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Rincon, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Rincon Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Doña Ana County at latitude 32.6729 and longitude -107.0763. Doña Ana County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,068 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Rincon 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 Rincon Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rincon: El Rincon de Fray Diego, Thorne.

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


Total Population 277
Population in Households 273
Population in Familes 251
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 281
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 92
Average Household Size 2.97
Family Households 76
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 108 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 70 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $96,739
Average Home Value $140,141


Median Household Income $32,717
Average Household Income $45,036
Per Capita Income $13,836
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.52% 0.64%
Households 1.05% 0.64%
Families 3.01% 0.52%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   2.35%
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.


Rincon, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rincon 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 # 281 37th
Population Density1 # 186 58th
Diversity Index2 # 283 36th
Median Household Income # 322 28th
Per Capita Income # 380 14th

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