Hidalgo County NM Information


Hidalgo County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 4,519
Daytime Population: Workers 2,138
Daytime Population: Residents 2,503
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,641
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 4,455
Population in Familes 3,641
Population in Group Qrtrs 64
Population Density2 1
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $33,033
Average Household Income $47,136
Per Capita Income $19,040


Total Housing Units 2,375 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,216 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 583 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 576 (24.3%)
Median Home Value $89,277
Average Home Value $113,692


Total Households 1,799
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 1,172
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 -1.09% -1.64%
Households -1.01% -1.6%
Families -1.27% -1.77%
Median Household Income   1.12%
Per Capita Income   2.62%


Hidalgo County NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hidalgo County to the other 33 counties and county equivalents 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 # 28 18th
Population Density # 29 15th
Diversity Index # 26 24th
Median Household Income # 25 27th
Per Capita Income # 29 15th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Mexico Census Data Comparison Tool.