Los Luceros, NM Profile: Facts & Data


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Los Luceros, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Los Luceros Census Designated Place had a population of 886 as of July 1, 2018. Los Luceros 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 Los Luceros is located at latitude 36.1097 and longitude -106.047 in Rio Arriba County. The formal boundaries for the Los Luceros Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Rio Arriba County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,709 feet.

The Los Luceros Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584144) 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 Los Luceros Census Designated Place is located within South Rio Arriba Division of Rio Arriba County.

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Los Luceros, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 886
Population in Households 885
Population in Familes 713
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 542
Diversity Index3 80


Median Household Income $47,357
Average Household Income $53,137
Per Capita Income $20,681


Total Housing Units 346 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 249 (72.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 67 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $209,274
Average Home Value $255,020


Total Households 316
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 211
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% -0.14%
Households -0.19% -0.13%
Families -1.99% -0.29%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   2.28%

Los Luceros, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Los Luceros 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 # 163 63rd
Population Density # 97 78th
Diversity Index # 38 92nd
Median Household Income # 126 72nd
Per Capita Income # 256 42nd

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