Belen Valencia County, New Mexico

Belen: City in Valencia County, New Mexico, United States

About

Belen is a city located in the county of Valencia in the U.S. state of New Mexico. Its population at the 2010 census was 7,269 and a population density of 338 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 7,496 inhabitants.

The city was created 281 years ago in 1739.

Belen Quick Facts

Population : 7,496 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Mexico (United States)
County : Valencia County
Different from : Belin
Postal code : 87002
Phone Area Codes : 505
Area : 21.51 km2
Official name : Belen
Altitude : 4,810 feet / 1466 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1740 (281 years ago)
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 09:41:40 (30th November 2021)
Density : 348 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.03% (2010-2020)
Weather : 28℉ Mostly Clear 7-days weather
Belen locator map
Location of Belen on New Mexico map.
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Belen New Mexico Public Library
Belen New Mexico Public Library image

Geography

Belen is located at 34°39'46"N 106°46'35"W (34.6628400, -106.7764200).

Belen map

Weather

Belen forecast: Mostly clear, with a low around 28. more

Demographics

The population of Belen increased by 3.03% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,269 - census
2011 7,605 4.42% estimation process
2012 7,581 -0.32% estimation process
2013 7,538 -0.57% estimation process
2014 7,461 -1.03% estimation process
2015 7,419 -0.57% estimation process
2016 7,390 -0.39% estimation process
2017 7,394 0.05% estimation process
2018 7,409 0.2% estimation process
2019 7,416 0.09% estimation process
2020 7,496 1.07% estimation process

Belen zip code is 87002. County name: Valencia, County fips: 35061

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Local Places in Belen

1 City of Belen Water Department
Rating: 1.9 (9)

Address: 100 S Main St, Belen, NM 87002 ➦ Show Map

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2 Belen Municipal Court
Rating: 3.5 (6)

Address: 525 Becker Ave, Belen, NM 87002, United States ➦ Show Map

☎ +15059662670 🔗 Url

Belen Municipal Court
3 Belen City Hall
Rating: 4.3 (3)

Address: 100 S Main St, Belen, NM 87002 ➦ Show Map

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Belen City Hall

People born in Belen (13)

People born in Belen, including boxer Art Aragon, politician Joe Baca, serial killer David Parker Ray, you can see a list of people who born in Belen.

Schools in Belen

College & universities near Belen, NM

Code Name City ZIP
188049 University of New Mexico-Valencia County Campus Los Lunas (NM) 87031-7633

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Belen, NM

Code Name Address Type
ABQ Alvarado Transportation Center 320 First Street SW RAIL

Post offices near Belen

Post Office Name City ZIP
Belen Post Office Belen (NM) 87002

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Valencia County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Valencia County , NM.

City Name Population Title
Los Lunas 16,282 Village in Valencia County, New Mexico, United States
Los Chavez 5,446 City in Valencia County, New Mexico, United States of America
Meadow Lake 4,708 Human settlement in Valencia County, New Mexico, United States of America
Bosque Farms 3,851 Village in New Mexico, United States
Peralta 3,635 Town in Valencia County, New Mexico, United States
Jarales 2,475 City in Valencia County, New Mexico, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Belen distances to largest New Mexico cities