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Abiquiu, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Abiquiu Census Designated Place had a population of 226 as of July 1, 2019. 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 36.2072 and longitude -106.3186 in Rio Arriba County. The formal boundaries for the Abiquiu Census Designated Place 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Abiquiu, NM Housing Affordability Index is 192
State of New Mexico Housing Affordability Index is 127
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Abiquiu, NM Wealth Index is 61
State of New Mexico Wealth Index is 71
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 226 (100%)
Population in Households 225 (99.6%)
Population in Families 170 (75.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1 ( 0.4%)
Population Density 237
Diversity Index2 83
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,176
Average Household Income $68,617
Per Capita Income $28,722
Wealth Index4 61

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 126 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 70 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (24.6%)
Median Home Value $150,000
Housing Affordability Index3 192
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 95
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 56
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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 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.
  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 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.24% -0.45%
Households -0.11% -0.42%
Families 0.39% -0.72%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   0.84%

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, 2019 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 # 304 32nd
Population Density # 202 55th
Diversity Index # 21 96th
Median Household Income # 112 75th
Per Capita Income # 90 80th

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