Casa Colorada, NM Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Casa Colorada, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Casa Colorada Census Designated Place had a population of 299 as of July 1, 2016. Casa Colorada 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 Casa Colorada is located at latitude 34.5509 and longitude -106.74 in Valencia County. The formal boundaries for the Casa Colorada Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Valencia County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,793 feet.

The Casa Colorada Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407977) 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 Casa Colorada Census Designated Place is located within Belen Division of Valencia County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Casa Colorada 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 Casa Colorada: Casa Colorado, Turn.

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


Total Population 299
Population in Households 299
Population in Familes 254
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 53
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 119
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 87
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 140 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 101 (72.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $91,667
Average Home Value $129,208


Median Household Income $40,398
Average Household Income $54,423
Per Capita Income $19,315
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.53% 0.53%
Households 1.41% 0.5%
Families 1.15% 0.23%
Median Household Income   -0.04%
Per Capita Income   1.05%
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.

Casa Colorada, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Casa Colorada 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 # 269 40th
Population Density1 # 359 19th
Diversity Index2 # 224 50th
Median Household Income # 194 56th
Per Capita Income # 275 38th

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