Galisteo, NM Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Galisteo, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Galisteo Census Designated Place had a population of 260 as of July 1, 2016. Galisteo ranks in 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 Galisteo is located at latitude 35.395 and longitude -105.9569 in Santa Fe County. The formal boundaries for the Galisteo Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Santa Fe County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,056 feet.

The Galisteo Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408272) 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 Galisteo Census Designated Place is located within Santa Fe South Division of Santa Fe County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Galisteo 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 Galisteo: Nuestra Senora de los Remedios de Galisteo *, Santa Ana, Santa Cruz de Galisteo, Santa Maria de Galisteo, T'anuge'ongikeji *.

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


Total Population 260
Population in Households 260
Population in Familes 163
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 103
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 138
Average Household Size 1.88
Family Households 61
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 166 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 102 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $300,000
Average Home Value $364,951


Median Household Income $55,700
Average Household Income $81,147
Per Capita Income $43,393
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.44% 0.38%
Households 0.47% 0.43%
Families -1.25% 0.33%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   2.04%
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.

Galisteo, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Galisteo 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 # 287 36th
Population Density1 # 294 34th
Diversity Index2 # 354 20th
Median Household Income # 58 87th
Per Capita Income # 20 96th

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