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Springer, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Town of Springer had a population of 967 as of July 1, 2018. Springer ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Mexico. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Springer is located at latitude 36.3661 and longitude -104.5931 in Colfax County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Springer (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Colfax County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,797 feet.

The Town of Springer (GNIS ID: 2413321) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

New Mexico is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Springer is located within Springer Division of Colfax County.

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


Total Population 967
Population in Households 939
Population in Familes 717
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density2 659
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $28,906
Average Household Income $44,102
Per Capita Income $20,475


Total Housing Units 585 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 296 (50.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 144 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 145 (24.8%)
Median Home Value $84,142
Average Home Value $113,384


Total Households 440
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 260
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% -1.36%
Households -0.92% -1.35%
Families -1.06% -1.59%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   2.14%

Springer, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Springer 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 # 153 66th
Population Density # 82 82nd
Diversity Index # 199 56th
Median Household Income # 385 13th
Per Capita Income # 262 41st

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