San Miguel County NM Information


San Miguel County Subdivisions

San Miguel County NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 29,041
Daytime Population: Workers 8,736
Daytime Population: Residents 18,426
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 27,162
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 27,731
Population in Familes 20,954
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,310
Population Density2 6
Diversity Index3 73


Median Household Income $31,194
Average Household Income $45,393
Per Capita Income $19,561


Total Housing Units 16,006 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,215 (51.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,694 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,097 (25.6%)
Median Home Value $151,090
Average Home Value $200,134


Total Households 11,909
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 7,068
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 -0.17% -0.44%
Households -0.08% -0.4%
Families -0.4% -0.6%
Median Household Income   0.56%
Per Capita Income   2.04%


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, 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 # 16 55th
Population Density # 19 45th
Diversity Index # 14 61st
Median Household Income # 27 21st
Per Capita Income # 28 18th

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