Placitas Information

Placitas Information

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

General Placitas Information

State: New Mexico

County: Sandoval County

Close cities: Bernalillo, NM, Algodones, NM, Pueblo of Sandia Village, NM, San Felipe Pueblo, NM, Rio Rancho, NM, Albuquerque, NM, Santa Ana Pueblo, NM, Sandia Park, NM, Corrales, NM

Placitas Population (census data)
Total 4,459
Male 2,146 (48.1%)
Female 2,313 (51.9%)

Population Density: 149 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 97.3 (US Avg is 100)

Placitas Elevation: 5,950 feet above sea level

Land Area: 29.9 square miles

Median Household Income: $74,267

Zip Codes: 87043.

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Placitas Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (74.3%)
  • Hispanic (20.2%)
  • Other race (10.5%)
  • Two or more races (3.5%)
  • American Indian (2.2%)
  • Black (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • English (16.5%)
  • German (15.8%)
  • Irish (11.3%)
  • Italian (6.1%)
  • French (4.8%)
  • United States (4.1%)
Foriegn Born: 141 people (3.2%)
  • Europe (34.1%)
  • Latin America (29.3%)
  • North America (19.5%)
  • Asia (17.1%)

Local Placitas Sports Teams

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

Placitas School Information

Elementary Schools
Placitas Elementary (05 Calle Del Cabon, Placitas, NM, 87043 - Bernalillo Public Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
Village Academy Charter School (P.O. Box 1247, Placitas, NM, 87043 - Bernalillo Public Schools District)

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