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Carrizozo, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Town of Carrizozo had a population of 911 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Carrizozo, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 911
Daytime Population: Workers 507
Daytime Population: Residents 521
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,028
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.13
Population in Households 822
Population in Familes 601
Population in Group Qrtrs 89
Population Density2 109
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $27,299
Average Household Income $39,508
Per Capita Income $19,222


Total Housing Units 535 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 307 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 145 (27.1%)
Median Home Value $91,667
Average Home Value $126,879


Total Households 390
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 210
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.22% -1.15%
Households -1.34% -1.26%
Families -1.65% -1.57%
Median Household Income   0.19%
Per Capita Income   1.77%

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, 2017 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 # 156 65th
Population Density # 282 37th
Diversity Index # 168 63rd
Median Household Income # 401 10th
Per Capita Income # 290 35th

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