Pena Blanca is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Peña Blanca Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Sandoval County at latitude 35.5709 and longitude -106.3381. Sandoval County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,236 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Peña Blanca Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 6.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Pena Blanca: El Rancho de Jose Miguel de la Pena *, El Rancho de la Peña Blanca, Kweshtaeha'ashteta *, Penablanca.Photos of the local Pena Blanca, NM area
|Population in Households||731|
|Population in Familes||661|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||4|
|Average Household Size||3.08|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||276 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||180 (65.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||57 (20.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||39 (14.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$142,857|
|Average Home Value||$181,944|
|Median Household Income||$34,109|
|Average Household Income||$48,420|
|Per Capita Income||$13,317|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.31%|
|Per Capita Income||2.69%|
The table below compares Peña Blanca 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.
|Total Population||# 185||58th|
|Population Density1||# 291||35th|
|Diversity Index2||# 58||87th|
|Median Household Income||# 294||34th|
|Per Capita Income||# 388||13th|
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