Kirtland, NM Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Kirtland, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Kirtland Census Designated Place had a population of 7,670 as of July 1, 2015. Kirtland 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 Kirtland is located at latitude 36.7487 and longitude -108.3457 in San Juan County. The formal boundaries for the Kirtland Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.33 sq. miles. San Juan County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,187 feet.

The Kirtland Census Designated Place 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 Kirtland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kirtland: Olio.

Kirtland Census Designated Place, NM Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 7,670
Population in Households 7,670
Population in Familes 6,795
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 540
Diversity Index2 65
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,394
Average Household Size 3.2
Family Households 1,886
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,683 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,842 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 551 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 289 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $141,938
Average Home Value $158,993
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $49,468
Average Household Income $56,212
Per Capita Income $17,489
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.5% -0.42%
Households -0.25% -0.35%
Families -0.43% -0.46%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
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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Kirtland, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kirtland 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 # 33 93rd
Population Density1 # 96 79th
Diversity Index2 # 233 48th
Median Household Income # 106 76th
Per Capita Income # 294 34th

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