San Juan County NM Information

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San Juan County NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

San Juan County NM Housing Affordability Index is 145
State of New Mexico Housing Affordability Index is 127
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.

WEALTH INDEX

San Juan County NM Wealth Index is 61
State of New Mexico Wealth Index is 71
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 136,560
Population in Households 134,821
Population in Familes 113,942
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,739
Population Density 25
Diversity Index1 75
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,910
Average Household Income $62,621
Per Capita Income $21,598
Wealth Index3 61

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 52,766 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 36,014 (68.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,982 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,770 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $164,341
Housing Affordability Index2 145
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 46,996
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 33,565
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.53% 0.43%
Households 0.62% 0.49%
Families 0.36% 0.27%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   1.99%

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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, 2019 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 76th
Median Household Income # 8 79th
Per Capita Income # 17 52nd

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