Quemado, NM Profile: Facts & Data


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Quemado, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Quemado Census Designated Place had a population of 225 as of July 1, 2018. Quemado ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Quemado is located at latitude 34.3439 and longitude -108.4956 in Catron County. The formal boundaries for the Quemado Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Catron County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,886 feet.

The Quemado Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584190) 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 Quemado Census Designated Place is located within Quemado Division of Catron County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Quemado: Rito, Rito Quemado.

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Quemado, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 225
Population in Households 220
Population in Familes 169
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 126
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $32,935
Average Household Income $40,006
Per Capita Income $19,948


Total Housing Units 137 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 75 (54.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 ( 7.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 (38.0%)
Median Home Value $175,000
Average Home Value $205,405


Total Households 85
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 52
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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.16% -0.18%
Households -0.14% -0.24%
Families -0.46% -0.39%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   3.05%

Quemado, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Quemado to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 302 32nd
Population Density # 267 40th
Diversity Index # 366 17th
Median Household Income # 319 28th
Per Capita Income # 273 39th

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