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Caballo, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Caballo Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Sierra County at latitude 32.9806 and longitude -107.3075. Sierra County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,252 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Caballo 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 Caballo Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Caballo Census Designated Place, NM Boundary Map


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


Total Population 111
Population in Households 111
Population in Familes 86
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 113
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 56
Average Household Size 1.98
Family Households 34
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 68 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 50 (73.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 ( 8.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $98,077
Average Home Value $129,412


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $45,499
Per Capita Income $21,772
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.21% -0.92%
Households 0.0% -0.72%
Families -2.58% -0.6%
Median Household Income   0.87%
Per Capita Income   2.36%
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.


Caballo, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Caballo 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 # 373 16th
Population Density1 # 282 37th
Diversity Index2 # 341 23rd
Median Household Income # 91 79th
Per Capita Income # 169 62nd

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