Timberon, NM Profile: Facts & Data


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Timberon, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Timberon Census Designated Place had a population of 348 as of July 1, 2018. Timberon ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Timberon is located at latitude 32.6209 and longitude -105.6941 in Otero County. The formal boundaries for the Timberon Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 20.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Otero County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,929 feet.

The Timberon Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409323) 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 Timberon Census Designated Place is located within Southeast Otero Division of Otero County.

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Timberon, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 348
Population in Households 298
Population in Familes 264
Population in Group Qrtrs 50
Population Density2 17
Diversity Index3 74


Median Household Income $21,092
Average Household Income $41,637
Per Capita Income $13,501


Total Housing Units 460 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 146 (31.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 ( 8.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 274 (59.6%)
Median Home Value $81,250
Average Home Value $92,687


Total Households 186
Average Household Size 1.6
Family Households 144
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% 1.56%
Households 0.0% 1.86%
Families 3.9% 1.61%
Median Household Income   1.13%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Timberon, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Timberon 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 # 257 42nd
Population Density # 412 7th
Diversity Index # 103 77th
Median Household Income # 438 1st
Per Capita Income # 405 9th

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