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The Holloman Air Force Base CDP(1) had a population of 3,292 as of July 1, 2021.

The primary coordinate point for Holloman AFB is located at latitude 32.8483 and longitude -106.0998 in Otero County. The formal boundaries for the Holloman Air Force Base Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 12.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles.

The Holloman Air Force Base Census Designated Place has a M2 Census Class Code which indicates a military or other defense installation entirely within a census designated place. 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 Holloman Air Force Base Census Designated Place is located within Alamogordo Division of Otero County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Holloman AFB: Holloman Air Force Base CDP.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Holloman AFB, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 3,292 (100%)
Population in Households 2,785 (84.6%)
Population in Families 2,627 (79.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 507 (15.4%)
Population Density 262
Diversity Index2 65


Median Household Income $43,572
Average Household Income $55,748
% of Income for Mortgage4 0%
Per Capita Income $18,554
Wealth Index5 32


Total HU (Housing Units) 1,110 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 27 ( 2.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 902 (81.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 181 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $26,563
Average Home Value $30,882
Housing Affordability Index3 0


Total Households 929
Average Household Size 3.0
Family Households 797
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.67% 0.48%
Households 1.09% 0.74%
Families 1.08% 0.62%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   2.18%
Owner Occupied HU   1.44%

Holloman AFB, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Holloman AFB to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 58 87th
Population Density # 190 57th
Median Household Income # 230 48th
Housing Affordability Index # 70 16th
Per Capita Income # 329 26th
Diversity Index # 239 46th

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