Ponderosa Pine, NM Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Ponderosa Pine, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Ponderosa Pine Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Bernalillo County at latitude 34.9709 and longitude -106.3396. Bernalillo County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,526 feet.

The formal official name is the Ponderosa Pine Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Ponderosa Pine, New Mexico.

The U5 Census Class Code for Ponderosa Pine indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Ponderosa Pine Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ponderosa Pine: Ponderosa Pines.

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Ponderosa Pine, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,185
Population in Households 1,184
Population in Familes 950
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 147
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 516
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 338
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 601 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 470 (78.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 ( 7.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 85 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $197,384
Average Home Value $199,680


Median Household Income $57,574
Average Household Income $73,131
Per Capita Income $31,193
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.2% 0.02%
Households 0.0% 0.12%
Families -0.21% -0.06%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.7%
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.


Ponderosa Pine, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ponderosa Pine to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 249 44th
Diversity Index2 # 267 40th
Median Household Income # 45 90th
Per Capita Income # 40 91st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Mexico Census Data Comparison Tool.