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Lamy, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Lamy Census Designated Place had a population of 232 as of July 1, 2017. Lamy 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 Lamy is located at latitude 35.4855 and longitude -105.8863 in Santa Fe County. The formal boundaries for the Lamy Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Santa Fe County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,483 feet.

The Lamy Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408569) 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 Lamy Census Designated Place is located within Santa Fe South Division of Santa Fe County.

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


Total Population 232
Daytime Population: Workers 16
Daytime Population: Residents 122
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 138
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.59
Population in Households 232
Population in Familes 176
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 90
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $78,397
Average Household Income $93,857
Per Capita Income $42,518


Total Housing Units 129 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 102 (79.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (10.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $436,957
Average Home Value $515,842


Total Households 115
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 72
Average Family Size 2
  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 0.86% 0.68%
Households 0.87% 0.69%
Families 4.59% 0.55%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   1.66%

Lamy, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lamy 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 # 296 33rd
Population Density # 305 31st
Diversity Index # 377 15th
Median Household Income # 15 97th
Per Capita Income # 23 95th

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