Arroyo Seco, NM Profile: Facts & Data


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Arroyo Seco, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Arroyo Seco Census Designated Place had a population of 1,751 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Arroyo Seco is located at latitude 36.5167 and longitude -105.5692 in Taos County. The formal boundaries for the Arroyo Seco Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Taos County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,634 feet.

The Arroyo Seco Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629104) 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 Seco Census Designated Place is located within Arroyo Hondo Division of Taos County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Arroyo Seco: Arroyoseco, Pakuba *, Pakut'a *.

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


Total Population 1,751
Population in Households 1,746
Population in Familes 1,189
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 257
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $45,328
Average Household Income $92,310
Per Capita Income $45,270


Total Housing Units 1,118 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 601 (53.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 243 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 273 (24.4%)
Median Home Value $401,667
Average Home Value $510,067


Total Households 845
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 441
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.23% -0.14%
Households -0.16% -0.09%
Families -0.85% -0.32%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   1.98%

Arroyo Seco, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arroyo Seco 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 # 94 79th
Population Density # 193 57th
Diversity Index # 186 58th
Median Household Income # 140 69th
Per Capita Income # 23 95th

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