Canada de los Alamos, NM Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Canada de los Alamos, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Cañada de los Alamos Census Designated Place had a population of 439 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Canada de los Alamos is located at latitude 35.5927 and longitude -105.8598 in Santa Fe County. The formal boundaries for the Cañada de los Alamos Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Santa Fe County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,562 feet.

The Cañada de los Alamos Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407951) 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 Cañada de los Alamos Census Designated Place is located within Santa Fe South Division of Santa Fe County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Canada de los Alamos 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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Canada de los Alamos, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 439
Population in Households 439
Population in Familes 317
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 119
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 205
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 114
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 227 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 159 (70.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 46 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $394,231
Average Home Value $463,050


Median Household Income $51,585
Average Household Income $76,203
Per Capita Income $36,198
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.18% 0.14%
Households 0.24% 0.19%
Families 0.28% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
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.

Canada de los Alamos, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Canada de los Alamos 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 # 226 49th
Population Density1 # 271 39th
Diversity Index2 # 274 38th
Median Household Income # 89 80th
Per Capita Income # 33 93rd

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