Fairacres, NM Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Fairacres, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Fairacres Census Designated Place had a population of 855 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Fairacres is located at latitude 32.3047 and longitude -106.8366 in Doña Ana County. The formal boundaries for the Fairacres Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Doña Ana County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,898 feet.

The Fairacres Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584098) 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 Fairacres Census Designated Place is located within Fairacres Division of Doña Ana County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fairacres 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 Fairacres: Fairacers.

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


Total Population 855
Population in Households 855
Population in Familes 724
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 405
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 328
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 232
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 354 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 238 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 90 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $217,763
Average Home Value $220,188


Median Household Income $46,105
Average Household Income $61,877
Per Capita Income $23,880
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.59% 0.58%
Households 0.65% 0.6%
Families 1.15% 0.43%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   1.61%
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.

Fairacres, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fairacres 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 # 167 63rd
Population Density1 # 141 68th
Diversity Index2 # 209 53rd
Median Household Income # 130 71st
Per Capita Income # 135 70th

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