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Santo Domingo Pueblo, New Mexico
—  CDP  —
Location of Santo Domingo Pueblo, New Mexico
Coordinates: 35°30′52″N 106°21′48″W / 35.51444°N 106.36333°W / 35.51444; -106.36333
Country United States
State New Mexico
County Sandoval
Area
 - Total 2.0 sq mi (5.2 km2)
 - Land 2.0 sq mi (5.2 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 5,187 ft (1,581 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 2,550
 - Density 1,273.9/sq mi (491.9/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 - Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 87052
Area code(s) 505
FIPS code 35-70810
GNIS feature ID 0928818

Santo Domingo Pueblo (Eastern Keres: Kewa) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Sandoval County, New Mexico, in the United States and is located 25 miles (40 km) south of Santa Fe. As of the 2000 census, the CDP population was 2,550. It is part of the Albuquerque Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The Pueblo is composed of Native Americans who speak an eastern dialect of the Keresan languages.

The Pueblo celebrates an annual feast day on August 4 to honor their patron saint, St. Dominic, where more than 2,000 pueblo people participate in traditional corn dances.

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Geography

Santo Domingo Pueblo is located at 35°30′52″N 106°21′48″W / 35.51444°N 106.36333°W / 35.51444; -106.36333 (35.514483, -106.363429)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,550 people, 446 households, and 408 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,273.9 people per square mile (492.3/km²). There were 475 housing units at an average density of 237.3/sq mi (91.7/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 0.24% White, 98.71% Native American, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.78% from other races, and 0.24% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.18% of the population.

There were 446 households out of which 38.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.3% were married couples living together, 38.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 8.3% were non-families. 7.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 5.72 and the average family size was 6.02.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 37.0% under the age of 18, 11.6% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 16.4% from 45 to 64, and 6.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 26 years. For every 100 females there were 106.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.6 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $26,563, and the median income for a family was $28,382. Males had a median income of $20,878 versus $17,768 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $6,038. About 36.5% of families and 36.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 43.7% of those under age 18 and 27.5% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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