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Mimbres, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Mimbres Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Grant County at latitude 32.8326 and longitude -107.9542. Grant County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,971 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Mimbres 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 Mimbres Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

Mimbres Census Designated Place, NM Boundary Map


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


Total Population 661
Population in Households 661
Population in Familes 508
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 149
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 333
Average Household Size 1.98
Family Households 206
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 430 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 282 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 51 (11.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 97 (22.6%)
Median Home Value $98,288
Average Home Value $134,187


Median Household Income $37,105
Average Household Income $47,854
Per Capita Income $23,621
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.21% -0.27%
Households -0.07% -0.12%
Families 0.46% -0.39%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   2.38%
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.


Mimbres, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mimbres 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 # 197 56th
Population Density1 # 247 44th
Diversity Index2 # 284 37th
Median Household Income # 222 50th
Per Capita Income # 129 71st

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