%|
The total voting age population of Mountainair, New Mexico, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 697. The voting age population is 54.5% male and 45.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 27.6% of the residents of Mountainair are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Mountainair are 94.7% White, 4.2% Other and 1.1% Asian. Additionally, 42.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Mountainair, 33.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 49.2%. On a per-household basis, 26.0% of families are below the poverty line in Mountainair.
Among those aged 16 and older, 34.5% of Mountainair residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 82.5% of Mountainair residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 22.4% have a bachelor's degree and 13.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Mountainair residents aged 5 and older, 32.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 31.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.1% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Mountainair is 4.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Mountainair, 25.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Mountainair is $-1,333,333,334.
In Mountainair, 82.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 17.8% of housing units in Mountainair.
Of all the housing units in Mountainair, 25.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Mountainair, 8.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Mountainair is $673.
In Mountainair, 51.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.