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Tome-Adelino, New Mexico

Tome-Adelino is a census-designated place (CDP) in Valencia County, New Mexico, United States. The population was 2,211 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Albuquerque Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Tome-Adelino is located at (34.728771, -106.719736).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 6.1 square miles (15.7 km²), all of it land.

Origin

In the early 1800s a 12 year old boy named Adelino Sanchez lived in a small village with no name. His father was the legislator and Adelino made a speech for the town, it was so good that in honor of him they named the entire after him.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 2,211 people, 780 households, and 613 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 365.5 people per square mile (141.1/km²). There were 830 housing units at an average density of 137.2/sq mi (53.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 62.37% White, 0.32% African American, 1.31% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 31.12% from other races, and 4.61% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 63.36% of the population.

There were 780 households out of which 40.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.2% were married couples living together, 14.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.3% were non-families. 16.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.83 and the average family size was 3.18.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 28.1% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 24.4% from 45 to 64, and 9.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 101.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.4 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $27,361, and the median income for a family was $32,708. Males had a median income of $25,321 versus $31,875 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $14,871. About 15.4% of families and 18.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.5% of those under age 18 and 12.9% of those age 65 or over.

Education

The community's public schools are operated by Los Lunas Schools.

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