Cliff, NM Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Cliff, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Cliff Census Designated Place had a population of 287 as of July 1, 2015. Cliff ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Mexico. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cliff is located at latitude 32.966 and longitude -108.6176 in Grant County. 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. Grant County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,498 feet.

The Cliff Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584078) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cliff population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Cliff Census Designated Place, NM Boundary Map

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Cliff, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 287
Population in Households 285
Population in Familes 223
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 28
Diversity Index2 25
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 132
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 84
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 165 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 112 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (12.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (20.0%)
Median Home Value $129,167
Average Home Value $151,770
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,836
Average Household Income $59,022
Per Capita Income $27,816
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.39% 0.0%
Households -0.29% 0.0%
Families -1.1% -0.24%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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, 2015 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 # 396 11th
Diversity Index2 # 402 9th
Median Household Income # 85 81st
Per Capita Income # 83 81st

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