Ensenada, New Mexico

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Ensenada, New Mexico
Location of Ensenada, New Mexico
Location of Ensenada, New Mexico
Ensenada, New Mexico is located in the United States
Ensenada, New Mexico
Ensenada, New Mexico
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 36°43′38″N 106°32′0″W / 36.72722°N 106.53333°W / 36.72722; -106.53333Coordinates: 36°43′38″N 106°32′0″W / 36.72722°N 106.53333°W / 36.72722; -106.53333
CountryUnited States
StateNew Mexico
CountyRio Arriba
Area
 • Total1.46 sq mi (3.78 km2)
 • Land1.46 sq mi (3.78 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
7,539 ft (2,298 m)
Population
 • Total107
 • Density73.39/sq mi (28.34/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
87575
Area code505
FIPS code35-24960
GNIS feature ID2584095

Ensenada is a census-designated place (CDP) in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, United States. The population was 107 at the 2010 census. It had a post office from 1906 to 1958.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.46 square miles (3.8 km2), all land.

View of Rabbit's Peak near Chama, NM and San Juan Mountains in Colorado from Ensenada, NM.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
2020107
U.S. Decennial Census[4][2]

As of the census of 2010,[5] there were 107 people, 42 households, and 30 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 73.3 people per square mile (28.3/km2). There were 54 housing units at an average density of 37.0 per square mile (14.3/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 72.0% White, 0% African American, 2.8% Native American, 0% Asian, 21.5% from other races, and 3.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 88.8% of the population.

There were 42 households, out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.2% were married couples living together, 16.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.6% were non-families. 26.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 2.97.

Climate[edit]

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Ensenada has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.[6]

Climate data for Ensenada, New Mexico
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 2
(35)
3
(37)
8
(46)
13
(55)
19
(67)
24
(75)
27
(81)
24
(76)
19
(67)
14
(58)
8
(46)
2
(35)
14
(57)
Average low °C (°F) −11
(12)
−9
(16)
−6
(21)
−3
(27)
3
(37)
7
(44)
10
(50)
10
(50)
5
(41)
0
(32)
−5
(23)
−9
(15)
−1
(31)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 53
(2.1)
51
(2)
64
(2.5)
46
(1.8)
41
(1.6)
28
(1.1)
51
(2)
76
(3)
56
(2.2)
53
(2.1)
51
(2)
48
(1.9)
610
(24.2)
Source: Weatherbase[7]

Education[edit]

It is within the Chama Valley Independent Schools school district.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ArcGIS REST Services Directory". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 12, 2022.
  2. ^ a b "Census Population API". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 12, 2022.
  3. ^ Julyan, Robert (1996). The Place Names of New Mexico. University of New Mexico Press. p. 125. ISBN 0826316891.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  5. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 14, 2011.
  6. ^ Climate Summary for Ensenada, New Mexico
  7. ^ "Weatherbase.com". Weatherbase. 2013. Retrieved on October 3, 2013.
  8. ^ "2020 CENSUS - SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENCE MAP: Rio Arriba County, NM" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 13, 2022.