San Jose, NM Data & Demographics

San Jose, New Mexico - Basic Facts

San Jose is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the San Jose Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in San Miguel County at latitude 35.3973 and longitude -105.475. San Miguel County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,109 feet.

The formal boundaries for the San Jose Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 0.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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San Jose, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 137
Population in Households 135
Population in Familes 111
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 517
Diversity Index2 78


Total Households 55
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 37
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 78 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 47 (60.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (10.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (29.5%)
Median Home Value $138,889
Average Home Value $160,870


Median Household Income $28,263
Average Household Income $35,450
Per Capita Income $14,427
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


Population 0.0% -0.29%
Households 0.43% -0.37%
Families -0.63% -0.55%
Median Household Income   0.97%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
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 Jose, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares San Jose 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.

Variable DescriptionRankPercentile
Total Population # 349 21st
Population Density1 # 106 76th
Diversity Index2 # 45 90th
Median Household Income # 379 15th
Per Capita Income # 363 18th

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

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