Orogrande, NM Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The Orogrande Census Designated Place had a population of 51 as of July 1, 2017. Orogrande ranks in the lower 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 Orogrande is located at latitude 32.3886 and longitude -106.1118 in Otero County. The formal boundaries for the Orogrande Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Otero County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,190 feet.

The Orogrande Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584170) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with 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 Orogrande Census Designated Place is located within Alamogordo Division of Otero County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Orogrande 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 Orogrande: Jarilla Junction.

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


Total Population 51
Daytime Population: Workers 2
Daytime Population: Residents 0
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.04
Population in Households 8
Population in Familes 3
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density2 9
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $60,542
Per Capita Income $24,201


Total Housing Units 43 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8 (18.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (44.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (37.2%)
Median Home Value $160,000
Average Home Value $131,250


Total Households 27
Average Household Size 1.0
Family Households 5
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 -0.27% 0.0%
Households -0.98% -0.75%
Families -14.82% -4.36%
Median Household Income   0.41%
Per Capita Income   0.05%

Orogrande, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Orogrande 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 # 419 6th
Population Density # 431 3rd
Diversity Index # 278 37th
Median Household Income # 101 78th
Per Capita Income # 143 68th

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