Pojoaque, NM Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Pojoaque, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Pojoaque Census Designated Place had a population of 2,036 as of July 1, 2017. Pojoaque ranks in the upper 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 Pojoaque is located at latitude 35.8962 and longitude -106.0105 in Santa Fe County. The formal boundaries for the Pojoaque Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Santa Fe County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,853 feet.

The Pojoaque Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409085) 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 Pojoaque Census Designated Place is located within Santa Fe North Division of Santa Fe County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pojoaque 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 Pojoaque: A'sona *, P'asuiap *, Pohwake *, Pojague, Pojouque, Pojuague *, Posonwu *, Posoong-wa-gay, Po-suan-gai *, Posunwaege *, P'o-suwa-geh, Potzua-ge *, Po-zuan-ge, San Francisco Pajague.

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


Total Population 2,036
Daytime Population: Workers 1,297
Daytime Population: Residents 1,107
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,404
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.18
Population in Households 2,036
Population in Familes 1,519
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 466
Diversity Index3 85


Median Household Income $51,919
Average Household Income $69,933
Per Capita Income $30,083


Total Housing Units 933 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 553 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 308 (33.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $218,919
Average Home Value $290,298


Total Households 861
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 490
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 0.91% 0.69%
Households 0.9% 0.66%
Families 0.52% 0.4%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   3.3%

Pojoaque, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pojoaque 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 # 84 81st
Population Density # 123 72nd
Diversity Index # 11 98th
Median Household Income # 89 80th
Per Capita Income # 65 86th

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