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Mayhill, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Mayhill Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Otero County at latitude 32.8902 and longitude -105.5044. Otero County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,575 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Mayhill 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 Mayhill Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mayhill: Upper PeƱasco.

Mayhill Census Designated Place, NM Boundary Map


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


Total Population 78
Population in Households 77
Population in Familes 63
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 8
Diversity Index2 34


Total Households 36
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 26
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 88 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 31 (35.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 ( 5.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 (59.1%)
Median Home Value $121,429
Average Home Value $129,167


Median Household Income $38,889
Average Household Income $56,240
Per Capita Income $26,098
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.93% 0.76%
Households 1.35% 1.09%
Families 0.93% 0.76%
Median Household Income   3.08%
Per Capita Income   3.18%
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.


Mayhill, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mayhill 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 # 394 11th
Population Density1 # 433 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 388 13th
Median Household Income # 192 57th
Per Capita Income # 94 79th

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