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The Village of Folsom had a population of 55 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Folsom is located at latitude 36.8483 and longitude -103.9186 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Folsom (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Union County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,391 feet.

The Village of Folsom (GNIS ID: 2413552) 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 Folsom is located within Clayton North Division of Union County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Folsom 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 Folsom: Mexican Town, Ragtown.

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


Total Population 55
Population in Households 38
Population in Familes 32
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density1 104
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 26
Average Household Size 1.46
Family Households 17
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 37 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16 (43.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (29.7%)
Median Home Value $133,333
Average Home Value $215,278


Median Household Income $35,000
Average Household Income $54,019
Per Capita Income $22,370
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.29% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 4.39% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   0.97%
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.

Folsom, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Folsom 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 # 414 7th
Population Density1 # 293 34th
Diversity Index2 # 301 32nd
Median Household Income # 294 32nd
Per Capita Income # 179 60th

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