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Dixon, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Dixon Census Designated Place had a population of 891 as of July 1, 2015. Dixon 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 Dixon is located at latitude 36.1796 and longitude -105.891 in Rio Arriba County. The formal boundaries for the Dixon Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Rio Arriba County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,027 feet.

The Dixon Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584088) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dixon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dixon: Embudo, Old Embudo.

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Dixon, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 891
Population in Households 891
Population in Familes 670
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 77
Diversity Index2 77


Total Households 433
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 255
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 529 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 356 (67.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 77 (14.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 96 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $142,014
Average Home Value $191,036


Median Household Income $26,639
Average Household Income $46,224
Per Capita Income $20,959
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.73% -0.48%
Households -0.39% -0.23%
Families 0.0% -0.4%
Median Household Income   1.11%
Per Capita Income   3.01%
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.

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Dixon, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dixon to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 160 64th
Population Density1 # 321 28th
Diversity Index2 # 60 86th
Median Household Income # 411 7th
Per Capita Income # 191 57th

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