Laguna, NM Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Laguna, New Mexico - Basic Facts

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The Laguna Census Designated Place had a population of 1,234 as of July 1, 2016. Laguna 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 Laguna is located at latitude 35.059 and longitude -107.4174 in Cibola County. The formal boundaries for the Laguna Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cibola County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,807 feet.

The Laguna Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408523) 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 Laguna Census Designated Place is located within Laguna Division of Cibola County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Laguna population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Laguna: Bieri *, Kawaihka *, Kawaik, Kawaika *, Keowe'egi'i *, Kuhkweai *, K'ya-na-thlana-kwe*, Laguna de San Jose, Laguna'ongwi *, Pahwima *, Pokwindiwe onwi, Pokwindiwe'ongwi *, Poto'iweongwi *, San Jose de la Laguna, San Jose de Laguna, Sitsime *, To-zan'-ne *, Tqo lani *.

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Laguna Census Designated Place, NM Boundary Map

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Laguna, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,234
Population in Households 1,223
Population in Familes 1,080
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density1 113
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 353
Average Household Size 3.46
Family Households 275
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 400 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 285 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 68 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $66,484
Average Home Value $83,891


Median Household Income $36,794
Average Household Income $50,214
Per Capita Income $14,863
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.09% -0.08%
Households -0.09% -0.11%
Families -0.34% -0.15%
Median Household Income   0.36%
Per Capita Income   1.46%
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.

Laguna, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Laguna to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 127 72nd
Population Density1 # 282 37th
Diversity Index2 # 408 8th
Median Household Income # 254 43rd
Per Capita Income # 376 15th

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