Belen SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
2
Amenities
7
Education
5
Commute
8.5

Belen, NM Photos

Source: Public Domain

Belen, New Mexico Info Snack

Belen (/bln/; Spanish: BelÚn) is the second most populous city in Valencia County, New Mexico, United States, after its county seat Los Lunas. The population was 7,152 in 2015 census data.
Population
7,184
Unemployment
11.9%
Poverty
32.2%
Median Home
$98,700
Median Income
$31,133
Median Rent
$752

Rankings for Belen in New Mexico

Best Places Around Belen

1

Bosque Farms, NM
Population 3,863

2

El Cerro, NM
Population 2,740

3

Peralta, NM
Population 3,601

4

Los Lunas, NM
Population 15,271

5

Los Chaves, NM
Population 5,117

6

El Cerro Mission, NM
Population 4,606

7

Meadow Lake, NM
Population 4,483

Map Of Belen, NM

Population over time in Belen

Year Population % Change
2016 7,184 -0.3%
2015 7,209 -0.6%
2014 7,249 -0.3%
2013 7,269 0.0%
2012 7,267 -0.1%
2011 7,274 0.3%
2010 7,255 -

Crime in Belen Per 100k

Crime Belen NM USA
Violent Crime 1711.8 702.5 386.3
Murder 0.0 6.7 5.3
Robbery 126.3 131.5 102.8
Aggravated Assault 1585.5 491.0 248.5
Property Crime 7534.7 3937.1 2450.7
Burglary 1767.9 830.4 468.9
Larceny 4784.6 2542.4 1745.0
Car Theft 982.2 564.3 236.9

Race / Ethnicity in Belen

White
28.6% (2,054)
African American
0.6% (41)
American Indian
6.3% (453)
Asian
0.2% (15)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.2% (87)
Hispanic
63.1% (4,534)
Race Belen NM USA
White 28.6% 38.7% 60.6%
African American 0.6% 1.8% 10.4%
American Indian 6.3% 8.6% 0.7%
Asian 0.2% 1.3% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 3.9%
Two Or More 1.2% 1.5% 2.5%
Hispanic 63.1% 47.8% 17.3%

Household Income For Belen, New Mexico

Less than $10,000
18.8% (1,350)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.9% (280)
$15,000 to $24,999
19.5% (1,400)
$25,000 to $34,999
19.2% (1,379)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.5% (1,113)
$50,000 to $74,999
11.8% (847)
$75,000 to $99,999
6.9% (495)
$100,000 to $149,999
4.1% (294)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.2% (14)
$200,000 or more
0.0% (0)
Income Belen NM USA
Less than $10,000 18.8% 9.7% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.9% 6.5% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 19.5% 12.5% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 19.2% 11.0% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.5% 13.9% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 11.8% 17.1% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 6.9% 11.3% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 4.1% 11.0% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.2% 3.8% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 0.0% 3.1% 5.7%

Gender in Belen

Female
48.1% (3,454)
Male
51.9% (3,729)
Gender Belen NM USA
Female 48.1% 50.5% 50.8%
Male 51.9% 49.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Belen for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.5% (539)
9-12th Grade
14.4% (1,036)
High School / GED
32.5% (2,331)
Some College
24.4% (1,750)
Associate's Degree
6.9% (495)
Bachelor's Degree
8.7% (622)
Master's Degree
4.5% (322)
Professional Degree
0.2% (14)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (71)
Education Belen NM USA
< 9th Grade 7.5% 6.8% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 14.4% 8.6% 7.4%
High School / GED 32.5% 26.4% 27.5%
Some College 24.4% 23.5% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.9% 8.1% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 8.7% 15.0% 18.8%
Master's Degree 4.5% 8.3% 8.2%
Professional Degree 0.2% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.8% 1.3%

Articles About New Mexico

Enjoy The Snack?

About HomeSnacks

HomeSnacks is based in Durham, NC.

We aim to deliver bite-sized pieces of infotainment about where you live.

We use data, analytics, and a sense of humor to determine quality of life for places across the nation.

© Chasing Chains, LLC. All rights reserved.