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Animas, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Animas Census Designated Place had a population of 234 as of July 1, 2018. Animas ranks in the lower 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 Animas is located at latitude 31.949 and longitude -108.8073 in Hidalgo County. The formal boundaries for the Animas Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 15.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hidalgo County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,406 feet.

The Animas Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584046) 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 Animas Census Designated Place is located within South Hidalgo Division of Hidalgo County.

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


Total Population 234
Population in Households 233
Population in Familes 191
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 15
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $33,114
Average Household Income $44,373
Per Capita Income $18,243


Total Housing Units 116 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 62 (53.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (26.7%)
Median Home Value $96,250
Average Home Value $139,754


Total Households 85
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 57
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 -0.15% -0.96%
Households -0.14% -0.72%
Families -1.58% -1.08%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   3.48%

Animas, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Animas 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 # 294 34th
Population Density # 421 5th
Diversity Index # 295 34th
Median Household Income # 314 29th
Per Capita Income # 318 28th

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