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La Joya, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The La Joya Census Designated Place had a population of 79 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for La Joya is located at latitude 34.3449 and longitude -106.8467 in Socorro County. The formal boundaries for the La Joya Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Socorro County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,724 feet.

The La Joya Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584125) 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 La Joya Census Designated Place is located within of Socorro County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for La Joya: El Jollal, Jolla de Sevilleta, Joya de Cebolleta, La Jolla, La Joya de Sevilleta, La Joya La Cebellita, Plaza Sevilleta, Pueblo de la Joya, Ranchitos de la Holla, Ranchos de la Joya.

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


Total Population 79
Population in Households 79
Population in Familes 62
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 84
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $36,842
Average Household Income $56,277
Per Capita Income $24,478


Total Housing Units 42 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 31 (73.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $128,571
Average Home Value $159,167


Total Households 38
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 24
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.45% 0.5%
Households 0.0% 0.52%
Families -0.97% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   3.25%

La Joya, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares La Joya 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 # 394 11th
Population Density # 312 30th
Diversity Index # 245 44th
Median Household Income # 257 42nd
Per Capita Income # 145 67th

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