Truchas is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Truchas Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Rio Arriba County at latitude 36.0436 and longitude -105.8117. Rio Arriba County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 8,051 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Truchas Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 6.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.Photos of the local Truchas, NM area
Also See: Truchas, NM ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||551|
|Population in Familes||426|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.18|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||344 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||214 (62.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||39 (11.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||91 (26.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$134,868|
|Average Home Value||$176,860|
|Median Household Income||$30,179|
|Average Household Income||$51,460|
|Per Capita Income||$22,885|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.43%|
|Per Capita Income||2.89%|
The table below compares Truchas 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||# 211||53rd|
|Population Density1||# 318||28th|
|Diversity Index2||# 52||88th|
|Median Household Income||# 345||22nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 139||69th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Mexico Census Data Comparison Tool.