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Canon, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Cañon Census Designated Place had a population of 356 as of July 1, 2019. Canon ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Mexico. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Canon is located at latitude 35.657 and longitude -106.7356 in Sandoval County. The formal boundaries for the Cañon Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 16.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sandoval County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,689 feet.

The Cañon Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584064) 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 Cañon Census Designated Place is located within Jemez-Zia Division of Sandoval County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Canon: Gaju *.

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Canon, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Canon, NM Housing Affordability Index is 116
State of New Mexico Housing Affordability Index is 127
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Canon, NM Wealth Index is 96
State of New Mexico Wealth Index is 71
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 356 (100%)
Population in Households 352 (98.9%)
Population in Families 263 (73.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 4 ( 1.1%)
Population Density 22
Diversity Index2 71
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,458
Average Household Income $77,582
Per Capita Income $36,776
Wealth Index4 96

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 208 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 135 (64.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 34 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (18.7%)
Median Home Value $265,476
Housing Affordability Index3 116
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 169
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 97
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.92% 1.15%
Households 0.94% 1.27%
Families 1.44% 0.41%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   1.68%

Canon, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Canon to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 256 42nd
Population Density # 404 9th
Diversity Index # 158 65th
Median Household Income # 86 81st
Per Capita Income # 42 91st

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