Sandia Knolls, NM Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sandia Knolls, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Sandia Knolls Census Designated Place had a population of 1,329 as of July 1, 2017. Sandia Knolls ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Mexico. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sandia Knolls is located at latitude 35.1603 and longitude -106.2987 in Bernalillo County. The formal boundaries for the Sandia Knolls Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bernalillo County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,726 feet.

The Sandia Knolls Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584203) 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 Sandia Knolls Census Designated Place is located within East Bernalillo Division of Bernalillo County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sandia Knolls population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Sandia Knolls, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,329
Daytime Population: Workers 140
Daytime Population: Residents 725
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 865
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 1,329
Population in Familes 1,079
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 479
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $60,246
Average Household Income $81,498
Per Capita Income $34,559


Total Housing Units 595 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 515 (86.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 72 (12.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 1.3%)
Median Home Value $234,239
Average Home Value $273,544


Total Households 587
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 393
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.33% 1.06%
Households 1.24% 0.94%
Families 2.02% 0.75%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

Sandia Knolls, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sandia Knolls to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 119 73rd
Population Density # 120 73rd
Diversity Index # 349 21st
Median Household Income # 33 93rd
Per Capita Income # 40 91st

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