Hernandez is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Hernandez Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Rio Arriba County at latitude 36.0628 and longitude -106.1195. Rio Arriba County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,689 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Hernandez Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 1.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Hernandez: San Jose de Chama.Photos of the local Hernandez, NM area
|Population in Households||936|
|Population in Familes||776|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.59|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||439 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||298 (67.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||62 (14.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||78 (17.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$105,603|
|Average Home Value||$140,886|
|Median Household Income||$34,635|
|Average Household Income||$45,163|
|Per Capita Income||$17,147|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.72%|
|Per Capita Income||3.07%|
The table below compares Hernandez 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||# 156||65th|
|Population Density1||# 93||79th|
|Diversity Index2||# 111||75th|
|Median Household Income||# 283||36th|
|Per Capita Income||# 282||37th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Mexico Census Data Comparison Tool.