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Red River, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Town of Red River had a population of 468 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Red River is located at latitude 36.7081 and longitude -105.4061 in Taos County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Red River (see map below) encompass a land area of 1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Taos County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 8,671 feet.

The Town of Red River (GNIS ID: 2412537) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

New Mexico is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Red River is located within Questa Division of Taos County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Red River: Red River City.

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


Total Population 468
Population in Households 448
Population in Familes 315
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density2 468
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $53,579
Average Household Income $67,856
Per Capita Income $32,797


Total Housing Units 756 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 163 (21.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 62 ( 8.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 531 (70.2%)
Median Home Value $327,679
Average Home Value $368,323


Total Households 225
Average Household Size 1.99
Family Households 118
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% -0.09%
Households -0.16% -0.09%
Families -0.4% -0.34%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

Red River, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Red River 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 # 221 50th
Population Density # 123 72nd
Diversity Index # 297 33rd
Median Household Income # 84 81st
Per Capita Income # 58 87th

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