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Animas, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Animas Census Designated Place had a population of 237 as of July 1, 2015. Animas ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Mexico. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Animas is located at latitude 31.9449 and longitude -108.8065 in Hidalgo County. The formal boundaries for the Animas Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hidalgo County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,406 feet.

The Animas Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584046) 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 Animas population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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


Total Population 237
Population in Households 236
Population in Familes 194
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 15
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 86
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 58
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 114 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 64 (56.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (24.6%)
Median Home Value $98,214
Average Home Value $114,683


Median Household Income $41,314
Average Household Income $52,007
Per Capita Income $21,282
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% -0.34%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families -2.15% -0.35%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   1.97%
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.

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Animas, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Animas 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 # 296 34th
Population Density1 # 419 6th
Diversity Index2 # 301 32nd
Median Household Income # 161 64th
Per Capita Income # 177 60th

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