Colfax County NM Information


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  1. Colfax County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forColfax County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Colfax County NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 12,701
Population in Households 12,293
Population in Familes 9,440
Population in Group Qrtrs 408
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $36,057
Average Household Income $52,236
Per Capita Income $23,476


Total Housing Units 10,023 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,885 (38.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,671 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,467 (44.6%)
Median Home Value $136,414
Average Home Value $211,480


Total Households 5,556
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 3,378
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.96% -1.3%
Households -0.95% -1.32%
Families -1.26% -1.5%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   2.26%


Colfax County NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Colfax 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 # 24 30th
Population Density # 23 33rd
Diversity Index # 22 36th
Median Household Income # 22 36th
Per Capita Income # 12 67th

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