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Coyote, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Coyote Census Designated Place had a population of 123 as of July 1, 2016. Coyote ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Coyote is located at latitude 36.1509 and longitude -106.6076 in Rio Arriba County. The formal boundaries for the Coyote Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rio Arriba County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,732 feet.

The Coyote Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584083) 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 Coyote Census Designated Place is located within Coyote Division of Rio Arriba County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Coyote 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 Coyote: De'iwe *.

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


Total Population 123
Population in Households 121
Population in Familes 99
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 30
Diversity Index2 74


Total Households 51
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 34
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 72 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 43 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (11.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (29.2%)
Median Home Value $140,000
Average Home Value $207,955


Median Household Income $30,357
Average Household Income $45,713
Per Capita Income $19,494
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.64% -0.49%
Households -0.61% -0.4%
Families 0.48% -0.6%
Median Household Income   -0.69%
Per Capita Income   0.98%
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.

Coyote, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Coyote 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 # 360 19th
Population Density1 # 390 12th
Diversity Index2 # 96 78th
Median Household Income # 358 19th
Per Capita Income # 267 40th

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