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Escondida, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Escondida Census Designated Place had a population of 47 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Escondida is located at latitude 34.1013 and longitude -106.8974 in Socorro County. The formal boundaries for the Escondida Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Socorro County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,623 feet.

The Escondida Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584096) 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 Escondida Census Designated Place is located within of Socorro County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Escondida 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 Escondida: Escondido.

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


Total Population 47
Population in Households 47
Population in Familes 38
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 350
Diversity Index2 69


Total Households 24
Average Household Size 1.96
Family Households 16
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 31 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15 (48.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (32.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 (22.6%)
Median Home Value $112,500
Average Home Value $111,667


Median Household Income $30,086
Average Household Income $41,491
Per Capita Income $15,737
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% -0.43%
Households -0.65% 0.0%
Families 3.38% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.73%
Per Capita Income   1.42%
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.

Escondida, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Escondida 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 # 423 5th
Population Density1 # 157 65th
Diversity Index2 # 160 64th
Median Household Income # 360 19th
Per Capita Income # 364 18th

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