Ribera, NM Profile: Facts & Data


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Ribera, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Ribera Census Designated Place had a population of 414 as of July 1, 2018. Ribera ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Ribera is located at latitude 35.37 and longitude -105.4441 in San Miguel County. The formal boundaries for the Ribera Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. San Miguel County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,053 feet.

The Ribera Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584192) 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 Ribera Census Designated Place is located within Villanueva Division of San Miguel County.

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Ribera, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 414
Population in Households 412
Population in Familes 324
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 165
Diversity Index3 80


Median Household Income $33,932
Average Household Income $43,689
Per Capita Income $18,307


Total Housing Units 185 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 131 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (11.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (17.8%)
Median Home Value $124,107
Average Home Value $158,206


Total Households 152
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 94
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.06% -0.54%
Households 0.0% -0.4%
Families -0.5% -0.65%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   2.26%

Ribera, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ribera to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 238 46th
Population Density # 240 46th
Diversity Index # 33 93rd
Median Household Income # 301 32nd
Per Capita Income # 314 29th

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