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The City of Anthony had a population of 10,362 as of July 1, 2021. Anthony 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 Anthony is located at latitude 32.004 and longitude -106.6058 in Doña Ana County. The formal boundaries for the City of Anthony encompass a land area of 2.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Doña Ana County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,802 feet.

The City of Anthony 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 "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 City of Anthony is located within Anthony Division of Doña Ana County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Anthony: Half Way House, La Tuna.

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Anthony, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 10,362 (100%)
Population in Households 10,362 (100.0%)
Population in Families 9,583 (92.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 3,838
Diversity Index2 64


Median Household Income $26,225
Average Household Income $38,822
% of Income for Mortgage4 19%
Per Capita Income $11,198
Wealth Index5 27


Total HU (Housing Units) 3,197 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,987 (62.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 976 (30.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 234 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $120,774
Average Home Value $128,597
Housing Affordability Index3 125


Total Households 2,963
Average Household Size 3.5
Family Households 2,514
Average Family Size 4
  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 races 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 % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 1.03% 0.97%
Households 1.23% 1.1%
Families 1.05% 1.0%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   1.92%
Owner Occupied HU   1.37%

Anthony, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Anthony to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 23 95th
Population Density # 4 99th
Median Household Income # 407 8th
Housing Affordability Index # 180 41st
Per Capita Income # 425 4th
Diversity Index # 262 41st

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