Bent, NM Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Bent, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Bent Census Designated Place had a population of 116 as of July 1, 2015. Bent ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Mexico. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bent is located at latitude 33.1425 and longitude -105.8724 in Otero County. The formal boundaries for the Bent Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Otero County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,823 feet.

The Bent Census Designated Place 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bent population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Bent Census Designated Place, NM Boundary Map

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Bent, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 116
Population in Households 116
Population in Familes 91
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 19
Diversity Index2 68
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 56
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 35
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 89 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 44 (49.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (13.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (37.1%)
Median Home Value $86,111
Average Home Value $102,841
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,260
Average Household Income $49,224
Per Capita Income $22,329
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.49% -0.35%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 0.55% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   2.84%
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.

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Bent, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bent to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 367 17th
Population Density1 # 409 8th
Diversity Index2 # 187 58th
Median Household Income # 295 34th
Per Capita Income # 156 65th

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