Windmill, NM Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Windmill, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Windmill Census Designated Place had a population of 40 as of July 1, 2017. Windmill 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 Windmill is located at latitude 31.9769 and longitude -108.6315 in Hidalgo County. The formal boundaries for the Windmill Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hidalgo County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,344 feet.

The Windmill Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584239) 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 Windmill Census Designated Place is located within North Hidalgo Division of Hidalgo County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Windmill population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 40
Daytime Population: Workers 0
Daytime Population: Residents 23
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 23
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.57
Population in Households 40
Population in Familes 33
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 28
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $29,332
Average Household Income $49,514
Per Capita Income $19,882


Total Housing Units 37 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15 (40.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (43.2%)
Median Home Value $90,000
Average Home Value $100,000


Total Households 21
Average Household Size 1.9
Family Households 14
Average Family Size 2
  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 -0.99% -1.55%
Households -0.64% -1.98%
Families 2.15% -1.47%
Median Household Income   5.31%
Per Capita Income   2.75%

Windmill, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Windmill 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 # 428 4th
Population Density # 395 11th
Diversity Index # 326 27th
Median Household Income # 370 17th
Per Capita Income # 270 39th

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