Bent is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Bent Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Otero County at latitude 33.1587 and longitude -105.8569. Otero County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,823 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Bent Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 6.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.Photos of the local Bent, NM area
Also See: Bent, NM ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||117|
|Population in Familes||93|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.09|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||90 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||45 (50.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||12 (13.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||34 (37.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$84,722|
|Average Home Value||$101,111|
|Median Household Income||$33,775|
|Average Household Income||$45,819|
|Per Capita Income||$21,102|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.4%|
|Per Capita Income||2.82%|
The table below compares Bent to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.
|Total Population||# 368||17th|
|Population Density1||# 409||8th|
|Diversity Index2||# 208||53rd|
|Median Household Income||# 301||32nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 182||59th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Mexico Census Data Comparison Tool.