Escondida, NM Profile: Facts & Data


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Escondida, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Escondida Census Designated Place had a population of 48 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Escondida: Escondido.

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


Total Population 48
Population in Households 48
Population in Familes 39
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 358
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $30,468
Average Household Income $43,462
Per Capita Income $16,814


Total Housing Units 32 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15 (46.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (31.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 (18.7%)
Median Home Value $121,429
Average Home Value $118,750


Total Households 26
Average Household Size 1.85
Family Households 16
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 0.26% 0.0%
Households 0.48% 0.0%
Families 2.55% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

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, 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 # 421 5th
Population Density # 157 65th
Diversity Index # 181 59th
Median Household Income # 363 18th
Per Capita Income # 345 22nd

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