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Torreon, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Torreon Census Designated Place had a population of 354 as of July 1, 2019. Torreon ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Torreon is located at latitude 35.7972 and longitude -107.2139 in Sandoval County. The formal boundaries for the Torreon Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 13.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sandoval County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,644 feet.

The Torreon Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409338) 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 Torreon Census Designated Place is located within Cuba Division of Sandoval County.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Torreon, NM Housing Affordability Index is 223
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

Torreon, NM Wealth Index is 23
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 354 (100%)
Population in Households 353 (99.7%)
Population in Families 315 (89.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1 ( 0.3%)
Population Density 26
Diversity Index2 9
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $19,085
Average Household Income $30,507
Per Capita Income $8,136
Wealth Index4 23

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 96 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 78 (81.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 ( 9.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $40,625
Housing Affordability Index3 223
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 87
Average Household Size 4.06
Family Households 68
Average Family Size 5
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 0.89% 1.16%
Households 0.91% 1.34%
Families 0.66% 0.87%
Median Household Income   4.96%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

Torreon, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Torreon 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 # 257 42nd
Population Density # 401 10th
Diversity Index # 433 2nd
Median Household Income # 436 2nd
Per Capita Income # 439 1st

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