Veguita, NM Profile: Facts & Data


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Veguita, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Veguita Census Designated Place had a population of 221 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Veguita: San Juan.

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


Total Population 221
Population in Households 216
Population in Familes 176
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 264
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $37,960
Average Household Income $56,699
Per Capita Income $21,187


Total Housing Units 89 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 64 (71.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $193,254


Total Households 79
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 50
Average Family Size 4
  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 -0.59% -0.64%
Households -0.6% -0.51%
Families -1.99% -0.81%
Median Household Income   1.14%
Per Capita Income   2.13%

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, 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 # 305 31st
Population Density # 190 57th
Diversity Index # 209 53rd
Median Household Income # 226 49th
Per Capita Income # 241 46th

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