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Abiquiu, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Abiquiu CDP(1) had a population of 180 as of July 1, 2022. 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 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.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Abiquiu, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 180 (100%)
Population in Households 180 (100.0%)
Population in Families 135 (75.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 189
Diversity Index2 81


Median Household Income $46,636
Average Household Income $81,824
% of Income for Mortgage4 23%
Per Capita Income $35,825
Wealth Index5 59


Total HU (Housing Units) 102 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 64 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $205,357
Average Home Value $209,524
Housing Affordability Index3 119


Total Households 85
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 50
Average Family Size 3.00
  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 races 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 % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -0.25% -0.11%
Households 0.00% 0.00%
Families   0.00%
Median Household Income   0.97%
Per Capita Income   3.40%
Owner Occupied HU   0.00%

Abiquiu, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Abiquiu to the other 527 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 368 30th
Population Density # 243 54th
Median Household Income # 271 49th
Housing Affordability Index # 268 51st
Per Capita Income # 122 77th
Diversity Index # 58 89th

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