Tijeras, NM Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Tijeras, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Village of Tijeras had a population of 547 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Tijeras is located at latitude 35.0888 and longitude -106.3759 in Bernalillo County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Tijeras (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Bernalillo County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,322 feet.

The Village of Tijeras (GNIS ID: 2413593) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tijeras population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Village of Tijeras, NM Boundary Map

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Tijeras, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 547
Population in Households 545
Population in Familes 434
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 476
Diversity Index2 60
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 239
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 155
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 264 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 206 (78.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (12.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $279,861
Average Home Value $315,610
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $83,635
Average Household Income $94,368
Per Capita Income $41,530
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.21% 0.29%
Households 0.4% 0.33%
Families 0.12% 0.26%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.24%
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.

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Tijeras, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tijeras to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 210 53rd
Population Density1 # 120 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 288 35th
Median Household Income # 12 98th
Per Capita Income # 20 96th

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