Sunlit Hills, New Mexico Population 2024

767

Sunlit Hills is a city located in Santa Fe County New Mexico. Sunlit Hills has a 2024 population of 767. Sunlit Hills is currently declining at a rate of -1.16% annually but its population has increased by 20.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 637 in 2020.

The average household income in Sunlit Hills is $119,482 with a poverty rate of 11.85%. The median age in Sunlit Hills is 58.1 years: 51 years for males, and 59.1 years for females.

Sunlit Hills Demographics

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

  • White: 94.27%
  • Other race: 2.42%
  • Two or more races: 2.04%
  • Native American: 0.76%
  • Black or African American: 0.51%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
204.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
20.41% (130)
The current population of Sunlit Hills, New Mexico is 767 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 637.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White74094.27%
Other race192.42%
Two or more races162.04%
Native American60.76%
Black or African American40.51%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Sunlit Hills Population by Race

Sunlit Hills Population Pyramid 2024

Sunlit Hills Median Age

58.1

Total

51

Male

59.1

Female

Sunlit Hills Adults

There are 558 adults, (319 of whom are seniors) in Sunlit Hills.

Sunlit Hills Age Dependency

228.5

Age Dependency Ratio

133.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

95

Child Dependency Ratio

Sunlit Hills Sex Ratio

Female39149.81%
Male39450.19%

Sunlit Hills Population by Age

Sunlit Hills Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2832.6486.213.8
Non Family1431.137921
Married1404.1993.66.4
Male0000
Female0000

4.08

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

86.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sunlit Hills Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade00%
Associates Degree366.45%
Bachelors Degree18132.44%
Graduate Degree16128.85%
High School Graduate6511.65%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College11520.61%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sunlit Hills Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sunlit Hills Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White441441270
Hispanic10710772
Other Race19190
2+ Races16160
Native American660
Black440

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 67.29%.

Sunlit Hills Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$250,001$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$0$0$0
Some College$41,154$0$45,972

$0

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Sunlit Hills Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sunlit Hills Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sunlit Hills Language

95.54% of Sunlit Hills residents speak only English, while 4.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.42% of the population.

Sunlit Hills Language

Sunlit Hills Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4679019.27%
Other19315.79%
Hispanic30830.97%

11.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.07%

Male Poverty Rate

2.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sunlit Hills

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sunlit Hills is White, with 19.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sunlit Hills is Hispanic, with 0.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.21%.

Sunlit Hills Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Bachelors or Greater21.64%
Some College12.58%
High School0%

Sunlit Hills Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed3.06%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Sunlit Hills Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sunlit Hills Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$147,371
Households$82,639$119,482
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families-$90,267

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sunlit Hills Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.2%

Male Marriage Rate

63.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Sunlit Hills Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sunlit Hills Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Sunlit Hills Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sunlit Hills Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

16

Number of Veterans

16

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam16
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Sunlit Hills Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7416
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
75+0

Sunlit Hills Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
2+ Races16100%
Hispanic1614.95%

Sunlit Hills Veterans by Race

Sunlit Hills Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sunlit Hills Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

32.3%

Labor Force Participation

32.3%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Sunlit Hills Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sunlit Hills Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sunlit Hills 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

10.19%

Born in Sunlit Hills

97.96%

Native Born

2.04%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

2.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.96% of Sunlit Hills residents were born in the United States, with 10.19% having been born in New Mexico. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Sunlit Hills Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024767-9-1.16%
2023776-9-1.15%
2022785-9-1.13%
202179415724.65%
202063700%

Sunlit Hills Population by Year