Arenas Valley, NM Profile: Facts & Data


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Arenas Valley, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Arenas Valley Census Designated Place had a population of 1,718 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Arenas Valley is located at latitude 32.7756 and longitude -108.2031 in Grant County. The formal boundaries for the Arenas Valley Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Grant County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,138 feet.

The Arenas Valley Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584051) 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 Arenas Valley Census Designated Place is located within Silver City Division of Grant County.

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Arenas Valley, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,718
Population in Households 1,624
Population in Familes 1,292
Population in Group Qrtrs 94
Population Density2 423
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $44,970
Average Household Income $57,366
Per Capita Income $22,934


Total Housing Units 805 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 544 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 160 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 101 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $144,922
Average Home Value $158,042


Total Households 704
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 457
Average Family Size 3
  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 1.48% 0.84%
Households 1.59% 0.87%
Families 1.75% 0.65%
Median Household Income   2.94%
Per Capita Income   2.21%

Arenas Valley, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arenas Valley 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 # 97 78th
Population Density # 134 70th
Diversity Index # 267 40th
Median Household Income # 144 68th
Per Capita Income # 188 58th

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