Lemitar, NM Profile: Facts & Data


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Lemitar, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Lemitar Census Designated Place had a population of 322 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Lemitar is located at latitude 34.1598 and longitude -106.9103 in Socorro County. The formal boundaries for the Lemitar Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Socorro County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,642 feet.

The Lemitar Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584140) 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 Lemitar Census Designated Place is located within of Socorro County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lemitar: Lamitar, Lamitas, Limetar, Limitar, Plaza Limitar.

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


Total Population 322
Population in Households 322
Population in Familes 252
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 235
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $37,605
Average Household Income $58,986
Per Capita Income $25,688


Total Housing Units 176 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 128 (72.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $179,688


Total Households 158
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 99
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 -0.3% 0.31%
Households 0.15% 0.38%
Families 0.5% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   3.26%

Lemitar, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lemitar 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 # 263 41st
Population Density # 201 55th
Diversity Index # 243 45th
Median Household Income # 238 47th
Per Capita Income # 116 74th

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