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The Aragon CDP(1) had a population of 97 as of July 1, 2021. Aragon ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Mexico. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Aragon is located at latitude 33.8812 and longitude -108.5389 in Catron County. The formal boundaries for the Aragon Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 8.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Catron County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,680 feet.

The Aragon Census Designated Place 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 Aragon Census Designated Place is located within Reserve Division of Catron County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Aragon: Joseph.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Aragon, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 97 (100%)
Population in Households 92 (94.8%)
Population in Families 66 (68.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 5 ( 5.2%)
Population Density 12
Diversity Index2 57


Median Household Income $31,234
Average Household Income $37,715
% of Income for Mortgage4 22%
Per Capita Income $18,326
Wealth Index5 30


Total HU (Housing Units) 117 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 51 (43.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 ( 8.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 (47.9%)
Median Home Value $160,714
Average Home Value $194,500
Housing Affordability Index3 129


Total Households 61
Average Household Size 1.51
Family Households 34
Average Family Size 2
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.28% -0.21%
Households 0.6% 0.0%
Families 3.95% -0.6%
Median Household Income   0.39%
Per Capita Income   1.23%
Owner Occupied HU   0.0%

Aragon, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Aragon to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 383 14th
Population Density # 427 4th
Median Household Income # 363 18th
Housing Affordability Index # 197 44th
Per Capita Income # 335 25th
Diversity Index # 332 25th

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