La Mesilla, NM Profile: Facts & Data

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La Mesilla, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The La Mesilla Census Designated Place had a population of 1,856 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for La Mesilla is located at latitude 35.9484 and longitude -106.0706 in Rio Arriba County. The formal boundaries for the La Mesilla Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Rio Arriba County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,627 feet.

The La Mesilla Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584131) 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 La Mesilla Census Designated Place is located within Santa Clara Pueblo Division of Rio Arriba County.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,856
Population in Households 1,856
Population in Familes 1,539
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 416
Diversity Index3 73
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $64,931
Average Household Income $88,085
Per Capita Income $37,208

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 804 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 630 (78.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 154 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 ( 2.5%)
Median Home Value $263,636
Average Home Value $272,143
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 784
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 530
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.56% 0.28%
Households 0.62% 0.28%
Families 0.35% 0.11%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   1.95%

La Mesilla, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares La Mesilla 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 # 90 80th
Population Density # 138 69th
Diversity Index # 115 74th
Median Household Income # 28 94th
Per Capita Income # 37 92nd

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