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Cliff, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Cliff Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Grant County at latitude 32.966 and longitude -108.6176. Grant County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,498 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Cliff 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 Cliff Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Cliff Census Designated Place, NM Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 290
Population in Households 287
Population in Familes 226
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 28
Diversity Index2 23
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 133
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 85
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 165 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 113 (68.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (12.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 (19.4%)
Median Home Value $194,643
Average Home Value $259,735
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $60,755
Average Household Income $64,657
Per Capita Income $30,155
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.24% -0.28%
Households -0.18% -0.15%
Families -1.08% -0.24%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   0.87%
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.

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Cliff, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cliff 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 # 275 38th
Population Density1 # 395 11th
Diversity Index2 # 405 9th
Median Household Income # 32 93rd
Per Capita Income # 56 88th

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