El Cerro Mission CDP, NM Profile: Facts & Data


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El Cerro Mission CDP, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The El Cerro Mission Census Designated Place had a population of 4,582 as of July 1, 2018. El Cerro Mission CDP 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 El Cerro Mission CDP is located at latitude 34.7687 and longitude -106.6446 in Valencia County. The formal boundaries for the El Cerro Mission Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The El Cerro Mission Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2652546) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without 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 El Cerro Mission Census Designated Place is located within Los Lunas Division of Valencia County.

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El Cerro Mission CDP, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,582
Population in Households 4,581
Population in Familes 4,010
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 779
Diversity Index3 80


Median Household Income $40,772
Average Household Income $49,125
Per Capita Income $14,846


Total Housing Units 1,558 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,118 (71.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 255 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 185 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $99,523
Average Home Value $116,972


Total Households 1,373
Average Household Size 3.34
Family Households 1,069
Average Family Size 4
  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 -0.2% 0.84%
Households -0.29% 0.87%
Families -0.36% 0.77%
Median Household Income   4.44%
Per Capita Income   3.45%

El Cerro Mission CDP, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares El Cerro Mission CDP 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 # 51 89th
Population Density # 68 85th
Diversity Index # 40 91st
Median Household Income # 191 57th
Per Capita Income # 382 14th

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