Navajo Nation PUMA, NM

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2020 Population
127,386
0.732% 1-year decline
US Senator
Martin Heinrich
Democratic Party
US Senator
Ben Ray Luján
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
34.6
1.17% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
32.6%
0.818% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$36,684
5% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$71,900
0.419% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
39,865
1.86% 1-year decline

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In 2020, Navajo Nation PUMA, NM had a population of 127k people with a median age of 34.6 and a median household income of $36,684. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Navajo Nation PUMA, NM declined from 128,325 to 127,386, a −0.732% decrease and its median household income grew from $34,938 to $36,684, a 5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM are American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (69.7%), White (Non-Hispanic) (9.55%), White (Hispanic) (8.59%), Other (Hispanic) (3.58%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.72%).

52.2% of the households in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.6% of the residents in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Northwest New Mexico--Navajo Nation PUMA, NM are University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus (286 degrees awarded in 2020), Navajo Technical University (169 degrees), and New Mexico State University-Grants (79 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM was $71,900, and the homeownership rate was 70.3%.

Most people in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Navajo Nation PUMA, NM is home to a population of 127k people, from which 98.6% are citizens. As of 2020, 2.26% of Navajo Nation PUMA, NM residents were born outside of the country (2.89k people).

In 2020, there were 7.3 times more American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents (88.8k people) in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.2k White (Non-Hispanic) and 10.9k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM are Navajo (42,083 households), Other Native Languages of North America (9,904 households), and Spanish (8,974 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
64,950
Women
51%
62,452
Men
49%

The resident population of United States in 2020 was 127,402 inhabitants, with 49% men, and 51% women.

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Citizenship

98.6%
2020 Citizenship
98.8%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.6% of Navajo Nation PUMA, NM residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM was 98.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM
  1. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    88.8k ± 1.58k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    12.2k ± 290
  3. White (Hispanic)
    10.9k ± 845
17.3%
Hispanic Population
22k people

In 2020, there were 7.3 times more American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents (88.8k people) in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.2k White (Non-Hispanic) and 10.9k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

17.3% of the people in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM are hispanic (22k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    1,146 ± 827 people
  2. Philippines
    580 ± 590 people
  3. Asia
    127 ± 277 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Navajo Nation PUMA, NM was Mexico, the natal country of 1,146 Navajo Nation PUMA, NM residents, followed by Philippines with 580 and Asia with 127.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.26%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
2.89k people
1.92%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
2.47k people

As of 2020, 2.26% of Navajo Nation PUMA, NM residents (2.89k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM was 1.92%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Navajo
    42,083 households (35.3%)
  2. Other Native Languages of North America
    9,904 households (8.3%)
  3. Spanish
    8,974 households (7.52%)

52.2% of the households in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM was Navajo. 35.3% of the households in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM reported speaking Navajo at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,913 ± 264
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,059 ± 264
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,025 ± 298

Navajo Nation PUMA, NM has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.81 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Navajo Nation PUMA, NM employs 39.9k people. The largest industries in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM are Elementary & secondary schools (4,768 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,771 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,475 people), and the highest paying industries are Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services ($128,483), Petroleum refining ($88,964), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($82,636).

Males in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM have an average income that is 1.23 times higher than the average income of females, which is $38,503. The income inequality in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM (measured using the Gini index) is 0.429, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
21,076
Women
52.9%
18,789
Men
47.1%

The workforce of Navajo Nation PUMA, NM in 2020 was 39,865 people, with 52.9% woman, and 47.1% men.

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Occupations

39.9k
2020 Value
−1.86%
1 Year decline
± −1.86%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM declined at a rate of −1.86%, from 40.6k employees to 39.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM, are Cashiers (1,732 people), Personal care aides (1,608 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,324 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Navajo Nation PUMA, NM.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

39.9k
2020 Value
−1.86%
1 Year decline
± −1.86%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM declined at a rate of −1.86%, from 40.6k employees to 39.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,768 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,771 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,475 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Navajo Nation PUMA, NM, though some of these residents may live in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$31,774
Median earning men ± $1,375
$25,727
Median earning women ± $1,165

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($52,500), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($50,171), and Public Administration ($41,016).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Construction ($40,000), Public Administration ($37,795), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($31,385).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in New Mexico. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New Mexico to other states, or from other states to New Mexico.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $14.6B
  2. $8.89B
  3. $8.24B

In 2020, the top outbound New Mexico product (by dollars) was Electronics with $14.6B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($8.89B) and Crude petroleum ($8.24B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New Mexico products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$68.4B
2020 Value in New Mexico
$117B
Projected 2050 Value in New Mexico
71.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound New Mexico trade was $68.4B. This is expected to increase 71.8% to $117B by 2050.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New Mexico to other states, or from other states to New Mexico.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $19.7B
  2. $5.99B
  3. $3.03B

In 2020, the top outbound New Mexico domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $19.7B, followed by Arizona with $5.99B and Louisiana and $3.03B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New Mexico shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Martin Heinrich and Ben Ray Luján are the senators currently representing the state of New Mexico. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New Mexico is currently represented by 3 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from New Mexico

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Martin Heinrich
Senator from New Mexico1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013
Ben Ray Luján
Senator from New Mexico2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Martin Heinrich and Ben Ray Luján are the senators currently representing New Mexico.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from New Mexico

New Mexico is currently represented by 3 members in the U.S. house.

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In 2020, universities in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM awarded 534 degrees. The student population of Navajo Nation PUMA, NM in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 1,458 male students and 2,688 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM are American Indian or Alaska Native (412 and 77.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (58 and 10.9%), White (34 and 6.38%), and Two or More Races (12 and 2.25%).

The largest universities in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM by number of degrees awarded are University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus (286 and 53.6%), Navajo Technical University (169 and 31.6%), and New Mexico State University-Grants (79 and 14.8%).

The most popular majors in Northwest New Mexico--Navajo Nation PUMA, NM are Early Childhood Education & Teaching (53 and 9.93%), General Studies (48 and 8.99%), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (36 and 6.74%).

The median tuition cost in Northwest New Mexico--Navajo Nation PUMA, NM for a public four year colleges is $3,420 for in-state students and $3,420 for out-of-state students.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 4,146 students enrolled in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM, 35.2% men and 64.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in American Indian or Alaska Native with 2,603 records, of which 64.7% were women and 35.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 29 degree-majors awarded
  2. 48 degree-majors awarded
  3. 36 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Northwest New Mexico--Navajo Nation PUMA, NM was Early Childhood Education & Teaching with 29 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Northwest New Mexico--Navajo Nation PUMA, NM according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 286 degrees awarded
  2. 169 degrees awarded
  3. 79 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus with 286 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 180 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM, which is 0.508 times less than the 354 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was American Indian or Alaska Native students. These 412 degrees mean that there were 7.1 times more degrees awarded to American Indian or Alaska Native students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 58 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 4-year or above ($3,420) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($650) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,600) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 0.761% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.57% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Navajo Nation PUMA, NM in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (33.7k), Some college (23.3k), and Secondary Education (22.6k).

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The median property value in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM was $71,900 in 2020, which is 0.313 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $71,600 to $71,900, a 0.419% increase. The homeownership rate in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM is 70.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM have an average commute time of 25.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM is $36,684. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM was Albuquerque City (Northwest Mesa), Paradise Hills & Navajo Nation-Tohajiilee Chapter PUMA, NM with a value of $70,526, followed by Albuquerque City (Far Northeast Heights) PUMA, NM and Sandoval County PUMA, NM, with respective values of $69,048 and $65,071.

Property

$71,900
Median Property Value 2020
±$2,912
$27,051
Median Property Taxes
±$902

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Navajo Nation PUMA, NM the largest share of households pay taxes in the None range.

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Rent vs Own

70.3%
Homeownership
2020
68.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 70.3% of the housing units in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 71.4%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM was Albuquerque City (Northwest Mesa), Paradise Hills & Navajo Nation-Tohajiilee Chapter PUMA, NM with a value of $70,526, followed by Albuquerque City (Far Northeast Heights) PUMA, NM and Sandoval County PUMA, NM, with respective values of $69,048 and $65,071.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$36,684
Median Household Income
± $1,345
38.5k
Number of Households
± 1,213

In 2020, the median household income of the 38.5k households in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM grew to $36,684 from the previous year's value of $34,938.

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Wage Distribution

0.429
2020 Wage GINI in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM
0.435
2019 Wage GINI in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM

In 2020, the income inequality in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM was 0.429 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.48% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Navajo Nation PUMA, NM was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (75.6%)
  2. Carpooled (10.2%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.57%)

In 2018, 75.6% of workers in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.2%) and those who worked at home (7.57%).

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Commute Time

25.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM have a shorter commute time (25.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.99% of the workforce in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

32.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM (40.8k out of 125k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 25 - 34, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM is Native American, followed by Hispanic and White.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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81.5% of the population of Navajo Nation PUMA, NM has health coverage, with 17.9% on employee plans, 47.7% on Medicaid, 8.51% on Medicare, 5.97% on non-group plans, and 1.48% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in New Mexico was $7,214 in 2014. This is a 5.16% increase from the previous year ($6,860).

Primary care physicians in New Mexico see 1336 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.224% decrease from the previous year (1339 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1437 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 248 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in New Mexico, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,336 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New Mexico

Primary care physicians in New Mexico see an average of 1,336 patients per year. This represents a 0.224% decrease from the previous year (1,339 patients).

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of New Mexico across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 28.2% under 18 years, 22.7% between 18 and 34 years, 35.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.1% were men and 52.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

18.5%
Uninsured
17.9%
Employer Coverage
47.7%
Medicaid
8.51%
Medicare
5.97%
Non-Group
1.48%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Navajo Nation PUMA, NM grew by 1.38% from 18.2% to 18.5%.

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