San Juan County NM Information


San Juan County Subdivisions

San Juan County NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 132,284
Population in Households 130,549
Population in Familes 110,894
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,735
Population Density1 24
Diversity Index2 74


Total Households 44,869
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 32,388
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 51,206 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 31,560 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,309 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,337 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $155,896
Average Home Value $182,723


Median Household Income $48,142
Average Household Income $63,748
Per Capita Income $21,913
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.27% 0.35%
Households 0.17% 0.28%
Families -0.03% 0.15%
Median Household Income   1.09%
Per Capita Income   1.09%
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.


San Juan County NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares San Juan County to the other 33 counties and county equivalents 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 # 5 88th
Population Density1 # 8 79th
Diversity Index2 # 8 79th
Median Household Income # 7 82nd
Per Capita Income # 14 58th

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