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Jarales, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Jarales Census Designated Place had a population of 2,365 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Jarales is located at latitude 34.6155 and longitude -106.7608 in Valencia County. The formal boundaries for the Jarales Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Valencia County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,790 feet.

The Jarales Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408439) 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 Jarales Census Designated Place is located within Belen Division of Valencia County.

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

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


Total Population 2,365
Daytime Population: Workers 103
Daytime Population: Residents 1,397
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,500
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 2,351
Population in Familes 1,952
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density2 272
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $37,754
Average Household Income $48,588
Per Capita Income $18,201


Total Housing Units 1,004 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 702 (69.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 160 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 142 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $139,252
Average Home Value $188,179


Total Households 862
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 608
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 -0.63% -0.8%
Households -0.79% -0.87%
Families -1.15% -1.04%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   2.92%

Jarales, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jarales 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 # 78 83rd
Population Density # 187 58th
Diversity Index # 244 45th
Median Household Income # 231 48th
Per Capita Income # 326 27th

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