Luna, NM Profile: Facts & Data

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Luna, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Luna Census Designated Place had a population of 157 as of July 1, 2019. Luna 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 Luna is located at latitude 33.8189 and longitude -108.9545 in Catron County. The formal boundaries for the Luna Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 5.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Catron County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,041 feet.

The Luna Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584149) 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 Luna Census Designated Place is located within Reserve Division of Catron County.


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Luna, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Luna, NM Housing Affordability Index is 127
State of New Mexico Housing Affordability Index is 127
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Luna, NM Wealth Index is 68
State of New Mexico Wealth Index is 71
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 157
Population in Households 156
Population in Familes 118
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density 28
Diversity Index1 35
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,018
Average Household Income $55,444
Per Capita Income $27,633
Wealth Index3 68

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 149 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 58 (38.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 ( 5.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 84 (56.4%)
Median Home Value $183,333
Housing Affordability Index2 127
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 65
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 37
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.07% -0.51%
Households 0.0% -0.31%
Families -3.2% -0.55%
Median Household Income   0.96%
Per Capita Income   1.53%

Luna, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Luna to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 336 24th
Population Density # 395 11th
Diversity Index # 387 13th
Median Household Income # 191 57th
Per Capita Income # 102 77th

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