Winston, NM Profile: Facts & Data


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Winston, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Winston Census Designated Place had a population of 58 as of July 1, 2018. Winston 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 Winston is located at latitude 33.3467 and longitude -107.6473 in Sierra County. The formal boundaries for the Winston Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sierra County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,158 feet.

The Winston Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584240) 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 Winston Census Designated Place is located within Truth or Consequences West Division of Sierra County.

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


Total Population 58
Population in Households 58
Population in Familes 44
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 138
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $35,000
Average Household Income $52,815
Per Capita Income $24,865


Total Housing Units 65 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30 (46.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 ( 7.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (46.2%)
Median Home Value $175,000
Average Home Value $182,500


Total Households 35
Average Household Size 1.66
Family Households 21
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 -0.61% -0.7%
Households -0.34% -0.58%
Families 4.16% -0.97%
Median Household Income   3.52%
Per Capita Income   2.62%

Winston, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Winston 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 # 411 7th
Population Density # 259 42nd
Diversity Index # 345 22nd
Median Household Income # 289 37th
Per Capita Income # 133 70th

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