San Jon, NM Profile: Facts & Data


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San Jon, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Village of San Jon had a population of 219 as of July 1, 2018. San Jon ranks in the lower 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 San Jon is located at latitude 35.1076 and longitude -103.3286 in Quay County. The formal boundaries for the Village of San Jon (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Quay County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,032 feet.

The Village of San Jon (GNIS ID: 2413587) 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 Village of San Jon is located within San Jon Division of Quay County.

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


Total Population 219
Population in Households 219
Population in Familes 174
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 85
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $36,821
Average Household Income $51,002
Per Capita Income $22,335


Total Housing Units 111 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 64 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (18.9%)
Median Home Value $63,462
Average Home Value $90,323


Total Households 90
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 56
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.17% -0.18%
Households 0.27% -0.22%
Families -0.21% -0.36%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   3.31%

San Jon, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares San Jon 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 # 306 31st
Population Density # 311 30th
Diversity Index # 350 21st
Median Household Income # 258 42nd
Per Capita Income # 202 55th

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