Belen Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Belen, NM

General Belen Information

State: New Mexico

County: Valencia County

Close cities: Los Chaves, NM, Bosque, NM, Jarales, NM, Casa Colorada, NM, Veguita, NM, Rio Communities, NM, Los Lunas, NM

Belen Population (census data)
Total 7,159 (+2.0% since 2000)
Male 3,420 (47.8%)
Female 3,739 (52.2%)

Population Density: 1,518 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 85.6 (US Avg is 100)

Belen Elevation: 4,808 feet above sea level

Land Area: 4.72 square miles

Median Household Income: $27,970

Zip Codes: 87002.

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Belen Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Hispanic (68.6%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (27.8%)
  • Other race (25.4%)
  • Two or more races (4.1%)
  • American Indian (2.7%)
  • Black (1.1%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (5.9%)
  • Irish (5.1%)
  • United States (4.6%)
  • English (4.4%)
  • Italian (2.1%)
  • French (1.1%)
Foriegn Born: 256 people (3.6%)
  • Latin America (88.2%)
  • North America (11.8%)

Local Belen Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Arizona Diamondbacks, Colorado Rockies
NFL Football: Denver Broncos, Arizona Cardinals
NBA Basketball: Phoenix Suns, Denver Nuggets
NHL Hockey: Phoenix Coyotes
NCAA Sports: University of New Mexico, New Mexico State University

Belen School Information

High Schools
Belen High (1619 West Delgado, Belen, NM, 87002 - Belen Consolidated Schools District)
Middle Schools
Belen Middle School (429 South 4th Street, Belen, NM, 87002 - Belen Consolidated Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Central Elementary (600 Picard Avenue, Belen, NM, 87002 - Belen Consolidated Schools District)
Dennis Chavez Elementary (19760 NM 314, Belen, NM, 87002 - Belen Consolidated Schools District)
Gil Sanchez Elementary (376 Jarades Road, Belen, NM, 87002 - Belen Consolidated Schools District)
Jaramillo Elementary (Mariposa Park, Belen, NM, 87002 - Belen Consolidated Schools District)
La Merced Elementary (301 Alame Loop, Belen, NM, 87002 - Belen Consolidated Schools District)
La Promesa Elementary (898 NM Highway 304, Belen, NM, 87002 - Belen Consolidated Schools District)
Rio Grande Elementary (15 Eastside School Road, Belen, NM, 87002 - Belen Consolidated Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
Belen Alternative (West Delgado Avenue, Belen, NM, 87002 - Belen Consolidated Schools District)
The Family School (520 North Main Street, Belen, NM, 88002 - Belen Consolidated Schools District)

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