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Blanco, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Blanco Census Designated Place had a population of 384 as of July 1, 2017. Blanco 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 Blanco is located at latitude 36.7362 and longitude -107.8142 in San Juan County. The formal boundaries for the Blanco Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0.18 sq. miles. San Juan County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,568 feet.

The Blanco Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584057) 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 Blanco Census Designated Place is located within Bloomfield Division of San Juan County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Blanco population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Blanco, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 384
Daytime Population: Workers 71
Daytime Population: Residents 240
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 311
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 384
Population in Familes 328
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 111
Diversity Index3 75


Median Household Income $46,788
Average Household Income $70,605
Per Capita Income $25,241


Total Housing Units 180 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 121 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (12.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 (20.6%)
Median Home Value $141,250
Average Home Value $229,545


Total Households 143
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 106
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 -0.14% -0.31%
Households -0.38% -0.42%
Families -0.26% -0.57%
Median Household Income   2.99%
Per Capita Income   3.25%

Blanco, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blanco to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 245 45th
Population Density # 280 37th
Diversity Index # 84 81st
Median Household Income # 122 73rd
Per Capita Income # 117 74th

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