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Los Ojos, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Los Ojos Census Designated Place had a population of 121 as of July 1, 2020.

The primary coordinate point for Los Ojos is located at latitude 36.7292 and longitude -106.57 in Rio Arriba County. The formal boundaries for the Los Ojos Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.39 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 7,346 feet.

The Los Ojos Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584145) 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 Ojos Census Designated Place is located within Tierra Amarilla Division of Rio Arriba County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Los Ojos: Ohoo boo-oo, Ohubu'u *, Park View.


Los Ojos, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 121 (100%)
Population in Households 111 (91.7%)
Population in Families 88 (72.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 10 ( 8.3%)
Population Density 87
Diversity Index2 71


Median Household Income $52,288
Average Household Income $72,226
% of Income for Mortgage4 0%
Per Capita Income $30,103
Wealth Index5 94


Total HU (Housing Units) 84 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 42 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (36.9%)
Median Home Value $305,556
Average Home Value $379,070
Housing Affordability Index3 0


Total Households 53
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 33
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population -0.32% -0.33%
Households -0.18% -0.38%
Families -0.57% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   2.43%
Owner Occupied HU   0.0%


Los Ojos, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Los Ojos to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 365 18th
Population Density # 308 31st
Median Household Income # 97 78th
Housing Affordability Index # 20 5th
Per Capita Income # 91 80th
Diversity Index # 161 64th

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