San Miguel County NM Information


San Miguel County Subdivisions

San Miguel County NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 29,192
Population in Households 27,893
Population in Familes 20,949
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,299
Population Density1 6
Diversity Index2 73


Median Household Income $31,972
Average Household Income $45,526
Per Capita Income $19,639


Total Housing Units 16,023 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,769 (54.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,225 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,029 (25.1%)
Median Home Value $149,898
Average Home Value $200,354


Total Households 11,994
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 7,096
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.08% -0.51%
Households 0.02% -0.47%
Families -0.3% -0.67%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   1.99%


San Miguel County NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares San Miguel County to the other 33 counties and county equivalents in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 16 55th
Population Density # 19 45th
Diversity Index # 14 61st
Median Household Income # 28 18th
Per Capita Income # 27 21st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Mexico Census Data Comparison Tool.