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Anthony, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The City of Anthony had a population of 10,159 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Anthony population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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

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Anthony, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,159
Daytime Population: Workers 1,046
Daytime Population: Residents 6,439
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,485
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 10,159
Population in Familes 9,428
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3,787
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $21,843
Average Household Income $31,770
Per Capita Income $8,921


Total Housing Units 3,055 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,835 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,002 (32.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 219 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $80,595
Average Home Value $89,278


Total Households 2,836
Average Household Size 3.58
Family Households 2,418
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.33% 1.03%
Households 1.3% 1.02%
Families 1.09% 0.92%
Median Household Income   0.79%
Per Capita Income   2.26%

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, 2017 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 95th
Population Density # 4 99th
Diversity Index # 248 44th
Median Household Income # 433 2nd
Per Capita Income # 438 1st

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