Capulin, NM Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Capulin, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Capulin Census Designated Place had a population of 68 as of July 1, 2015. Capulin ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Mexico. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Capulin is located at latitude 36.7465 and longitude -104.0022 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the Capulin Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Union County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,844 feet.

The Capulin Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584068) 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 Capulin Census Designated Place is located within Clayton North Division of Union County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Capulin population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Capulin: Dedman.

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Capulin, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 68
Population in Households 48
Population in Familes 39
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density1 46
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 32
Average Household Size 1.5
Family Households 21
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 45 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 21 (46.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (28.9%)
Median Home Value $130,000
Average Home Value $147,500


Median Household Income $35,696
Average Household Income $50,692
Per Capita Income $15,600
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.57% 0.0%
Households 1.24% 0.0%
Families 2.98% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   2.18%
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.


Capulin, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Capulin to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 403 9th
Population Density1 # 365 18th
Diversity Index2 # 280 37th
Median Household Income # 266 40th
Per Capita Income # 337 24th

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