Tesuque, NM Profile: Facts & Data


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Tesuque, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Tesuque Census Designated Place had a population of 941 as of July 1, 2018. Tesuque 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 Tesuque is located at latitude 35.7486 and longitude -105.921 in Santa Fe County. The formal boundaries for the Tesuque Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Santa Fe County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,762 feet.

The Tesuque Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2410071) 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 Tesuque Census Designated Place is located within Santa Fe North Division of Santa Fe County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Tesuque: Sayuque, Tat'unge'onwi.

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Tesuque, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 941
Population in Households 929
Population in Familes 693
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density2 165
Diversity Index3 76


Median Household Income $66,328
Average Household Income $93,369
Per Capita Income $43,394


Total Housing Units 728 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 396 (54.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 130 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 202 (27.7%)
Median Home Value $636,364
Average Home Value $682,297


Total Households 526
Average Household Size 1.77
Family Households 302
Average Family Size 2
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.21% 0.15%
Households 0.16% 0.15%
Families 2.88% -0.07%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   1.84%

Tesuque, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tesuque to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 155 65th
Population Density # 239 46th
Diversity Index # 77 83rd
Median Household Income # 27 94th
Per Capita Income # 29 94th

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