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Anthony, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The City of Anthony had a population of 9,728 as of July 1, 2018. 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 32.0131 and longitude -106.5985 in Doña Ana County. The formal boundaries for the City of Anthony (see map below) 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 (GNIS ID: 2678944) 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, 2018)


Total Population 9,728
Population in Households 9,728
Population in Familes 9,014
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3,626
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $22,294
Average Household Income $34,538
Per Capita Income $9,682


Total Housing Units 2,936 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,697 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,011 (34.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 228 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $85,498
Average Home Value $94,729


Total Households 2,708
Average Household Size 3.59
Family Households 2,307
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.64% 0.62%
Households 0.57% 0.58%
Families 0.39% 0.49%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.89%

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, 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 # 25 95th
Population Density # 4 99th
Diversity Index # 254 43rd
Median Household Income # 436 2nd
Per Capita Income # 436 2nd

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