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Tesuque, New Mexico - Basic Facts

Tesuque is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Tesuque Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Santa Fe County at latitude 35.7617 and longitude -105.9325. Santa Fe County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,762 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Tesuque Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 5.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Tesuque: Sayuque, Tat'unge'onwi.

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Tesuque, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 978
Population in Households 966
Population in Familes 731
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 172
Diversity Index2 75


Total Households 556
Average Household Size 1.74
Family Households 326
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 769 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 414 (53.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 142 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 213 (27.7%)
Median Home Value $463,953
Average Home Value $589,165


Median Household Income $78,288
Average Household Income $94,555
Per Capita Income $43,744
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.32% 1.04%
Households 1.63% 1.19%
Families 7.58% 0.96%
Median Household Income   3.5%
Per Capita Income   3.12%
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.


Tesuque, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tesuque 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 # 153 66th
Population Density1 # 237 47th
Diversity Index2 # 73 84th
Median Household Income # 18 96th
Per Capita Income # 17 96th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Mexico Census Data Comparison Tool.