Cibola County NM Information


Cibola County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 26,170
Population in Households 24,858
Population in Familes 20,597
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,312
Population Density2 6
Diversity Index3 83


Median Household Income $37,439
Average Household Income $48,849
Per Capita Income $17,745


Total Housing Units 11,163 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,884 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,059 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,220 (19.9%)
Median Home Value $93,381
Average Home Value $123,711


Total Households 8,943
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 6,208
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.47% 0.19%
Households 0.11% 0.22%
Families -0.13% 0.07%
Median Household Income   1.4%
Per Capita Income   2.18%


Cibola County NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cibola County to the other 33 counties and county equivalents 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 # 17 52nd
Population Density # 20 42nd
Diversity Index # 2 97th
Median Household Income # 19 45th
Per Capita Income # 30 12th

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