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Algodones, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Algodones Census Designated Place had a population of 845 as of July 1, 2016. Algodones ranks in the lower 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 Algodones is located at latitude 35.3707 and longitude -106.4889 in Sandoval County. The formal boundaries for the Algodones Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Sandoval County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,111 feet.

The Algodones Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407718) 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 Algodones Census Designated Place is located within Rio Rancho Division of Sandoval County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Algodones population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Algodones, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 845
Population in Households 845
Population in Familes 765
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 118
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 282
Average Household Size 3.0
Family Households 237
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 315 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 265 (84.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 ( 5.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $142,500
Average Home Value $200,660


Median Household Income $45,592
Average Household Income $65,548
Per Capita Income $14,052
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.6% 0.52%
Households 0.64% 0.49%
Families 2.92% 0.42%
Median Household Income   1.07%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
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.

Algodones, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Algodones to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 168 62nd
Population Density1 # 274 38th
Diversity Index2 # 338 24th
Median Household Income # 136 70th
Per Capita Income # 387 13th

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