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Escondida, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Escondida Census Designated Place had a population of 47 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Escondida is located at latitude 34.1013 and longitude -106.8974 in Socorro County. The formal boundaries for the Escondida Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Socorro County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,623 feet.

The Escondida Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584096) 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 Escondida Census Designated Place is located within of Socorro County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Escondida 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 Escondida: Escondido.

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


Total Population 47
Daytime Population: Workers 0
Daytime Population: Residents 35
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 35
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 47
Population in Familes 38
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 350
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $30,086
Average Household Income $42,642
Per Capita Income $16,173


Total Housing Units 31 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15 (48.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (29.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 (19.4%)
Median Home Value $112,500
Average Home Value $111,667


Total Households 25
Average Household Size 1.88
Family Households 16
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 0.0% -0.43%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 2.91% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.71%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Escondida, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Escondida 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 # 421 5th
Population Density # 156 65th
Diversity Index # 169 63rd
Median Household Income # 359 19th
Per Capita Income # 363 18th

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