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Deming, New Mexico - Basic Facts

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The City of Deming had a population of 14,448 as of July 1, 2017. Deming ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Mexico. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Deming is located at latitude 32.2632 and longitude -107.7514 in Luna County. The formal boundaries for the City of Deming (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Luna County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,340 feet.

The City of Deming (GNIS ID: 2410321) 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 City of Deming is located within Deming South Division of Luna County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Deming population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Deming: New Chicago.

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


Total Population 14,448
Daytime Population: Workers 7,542
Daytime Population: Residents 8,857
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 16,399
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.14
Population in Households 13,922
Population in Familes 11,389
Population in Group Qrtrs 526
Population Density2 890
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $27,590
Average Household Income $40,992
Per Capita Income $16,088


Total Housing Units 6,196 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,449 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,967 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 779 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $117,851
Average Home Value $149,869


Total Households 5,417
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 3,554
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 -0.38% -0.47%
Households -0.41% -0.51%
Families -0.66% -0.67%
Median Household Income   0.17%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

Deming, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Deming 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 # 16 97th
Population Density # 56 88th
Diversity Index # 205 54th
Median Household Income # 395 11th
Per Capita Income # 364 18th

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