Fence Lake, NM Profile: Facts & Data


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Fence Lake, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Fence Lake Census Designated Place had a population of 42 as of July 1, 2018. Fence Lake ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper 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 Fence Lake is located at latitude 34.669 and longitude -108.6801 in Cibola County. The formal boundaries for the Fence Lake Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cibola County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,073 feet.

The Fence Lake Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584100) 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 Fence Lake Census Designated Place is located within Fence Lake Division of Cibola County.

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


Total Population 42
Population in Households 42
Population in Familes 32
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 78


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $69,869
Per Capita Income $30,348


Total Housing Units 42 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20 (47.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3 ( 7.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (45.2%)
Median Home Value $116,667
Average Home Value $142,500


Total Households 23
Average Household Size 1.83
Family Households 13
Average Family Size 2
  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 0.0% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 2.05% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   3.07%

Fence Lake, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fence Lake 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 # 425 4th
Population Density # 442 0th
Diversity Index # 50 89th
Median Household Income # 110 75th
Per Capita Income # 77 83rd

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