Penasco is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Peñasco Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Taos County at latitude 36.1695 and longitude -105.6864. Taos County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,687 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Peñasco Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 1.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.Photos of the local Penasco, NM area
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|Population in Households||591|
|Population in Familes||473|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.36|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||315 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||193 (61.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||57 (18.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||65 (20.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$129,688|
|Average Home Value||$171,875|
|Median Household Income||$27,522|
|Average Household Income||$38,129|
|Per Capita Income||$16,173|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.58%|
|Per Capita Income||2.61%|
The table below compares Peñasco 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.
|Total Population||# 204||54th|
|Population Density1||# 115||74th|
|Diversity Index2||# 108||76th|
|Median Household Income||# 390||12th|
|Per Capita Income||# 316||29th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Mexico Census Data Comparison Tool.