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Aragon, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Aragon Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Catron County at latitude 33.8897 and longitude -108.5202. Catron County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,680 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Aragon 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 Aragon Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Aragon: Joseph.

Aragon Census Designated Place, NM Boundary Map


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


Total Population 94
Population in Households 88
Population in Familes 65
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 11
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 57
Average Household Size 1.54
Family Households 32
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 104 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 45 (43.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (11.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 (45.2%)
Median Home Value $102,778
Average Home Value $135,556


Median Household Income $26,457
Average Household Income $31,179
Per Capita Income $14,376
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.0% -0.21%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 9.22% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.27%
Per Capita Income   1.17%
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.


Aragon, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Aragon 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 # 387 13th
Population Density1 # 427 4th
Diversity Index2 # 301 31st
Median Household Income # 414 7th
Per Capita Income # 369 17th

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