Valencia, NM Profile: Facts & Data


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Valencia, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Valencia Census Designated Place had a population of 2,293 as of July 1, 2018. Valencia 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 Valencia is located at latitude 34.8054 and longitude -106.6869 in Valencia County. The formal boundaries for the Valencia Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Valencia County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,849 feet.

The Valencia Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409390) 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 Valencia Census Designated Place is located within Los Lunas Division of Valencia County.

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


Total Population 2,293
Population in Households 2,293
Population in Familes 1,895
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,152
Diversity Index3 75


Median Household Income $42,763
Average Household Income $57,086
Per Capita Income $21,343


Total Housing Units 876 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 638 (72.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 213 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 ( 3.0%)
Median Home Value $148,237
Average Home Value $181,279


Total Households 850
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 599
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.55% -0.09%
Households 0.42% -0.12%
Families 0.06% -0.3%
Median Household Income   3.53%
Per Capita Income   3.29%

Valencia, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Valencia 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 # 80 82nd
Population Density # 40 91st
Diversity Index # 93 79th
Median Household Income # 168 62nd
Per Capita Income # 238 47th

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