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Chilili, New Mexico
Chilili, New Mexico in 1940
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Location of Chilili, New Mexico
Chilili, New Mexico is located in the United States
Chilili, New Mexico
Chilili, New Mexico
Location in the United States
Country United States
State New Mexico
County Bernalillo
 • Total 1.0 sq mi (2.6 km2)
 • Land 1.0 sq mi (2.6 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
6,814 ft (2,077 m)
 • Total 137
 • Density 138/sq mi (53.3/km2)
Time zone UTC−07:00 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC−06:00 (MDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 505
FIPS code 35-14880
GNIS feature ID 0928710

Chilili is a census-designated place in Bernalillo County, New Mexico, United States. The population was 137 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Albuquerque Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Chilili is located in southeastern Bernalillo County at 34°53′31″N 106°14′06″W / 34.891855°N 106.235074°W / 34.891855; -106.235074. New Mexico State Road 337 passes through the community, leading northwest 19 miles (31 km) to Tijeras and Interstate 40, and south 10 miles (16 km) to NM 55 east of Tajique.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Chilili CDP has a total area of 1.0 square mile (2.6 km2), all land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 113 people, 37 households, and 33 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 114.0 people per square mile (44.1/km2). There were 44 housing units at an average density of 44.4 per square mile (17.2/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 34.51% White, 2.65% African American, 7.08% Native American, 52.21% from other races, and 3.54% from two or more races. 92.04% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 37 households, out of which 54.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.6% were married couples living together, 13.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 10.8% were non-families. 8.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and none had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.05 and the average family size was 3.18.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 33.6% under the age of 18, 15.0% from 18 to 24, 20.4% from 25 to 44, 23.9% from 45 to 64, and 7.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females, there were 121.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 120.6 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $43,571, and the median income for a family was $32,292. Males had a median income of $31,625 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $11,749. There were 23.8% of families and 28.6% of the population living below the poverty line, including 36.7% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.


It is zoned to Albuquerque Public Schools.

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