La Villita, NM Profile: Facts & Data


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La Villita, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The La Villita Census Designated Place had a population of 936 as of July 1, 2018. La Villita ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 La Villita is located at latitude 36.1034 and longitude -106.0481 in Rio Arriba County. The formal boundaries for the La Villita Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Rio Arriba County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,715 feet.

The La Villita Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584138) 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 Villita Census Designated Place is located within South Rio Arriba Division of Rio Arriba County.

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


Total Population 936
Population in Households 936
Population in Familes 740
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 687
Diversity Index3 80


Median Household Income $51,905
Average Household Income $55,408
Per Capita Income $22,288


Total Housing Units 393 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 282 (71.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $217,771
Average Home Value $282,740


Total Households 365
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 236
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.27% -0.13%
Households -0.2% -0.16%
Families -0.6% -0.34%
Median Household Income   0.97%
Per Capita Income   2.14%

La Villita, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares La Villita 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 # 157 65th
Population Density # 79 82nd
Diversity Index # 34 93rd
Median Household Income # 93 79th
Per Capita Income # 204 54th

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