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The Village of Folsom had a population of 52 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Folsom is located at latitude 36.8483 and longitude -103.9186 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Folsom (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Union County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,391 feet.

The Village of Folsom (GNIS ID: 2413552) 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 Village of Folsom is located within Clayton North Division of Union County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Folsom population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Folsom: Mexican Town, Ragtown.

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


Total Population 52
Daytime Population: Workers 8
Daytime Population: Residents 33
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 41
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 35
Population in Familes 29
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density2 99
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $36,896
Average Household Income $58,856
Per Capita Income $23,038


Total Housing Units 35 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15 (42.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (31.4%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $201,786


Total Households 24
Average Household Size 1.46
Family Households 15
Average Family Size 2
  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 -1.02% -0.78%
Households -1.1% -1.73%
Families 1.99% -1.37%
Median Household Income   -0.01%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Folsom, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Folsom to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 417 6th
Population Density # 298 33rd
Diversity Index # 283 36th
Median Household Income # 246 45th
Per Capita Income # 181 59th

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