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Galisteo, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Galisteo Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Santa Fe County at latitude 35.395 and longitude -105.9569. Santa Fe County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,056 feet.

The formal official name is the Galisteo Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Galisteo, New Mexico.

The U5 Census Class Code for Galisteo indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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.

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, 2014)


Total Population 267
Population in Households 267
Population in Familes 169
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 106
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 143
Average Household Size 1.87
Family Households 65
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 171 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 108 (63.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $281,250
Average Home Value $345,833


Median Household Income $50,735
Average Household Income $62,506
Per Capita Income $33,764
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.28% 0.96%
Households 1.54% 1.09%
Families -0.36% 0.61%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   2.77%
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, 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 # 285 36th
Population Density1 # 293 34th
Diversity Index2 # 353 21st
Median Household Income # 84 81st
Per Capita Income # 28 94th

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