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Carnuel, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Carnuel Census Designated Place had a population of 1,190 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Carnuel is located at latitude 35.0526 and longitude -106.466 in Bernalillo County. The formal boundaries for the Carnuel Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Bernalillo County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,860 feet.

The Carnuel Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407968) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

New Mexico is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Carnuel Census Designated Place is located within Albuquerque Division of Bernalillo County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Carnuel population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Carnuel: Carna-aye, Carnue.

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Carnuel, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,190
Population in Households 1,190
Population in Familes 901
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 220
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 502
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 307
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 597 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 412 (69.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 89 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 95 (15.9%)
Median Home Value $208,636
Average Home Value $235,412


Median Household Income $37,587
Average Household Income $65,117
Per Capita Income $28,299
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.55% -0.36%
Households -0.59% -0.36%
Families -1.53% -0.66%
Median Household Income   0.77%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Carnuel, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carnuel to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 131 71st
Population Density1 # 212 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 201 55th
Median Household Income # 239 46th
Per Capita Income # 78 83rd

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