The Placitas Census Designated Place had a population of 5,232 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Placitas is located at latitude 35.3226 and longitude -106.4436 in Sandoval County. The formal boundaries for the Placitas Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 29.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sandoval County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,955 feet.
The Placitas Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409080) 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 Placitas Census Designated Place is located within Rio Rancho Division of Sandoval County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Placitas 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 Placitas: Las Placitas.
|Population in Households||5,232|
|Population in Familes||4,211|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.09|
|Average Family Size||2|
|Total Housing Units||2,712 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,232 (82.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||268 ( 9.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||212 ( 7.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$374,942|
|Average Home Value||$412,438|
|Median Household Income||$72,562|
|Average Household Income||$101,562|
|Per Capita Income||$45,056|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.85%|
|Per Capita Income||1.56%|
The table below compares Placitas 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.
|Total Population||# 46||90th|
|Population Density1||# 235||47th|
|Diversity Index2||# 280||37th|
|Median Household Income||# 20||96th|
|Per Capita Income||# 15||97th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Mexico Census Data Comparison Tool.