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Chaparral, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Chaparral Census Designated Place had a population of 16,929 as of July 1, 2019. Chaparral 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 Chaparral is located at latitude 32.0351 and longitude -106.4183 in Doña Ana County. The formal boundaries for the Chaparral Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 59.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Doña Ana County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,065 feet.

The Chaparral Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408012) 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 Chaparral Census Designated Place is located within Anthony Division of Doña Ana County.


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Chaparral, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Chaparral, NM Housing Affordability Index is 154
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

Chaparral, NM Wealth Index is 31
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 16,929 (100%)
Population in Households 16,050 (94.8%)
Population in Families 14,425 (85.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 879 ( 5.2%)
Population Density 287
Diversity Index2 76
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $27,274
Average Household Income $41,674
Per Capita Income $11,747
Wealth Index4 31

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,696 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,890 (68.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 990 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 816 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $89,576
Housing Affordability Index3 154
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,880
Average Household Size 3.29
Family Households 3,851
Average Family Size 4
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 1.59% 0.91%
Households 1.58% 0.99%
Families 1.15% 0.8%
Median Household Income   0.63%
Per Capita Income   1.65%

Chaparral, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chaparral 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 # 14 97th
Population Density # 183 59th
Diversity Index # 81 82nd
Median Household Income # 384 14th
Per Capita Income # 416 6th

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