Placitas, New Mexico Population 2024

557

Placitas is a city located in Doña Ana County New Mexico. Placitas has a 2024 population of 557. Placitas is currently growing at a rate of 3.92% annually and its population has increased by 36.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 409 in 2020.

The average household income in Placitas is $16,092 with a poverty rate of 100%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Placitas is 19.5 years, 19.5 years for males, and 19.5 years for females.

Placitas Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Placitas was:

  • White: 49.71%
  • Other race: 44.08%
  • Two or more races: 6.21%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,203.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
36.19% (148)
The current population of Placitas, New Mexico is 557 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 409.

Placitas, New Mexico Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White25649.71%
Other race22744.08%
Two or more races326.21%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Placitas Population by Race

Placitas Population Pyramid 2024

Placitas Median Age

19.5

Total

19.5

Male

19.5

Female

Placitas Adults

There are 353 adults, (132 of whom are seniors) in Placitas.

Placitas Age Dependency

133

Age Dependency Ratio

59.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

73.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Placitas Sex Ratio

Female37472.62%
Male14127.38%

Placitas Population by Age

Placitas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2122.433367
Non Family133052.647.4
Male455.020100
Female344.590100
Married0000

4.84

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

33.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Placitas Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade8640.57%
Associates Degree00%
Bachelors Degree00%
Graduate Degree00%
High School Graduate2913.68%
Less Than 9th Grade6329.72%
Some College3416.04%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Placitas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Placitas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic212630
Other Race4600
2+ Races3200

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 29.72%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 0%.

Placitas Educational Attainment by Race

Placitas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Placitas Language

0% of Placitas residents speak only English, while 100% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 100% of the population.

Placitas Language

Placitas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic515515100%
Other227227100%
Multiple3232100%

100%

Overall Poverty Rate

100%

Male Poverty Rate

100%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Placitas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Placitas is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Placitas is Hispanic, with 100% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 100%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 100%.

Placitas Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade100%
High School100%
Some College100%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Placitas Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed100%
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed100%
Female Unemployed0%

Placitas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Placitas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$-999,999,999
Households$13,354$16,092
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families$11,419$10,432

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Placitas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

10.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.9%

Male Marriage Rate

0.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Placitas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Placitas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Placitas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Placitas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

0

Number of Veterans

0

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Placitas Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
65 to 740
75+0

Placitas Veterans by Age

count

Placitas Veterans by Race

Placitas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Placitas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.3%

Labor Force Participation

39.7%

Employment Rate

21.1%

Unemployment Rate

Placitas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Placitas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Placitas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

70.68%

Born in Placitas

85.24%

Native Born

14.76%

Foreign Born

14.76%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.24% of Placitas residents were born in the United States, with 70.68% having been born in New Mexico. 14.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Placitas Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024557213.92%
2023536214.08%
2022515214.25%
20214948520.78%
20204094512.36%
2019364-227-38.41%
2018591-294-33.22%
201788516022.07%
2016725476.93%
2015678324.95%
20146467112.35%
2013575392214.21%
2012183-133-42.09%
2011316-260-45.14%
201057600%

Placitas Population by Year