Galisteo, NM Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Galisteo, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Galisteo Census Designated Place had a population of 265 as of July 1, 2017. Galisteo 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 Galisteo is located at latitude 35.395 and longitude -105.9569 in Santa Fe County. The formal boundaries for the Galisteo Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Santa Fe County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,056 feet.

The Galisteo Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408272) 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 Galisteo Census Designated Place is located within Santa Fe South Division of Santa Fe County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Galisteo: Nuestra Senora de los Remedios de Galisteo *, Santa Ana, Santa Cruz de Galisteo, Santa Maria de Galisteo, T'anuge'ongikeji *.

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


Total Population 265
Daytime Population: Workers 11
Daytime Population: Residents 105
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 116
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.44
Population in Households 265
Population in Familes 166
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 105
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $55,929
Average Household Income $81,444
Per Capita Income $43,317


Total Housing Units 167 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 105 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $304,348
Average Home Value $364,663


Total Households 140
Average Household Size 1.89
Family Households 62
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 0.64% 0.6%
Households 0.61% 0.57%
Families -0.86% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.94%
Per Capita Income   2.92%

Galisteo, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Galisteo 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 # 282 37th
Population Density # 290 35th
Diversity Index # 351 21st
Median Household Income # 58 87th
Per Capita Income # 20 96th

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