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Newcomb, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Newcomb Census Designated Place had a population of 303 as of July 1, 2017. Newcomb ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Newcomb is located at latitude 36.2834 and longitude -108.7082 in San Juan County. The formal boundaries for the Newcomb Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. San Juan County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,551 feet.

The Newcomb Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408922) 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 Newcomb Census Designated Place is located within Shiprock-Sanostee Division of San Juan County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Newcomb 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 Newcomb: Bis deez'ahi, Nava, Newcomb Trading Post, Newcombs.

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


Total Population 303
Daytime Population: Workers 0
Daytime Population: Residents 231
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 231
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 303
Population in Familes 262
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 50
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $24,030
Average Household Income $43,038
Per Capita Income $13,776


Total Housing Units 148 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 86 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (26.4%)
Median Home Value $79,000
Average Home Value $109,118


Total Households 109
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 75
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 -1.54% -1.29%
Households -1.65% -1.51%
Families -0.54% -1.65%
Median Household Income   0.19%
Per Capita Income   1.67%

Newcomb, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newcomb 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 # 265 40th
Population Density # 360 19th
Diversity Index # 417 6th
Median Household Income # 427 4th
Per Capita Income # 394 11th

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