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Algodones, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Algodones Census Designated Place had a population of 851 as of July 1, 2017. Algodones ranks in the lower 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 Algodones is located at latitude 35.3707 and longitude -106.4889 in Sandoval County. The formal boundaries for the Algodones Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Sandoval County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,111 feet.

The Algodones Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407718) 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 Algodones Census Designated Place is located within Rio Rancho Division of Sandoval County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Algodones 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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Algodones, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 851
Daytime Population: Workers 179
Daytime Population: Residents 591
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 770
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 851
Population in Familes 770
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 118
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $46,257
Average Household Income $65,438
Per Capita Income $14,029


Total Housing Units 316 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 267 (84.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 ( 4.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $165,854
Average Home Value $216,447


Total Households 283
Average Household Size 3.01
Family Households 238
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 0.62% 0.76%
Households 0.6% 0.77%
Families 2.57% 0.58%
Median Household Income   3.03%
Per Capita Income   3.29%

Algodones, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Algodones 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 # 167 63rd
Population Density # 275 38th
Diversity Index # 347 22nd
Median Household Income # 127 72nd
Per Capita Income # 388 13th

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