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Los Chavez, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Los Chaves Census Designated Place had a population of 5,162 as of July 1, 2017. Los Chavez 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 Los Chavez is located at latitude 34.7333 and longitude -106.7634 in Valencia County. The formal boundaries for the Los Chaves Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Valencia County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,823 feet.

The Los Chaves Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408136) 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 Los Chaves Census Designated Place is located within Los Lunas Division of Valencia County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Los Chavez 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 Los Chavez: Los Chaves.

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


Total Population 5,162
Daytime Population: Workers 486
Daytime Population: Residents 3,231
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,717
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 5,158
Population in Familes 4,272
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 505
Diversity Index3 73


Median Household Income $43,902
Average Household Income $58,509
Per Capita Income $21,160


Total Housing Units 2,151 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,514 (70.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 344 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 293 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $188,294
Average Home Value $284,016


Total Households 1,858
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 1,302
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 -0.74% -0.7%
Households -0.93% -0.77%
Families -1.24% -0.92%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   2.86%

Los Chavez, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Los Chavez 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 # 46 90th
Population Density # 111 75th
Diversity Index # 110 75th
Median Household Income # 153 66th
Per Capita Income # 223 50th

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