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Blanco, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Blanco Census Designated Place had a population of 400 as of July 1, 2015. Blanco ranks in 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 Blanco is located at latitude 36.7362 and longitude -107.8142 in San Juan County. The formal boundaries for the Blanco Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0.18 sq. miles. San Juan County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,568 feet.

The Blanco Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584057) 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.

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

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Blanco population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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


Total Population 400
Population in Households 399
Population in Familes 341
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 116
Diversity Index2 75


Total Households 154
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 114
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 189 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 130 (68.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (12.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 (18.5%)
Median Home Value $110,000
Average Home Value $168,945


Median Household Income $59,619
Average Household Income $72,334
Per Capita Income $26,395
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.58% 0.25%
Households 0.89% 0.26%
Families 1.04% 0.17%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   2.28%
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.


Blanco, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blanco 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 # 240 46th
Population Density1 # 277 38th
Diversity Index2 # 79 83rd
Median Household Income # 48 89th
Per Capita Income # 102 77th

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