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Lemitar, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Lemitar Census Designated Place had a population of 366 as of July 1, 2019.

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 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Lemitar, NM Housing Affordability Index is 132
State of New Mexico Housing Affordability Index is 127
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Lemitar, NM Wealth Index is 47
State of New Mexico Wealth Index is 71
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 366 (100%)
Population in Households 366 (100.0%)
Population in Families 286 (78.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 267
Diversity Index2 64
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $32,489
Average Household Income $50,375
Per Capita Income $22,474
Wealth Index4 47

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 204 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 154 (75.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 (13.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $139,130
Housing Affordability Index3 132
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 182
Average Household Size 2.01
Family Households 113
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.13% 1.12%
Households 1.68% 1.18%
Families 1.89% 0.87%
Median Household Income   1.07%
Per Capita Income   1.6%

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, 2019 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 # 252 43rd
Population Density # 190 57th
Diversity Index # 247 44th
Median Household Income # 320 28th
Per Capita Income # 187 58th

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