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Milan, New Mexico
Location of Milan, New Mexico
|• Total||4.34 sq mi (11.25 km2)|
|• Land||4.34 sq mi (11.24 km2)|
|• Water||0.004 sq mi (0.01 km2)|
|Elevation||6,519 ft (1,987 m)|
|• Density||748/sq mi (288.7/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-6 (MDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0908735|
A suburb of Grants, Milan's population has grown by over 1,300 between 2000 and 2010, a rate of 71.6%. Many new houses and service-oriented businesses are being built. Milan is the site of the privately run Cibola County Correctional Center, which houses more than 1,000 federal prisoners and is a major employer.
Interstate 40 runs through the village, with access from Exit 79. New Mexico State Road 122, formerly U.S. Route 66, passes through the eastern side of town. Via I-40 it is 80 miles (130 km) east to Albuquerque and west 58 miles (93 km) to Gallup.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 4.34 square miles (11.25 km2), of which 0.004 square miles (0.01 km2), or 0.11%, is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,891 people, 673 households, and 475 families residing in the village. The population density was 648.9 people per square mile (250.9/km²). There were 806 housing units at an average density of 276.6 per square mile (106.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 51.03% White, 1.32% African American, 13.96% Native American, 28.87% from other races, and 4.81% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 52.30% of the population.
There were 673 households out of which 39.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.0% were married couples living together, 15.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.3% were non-families. 24.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.81 and the average family size was 3.33.
In the village, the population was spread out with 32.6% under the age of 18, 10.7% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 10.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 99.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.6 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $24,635, and the median income for a family was $26,776. Males had a median income of $28,594 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the village was $10,463. About 21.9% of families and 28.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 38.6% of those under age 18 and 8.8% of those age 65 or over.
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