La Jara demographics profile

StatisticLa JaraNew MexicoNational
Population density (sq mi)121791
Median age65.937.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.6:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)66%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 180%42%43%
Speak English9%65%79%
Speak Spanish80%28%13%
La Jara, NM has a population of 165 and is the 25,263rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 12 per sq mi which is 32% lower than the New Mexico average and 87% lower than the national average. The median age in La Jara is 66 which is approximately 77% higher than the New Mexico average of 37. In La Jara, 66% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 9% speak English and 80% speak Spanish. 64% of La Jara residents were born in New Mexico, 33% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in La Jara is 32% lower than New Mexico.
  • The median age in La Jara is 77% higher than New Mexico.
  • In La Jara 68.48% of the population is White.
  • In La Jara 0.00% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In La Jara 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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La Jara population breakdown by race

RaceLa JaraNew MexicoNational
Black or African American0.00%2.01%12.63%
American Indian10.91%9.28%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race0.00%3.26%3.06%
Other race20.61%10.49%4.75%
In La Jara, 80.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The La Jara, NM demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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