Torreon, NM Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Torreon, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Torreon Census Designated Place had a population of 340 as of July 1, 2017. 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 35.7932 and longitude -107.2124 in Sandoval County. The formal boundaries for the Torreon Census Designated Place (see map below) 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.

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


Total Population 340
Daytime Population: Workers 0
Daytime Population: Residents 252
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 252
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 338
Population in Familes 303
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 25
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $25,301
Average Household Income $35,880
Per Capita Income $9,499


Total Housing Units 92 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 76 (82.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 ( 7.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $91,667
Average Home Value $113,158


Total Households 83
Average Household Size 4.07
Family Households 66
Average Family Size 5
  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 0.58% 0.75%
Households 0.51% 0.71%
Families 0.43% 0.6%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   2.95%

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, 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 # 257 42nd
Population Density # 402 9th
Diversity Index # 437 2nd
Median Household Income # 420 5th
Per Capita Income # 433 2nd

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