El Cerro, NM Profile: Facts & Data

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El Cerro, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The El Cerro Census Designated Place had a population of 3,010 as of July 1, 2018. El Cerro ranks in the upper 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 El Cerro is located at latitude 34.7821 and longitude -106.6946 in Valencia County. The formal boundaries for the El Cerro Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Valencia County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,842 feet.

The El Cerro Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584092) 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 El Cerro Census Designated Place is located within Los Lunas Division of Valencia County.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 3,010
Population in Households 3,004
Population in Familes 2,556
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 711
Diversity Index3 70
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,260
Average Household Income $74,959
Per Capita Income $27,940

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,171 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 938 (80.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 176 (15.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $243,238
Average Home Value $257,508
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,113
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 816
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.23% -0.23%
Households 0.11% -0.27%
Families -0.07% -0.42%
Median Household Income   2.94%
Per Capita Income   3.11%

El Cerro, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares El Cerro 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 # 64 86th
Population Density # 74 84th
Diversity Index # 162 64th
Median Household Income # 122 73rd
Per Capita Income # 90 80th

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