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Costilla, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Costilla Census Designated Place had a population of 201 as of July 1, 2019. Costilla ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Mexico. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Costilla is located at latitude 36.9759 and longitude -105.5311 in Taos County. The formal boundaries for the Costilla Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Taos County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,812 feet.

The Costilla Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629108) 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 Costilla Census Designated Place is located within Questa Division of Taos County.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Costilla, NM Housing Affordability Index is 106
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

Costilla, NM Wealth Index is 67
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 201 (100%)
Population in Households 201 (100.0%)
Population in Families 137 (68.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 66
Diversity Index2 69
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,836
Average Household Income $56,730
Per Capita Income $28,102
Wealth Index4 67

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 141 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 75 (53.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 ( 9.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 (36.2%)
Median Home Value $191,667
Housing Affordability Index3 106
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 90
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 45
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 -0.21% -0.3%
Households -0.12% -0.22%
Families -1.13% -0.45%
Median Household Income   0.99%
Per Capita Income   1.65%

Costilla, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Costilla 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 # 318 28th
Population Density # 338 24th
Diversity Index # 176 60th
Median Household Income # 270 39th
Per Capita Income # 95 79th

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