Kirtland, NM Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Kirtland, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Town of Kirtland had a population of 7,368 as of July 1, 2017. Kirtland ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Mexico. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Kirtland is located at latitude 36.7487 and longitude -108.3457 in San Juan County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Kirtland (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.33 sq. miles. San Juan County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,187 feet.

The Town of Kirtland (GNIS ID: 2783911) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. 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 Town of Kirtland is located within Farmington Division of San Juan County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kirtland: Olio.

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


Total Population 7,368
Daytime Population: Workers 1,275
Daytime Population: Residents 4,387
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,662
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 7,368
Population in Familes 6,532
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 519
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $56,505
Average Household Income $67,026
Per Capita Income $20,301


Total Housing Units 2,588 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,715 (66.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 525 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 348 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $120,122
Average Home Value $144,315


Total Households 2,240
Average Household Size 3.29
Family Households 1,761
Average Family Size 4
  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 -0.91% -0.99%
Households -1.09% -1.11%
Families -1.25% -1.21%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

Kirtland, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kirtland 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 # 33 93rd
Population Density # 103 77th
Diversity Index # 210 53rd
Median Household Income # 53 88th
Per Capita Income # 249 44th

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