Belen, NM Demographic Data

Belen, NM Summary

Belen is located in Valencia County in New Mexico
  • Population: 7,267
  • Area: 8.32 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 8.29 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 0.02 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 873.85 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 4,806.43 ft
  • Time Zone: Mountain Standard Time (GMT -7)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Belen, NM Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
3,455
48%
50.8
Male
3,729
52%
49.2
Total Population
7,184
 
323,128,000

Belen, NM Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
662
9.2% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
527
7.3% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
374
5.2% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
502
7.0% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
593
8.3% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
1,047
14.6% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
538
7.5% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
921
12.8% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
273
3.8% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
451
6.3% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
840
11.7% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
315
4.4% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
141
2.0% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
5,320
74.1%
77.2
Female
2,565
48.2%
51.3
Male
2,755
51.8%
48.7
21 Years and over
5,042
70.2%
73.1
62 Years and over
1,539
21.4%
18.8
65 Years and over
1,296
18.0%
15.2
Female
637
49.2%
55.8
Male
659
50.8%
44.2
Median Age (years)
34
0.0%
0.0

Belen, NM Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
6,975
97.1% 
96.8
White
5,787
80.6% 
72.6
Black or African American
41
0.6% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
464
6.5% 
0.8
Asian
15
0.2% 
5.4
Asian Indian
0
0.0% 
1.2
Chinese
0
0.0% 
1.3
Filipino
15
0.2% 
0.9
Japanese
0
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
0
0.0% 
0.4
Vietnamese
0
0.0% 
0.6
Other Asian
0
0.0% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
0
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
0
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
0
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
668
9.3% 
5.1
Two or More Races
209
2.9% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
4,534
63.1% 
17.8
Mexican
2,432
33.9% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
15
0.2% 
1.7
Cuban
0
0.0% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
2,087
29.1% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
2,650
36.9% 
82.2

Belen, NM Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
340
7.5% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
653
14.4% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
1,469
32.5% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
1,103
24.4% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
312
6.9% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
392
8.7% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
257
5.7% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
993
21.9%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
3,533
78.2%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
649
14.4%
31.2

Belen, NM Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
2,036
36.2%
33.7%
Now Married
2,029
36.1%
47.5
Divorced
1,055
18.8%
11.0%
Separated
94
1.7%
2.0
Widowed
407
7.2
5.8%

Belen, NM Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
4,320
66.2%
78.4%
Languages other than english
2,202
33.8%
21.6%
Spanish
1,973
30.3%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
0
0.0%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
24
0.4%
3.5%
Other Languages
205
3.1%
1.1%

Belen, NM Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
508
18.8%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
105
3.9%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
526
19.5%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
520
19.2%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
419
15.5%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
320
11.8%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
187
6.9%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
111
4.1%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
6
0.2%
5.8
$200,000 or more
0
0.0%
6.4
Median household income
31,133
 
57,617
Per capita income
14,520
 
31,128

Belen, NM Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
61
2.7%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
291
12.7%
9.8
Construction
133
5.8%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
340
14.9%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
162
7.1%
6.6
Information
0
0.0%
2.1
Manufacturing
118
5.2%
10.1
Other services except public administration
142
6.2%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
170
7.4%
11.4
Public administration
148
6.5%
4.6
Retail trade
460
20.1%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
199
8.7%
5.2
Wholesale trade
64
2.8%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
430
18.8%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
364
15.9%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
215
9.4%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
627
27.4%
23.3%
Service occupations
652
28.5%
18.1%

Belen, NM Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
2,205
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
1,688
76.6%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
262
11.9%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
26
1.2%
5.1
Walked
55
2.5%
2.7
Other means
82
3.7%
1.8
Worked at home
92
4.2%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
20.1
 
26.6

Belen, NM Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
148
5.5%
8.7
1 vehicles
1,098
40.6%
33.2
2 vehicles
871
32.2%
37.1
3 or more
585
21.7%
21.0

Belen, NM Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
2,702
83.7%
87.6
Owner Occupied
1,803
66.7%
63.1
Renter Occupied
899
33.3%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
526
16.3%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
4
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
14
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.6
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.7
0.0%
2.5

Belen, NM Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
3,228
1 room
27
0.8%
2.4
2 rooms
129
4.0%
2.7
3 rooms
197
6.1%
9.1
4 rooms
714
22.1%
16.5
5 rooms
800
24.8%
19.8
6 rooms
765
23.7%
17.8
7 rooms
251
7.8%
12.0
8 rooms
168
5.2%
8.6
9 rooms or more
177
5.5%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 
0.0

Belen, NM Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
3,228
 
 
1-unit, detached
2,140
66.3%
61.5
1-unit, attached
61
1.9%
5.9
2-units
127
3.9%
3.6
3 or 4 units
134
4.2%
4.4
5 to 9 units
53
1.6%
4.8
10 to 19 units
61
1.9%
4.4
20 or more units
76
2.4%
9.0
Mobile home
538
16.7%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
38
1.2%
0.1

Belen, NM Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
360
11.2%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
210
6.5%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
432
13.4%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
296
9.2%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
518
16.0%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
601
18.6%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
493
15.3%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
309
9.6%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
9
0.3%
2.8%
2014 or later
0
0.0%
1.4%

Belen, NM Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
2,105
77.9%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
114
4.2%
4.7
Electricity
288
10.7%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
21
0.8%
4.8
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
155
5.7%
1.9
Solar energy
5
0.2%
0.1
Other fuel
0
0.0%
0.5
No fuel used
14
0.5%
1.1

Belen, NM Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
864
 
47295100.0
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
7.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
0
0.0%
11.8%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
10.3%
Less than $500
49
5.7%
1.6%
$1,500 to $1,999
69
8.0%
20.1%
$1,000 to $1,499
160
18.5%
28.8%
$500 to $999
586
67.8%
20.4%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
265
30.7%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
98
11.3%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
66
7.6%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
176
20.4%
7.0%
35.0% or more
259
30.0%
21.3%
Not Computed
0
0.0%
0.0%

Belen, NM Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
831 
 
41,631,300 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
0
0.0%
4.4%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.8%
$1,500 to $1,999
0
0.0%
11.9%
$1,000 to $1,499
81
9.7%
28.3%
Less than $500
205
24.7%
10.7%
$500 to $999
545
65.6%
41.0%
No Cash Rent
68
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
752
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
66
8.9%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
102
13.7%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
51
6.9%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
153
20.6%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
43
5.8%
9.0%
35.0% or more
327
44.1%
40.7%
Not Computed
157
0.0%
0.0%

Belen, NM Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
1,803
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
176
9.8%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
746
41.4%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
485
26.9%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
186
10.3%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
103
5.7%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
101
5.6%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
6
0.3%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
0
0.0%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
98,700
 
205,000