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Mountainair, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Town of Mountainair had a population of 906 as of July 1, 2019. Mountainair ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Mountainair is located at latitude 34.5203 and longitude -106.2411 in Torrance County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Mountainair encompass a land area of 1.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Torrance County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,519 feet.

The Town of Mountainair (GNIS ID: 2413025) 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 Mountainair is located within Mountainair-Encino Division of Torrance County.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Mountainair, NM Housing Affordability Index is 138
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

Mountainair, NM Wealth Index is 46
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 906 (100%)
Population in Households 906 (100.0%)
Population in Families 685 (75.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 860
Diversity Index2 78
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,680
Average Household Income $50,431
Per Capita Income $22,296
Wealth Index4 46

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 569 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 306 (53.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 100 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 163 (28.6%)
Median Home Value $143,651
Housing Affordability Index3 138
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 406
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 230
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 -0.18% -0.47%
Households -0.21% -0.55%
Families 0.33% -0.8%
Median Household Income   0.95%
Per Capita Income   1.84%

Mountainair, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mountainair 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 # 160 64th
Population Density # 54 88th
Diversity Index # 46 90th
Median Household Income # 252 43rd
Per Capita Income # 191 57th

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