Lyden, NM Profile: Facts & Data


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Lyden, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Lyden Census Designated Place had a population of 240 as of July 1, 2018. Lyden ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Lyden is located at latitude 36.1461 and longitude -106.0056 in Rio Arriba County. The formal boundaries for the Lyden Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rio Arriba County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,735 feet.

The Lyden Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584150) 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 Lyden Census Designated Place is located within South Rio Arriba Division of Rio Arriba County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lyden: Boke, Bosque, El Bosque.

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


Total Population 240
Population in Households 239
Population in Familes 198
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 107
Diversity Index3 75


Median Household Income $40,330
Average Household Income $51,860
Per Capita Income $19,380


Total Housing Units 119 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 79 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (15.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (19.3%)
Median Home Value $156,250
Average Home Value $204,808


Total Households 96
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 67
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 -0.25% -0.17%
Households -0.25% 0.0%
Families -0.36% -0.3%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   2.45%

Lyden, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lyden 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 # 291 35th
Population Density # 290 35th
Diversity Index # 82 82nd
Median Household Income # 196 56th
Per Capita Income # 291 35th

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