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Las Palomas, New Mexico - Basic Facts

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

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Sierra County at latitude 33.0626 and longitude -107.2984. Sierra County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 4,268 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Las Palomas Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 1.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Las Palomas, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Las Palomas 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 # 330 26th
Population Density1 # 290 35th
Diversity Index2 # 344 23rd
Median Household Income # 105 77th
Per Capita Income # 168 62nd

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 171
Population in Households 171
Population in Familes 133
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 107
Diversity Index2 51
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 77
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 47
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 89 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 69 (77.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (10.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $98,611
Average Home Value $127,174
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,149
Average Household Income $45,504
Per Capita Income $21,842
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.27% -0.71%
Households 0.0% -0.79%
Families -2.79% -0.87%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   2.15%
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.

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