La Madera, NM Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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La Madera, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The La Madera Census Designated Place had a population of 148 as of July 1, 2015. La Madera 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 La Madera is located at latitude 36.3767 and longitude -106.0432 in Rio Arriba County. The formal boundaries for the La Madera Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rio Arriba County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,532 feet.

The La Madera Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584129) 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 La Madera population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

La Madera Census Designated Place, NM Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 148
Population in Households 148
Population in Familes 110
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 33
Diversity Index2 75
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 67
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 37
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 82 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 56 (68.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (13.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (18.3%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $140,179
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,881
Average Household Income $44,017
Per Capita Income $20,798
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.75% -0.27%
Households -0.28% -0.3%
Families 1.06% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   2.38%
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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La Madera, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares La Madera 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 # 339 24th
Population Density1 # 382 14th
Diversity Index2 # 81 82nd
Median Household Income # 326 27th
Per Capita Income # 196 56th

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