Cibola County NM Information


Cibola County Subdivisions

Cibola County NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 27,056
Daytime Population: Workers 9,503
Daytime Population: Residents 15,955
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 25,458
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 24,667
Population in Familes 20,525
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,389
Population Density2 6
Diversity Index3 83


Median Household Income $37,137
Average Household Income $49,096
Per Capita Income $18,029


Total Housing Units 11,169 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,531 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,383 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,255 (20.2%)
Median Home Value $90,526
Average Home Value $123,300


Total Households 8,914
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 6,206
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 -0.08% -0.02%
Households 0.08% 0.04%
Families -0.15% -0.11%
Median Household Income   0.64%
Per Capita Income   2.02%


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, 2017 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 # 18 48th
Per Capita Income # 31 9th

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