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Pena Blanca, New Mexico - Basic Facts

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.

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Peña Blanca, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
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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Peña Blanca, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 735
Population in Households 731
Population in Familes 661
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 107
Diversity Index2 77
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 237
Average Household Size 3.08
Family Households 192
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

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
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,109
Average Household Income $48,420
Per Capita Income $13,317
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.85% 1.01%
Households 1.12% 1.15%
Families 2.62% 1.02%
Median Household Income   3.31%
Per Capita Income   2.69%
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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