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Radium Springs, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Radium Springs Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Doña Ana County at latitude 32.4783 and longitude -106.9031. Doña Ana County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,973 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Radium Springs 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 Radium Springs Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Radium Springs: Fort Selden Springs, Radium Springs Junction, Randall Station.

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


Total Population 1,752
Population in Households 1,752
Population in Familes 1,508
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 293
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 667
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 500
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 731 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 571 (78.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 95 (13.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $138,861
Average Home Value $185,201


Median Household Income $40,275
Average Household Income $52,685
Per Capita Income $20,100
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.73% 0.82%
Households 1.16% 0.94%
Families 1.01% 0.79%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   2.24%
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.


Radium Springs, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Radium Springs 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 # 95 79th
Population Density1 # 181 59th
Diversity Index2 # 239 47th
Median Household Income # 174 61st
Per Capita Income # 206 54th

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