Ensenada, NM Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Ensenada, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Ensenada Census Designated Place had a population of 103 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Ensenada is located at latitude 36.7309 and longitude -106.5368 in Rio Arriba County. The formal boundaries for the Ensenada Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rio Arriba County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,539 feet.

The Ensenada Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584095) 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 Ensenada Census Designated Place is located within Tierra Amarilla Division of Rio Arriba County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ensenada 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 Ensenada: Encinada.

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


Total Population 103
Population in Households 95
Population in Familes 75
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 71
Diversity Index2 70


Total Households 41
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 26
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 54 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 33 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (24.1%)
Median Home Value $132,500
Average Home Value $223,387


Median Household Income $27,020
Average Household Income $38,425
Per Capita Income $17,240
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.61% -0.39%
Households -0.38% -0.49%
Families -2.26% -0.78%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   1.13%
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.

Ensenada, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ensenada 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 # 378 15th
Population Density1 # 329 26th
Diversity Index2 # 155 66th
Median Household Income # 409 8th
Per Capita Income # 338 24th

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