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Roy, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Village of Roy had a population of 232 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Roy is located at latitude 35.9451 and longitude -104.1963 in Harding County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Roy (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Harding County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,896 feet.

The Village of Roy (GNIS ID: 2413584) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

New Mexico is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Village of Roy is located within North Harding Division of Harding County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Roy population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Roy, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 232
Population in Households 232
Population in Familes 175
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 114
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 122
Average Household Size 1.9
Family Households 73
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 195 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 92 (47.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 73 (37.4%)
Median Home Value $71,000
Average Home Value $172,312


Median Household Income $32,539
Average Household Income $47,064
Per Capita Income $23,453
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.14% -0.09%
Households -0.13% -0.16%
Families 2.13% -0.28%
Median Household Income   0.64%
Per Capita Income   0.97%
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.

Roy, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Roy to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 297 33rd
Population Density1 # 281 37th
Diversity Index2 # 267 40th
Median Household Income # 336 24th
Per Capita Income # 154 65th

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