Crownpoint, NM Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Crownpoint, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Crownpoint Census Designated Place had a population of 2,265 as of July 1, 2016. Crownpoint ranks in 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 Crownpoint is located at latitude 35.688 and longitude -108.1494 in McKinley County. The formal boundaries for the Crownpoint Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. McKinley County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,982 feet.

The Crownpoint Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407689) 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 Crownpoint Census Designated Place is located within Crownpoint Division of McKinley County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Crownpoint population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Crownpoint: Hasta Butte, Natanih yazih, T'iists'ooz nideeshgizh, Tsiistsooz Ndeeshqiizh.

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


Total Population 2,265
Population in Households 2,113
Population in Familes 1,893
Population in Group Qrtrs 152
Population Density1 321
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 634
Average Household Size 3.33
Family Households 491
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 837 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 295 (35.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 339 (40.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 203 (24.3%)
Median Home Value $48,520
Average Home Value $85,169


Median Household Income $32,496
Average Household Income $42,734
Per Capita Income $13,228
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.09% 0.16%
Households -0.2% 0.13%
Families -0.26% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.51%
Per Capita Income   0.65%
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.

Crownpoint, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crownpoint 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 # 80 82nd
Population Density1 # 166 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 420 5th
Median Household Income # 337 24th
Per Capita Income # 397 11th

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