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The City of the Sun Census Designated Place had a population of 35 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for City of the Sun CDP is located at latitude 31.8468 and longitude -107.6501 in Luna County. The formal boundaries for the City of the Sun Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The City of the Sun Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584077) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without 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 City of the Sun Census Designated Place is located within Deming South Division of Luna County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with City of the Sun CDP 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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City of the Sun CDP, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 35
Daytime Population: Workers 0
Daytime Population: Residents 22
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 22
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 35
Population in Familes 29
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 121
Diversity Index3 71


Median Household Income $26,473
Average Household Income $42,738
Per Capita Income $16,600


Total Housing Units 51 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 22 (43.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (13.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (45.1%)
Median Home Value $70,833
Average Home Value $127,381


Total Households 28
Average Household Size 1.25
Family Households 19
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 1.69% 0.57%
Households 1.58% 0.7%
Families 23.98% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   2.89%

City of the Sun CDP, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares City of the Sun CDP 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 # 432 3rd
Population Density # 269 40th
Diversity Index # 129 71st
Median Household Income # 409 8th
Per Capita Income # 357 20th

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