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Aztec, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The City of Aztec had a population of 6,328 as of July 1, 2017. Aztec ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Mexico. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Aztec is located at latitude 36.8182 and longitude -107.9848 in San Juan County. The formal boundaries for the City of Aztec (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. San Juan County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,646 feet.

The City of Aztec (GNIS ID: 2409767) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

New Mexico is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Aztec is located within Aztec Division of San Juan County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Aztec population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Aztec, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,328
Population in Households 6,266
Population in Familes 5,015
Population in Group Qrtrs 62
Population Density1 505
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 2,471
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 1,593
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,882 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,610 (55.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 861 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 411 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $175,184
Average Home Value $188,307


Median Household Income $45,320
Average Household Income $57,678
Per Capita Income $22,272
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.91% -0.95%
Households -1.1% -1.06%
Families -0.99% -1.24%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   2.35%
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.

Aztec, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Aztec to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 38 92nd
Population Density1 # 110 75th
Diversity Index2 # 236 47th
Median Household Income # 136 70th
Per Capita Income # 194 56th

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