Black Rock, NM Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Black Rock, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Black Rock Census Designated Place had a population of 1,316 as of July 1, 2016. Black Rock ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Mexico. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Black Rock is located at latitude 35.0809 and longitude -108.7983 in McKinley County. The formal boundaries for the Black Rock Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. McKinley County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,453 feet.

The Black Rock Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407858) 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 Black Rock Census Designated Place is located within Zuni Division of McKinley County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Black Rock 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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Black Rock Census Designated Place, NM Boundary Map



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Black Rock, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,316
Population in Households 1,299
Population in Familes 1,162
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density1 780
Diversity Index2 24
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 354
Average Household Size 3.67
Family Households 277
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 389 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 63 (16.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 291 (74.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Average Home Value $106,250
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $17,581
Average Household Income $31,596
Per Capita Income $8,928
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.08% 0.24%
Households -0.22% 0.17%
Families -0.84% 0.07%
Median Household Income   1.43%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
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.

Black Rock, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Black Rock 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 # 119 73rd
Population Density1 # 68 85th
Diversity Index2 # 404 9th
Median Household Income # 442 0th
Per Capita Income # 437 2nd

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