McKinley County , New Mexico

McKinley County: County in New Mexico, United States

McKinley County locator map
Location of McKinley County on New Mexico map.

About

McKinley County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Mexico. As of the 2010 census, the population was 71,492 and a population density of 5 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 70,824 inhabitants. Its county seat is Gallup. The county was created 120 years ago in 1900.

McKinley County New Mexico Court House image
McKinley County New Mexico Court House
McKinley County New Mexico Court House image

Geography

McKinley County is located at 35°34'50"N 108°15'43"W (35.5806100, -108.2619300). It has 3 neighbors: Cibola County, Sandoval County and Apache County.

McKinley County map

The largest city of McKinley County is Gallup with a population of 21,253. Other cities include, Zuni Pueblo population 6,302, Navajo population 1,645 and Church Rock population 1,128. See all McKinley County cities & populated places.

Weather

McKinley County forecast: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. more

McKinley County Quick Facts

Population : 70,824 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Mexico (United States)
Area : 14129 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.1%
Land as percent of area : 99.9%
Named for : William McKinley
Altitude : 7,113 feet / 2168 meters
Capital : Gallup
Establishment : January 01, 1901
Time Zone : UTC−07:00
Local time : 15:49:10 (24th October 2021)
Density : 5 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.94% (2010-2020)
Weather : 38℉ Partly Cloudy 7-days weather

McKinley County has 3 neighbours.

  • Gallup

Demographics

According to census records, the population of McKinley County decreased by 0.94% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 71,492 - census
2011 72,332 1.16% estimation process
2012 72,365 0.05% estimation process
2013 72,665 0.41% estimation process
2014 72,796 0.18% estimation process
2015 73,462 0.91% estimation process
2016 73,028 -0.59% estimation process
2017 72,423 -0.84% estimation process
2018 71,911 -0.71% estimation process
2019 71,367 -0.76% estimation process
2020 70,824 -0.77% estimation process

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Other places with the same name (1)

McKinley County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Gallup 21,253 City in McKinley County, New Mexico, United States
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

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