Gallup McKinley County, New Mexico

Gallup: City in McKinley County, New Mexico, United States

About

Gallup is a city located in the county of McKinley in the U.S. state of New Mexico. Its population at the 2010 census was 21,678 and a population density of 443 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 21,253 inhabitants.

The city was created 141 years ago in 1880.

Gallup Quick Facts

Population : 21,253 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Mexico (United States)
County : McKinley County
Postal code : 87301–87305
Phone Area Codes : 505
Area : 48.98 km2
Altitude : 6,467 feet / 1971 meters
Capital city : Gallup is capital of McKinley County
Establishment : January 01, 1881 (141 years ago)
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 19:28:54 (16th May 2022)
Density : 434 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2% (2010-2020)
Gallup locator map
Location of Gallup on New Mexico map.
McKinley County New Mexico Court House image
McKinley County New Mexico Court House
McKinley County New Mexico Court House image

Geography

Gallup is located at 35°31'41"N 108°44'33"W (35.5280800, -108.7425800).

Gallup map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Gallup decreased by 2% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 21,678 - census
2011 21,968 1.32% estimation process
2012 21,926 -0.19% estimation process
2013 21,994 0.31% estimation process
2014 22,009 0.07% estimation process
2015 22,187 0.8% estimation process
2016 22,036 -0.69% estimation process
2017 21,846 -0.87% estimation process
2018 21,682 -0.76% estimation process
2019 21,493 -0.88% estimation process
2020 21,253 -1.13% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 10,618
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 9,243
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 14.9%
April 1, 2020 Population : 10,484
April 1, 2010 Population : 9,222
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.4%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 26.6%
People over 65 (%) : 17.6%
Female persons, % : 54.7%
White only, percent : 89.8%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.8%
Asians alone % : 0.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 10.1%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 86.0%
2015-2019 Veterans : 674
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 3.4%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 67.8%

Gallup zip code is 87301. County name: McKinley, County fips: 35031

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 67.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $296,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,679
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $592
2015-2019 median gross rent : $967
2015-2019 Households : 3,831
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.65
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 95.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 86.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 93.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 29.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.9%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.3%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 120,164
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 62,123
2012 total retail sales per capita : $6,648
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $64,296
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $33,654
Percentage of people living in poverty : 8.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 709
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 266
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 230
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 62
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 599
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 35
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 638
2010 population per square mile : 2,691.8
2010 land area in square miles : 3.43

People born in Gallup (22)

People born in Gallup, including astronomer Carolyn S. Shoemaker, United States Army Medal of Honor recipient Hiroshi Miyamura, actor Tony Genaro, .

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Schools in Gallup

College & universities near Gallup, NM

Code Name City ZIP
187958 University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus Gallup (NM) 87301

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Gallup, NM

Code Name Address Type
GLP Gallup station 201 East Highway 66 RAIL

Post offices near Gallup

Post Office Name City ZIP
Gallu Post Office Gallup (NM) 87301

Other cities in McKinley County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in McKinley County , NM.

City Name Population Title
Zuni Pueblo 6,302 City in McKinley County, New Mexico, United States of America
Crownpoint 2,278 Census-designated place (CDP) in McKinley County, New Mexico
Thoreau 1,865 Census-designated place in McKinley County, New Mexico, United States
Navajo 1,645 Athabaskan language of Na-Dené stock spoken in the southwestern United States
Black Rock 1,323 Census-designated place in McKinley County, New Mexico, US
Church Rock 1,128 City in McKinley County, New Mexico, United States of America
Tohatchi 808 Census-designated place in McKinley County, New Mexico, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Gallup distances to largest New Mexico cities