Virden, NM Profile: Facts & Data


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Virden, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Village of Virden had a population of 150 as of July 1, 2018. 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 (see map below) 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, 2018)


Total Population 150
Population in Households 149
Population in Familes 122
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 670
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $32,351
Average Household Income $45,310
Per Capita Income $18,235


Total Housing Units 70 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 44 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $96,429
Average Home Value $127,841


Total Households 61
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 40
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 -0.16% -0.95%
Households 0.0% -1.0%
Families -1.68% -1.02%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   3.48%

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, 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 # 338 24th
Population Density # 81 82nd
Diversity Index # 291 35th
Median Household Income # 333 25th
Per Capita Income # 319 28th

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