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Magdalena, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Village of Magdalena had a population of 936 as of July 1, 2019. Magdalena ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Mexico. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Magdalena is located at latitude 34.1167 and longitude -107.2439 in Socorro County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Magdalena encompass a land area of 6.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Socorro County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,571 feet.

The Village of Magdalena (GNIS ID: 2413570) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

New Mexico is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Village of Magdalena is located within Magdalena Division of Socorro County.


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Magdalena, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Magdalena, NM Housing Affordability Index is 186
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

Magdalena, NM Wealth Index is 44
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 936 (100%)
Population in Households 936 (100.0%)
Population in Families 739 (79.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 150
Diversity Index2 77
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $30,490
Average Household Income $44,246
Per Capita Income $18,818
Wealth Index4 44

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 486 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 308 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 89 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 89 (18.3%)
Median Home Value $90,734
Housing Affordability Index3 186
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 397
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 244
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 -0.02% -0.11%
Households 0.05% -0.1%
Families -0.26% -0.41%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   1.76%

Magdalena, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Magdalena 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 # 156 65th
Population Density # 247 44th
Diversity Index # 60 87th
Median Household Income # 352 21st
Per Capita Income # 286 36th

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