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Chamisal, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Chamisal Census Designated Place had a population of 303 as of July 1, 2019. Chamisal 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 Chamisal is located at latitude 36.1659 and longitude -105.7378 in Taos County. The formal boundaries for the Chamisal Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Taos County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,474 feet.

The Chamisal Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408009) 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 Chamisal Census Designated Place is located within Picuris Division of Taos County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Chamisal: Chamizal.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Chamisal, NM Housing Affordability Index is 114
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

Chamisal, NM Wealth Index is 35
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 303 (100%)
Population in Households 303 (100.0%)
Population in Families 247 (81.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 185
Diversity Index2 82
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $30,163
Average Household Income $42,260
Per Capita Income $17,623
Wealth Index4 35

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 177 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 111 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (13.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 (24.3%)
Median Home Value $148,333
Housing Affordability Index3 114
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 134
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 86
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 -0.25% -0.2%
Households -0.16% -0.3%
Families 0.52% -0.47%
Median Household Income   1.19%
Per Capita Income   1.49%

Chamisal, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chamisal 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 # 267 40th
Population Density # 232 48th
Diversity Index # 30 93rd
Median Household Income # 356 20th
Per Capita Income # 316 29th

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