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Loco Hills, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Loco Hills Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Eddy County at latitude 32.8197 and longitude -103.9784. Eddy County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,652 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Loco Hills 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 Loco Hills Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Loco Hills Census Designated Place, NM Boundary Map


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


Total Population 125
Population in Households 125
Population in Familes 107
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 146
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 52
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 38
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 56 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 37 (66.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $220,000
Average Home Value $237,500


Median Household Income $61,320
Average Household Income $79,966
Per Capita Income $30,089
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.19% 0.16%
Households 0.0% 0.38%
Families 5.72% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   3.54%
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.


Loco Hills, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Loco Hills 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 # 359 19th
Population Density1 # 250 44th
Diversity Index2 # 195 56th
Median Household Income # 31 93rd
Per Capita Income # 58 87th

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