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The Village of Angel Fire had a population of 1,175 as of July 1, 2016. Angel Fire ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Angel Fire is located at latitude 36.3714 and longitude -105.2485 in Colfax County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Angel Fire (see map below) encompass a land area of 28.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Colfax County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 8,405 feet.

The Village of Angel Fire (GNIS ID: 2413529) 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.

New Mexico is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Village of Angel Fire is located within Cimarron Division of Colfax County.

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

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


Total Population 1,175
Population in Households 1,175
Population in Familes 921
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 41
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 588
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 364
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,417 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 422 (17.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 166 ( 6.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,829 (75.7%)
Median Home Value $334,656
Average Home Value $350,473


Median Household Income $49,122
Average Household Income $70,424
Per Capita Income $35,066
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.55% -0.8%
Households -0.38% -0.72%
Families -0.64% -0.95%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
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.

Angel Fire, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Angel Fire 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 # 132 70th
Population Density1 # 376 16th
Diversity Index2 # 342 23rd
Median Household Income # 106 76th
Per Capita Income # 37 92nd

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