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Paguate, New Mexico - Basic Facts

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

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Cibola County at latitude 35.1387 and longitude -107.3789. Cibola County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,148 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Paguate Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 7.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Paguate: Kvishti *, Paguate Mesa, Pahuate, Poquate, Queesche *.

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


Total Population 420
Population in Households 407
Population in Familes 350
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density1 57
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 145
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 106
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 192 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 131 (68.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 ( 7.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 (24.5%)
Median Home Value $200,000
Average Home Value $266,477


Median Household Income $36,271
Average Household Income $40,727
Per Capita Income $12,952
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.06% 0.05%
Households 0.0% 0.27%
Families 0.68% 0.19%
Median Household Income   0.38%
Per Capita Income   1.05%
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.


Paguate, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Paguate 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 # 230 48th
Population Density1 # 352 21st
Diversity Index2 # 413 7th
Median Household Income # 240 46th
Per Capita Income # 390 12th

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