Pojoaque, NM Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Pojoaque, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Pojoaque Census Designated Place had a population of 1,950 as of July 1, 2016. Pojoaque ranks in the upper 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 Pojoaque is located at latitude 35.8962 and longitude -106.0105 in Santa Fe County. The formal boundaries for the Pojoaque Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Santa Fe County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,853 feet.

The Pojoaque Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409085) 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 Pojoaque Census Designated Place is located within Santa Fe North Division of Santa Fe County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pojoaque 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 Pojoaque: A'sona *, P'asuiap *, Pohwake *, Pojague, Pojouque, Pojuague *, Posonwu *, Posoong-wa-gay, Po-suan-gai *, Posunwaege *, P'o-suwa-geh, Potzua-ge *, Po-zuan-ge, San Francisco Pajague.

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


Total Population 1,950
Population in Households 1,950
Population in Familes 1,458
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 446
Diversity Index2 84


Total Households 829
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 474
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 904 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 522 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 307 (34.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 75 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $189,394
Average Home Value $265,134


Median Household Income $50,834
Average Household Income $67,117
Per Capita Income $28,943
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.36% 0.28%
Households 0.43% 0.36%
Families 0.07% 0.08%
Median Household Income   0.56%
Per Capita Income   0.72%
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.

Pojoaque, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pojoaque 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 # 84 81st
Population Density1 # 126 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 11 98th
Median Household Income # 94 79th
Per Capita Income # 72 84th

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