Belen, NM
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Belen, New Mexico Info Snack

Population
7,403
Unemployment
10.5%
Poverty
19.0%
Median Home
$106,500
Median Income
$36,601
Median Rent
$731

Belen SnackAbility

3
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
2
Amenities
7
Education
6
Commute
8.5

Belen, NM Crime Report

516
Total Crimes
7,273.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
193.69%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Belen
/ 100k People
New Mexico
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 516 7,273.8 3,945.0 2,476.7
Violent Crime 144 2,029.9 832.2 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 8.6 5.0
Robbery 8 112.8 111.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 135 1,903.0 650.5 250.2
Property Crime 372 5,243.9 3,112.7 2,109.9
Burglary 64 902.2 696.8 340.5
Larceny 262 3,693.3 1,988.8 1,549.5
Car Theft 46 648.4 427.2 219.9

Belen, NM Cost Of Living

85
Belen's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Belen New Mexico National Average
Overall 85 92 100
Services 97 92 100
Groceries 93 99 100
Health 101 99 100
Housing 61 86 100
Transportation 101 97 100
Utilities 84 87 100

Belen, NM Photos

Belen Harveyhouse
Source: Public Domain
Belen Railrunner Station
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Belen in New Mexico

Map Of Belen, NM

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Population over time in Belen

Year Population % Change
2019 7,403 4.2%
2018 7,106 -0.3%
2017 7,125 -0.8%
2016 7,184 -0.3%
2015 7,209 -0.6%
2014 7,249 -0.3%
2013 7,269 0.0%
2012 7,267 -0.1%
2011 7,274 0.3%
2010 7,255 -

Race / Ethnicity in Belen

White
30.2% (2,234)
African American
0.4% (27)
American Indian
11.2% (826)
Asian
0.8% (61)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.8% (60)
Hispanic
56.7% (4,195)
Race Belen NM USA
White 30.2% 37.4% 60.7%
African American 0.4% 1.8% 12.3%
American Indian 11.2% 8.7% 0.7%
Asian 0.8% 1.5% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.8% 1.6% 2.4%
Hispanic 56.7% 48.8% 18.0%

Gender in Belen

Female
48.5% (3,587)
Male
51.5% (3,816)
Gender Belen NM USA
Female 48.5% 50.5% 50.8%
Male 51.5% 49.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Belen for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (148)
9-12th Grade
14.0% (1,036)
High School / GED
34.0% (2,517)
Some College
24.0% (1,776)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (592)
Bachelor's Degree
9.0% (666)
Master's Degree
7.0% (518)
Professional Degree
1.0% (74)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (74)
Education Belen NM USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 8.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 14.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 34.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 9.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Belen, New Mexico

Less than $10,000
12.0% (88,784)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.0% (66,523)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.8% (116,998)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.7% (78,948)
$35,000 to $49,999
18.1% (133,823)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.0% (140,553)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.5% (70,665)
$100,000 to $149,999
4.2% (30,802)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.4% (10,353)
$200,000 or more
0.4% (2,847)
Income Belen NM USA
Less than $10,000 12.0% 8.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.0% 5.6% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.8% 11.9% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.7% 10.8% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 18.1% 13.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.0% 17.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.5% 11.5% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 4.2% 12.2% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.4% 4.6% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 0.4% 4.1% 7.7%

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