McKinley County

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McKinley County, New Mexico

207 W Hill Ave
Gallup, NM 87301
Phone: (505) 863-6866
Fax: (505) 863-1419

On the northwestern border of NM, west of Santa Fe; organized Feb 23, 1899 from Bernalillo, Valencia, and San Juan counties. Name Origin: For William McKinley (1843-1901), twenty-fifth U.S. president

Area (sq mi):: 5455.22 (land 5448.72; water 6.49) Population per square mile: 13.20
Population 2005: 71,918 State rank: 6 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.90%; 1990-2000 23.30% Population 2000: 74,798 (White 11.90%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 12.40%; Asian 0.50%; Other 82.70%). Foreign born: 1.80%. Median age: 26.90
Income 2000: per capita $9,872; median household $25,005; Population below poverty level: 36.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $13,549-$16,437
Unemployment (2004): 7.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 24.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 14.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Gallup County seat (19,715)

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