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Anthony, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Anthony Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Doña Ana County at latitude 32.0131 and longitude -106.5985. Doña Ana County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,802 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Anthony 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 Anthony Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Anthony: Half Way House, La Tuna.

Anthony Census Designated Place, NM Boundary Map


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


Total Population 9,873
Population in Households 9,873
Population in Familes 9,187
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,492
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 2,830
Average Household Size 3.49
Family Households 2,424
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 3,048 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,848 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 983 (32.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 218 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $107,391
Average Home Value $136,412


Median Household Income $20,758
Average Household Income $28,033
Per Capita Income $8,030
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.26% 1.02%
Households 1.69% 1.13%
Families 1.59% 1.03%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   2.83%
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.


Anthony, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Anthony 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 # 25 95th
Population Density1 # 7 99th
Diversity Index2 # 244 45th
Median Household Income # 440 1st
Per Capita Income # 438 1st

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