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The Village of Questa had a population of 1,750 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Questa is located at latitude 36.7178 and longitude -105.5861 in Taos County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Questa (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Taos County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,461 feet.

The Village of Questa (GNIS ID: 2413580) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

New Mexico is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Village of Questa is located within Questa Division of Taos County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Questa 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 Questa: San Antonio del Rio Colorado.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,750
Population in Households 1,746
Population in Familes 1,382
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 341
Diversity Index2 69
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 761
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 478
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,015 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 599 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 161 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 254 (25.0%)
Median Home Value $180,743
Average Home Value $245,367
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,415
Average Household Income $56,130
Per Capita Income $24,236
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.18% -0.14%
Households 0.13% 0.08%
Families 0.03% -0.13%
Median Household Income   0.7%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
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.

Questa, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Questa 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 # 96 79th
Population Density1 # 161 64th
Diversity Index2 # 177 60th
Median Household Income # 207 53rd
Per Capita Income # 124 72nd

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