NM

National Population : 333,590,059
New Mexico State Population : 1,875,810

About Central, NM

Central, NM is located in Grant County in the state of New Mexico.

The total City Population for Central is about 1,658 with about people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 1,686.

The Average Home Value is $75,400.00, which is roughly 40% lower than the Average Home Value of $126,359.00 for the state of New Mexico, and roughly 60% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $29,618.00, which is roughly 16% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $35,200.00 for the state of New Mexico, and roughly 49% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Central is about .

New Mexico is ranked #13 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 67.89 out of 100.

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Voting

Grant County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a significant difference of 13.66% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 52.58%
Republican: 45.4%
Libertarian: 1.1%
Green: 0.68%
Other: 0.24%


Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 88026
Latitude : 32.783176
Longitude : -108.165059
TimeZone : Mountain (GMT -07:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : West
Average Elevation : 5990 ft.
Area Code(s) : 575

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.55
Male Population Estimate : 47.47%
Female Population Estimate : 52.53%
Median Age : 41.5
Male Median Age : 40.4
Female Median Age : 43.1

White Population Estimate : 82.03%
Black Population Estimate : 1.93%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 78.77%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.72%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.30%
Indian Population Estimate : 3.14%
Other Population Estimate : 15.62%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Central specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Grant County: About 8 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Grant County: About 710 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2018)

Grant County is about 51% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 59% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.