Also See: Capitan, NM ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The Village of Capitan had a population of 1,536 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Capitan is located at latitude 33.5454 and longitude -105.5722 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Capitan 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 6,352 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.
|Total Population||1,536 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,536 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||1,199 (78.1%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$39,967|
|Average Household Income||$57,202|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||18%|
|Per Capita Income||$25,789|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||832 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||562 (67.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||113 (13.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||157 (18.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$172,513|
|Average Home Value||$193,060|
|Housing Affordability Index3||148|
|Average Household Size||2.28|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.55%|
|Per Capita Income||2.08%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.21%|
The table below compares Capitan to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 108||76th|
|Population Density||# 115||74th|
|Median Household Income||# 209||53rd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 207||47th|
|Per Capita Income||# 150||66th|
|Diversity Index||# 317||28th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Mexico Census Data Comparison Tool.