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Capitan, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Village of Capitan had a population of 1,524 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Capitan is located at latitude 33.5392 and longitude -105.5982 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Capitan (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,348 feet.

The Village of Capitan (GNIS ID: 2413537) 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 Capitan is located within Capitan Division of Lincoln County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Capitan: Gray.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,524
Population in Households 1,524
Population in Familes 1,195
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 468
Diversity Index3 57
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,160
Average Household Income $62,205
Per Capita Income $27,497

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 803 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 549 (68.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 109 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 145 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $159,932
Average Home Value $199,273
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 658
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 417
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.3% -0.01%
Households 0.3% 0.03%
Families -0.17% -0.14%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   2.04%

Capitan, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Capitan 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 # 109 76th
Population Density # 124 72nd
Diversity Index # 327 26th
Median Household Income # 175 61st
Per Capita Income # 95 79th

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