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Tecolotito, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Tecolotito Census Designated Place had a population of 227 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Tecolotito is located at latitude 35.2308 and longitude -105.163 in San Miguel County. The formal boundaries for the Tecolotito Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. San Miguel County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,321 feet.

The Tecolotito Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584223) 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 Tecolotito Census Designated Place is located within Las Vegas Division of San Miguel County.

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

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


Total Population 227
Daytime Population: Workers 0
Daytime Population: Residents 162
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 162
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 227
Population in Familes 191
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 318
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $23,647
Average Household Income $41,049
Per Capita Income $15,873


Total Housing Units 86 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 66 (76.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (12.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $162,500
Average Home Value $321,970


Total Households 77
Average Household Size 2.95
Family Households 55
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 -0.3% -0.44%
Households -0.18% -0.52%
Families -1.86% -0.74%
Median Household Income   0.81%
Per Capita Income   2.81%

Tecolotito, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tecolotito 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 # 297 33rd
Population Density # 167 63rd
Diversity Index # 221 50th
Median Household Income # 428 4th
Per Capita Income # 366 18th

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