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Gallup, New Mexico (NM) Poverty Rate Data
Information about poor and low-income residents


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29.9% of Gallup, NM residents had an income below the poverty level in 2017, which was 34.3% greater than the poverty level of 19.7% across the entire state of New Mexico. Taking into account residents not living in families, 23.5% of high school graduates and 53.8% of non high school graduates live in poverty. The poverty rate was 17.0% among disabled males and 24.0% among disabled females. The renting rate among poor residents was 72.6%. For comparison, it was 32.2% among residents with income above the poverty level.

Poverty rates in Gallup, NM

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
Gallup:

29.9%
Whole state:

19.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
Gallup:

17.6%
Whole state:

8.9%

Poverty rate among disabled males:
Gallup:

17.0%
New Mexico:

20.4%
Disability rate in this city among poor males (it is 19.2% among male residents who are not classified as poor):
Gallup:

15.9%
New Mexico:

26.3%

Poverty rate among disabled females:
Gallup:

24.0%
New Mexico:

24.2%
Disability rate in this city among poor females (it is 18.3% among female residents who are not classified as poor):
Gallup:

21.8%
New Mexico:

25.1%

Renting rate in this city among poor and not poor residents:
Residents below poverty level:

72.6%
Residents above poverty level:

32.2%

Poverty by age in Gallup, NM

Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Gallup
  • Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Gallup,NM (percentage below poverty level)
  • 38.0%Under 5 years
  • 54.0%5 years
  • 34.0%6 to 11 years
  • 58.0%12 to 14 years
  • 100.0%15 years
  • 18.0%16 and 17 years
  • 46.0%18 to 24 years
  • 43.0%25 to 34 years
  • 22.0%35 to 44 years
  • 22.0%45 to 54 years
  • 17.0%55 to 64 years
  • 22.0%65 to 74 years
  • 5.0%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Gallup
  • Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Gallup,NM (percentage below poverty level)
  • 55.9%Under 5 years
  • 41.9%5 years
  • 44.4%6 to 11 years
  • 24.0%12 to 14 years
  • 0.0%15 years
  • 82.8%16 and 17 years
  • 24.2%18 to 24 years
  • 32.3%25 to 34 years
  • 42.0%35 to 44 years
  • 26.3%45 to 54 years
  • 22.9%55 to 64 years
  • 25.3%65 to 74 years
  • 5.3%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Gallup, NM
  • Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Gallup,NM (% below half of poverty level)
  • 11.0%Under 5 years
  • 13.2%5 years
  • 14.1%6 to 11 years
  • 8.3%12 to 14 years
  • 11.6%15 years
  • 6.3%16 and 17 years
  • 10.8%18 to 24 years
  • 9.9%25 to 34 years
  • 6.7%35 to 44 years
  • 5.1%45 to 54 years
  • 6.5%55 to 64 years
  • 5.9%65 to 74 years
  • 7.9%75 years and over

Poverty by race and place of birth in Gallup, NM

Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Gallup, NM
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Gallup, NM (%)
  • 11.6%White
  • 9.9%Black
  • 43.0%American Indian
  • 15.7%Asian
  • 79.2%Native Hawaiian
  • 9.3%Other race
  • 37.9%2+ races
  • 23.2%Hispanic
Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Gallup, NM
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Gallup, NM (absolute numbers)
  • 522White
  • 29Black
  • 3,938American Indian
  • 79Asian
  • 12Native Hawaiian
  • 107Other race
  • 6082+ races
  • 1,778Hispanic
Poverty status for native-born residents
  • 32.4%Below poverty level
  • 67.6%Above poverty level
Poverty status for foreign-born residents
  • 54.7%Below poverty level
  • 45.3%Above poverty level

Poverty in families in Gallup, NM

Children below poverty level:
Gallup, New Mexico:

43.1%
State:

27.0%
Poverty rate among high school graduates not in families:
Gallup:

23.5%
New Mexico:

21.8%
Poverty rate among people who did not graduate high school not in families:
Gallup:

53.8%
New Mexico:

49.5%
Poor families by family type
  • 41.7%Married-couple family
  • 15.0%Male, no wife present
  • 43.3%Female, no husband present
Breakdown of poor residents in Gallup not in families by work experience
  • 6.2%Worked full-time, year-round
  • 32.7%Worked part-time
  • 61.1%Did not work
Breakdown of poor married-couple families by work experience
  • 0.0%Both worked full-time
  • 15.9%One full-time, other part-time
  • 25.4%One full-time, other didn't work
  • 2.4%Both worked part-time
  • 21.0%One part-time, other didn't work
  • 35.3%Both didn't work

Other data

Year house/condo built for residents below and above poverty levels
  • Owners below poverty level
  • 0.9%1999 to 2000
  • 19.8%1995 to 1998
  • 5.1%1990 to 1994
  • 15.0%1980 to 1989
  • 26.7%1970 to 1979
  • 12.0%1960 to 1969
  • 5.4%1950 to 1959
  • 1.8%1940 to 1949
  • 13.2%1939 or earlier
  • Owners above poverty level
  • 2.6%1999 to 2000
  • 9.4%1995 to 1998
  • 8.8%1990 to 1994
  • 17.5%1980 to 1989
  • 23.7%1970 to 1979
  • 11.8%1960 to 1969
  • 13.4%1950 to 1959
  • 5.0%1940 to 1949
  • 7.8%1939 or earlier
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