Luna County NM Information


Luna County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 24,742
Daytime Population: Workers 9,296
Daytime Population: Residents 15,099
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 24,395
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 24,191
Population in Familes 19,865
Population in Group Qrtrs 551
Population Density2 8
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $28,481
Average Household Income $42,639
Per Capita Income $16,640


Total Housing Units 10,966 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,506 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,939 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,521 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $104,921
Average Home Value $142,292


Total Households 9,445
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 6,264
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.2% -0.39%
Households -0.21% -0.4%
Families -0.47% -0.56%
Median Household Income   0.19%
Per Capita Income   2.37%


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, 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 # 18 48th
Population Density # 15 58th
Diversity Index # 19 45th
Median Household Income # 32 6th
Per Capita Income # 32 6th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Mexico Census Data Comparison Tool.