Capulin, NM Profile: Facts & Data


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Capulin, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Capulin Census Designated Place had a population of 63 as of July 1, 2018. Capulin 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 Capulin is located at latitude 36.7465 and longitude -104.0022 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the Capulin Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Union County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,844 feet.

The Capulin Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584068) 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 Capulin Census Designated Place is located within Clayton North Division of Union County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Capulin: Dedman.

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


Total Population 63
Population in Households 43
Population in Familes 35
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density2 43
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $37,890
Average Household Income $61,618
Per Capita Income $24,110


Total Housing Units 43 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17 (39.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (34.9%)
Median Home Value $141,667
Average Home Value $288,235


Total Households 28
Average Household Size 1.54
Family Households 18
Average Family Size 2
  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 -0.56% -0.32%
Households -0.83% -0.72%
Families 0.0% -1.14%
Median Household Income   4.34%
Per Capita Income   2.9%

Capulin, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Capulin 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 # 407 8th
Population Density # 372 16th
Diversity Index # 278 37th
Median Household Income # 228 49th
Per Capita Income # 153 66th

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