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Vaughn, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Town of Vaughn had a population of 444 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Vaughn is located at latitude 34.6072 and longitude -105.2126 in Guadalupe County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Vaughn (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Guadalupe County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,978 feet.

The Town of Vaughn (GNIS ID: 2413424) 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 Town of Vaughn is located within Vaughn Division of Guadalupe County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Vaughn 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 Vaughn: West Vaughn.

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


Total Population 444
Daytime Population: Workers 124
Daytime Population: Residents 344
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 468
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 443
Population in Familes 338
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 79
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $27,439
Average Household Income $40,485
Per Capita Income $17,432


Total Housing Units 329 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 159 (48.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 123 (37.4%)
Median Home Value $75,641
Average Home Value $90,625


Total Households 206
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 119
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.06% -0.5%
Households 0.0% -0.59%
Families 0.72% -0.85%
Median Household Income   0.42%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

Vaughn, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vaughn 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 # 226 49th
Population Density # 317 29th
Diversity Index # 237 47th
Median Household Income # 398 10th
Per Capita Income # 340 23rd

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