Mountainair, NM Profile: Facts & Data

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Mountainair, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Town of Mountainair had a population of 899 as of July 1, 2018. 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 34.5198 and longitude -106.2432 in Torrance County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Mountainair (see map below) 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, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 899
Population in Households 899
Population in Familes 681
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 844
Diversity Index3 78
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,353
Average Household Income $57,742
Per Capita Income $25,801

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 569 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 317 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 90 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 162 (28.5%)
Median Home Value $137,829
Average Home Value $206,388
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 407
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 233
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.38% -0.56%
Households -0.32% -0.6%
Families 0.48% -0.78%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   2.86%

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, 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 # 160 64th
Population Density # 59 87th
Diversity Index # 51 89th
Median Household Income # 214 52nd
Per Capita Income # 115 74th

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