El Cerro Mission, New Mexico

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El Cerro Mission, New Mexico
CDP
El Cerro Mission, New Mexico is located in New Mexico
El Cerro Mission, New Mexico
El Cerro Mission, New Mexico
Coordinates: 34°46′07″N 106°38′41″W / 34.76861°N 106.64472°W / 34.76861; -106.64472Coordinates: 34°46′07″N 106°38′41″W / 34.76861°N 106.64472°W / 34.76861; -106.64472
Country United States
State New Mexico
County Valencia
Area
 • Total 5.9 sq mi (15 km2)
 • Land 5.9 sq mi (15 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 5,052 ft (1,540 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 4,657
 • Density 790/sq mi (300/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
Area code(s) 505

El Cerro Mission is a census-designated place (CDP) in Valencia County, New Mexico, United States. The population was 4,657 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Albuquerque Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

El Cerro Mission is located at 34°46′07″N 106°38′41″W / 34.76861°N 106.64472°W / 34.76861; -106.64472.[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 5.9 square miles (15 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2010 census,[2] there were 4,657 people, 1,406 households, and 1,101 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 791.9 people per square mile (305.9/km²). There were 1,556 housing units at an average density of 264.6 per square mile (102.2/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 59.7% White, 0.8% African American, 3.6% Native American, 0.8% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander, 30.9% from other races, and 4.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 72.5% of the population.

There were 1,406 households out of which 51.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.8% were married couples living together, 12.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.7% were non-families. 15.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.31 and the average family size was 3.71.

Education[edit]

The community's public schools are operated by Los Lunas Schools.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2014-12-07.