NM

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

About La Plata, NM

La Plata, NM is located in San Juan County in the state of New Mexico.

The total City Population for La Plata is about 515 with about 19 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 1,059.

The Average Home Value is $186,400.00, which is roughly 32% higher than the Average Home Value of $126,359.00 for the state of New Mexico, and roughly 1% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $79,167.00, which is roughly 56% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $35,200.00 for the state of New Mexico, and roughly 27% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for La Plata is about 2.1%.

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

San Juan County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 44.99% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 62.86%
Democratic: 34.58%
Libertarian: 1.58%
Other: 0.5%
Green: 0.48%


Nearby Locations

Flora Vista, NM (11.29 mi.)
Aztec, NM (12.75 mi.)
Farmington, NM (15.18 mi.)
Kirtland, NM (18.10 mi.)
Fruitland, NM (19.50 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 87418
Latitude : 36.933167
Longitude : -108.148916
TimeZone : Mountain (GMT -07:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : West
Average Elevation : 5868 ft.
Area Code(s) : 505

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.75
Male Population Estimate : 52.41%
Female Population Estimate : 47.59%
Median Age : 38.2
Male Median Age : 35.9
Female Median Age : 40.4

White Population Estimate : 87.25%
Black Population Estimate : 0.76%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 11.99%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.76%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.38%
Indian Population Estimate : 8.88%
Other Population Estimate : 3.78%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of La Plata specifically.
Average # of Homicides for San Juan County: About 10 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for San Juan County: About 744 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

San Juan County is about 60% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 61% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.