Luna County NM Information


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  1. Luna County 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forLuna County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Luna County NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 24,902
Population in Households 24,351
Population in Familes 19,893
Population in Group Qrtrs 551
Population Density 8
Diversity Index1 69


Median Household Income $27,227
Average Household Income $42,715
Per Capita Income $16,301
Wealth Index3 40


Total Housing Units 10,999 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,958 (54.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,492 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,549 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $96,015
Housing Affordability Index2 144


Total Households 9,450
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 6,213
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.08% -0.32%
Households -0.16% -0.37%
Families -0.46% -0.63%
Median Household Income   0.61%
Per Capita Income   1.28%


Luna County NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Luna County to the other 33 counties and county equivalents 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 # 18 48th
Population Density # 15 55th
Diversity Index # 19 45th
Median Household Income # 32 6th
Per Capita Income # 33 3rd

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