San Juan County NM Information


San Juan County Subdivisions

San Juan County NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 123,393
Daytime Population: Workers 49,554
Daytime Population: Residents 73,836
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 123,390
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 121,647
Population in Familes 103,264
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,746
Population Density2 22
Diversity Index3 74


Median Household Income $49,503
Average Household Income $64,922
Per Capita Income $22,233


Total Housing Units 49,341 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29,864 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,797 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,680 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $164,213
Average Home Value $190,098


Total Households 41,661
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 29,981
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.72% -0.81%
Households -0.88% -0.91%
Families -1.09% -1.04%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   2.41%


San Juan County NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares San Juan County to the other 33 counties and county equivalents in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 5 88th
Population Density # 8 79th
Diversity Index # 8 79th
Median Household Income # 6 85th
Per Capita Income # 15 58th

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