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Milan, New Mexico

Coordinates: 35°12′05″N 107°52′55″W / 35.20139°N 107.88194°W / 35.20139; -107.88194
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Milan, New Mexico
Village Hall, January 2021
Village Hall, January 2021
Location of Milan in Cibola County
Location of Milan in Cibola County
Milan, New Mexico is located in New Mexico
Milan, New Mexico
Milan, New Mexico
Location in New Mexico
Milan, New Mexico is located in the United States
Milan, New Mexico
Milan, New Mexico
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 35°12′05″N 107°52′55″W / 35.20139°N 107.88194°W / 35.20139; -107.88194
CountryUnited States
StateNew Mexico
 • Total4.34 sq mi (11.25 km2)
 • Land4.34 sq mi (11.24 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation6,532 ft (1,991 m)
 • Total2,456
 • Density566.03/sq mi (218.55/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
Area code505
FIPS code35-48620
GNIS feature ID2413573[2]

Milan is a village in Cibola County, New Mexico, United States.[2] The population was 3,245 at the 2010 census.[4]

A suburb of Grants, Milan's population grew by over 1,300 between 2000 and 2010, a rate of 71.6%. Many new houses and service-oriented businesses are being built. Milan is the site of the privately run Cibola County Correctional Center, which houses more than 1,000 federal prisoners and is a major employer.[5]



Milan is bordered to the south by Grants, the county seat.

Interstate 40 runs through the village, with access via Exit 79. New Mexico State Road 122, formerly U.S. Route 66, passes through the eastern side of town. Via I-40 it is 80 miles (130 km) east to Albuquerque and west 58 miles (93 km) to Gallup.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 4.34 square miles (11.25 km2), of which 0.004 square miles (0.01 km2), or 0.11%, is water.[4]


Historical population
U.S. Decennial Census[6][3]

At the 2000 census,[7] there were 1,891 people, 673 households and 475 families residing in the village. The population density was 648.9 inhabitants per square mile (250.5/km2). There were 806 housing units at an average density of 276.6 per square mile (106.8/km2). The racial makeup was 51.03% White, 1.32% African American, 13.96% Native American, 28.87% from other races, and 4.81% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 52.30% of the population.

There were 673 households, of which 39.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.0% were married couples living together, 15.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.3% were non-families. 24.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.81 and the average family size was 3.33.

32.6% of the population were under the age of 18, 10.7% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 10.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females, there were 99.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.6 males.

The median household income was $24,635 and the median family income was $26,776. Males had a median income of $28,594 and females $18,750. The per capita income was $10,463. About 21.9% of families and 28.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 38.6% of those under age 18 and 8.8% of those age 65 or over.



All public schools in the county are operated by Grants/Cibola County Schools. One school, Milan Elementary School, is located in the village. Students continue on to Los Alamitos Middle School and Grants High School. Both are in the city of Grants.

See also



  1. ^ "ArcGIS REST Services Directory". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 12, 2022.
  2. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Milan, New Mexico
  3. ^ a b "Census Population API". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 12, 2022.
  4. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Milan village, New Mexico". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved October 17, 2014.
  5. ^ "CoreCivic: Better the Public Good".
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  7. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.

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