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San Jon, New Mexico - Basic Facts

San Jon is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Village of San Jon.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Quay County at latitude 35.1076 and longitude -103.3286. Quay County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,032 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of San Jon (see map) encompass a land area of 2.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 218
Population in Households 218
Population in Familes 175
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 85
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 91
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 58
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 113 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 68 (60.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (19.5%)
Median Home Value $96,667
Average Home Value $111,029


Median Household Income $38,835
Average Household Income $49,381
Per Capita Income $22,212
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.22% -0.37%
Households 0.79% -0.22%
Families 0.41% -0.35%
Median Household Income   3.48%
Per Capita Income   1.79%
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.


San Jon, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares San Jon 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 # 307 31st
Population Density1 # 310 30th
Diversity Index2 # 360 19th
Median Household Income # 195 56th
Per Capita Income # 159 64th

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