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Veguita, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Veguita Census Designated Place had a population of 251 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Veguita is located at latitude 34.5147 and longitude -106.7679 in Socorro County. The formal boundaries for the Veguita Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Socorro County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,783 feet.

The Veguita Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584230) 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 Veguita Census Designated Place is located within of Socorro County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Veguita population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Veguita: San Juan.

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Veguita, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 251
Daytime Population: Workers 11
Daytime Population: Residents 183
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 194
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 246
Population in Familes 201
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 300
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $34,523
Average Household Income $49,344
Per Capita Income $18,935


Total Housing Units 96 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 73 (76.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $121,429
Average Home Value $166,216


Total Households 90
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 57
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.09% 0.71%
Households 1.12% 0.66%
Families -0.47% 0.35%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   1.69%

Veguita, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Veguita to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 287 35th
Population Density # 174 61st
Diversity Index # 208 53rd
Median Household Income # 294 34th
Per Capita Income # 296 33rd

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