Union County NM Information


Union County Subdivisions

Union County NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,237
Daytime Population: Workers 1,693
Daytime Population: Residents 2,345
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,038
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 3,575
Population in Familes 2,837
Population in Group Qrtrs 662
Population Density2 1
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $36,346
Average Household Income $52,657
Per Capita Income $22,453


Total Housing Units 2,305 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,050 (45.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 512 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 743 (32.2%)
Median Home Value $100,289
Average Home Value $169,929


Total Households 1,562
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 967
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.98% -1.21%
Households -1.12% -1.42%
Families -1.42% -1.58%
Median Household Income   1.08%
Per Capita Income   2.65%


Union County NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Union County to the other 33 counties and county equivalents in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 30 12th
Population Density # 30 12th
Diversity Index # 20 42nd
Median Household Income # 22 36th
Per Capita Income # 14 61st

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