Chamita is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Chamita Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Rio Arriba County at latitude 36.0703 and longitude -106.097. Rio Arriba County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,725 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Chamita Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 3.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles.Photos of the local Chamita, NM area
Also See: Chamita, NM ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||839|
|Population in Familes||703|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.71|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||376 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||270 (71.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||40 (10.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||66 (17.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$105,288|
|Average Home Value||$138,476|
|Median Household Income||$37,125|
|Average Household Income||$48,148|
|Per Capita Income||$17,717|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.13%|
|Per Capita Income||2.12%|
The table below compares Chamita 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.
|Total Population||# 169||62nd|
|Population Density1||# 213||52nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 2||100th|
|Median Household Income||# 221||50th|
|Per Capita Income||# 272||39th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Mexico Census Data Comparison Tool.