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Magdalena, New Mexico
Magdalena is at 34°6'45" North, 107°14'16" West (34.112596, -107.237904).
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 913 people, 372 households, and 244 families residing in the village. The population density is 56.7/km² (146.8/mi²). There are 470 housing units at an average density of 29.2/km² (75.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 62.65% White, 0.55% African American, 9.97% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 21.80% from other races, and 5.04% from two or more races. 48.30% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 372 households out of which 30.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.2% are married couples living together, 13.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 34.4% are non-families. 30.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.45 and the average family size is 3.06.
In the village the population is spread out with 27.2% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 23.7% from 25 to 44, 27.8% from 45 to 64, and 16.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 41 years. For every 100 females there are 90.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 86.3 males.
The median income for a household in the village is $22,917, and the median income for a family is $30,625. Males have a median income of $26,000 versus $21,875 for females. The per capita income for the village is $13,064. 25.1% of the population and 20.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 30.0% of those under the age of 18 and 23.0% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
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