Sandia Park, NM Data & Demographics

Sandia Park, New Mexico - Basic Facts

Sandia Park is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Sandia Park Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Bernalillo County at latitude 35.1678 and longitude -106.3656. Bernalillo County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,077 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Sandia Park Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 0.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Sandia Park, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 270
Population in Households 270
Population in Familes 225
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 373
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 131
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 93
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 147 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 117 (79.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 ( 9.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $323,077
Average Home Value $362,716


Median Household Income $100,000
Average Household Income $112,772
Per Capita Income $50,214
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


Population 3.11% 1.79%
Households 3.76% 1.77%
Families 6.91% 1.66%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
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.

Sandia Park, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sandia Park 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 DescriptionRankPercentile
Total Population # 284 36th
Population Density1 # 150 66th
Diversity Index2 # 373 16th
Median Household Income # 8 98th
Per Capita Income # 7 99th

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

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