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The Arroyo Hondo Census Designated Place had a population of 462 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Arroyo Hondo is located at latitude 36.5346 and longitude -105.6666 in Taos County. The formal boundaries for the Arroyo Hondo Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Taos County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,798 feet.

The Arroyo Hondo Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629103) 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 Arroyo Hondo Census Designated Place is located within Arroyo Hondo Division of Taos County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Arroyo Hondo 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 Arroyo Hondo: Hondo, Kualat'a *, Los Montes.

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


Total Population 462
Daytime Population: Workers 40
Daytime Population: Residents 251
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 291
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 462
Population in Familes 343
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 280
Diversity Index3 71


Median Household Income $49,617
Average Household Income $68,288
Per Capita Income $31,288


Total Housing Units 251 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 149 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 56 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 (18.7%)
Median Home Value $285,417
Average Home Value $341,107


Total Households 204
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 119
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.35% -0.39%
Households -0.27% -0.3%
Families -1.11% -0.68%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

Arroyo Hondo, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arroyo Hondo 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 # 220 50th
Population Density # 183 59th
Diversity Index # 134 70th
Median Household Income # 104 77th
Per Capita Income # 57 87th

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