Catron County NM Information


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  1. Catron County 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forCatron County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Catron County NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 3,706
Population in Households 3,600
Population in Familes 2,713
Population in Group Qrtrs 106
Population Density2 1
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $37,419
Average Household Income $48,425
Per Capita Income $23,574


Total Housing Units 3,406 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,605 (47.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 196 ( 5.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,605 (47.1%)
Median Home Value $170,094
Average Home Value $212,009


Total Households 1,801
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 1,053
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.06% -0.52%
Households 0.08% -0.3%
Families -0.27% -0.62%
Median Household Income   0.46%
Per Capita Income   1.44%


Catron County NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Catron County to the other 33 counties and county equivalents in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 31 9th
Population Density # 32 6th
Diversity Index # 33 3rd
Median Household Income # 17 52nd
Per Capita Income # 12 67th

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