Abiquiu, NM Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Abiquiu, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Abiquiu Census Designated Place had a population of 221 as of July 1, 2016. Abiquiu ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Mexico. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Abiquiu is located at latitude 36.2047 and longitude -106.3262 in Rio Arriba County. The formal boundaries for the Abiquiu Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rio Arriba County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,066 feet.

The Abiquiu Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584043) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

New Mexico is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Abiquiu Census Designated Place is located within Rio Chama Division of Rio Arriba County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Abiquiu population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Abiquiu: Abechiu, Abekju *, Abeshu'u *, Abi-chiu, Avekjutsae *, Big Leggin's, Fe-jui, Fe-jyu, Joseph, Jo-so-ge, Kaekibi, K'osobu'u *, K'oso'ombu'u *, K'oso'ong'ongwi *, Mokibu'u *, Moki'ongwi *, Moque, Moqui, P'efu, P'efubu'u, Pefu'u, P'eshubu'u *, Santa Rosa de Abiquiu, Santa Rosa de Lima de Abiquiu.

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Abiquiu, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 221
Population in Households 221
Population in Familes 168
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 232
Diversity Index2 82


Total Households 93
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 56
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 126 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 72 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (26.2%)
Median Home Value $217,857
Average Home Value $238,889


Median Household Income $38,043
Average Household Income $51,200
Per Capita Income $21,697
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.71% -0.36%
Households -0.51% -0.43%
Families 0.58% -0.72%
Median Household Income   -0.34%
Per Capita Income   0.47%
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.

Abiquiu, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Abiquiu to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 305 31st
Population Density1 # 203 54th
Diversity Index2 # 16 97th
Median Household Income # 227 49th
Per Capita Income # 203 54th

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