Abiquiu, NM Profile: Facts & Data


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Abiquiu, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Abiquiu Census Designated Place had a population of 226 as of July 1, 2018. Abiquiu ranks in 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 Abiquiu is located at latitude 36.2047 and longitude -106.3262 in Rio Arriba County. The formal boundaries for the Abiquiu Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rio Arriba County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,066 feet.

The Abiquiu Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584043) 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 Abiquiu Census Designated Place is located within Rio Chama Division of Rio Arriba County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Abiquiu: Abechiu, Abekju *, Abeshu'u *, Abi-chiu, Avekjutsae *, Big Leggin's, Fe-jui, Fe-jyu, Joseph, Jo-so-ge, Kaekibi, K'osobu'u *, K'oso'ombu'u *, K'oso'ong'ongwi *, Mokibu'u *, Moki'ongwi *, Moque, Moqui, P'efu, P'efubu'u, Pefu'u, P'eshubu'u *, Santa Rosa de Abiquiu, Santa Rosa de Lima de Abiquiu.

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


Total Population 226
Population in Households 226
Population in Familes 171
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 237
Diversity Index3 83


Median Household Income $33,997
Average Household Income $54,701
Per Capita Income $23,159


Total Housing Units 126 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 71 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (24.6%)
Median Home Value $220,192
Average Home Value $246,831


Total Households 95
Average Household Size 2.38
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 -0.26% -0.09%
Households -0.13% -0.21%
Families 0.44% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.0%
Per Capita Income   1.94%

Abiquiu, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Abiquiu 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 # 301 32nd
Population Density # 199 55th
Diversity Index # 18 96th
Median Household Income # 300 33rd
Per Capita Income # 178 60th

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