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Tome, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Tome Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Valencia County at latitude 34.7397 and longitude -106.723. Valencia County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,829 feet.

The formal official name is the Tome Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Tome, New Mexico.

The U5 Census Class Code for Tome indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Tome Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Tome Census Designated Place, NM Boundary Map


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Tome, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,955
Population in Households 1,942
Population in Familes 1,635
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density1 395
Diversity Index2 70


Total Households 745
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 523
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 807 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 623 (77.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 122 (15.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $149,460
Average Home Value $179,494


Median Household Income $52,221
Average Household Income $62,231
Per Capita Income $23,710
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.09% 0.73%
Households 1.27% 0.84%
Families 0.87% 0.68%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   2.5%
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.


Tome, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tome 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 86 81st
Population Density1 # 140 69th
Diversity Index2 # 150 66th
Median Household Income # 75 83rd
Per Capita Income # 125 72nd

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