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Hachita, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Hachita Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Grant County at latitude 31.9153 and longitude -108.3252. Grant County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,521 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Hachita 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 Hachita Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hachita: Eureka.

Hachita Census Designated Place, NM Boundary Map


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


Total Population 54
Population in Households 54
Population in Familes 45
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 121
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 36
Average Household Size 1.5
Family Households 24
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 64 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29 (45.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (10.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (43.7%)
Median Home Value $93,182
Average Home Value $144,828


Median Household Income $44,455
Average Household Income $51,858
Per Capita Income $22,122
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.31% 1.44%
Households 2.81% 1.09%
Families 17.71% 1.61%
Median Household Income   2.64%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
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.


Hachita, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hachita 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 # 415 6th
Population Density1 # 270 39th
Diversity Index2 # 290 35th
Median Household Income # 131 71st
Per Capita Income # 163 63rd

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