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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, 2019. 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 34.6534 and longitude -108.6778 in Cibola County. The formal boundaries for the Fence Lake Census Designated Place 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Fence Lake, NM Housing Affordability Index is 0
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

Fence Lake, NM Wealth Index is 85
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 42 (100%)
Population in Households 42 (100.0%)
Population in Families 31 (73.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 3
Diversity Index2 78
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $65,933
Per Capita Income $31,242
Wealth Index4 85

HOUSING

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 $165,000
Housing Affordability Index3 0
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 23
Average Household Size 1.83
Family Households 13
Average Family Size 2
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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 0.0% -0.48%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 1.82% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.85%
Per Capita Income   2.42%

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, 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 # 426 4th
Population Density # 442 0th
Diversity Index # 48 89th
Median Household Income # 123 73rd
Per Capita Income # 71 84th

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