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The Arroyo Hondo Census Designated Place had a population of 469 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Arroyo Hondo is located at latitude 36.5346 and longitude -105.6666 in Taos County. The formal boundaries for the Arroyo Hondo Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Taos County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,798 feet.

The Arroyo Hondo Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629103) 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 Arroyo Hondo Census Designated Place is located within Arroyo Hondo Division of Taos County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Arroyo Hondo 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 Arroyo Hondo: Hondo, Kualat'a *, Los Montes.

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


Total Population 469
Population in Households 469
Population in Familes 349
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 285
Diversity Index2 71


Total Households 210
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 122
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 258 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 150 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 60 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (18.6%)
Median Home Value $295,455
Average Home Value $353,000


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $66,780
Per Capita Income $30,875
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.17% -0.04%
Households 0.15% 0.0%
Families -0.89% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   2.14%
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.

Arroyo Hondo, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arroyo Hondo 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 # 221 50th
Population Density1 # 184 59th
Diversity Index2 # 130 71st
Median Household Income # 101 78th
Per Capita Income # 55 88th

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