Valencia County NM Information


Valencia County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 77,501
Daytime Population: Workers 17,837
Daytime Population: Residents 47,554
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 65,391
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 75,957
Population in Familes 63,827
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,544
Population Density2 73
Diversity Index3 74


Median Household Income $44,300
Average Household Income $57,476
Per Capita Income $20,575


Total Housing Units 30,504 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 21,671 (71.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,853 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,980 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $147,076
Average Home Value $185,271


Total Households 27,524
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 19,670
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 0.17% -0.15%
Households 0.01% -0.25%
Families -0.21% -0.39%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   2.5%


Valencia County NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Valencia 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 # 6 85th
Population Density # 4 91st
Diversity Index # 10 73rd
Median Household Income # 9 76th
Per Capita Income # 22 36th

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