Also See: San Rafael, NM ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The San Rafael CDP(1) had a population of 1,185 as of July 1, 2022. San Rafael ranks in 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 San Rafael is located at latitude 35.1125 and longitude -107.8826 in Cibola County. The formal boundaries for the San Rafael Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 10.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cibola County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,470 feet.
The San Rafael Census Designated Place 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 San Rafael Census Designated Place is located within Grants Division of Cibola County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for San Rafael: Bikyaya, El Gallo.
|Total Population||1,185 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,168 (98.6%)|
|Population in Families||926 (78.1%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||17 ( 1.4%)|
|Median Household Income||$59,135|
|Average Household Income||$66,805|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||10%|
|Per Capita Income||$27,558|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||544 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||422 (77.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||45 ( 8.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||77 (14.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$115,934|
|Average Home Value||$164,336|
|Housing Affordability Index3||261|
|Average Household Size||2.50|
|Average Family Size||3.00|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.92%|
|Per Capita Income||2.61%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.00%|
The table below compares San Rafael to the other 527 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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.
|Total Population||# 137||74th|
|Population Density||# 357||32nd|
|Median Household Income||# 135||75th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 473||90th|
|Per Capita Income||# 226||57th|
|Diversity Index||# 130||76th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Mexico Census Data Comparison Tool.