Living in Capitan, NM

Demographics
Updated: 2020-03-10

Capitan SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
7
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
6
Amenities
4
Education
8
Commute
5

Capitan, New Mexico Info Snack

Population
1,441
Poverty
24.6%
Median Home
$155,300
Median Income
$38,188
Median Rent
$771

Rankings for Capitan in New Mexico

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Map Of Capitan, NM

Population over time in Capitan

Year Population % Change
2017 1,441 9.1%
2016 1,321 -14.7%
2015 1,548 18.5%
2014 1,306 3.6%
2013 1,261 -16.4%
2012 1,509 -4.1%
2011 1,574 -4.8%
2010 1,653 -5.2%
2009 1,744 -

Crime in Capitan, NM Report

Crime/100k Capitan NM USA
Violent Crime 356.6 856.6 368.9
Murder 0.0 8.0 5.0
Robbery 0.0 135.1 86.2
Aggravated Assault 356.6 648.9 246.8
Property Crime 1283.9 3419.7 2199.5
Burglary 784.6 767.8 376.0
Larceny 356.6 2166.1 1594.6
Car Theft 142.7 485.8 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Capitan

White
50.7% (731)
African American
0.6% (9)
American Indian
0.8% (11)
Asian
0.0% (0)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.8% (26)
Hispanic
46.1% (664)
Race Capitan NM USA
White 50.7% 37.7% 61.1%
African American 0.6% 1.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.8% 8.8% 0.7%
Asian 0.0% 1.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.8% 1.5% 2.4%
Hispanic 46.1% 48.5% 17.8%

Household Income For Capitan, New Mexico

Less than $10,000
3.3% (4,701)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.3% (11,893)
$15,000 to $24,999
21.1% (30,424)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.6% (21,020)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.7% (18,254)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.2% (27,658)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.2% (19,084)
$100,000 to $149,999
2.1% (3,042)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.9% (4,148)
$200,000 or more
2.7% (3,872)
Income Capitan NM USA
Less than $10,000 3.3% 9.2% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.3% 6.0% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 21.1% 12.0% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.6% 10.9% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.7% 13.6% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.2% 17.3% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.2% 11.3% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 2.1% 11.8% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.9% 4.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 2.7% 3.7% 7.0%

Gender in Capitan

Female
46.4% (669)
Male
53.6% (772)
Gender Capitan NM USA
Female 46.4% 50.5% 50.8%
Male 53.6% 49.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Capitan for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (43)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (28)
High School / GED
40.0% (576)
Some College
32.0% (461)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (129)
Bachelor's Degree
8.0% (115)
Master's Degree
6.0% (86)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Capitan NM USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 7.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 40.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 32.0% 23.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 8.0% 15.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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