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The Datil Census Designated Place had a population of 53 as of July 1, 2017. Datil 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 Datil is located at latitude 34.138 and longitude -107.8383 in Catron County. The formal boundaries for the Datil Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Catron County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,385 feet.

The Datil Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584087) 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 Datil Census Designated Place is located within Quemado Division of Catron County.

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

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


Total Population 53
Daytime Population: Workers 0
Daytime Population: Residents 35
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 35
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 51
Population in Familes 40
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 28
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $32,924
Average Household Income $45,129
Per Capita Income $20,813


Total Housing Units 49 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23 (46.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 (10.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (42.9%)
Median Home Value $175,000
Average Home Value $192,045


Total Households 28
Average Household Size 1.82
Family Households 17
Average Family Size 2
  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 -0.26% -0.77%
Households -0.48% -1.47%
Families -0.79% -1.21%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Datil, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Datil 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 # 415 6th
Population Density # 392 12th
Diversity Index # 368 17th
Median Household Income # 318 28th
Per Capita Income # 242 46th

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