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Carnuel, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Carnuel Census Designated Place had a population of 1,212 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Carnuel is located at latitude 35.0526 and longitude -106.466 in Bernalillo County. The formal boundaries for the Carnuel Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Bernalillo County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,860 feet.

The Carnuel Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407968) 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 Carnuel Census Designated Place is located within Albuquerque Division of Bernalillo County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Carnuel population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Carnuel: Carna-aye, Carnue.

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Carnuel, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,212
Daytime Population: Workers 112
Daytime Population: Residents 738
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 850
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 1,212
Population in Familes 916
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 225
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $38,908
Average Household Income $66,276
Per Capita Income $28,737


Total Housing Units 597 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 425 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 84 (14.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 89 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $212,281
Average Home Value $240,330


Total Households 508
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 311
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.23% -0.05%
Households -0.35% -0.12%
Families -1.14% -0.39%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   2.81%

Carnuel, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carnuel to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 129 71st
Population Density # 207 53rd
Diversity Index # 199 55th
Median Household Income # 208 53rd
Per Capita Income # 80 82nd

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