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Sunland Park, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The City of Sunland Park had a population of 17,393 as of July 1, 2017. Sunland Park ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower 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 Sunland Park is located at latitude 31.7996 and longitude -106.5789 in Doña Ana County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sunland Park (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0.28 sq. miles. Doña Ana County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,806 feet.

The City of Sunland Park (GNIS ID: 2412006) 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 City of Sunland Park is located within South Doña Ana Division of Doña Ana County.

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

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


Total Population 17,393
Daytime Population: Workers 3,728
Daytime Population: Residents 10,421
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,149
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 17,393
Population in Familes 16,187
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,379
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $25,315
Average Household Income $35,515
Per Capita Income $9,632


Total Housing Units 5,051 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,130 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,662 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 259 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $84,977
Average Home Value $100,471


Total Households 4,792
Average Household Size 3.63
Family Households 4,080
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 2.94% 1.89%
Households 2.95% 1.89%
Families 2.91% 1.77%
Median Household Income   0.69%
Per Capita Income   2.35%

Sunland Park, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sunland Park 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 # 13 97th
Population Density # 29 94th
Diversity Index # 350 21st
Median Household Income # 419 6th
Per Capita Income # 431 3rd

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