City of the Sun CDP, NM Profile: Facts & Data


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City of the Sun CDP, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The City of the Sun Census Designated Place had a population of 31 as of July 1, 2018. City of the Sun CDP ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Mexico. See peer rankings below.

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.

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City of the Sun CDP, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 31
Population in Households 30
Population in Familes 25
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 107
Diversity Index3 74


Median Household Income $28,000
Average Household Income $47,866
Per Capita Income $18,742


Total Housing Units 48 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18 (37.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (47.9%)
Median Home Value $79,167
Average Home Value $139,706


Total Households 25
Average Household Size 1.2
Family Households 16
Average Family Size 2
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.0% -0.65%
Households 0.0% -0.81%
Families 18.3% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   2.28%

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, 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 # 436 2nd
Population Density # 289 35th
Diversity Index # 102 76th
Median Household Income # 397 11th
Per Capita Income # 301 32nd

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