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Boles Acres, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Boles Acres Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Otero County at latitude 32.82 and longitude -105.9777. Otero County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,104 feet.

The formal official name is the Boles Acres Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Boles Acres, New Mexico.

The U5 Census Class Code for Boles Acres indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Boles Acres Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Boles Acres, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,644
Population in Households 1,586
Population in Familes 1,231
Population in Group Qrtrs 58
Population Density1 135
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 738
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 463
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 888 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 511 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 227 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 150 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $123,496
Average Home Value $149,951


Median Household Income $42,507
Average Household Income $51,572
Per Capita Income $23,167
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.09% 2.21%
Households 0.95% 2.62%
Families -2.47% 2.47%
Median Household Income   3.9%
Per Capita Income   2.27%
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.


Boles Acres, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Boles Acres 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 103 77th
Population Density1 # 260 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 326 26th
Median Household Income # 150 66th
Per Capita Income # 133 70th

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