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Weed, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Weed Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Otero County at latitude 32.7969 and longitude -105.5309. Otero County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,047 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Weed 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 Weed Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 65
Population in Households 64
Population in Familes 49
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 7
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 35
Average Household Size 1.83
Family Households 23
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 65 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 26 (40.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (46.2%)
Median Home Value $142,857
Average Home Value $160,577


Median Household Income $35,000
Average Household Income $50,696
Per Capita Income $22,633
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.74% 0.91%
Households 0.68% 1.12%
Families 1.05% 0.85%
Median Household Income   3.38%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
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.


Weed, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Weed 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 # 406 9th
Population Density1 # 437 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 397 11th
Median Household Income # 278 40th
Per Capita Income # 143 68th

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