El Duende, NM Profile: Facts & Data


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El Duende, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The El Duende Census Designated Place had a population of 692 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for El Duende is located at latitude 36.0684 and longitude -106.1301 in Rio Arriba County. The formal boundaries for the El Duende Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Rio Arriba County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,695 feet.

The El Duende Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584093) 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 El Duende Census Designated Place is located within South Rio Arriba Division of Rio Arriba County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for El Duende: San Francisco el Duende.

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


Total Population 692
Population in Households 692
Population in Familes 567
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 471
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $41,817
Average Household Income $53,737
Per Capita Income $20,190


Total Housing Units 258 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 189 (73.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 45 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $152,174
Average Home Value $218,158


Total Households 234
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 158
Average Family Size 4
  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% -0.17%
Households -0.21% -0.17%
Families -1.89% -0.25%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

El Duende, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares El Duende 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 # 193 57th
Population Density # 122 73rd
Diversity Index # 195 56th
Median Household Income # 180 60th
Per Capita Income # 266 40th

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