Windmill, NM Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Windmill, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Windmill Census Designated Place had a population of 44 as of July 1, 2016. Windmill 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 Windmill is located at latitude 31.9769 and longitude -108.6315 in Hidalgo County. The formal boundaries for the Windmill Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hidalgo County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,344 feet.

The Windmill Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584239) 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.

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

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Windmill 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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Windmill, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 44
Population in Households 43
Population in Familes 36
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 30
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 23
Average Household Size 1.87
Family Households 15
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 37 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16 (43.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (37.8%)
Median Home Value $83,333
Average Home Value $93,750


Median Household Income $32,895
Average Household Income $43,487
Per Capita Income $18,255
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.37% -0.46%
Households 0.71% -0.89%
Families 3.63% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
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.

Windmill, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Windmill 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 # 426 5th
Population Density1 # 389 12th
Diversity Index2 # 319 28th
Median Household Income # 331 26th
Per Capita Income # 303 32nd

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