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Sandia Heights, NM Population and Races

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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Sandia Heights is 3,239. The Sandia Heights population density is 1,681.97 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 17.11 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Sandia Heights is white, which represent 93.42% of the total population. The average Sandia Heights education level is higher than the state average and is higher than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 3,239. #59

Population Growth Since 2006-2010, see rank

Sandia Heights, NM
New Mexico

*The Sandia Heights, NM population growth rate is since 2006-2010. The New Mexico and U.S population growth rate is since 2000.

Population Density, #18

Sandia Heights, NM
1,681.97 per square mile
New Mexico
17.11 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:3,026 (93.42%, #132)
Black:0 (0.00%, #107)
Hispanic:154 (4.75%, #353)
Asian:63 (1.95%, #26)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):10 (0.31%, #222)
One Race, Other:35 (1.08%, see rank)
Two or More Races:105 (3.24%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:41 (26.62%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Cuban:7 (4.55%, see rank)
Central American:17 (11.04%, see rank)
South American:28 (18.18%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Chinese:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Filipino:29 (46.03%, see rank)
Japanese:17 (26.98%, see rank)
Korean:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Vietnamese:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Asian, Other:17 (26.98%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

3,002 (92.68%) out of the total population of 3,239 reported first ancestry.

 Sandia Heights, NM% of the Total PopulationNew MexicoU.S.
Arab952.93%, see rank0.29%0.56%
Czech200.62%, see rank0.22%0.47%
Danish300.93%, see rank0.31%0.42%
Dutch611.88%, see rank0.93%1.40%
English65120.10%, see rank6.47%8.02%
French912.81%, see rank2.01%3.34%
German79424.51%, see rank9.18%15.03%
Greek290.90%, see rank0.21%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.22%0.46%
Irish2397.38%, see rank6.67%10.80%
Italian1895.84%, see rank2.40%5.52%
Norwegian652.01%, see rank0.83%1.42%
Polish972.99%, see rank1.14%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.16%0.44%
Russian631.95%, see rank0.43%0.92%
Scotch-Irish852.62%, see rank0.87%0.99%
Scottish1173.61%, see rank1.53%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank0.20%0.95%
Swedish170.52%, see rank0.78%1.27%
Swiss160.49%, see rank0.20%0.30%
Ukrainian210.65%, see rank0.11%0.31%
American3229.94%, see rank4.46%7.12%
Welsh531.64%, see rank0.48%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 1,454 (44.89%, see rank)
Females: 1,785 (55.11%, see rank)

Sandia Heights, NM
Male: 44.89%
Female: 55.11%
New Mexico
Male: 49.51%
Female: 50.49%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Sandia Heights, NM
61.20 years old
New Mexico
36.80 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Sandia Heights, NM
61.90 years old
New Mexico
35.40 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Sandia Heights, NM
60.70 years old
New Mexico
38.20 years old
38.80 years old

 Sandia Heights, NM% of the Total PopulationNew MexicoU.S.
Under 5 years672.07%, see rank6.73%6.36%
5 to 9 years441.36%, see rank6.85%6.51%
10 to 14 years1193.67%, see rank6.91%6.59%
15 to 19 years732.25%, see rank6.92%6.85%
20 to 24 years601.85%, see rank7.21%7.13%
25 to 34 years1685.19%, see rank13.20%13.47%
35 to 44 years2266.98%, see rank11.85%12.96%
45 to 54 years36411.24%, see rank13.33%14.09%
55 to 64 years91228.16%, see rank12.81%12.29%
65 to 74 years72722.45%, see rank8.19%7.64%
75 to 84 41412.78%, see rank4.38%4.25%
85 years and over652.01%, see rank1.63%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Sandia Heights, NMNew MexicoU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population2,876, 100%1,360,013209,056,129
Less Than High School20, 0.70%, see rank16.03%13.67%
High School Graduate180, 6.26%, see rank26.32%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree719, 25.00%, see rank31.56%29.09%
Bachelor Degree756, 26.29%, see rank14.83%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree1,201, 41.76%, see rank11.26%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#16.45, see rank13.3713.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Sandia Heights, NM New MexicoU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten3930.77%69.23%80.59%19.41%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)13989.93%, see rank10.07%, see rank92.26%7.74%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)8560.00%, see rank40.00%, see rank92.33%7.67%90.60%9.40%
College73100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank89.01%10.99%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School27100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank80.41%19.59%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Sandia Heights, NMNew MexicoU.S.
Total Households1,552, 100%764,684116,211,092
Average Household Size2.09, see rank2.662.63
1 Person Households358, 23.07%, see rank28.88%27.57%
2 or More Person Households1,194, 76.93%, see rank71.12%72.43%
Family Households (Families)1,095, 70.55%, see rank65.14%66.22%
Average Family Size2.45, see rank3.423.32
Married-Couple Family1,040, 67.01%, see rank45.31%48.42%
Nonfamily Households457, 29.45%, see rank34.86%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Sandia Heights, NM%New MexicoU.S.
15 Years and Over Total3,009see rank1,653,950252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over1,326100%, see rank812,255123,281,364
Never Married926.94%, see rank36.42%35.77%
Married1,07280.84%, see rank49.18%52.04%
Widowed332.49%, see rank2.81%2.57%
Divorced1299.73%, see rank11.60%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over1,683100%, see rank841,695129,692,771
Never Married23814.14%, see rank30.34%29.48%
Married1,07263.70%, see rank46.61%49.19%
Widowed1408.32%, see rank8.91%9.16%
Divorced23313.84%, see rank14.15%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Sandia Heights, NM%New MexicoU.S.
Native2,98292.07%, see rank90.10%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence55016.98%, see rank52.38%58.73%
Born in Different State2,34372.34%, see rank36.60%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
892.75%, see rank1.13%1.42%
Foreign Born2577.93%, see rank9.90%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1956.02%, see rank3.41%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship621.91%, see rank6.49%7.09%
Born In Europe942.90%, see rank0.74%1.53%
Born In Asia882.72%, see rank1.12%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.11%0.55%
Born In Oceania110.34%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America521.61%, see rank7.74%6.83%
Born In Northern America120.37%, see rank0.16%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Sandia Heights, NM%New MexicoU.S.
English1,39389.76%, see rank59.57%79.39%
Spanish644.12%, see rank32.35%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages734.70%, see rank2.05%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages221.42%, see rank1.14%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank4.90%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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