Virden, NM Profile: Facts & Data

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Virden, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Village of Virden had a population of 148 as of July 1, 2019. Virden ranks in the upper 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 Virden is located at latitude 32.687 and longitude -109.002 in Hidalgo County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Virden encompass a land area of 0.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hidalgo County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,763 feet.

The Village of Virden (GNIS ID: 2413597) 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 Village of Virden is located within North Hidalgo Division of Hidalgo County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Virden: Richmond.

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Virden, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Virden, NM Housing Affordability Index is 0
State of New Mexico Housing Affordability Index is 127
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Virden, NM Wealth Index is 40
State of New Mexico Wealth Index is 71
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 148
Population in Households 147
Population in Familes 120
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density 662
Diversity Index1 60
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,966
Average Household Income $48,033
Per Capita Income $19,850
Wealth Index3 40

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 71 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 46 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $93,750
Housing Affordability Index2 0
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 60
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 40
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.29% -0.96%
Households -0.18% -1.02%
Families -1.5% -1.55%
Median Household Income   0.58%
Per Capita Income   1.46%

Virden, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Virden to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 340 23rd
Population Density # 81 82nd
Diversity Index # 297 34th
Median Household Income # 246 45th
Per Capita Income # 252 43rd

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