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Rodeo, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Rodeo Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Hidalgo County at latitude 31.8397 and longitude -109.0266. Hidalgo County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,127 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Rodeo 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 Rodeo Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 101
Population in Households 101
Population in Familes 83
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 12
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 60
Average Household Size 1.68
Family Households 40
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 79 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 44 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (24.1%)
Median Home Value $102,500
Average Home Value $118,333


Median Household Income $38,409
Average Household Income $50,303
Per Capita Income $20,232
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.0% -0.2%
Households 0.4% -0.34%
Families 11.69% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.87%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
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.


Rodeo, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rodeo 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 # 381 14th
Population Density1 # 425 4th
Diversity Index2 # 302 31st
Median Household Income # 202 55th
Per Capita Income # 199 55th

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