Jemez Pueblo, NM Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Jemez Pueblo, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Jemez Pueblo Census Designated Place had a population of 1,858 as of July 1, 2016. Jemez Pueblo ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Jemez Pueblo is located at latitude 35.6066 and longitude -106.7322 in Sandoval County. The formal boundaries for the Jemez Pueblo Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sandoval County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,604 feet.

The Jemez Pueblo Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408443) 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 Jemez Pueblo Census Designated Place is located within Jemez-Zia Division of Sandoval County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Jemez Pueblo: Ameyes, Amies, Emashi *, Emmes, Hae-mish *, Haemishetsae *, Ha-mish *, Hay mish, Heimai *, Hejo *, Hekwa *, Hemes, Hemeshitse *, He-me-shu-tsa *, Hemez, He'mi *, He-mi-ma *, Hemishitz *, Hemisi, Hetowa *, Hewa *, He'wa *, Hewa'walatojo *, Hewa'walatowa *, Hiam-aye, Himez, Jemas, Jemes, Jemex, Jemez, Jemos, Los Emes, Mai-dec-kiz-ne *, Ma'ii deeshgiishi, Tojo *, Tokwa *, Walaktowa *, Wa-la-nah *, Walatojo *, Walatow, Walatowa *, Wange'ongwi *, Xemes, Ximes, Yemez.

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


Total Population 1,858
Population in Households 1,855
Population in Familes 1,696
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 910
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 483
Average Household Size 3.84
Family Households 393
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 531 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 450 (84.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 ( 6.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $89,679
Average Home Value $114,634


Median Household Income $50,441
Average Household Income $56,612
Per Capita Income $14,845
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.62% 0.56%
Households 0.64% 0.53%
Families 0.33% 0.4%
Median Household Income   -1.06%
Per Capita Income   0.52%
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.

Jemez Pueblo, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jemez Pueblo 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 # 90 80th
Population Density1 # 54 88th
Diversity Index2 # 438 1st
Median Household Income # 97 78th
Per Capita Income # 377 15th

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