Pena Blanca, New MexicoPena Blanca
is a town located in Sandoval County, New Mexico
. As of the 2000
census, the town had a total population of 661.
Geography\nPena Blanca is located at 35°34'23" North, 106°20'14" West (35.573078, -106.337361)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the town has a total area of 17.6 km²
). 17.6 km² (6.8 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 661 people, 226 households, and 169 families residing in the town. The population density
is 37.6/km² (97.4/mi²). There are 262 housing units at an average density of 14.9/km² (38.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 26.63% White, 0.91% African American
, 5.60% Native American
, 0.00% Asian
, 0.15% Pacific Islander, 63.24% from other races, and 3.48% from two or more races. 79.43% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 226 households out of which 38.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.4% are married couples living together, 10.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 25.2% are non-families. 16.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.92 and the average family size is 3.33.
In the town the population is spread out with 29.7% under the age of 18, 10.4% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 9.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 33 years. For every 100 females there are 99.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 94.6 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $24,063, and the median income for a family is $28,214. Males have a median income of $19,732 versus $24,583 for females. The per capita income for the town is $15,401. 27.0% of the population and 25.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 30.8% are under the age of 18 and 13.0% are 65 or older.