High Rolls, NM Data & Demographics

High Rolls, New Mexico - Basic Facts

High Rolls is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the High Rolls Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Otero County at latitude 32.9509 and longitude -105.8355. Otero County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,568 feet.

The formal boundaries for the High Rolls Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 15.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for High Rolls: Fresnal.

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High Rolls, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 844
Population in Households 836
Population in Familes 675
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 55
Diversity Index2 34


Total Households 414
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 273
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 566 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 342 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 72 (12.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 152 (26.9%)
Median Home Value $139,323
Average Home Value $152,493


Median Household Income $44,551
Average Household Income $52,667
Per Capita Income $25,071
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


Population 0.28% 0.93%
Households 0.81% 1.13%
Families -0.76% 1.01%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
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.

High Rolls, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares High Rolls 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 DescriptionRankPercentile
Total Population # 168 63rd
Population Density1 # 355 20th
Diversity Index2 # 387 13th
Median Household Income # 130 71st
Per Capita Income # 107 76th

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

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