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Carrizozo, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Town of Carrizozo had a population of 951 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Carrizozo is located at latitude 33.6433 and longitude -105.8411 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Carrizozo (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,436 feet.

The Town of Carrizozo (GNIS ID: 2413174) 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 Town of Carrizozo is located within Carrizozo Division of Lincoln County.

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


Total Population 951
Population in Households 862
Population in Familes 630
Population in Group Qrtrs 89
Population Density1 114
Diversity Index2 69


Total Households 412
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 223
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 559 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 320 (57.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 92 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 147 (26.3%)
Median Home Value $89,744
Average Home Value $118,672


Median Household Income $27,989
Average Household Income $38,407
Per Capita Income $18,856
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.74% -0.62%
Households -0.68% -0.54%
Families -0.97% -0.82%
Median Household Income   0.76%
Per Capita Income   0.99%
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.

Carrizozo, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carrizozo 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 # 154 65th
Population Density1 # 280 37th
Diversity Index2 # 164 64th
Median Household Income # 395 11th
Per Capita Income # 286 36th

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