Ensenada, NM Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Ensenada, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Ensenada Census Designated Place had a population of 102 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Ensenada is located at latitude 36.7309 and longitude -106.5368 in Rio Arriba County. The formal boundaries for the Ensenada Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rio Arriba County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,539 feet.

The Ensenada Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584095) 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 Ensenada Census Designated Place is located within Tierra Amarilla Division of Rio Arriba County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ensenada population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ensenada: Encinada.

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Ensenada, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 102
Daytime Population: Workers 0
Daytime Population: Residents 51
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 51
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.50
Population in Households 94
Population in Familes 74
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 70
Diversity Index3 70


Median Household Income $25,751
Average Household Income $38,485
Per Capita Income $17,040


Total Housing Units 54 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 33 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (13.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (25.9%)
Median Home Value $137,500
Average Home Value $254,545


Total Households 40
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 26
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.66% -0.6%
Households -0.67% -0.51%
Families -1.95% -0.78%
Median Household Income   -0.59%
Per Capita Income   2.05%

Ensenada, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ensenada to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 379 15th
Population Density # 326 27th
Diversity Index # 151 66th
Median Household Income # 415 7th
Per Capita Income # 349 21st

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