Capitan, Lincoln County, New Mexico

Capitan: Village in New Mexico, USA

About

Capitan is a village located in the county of Lincoln in the U.S. state of New Mexico. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,489 and a population density of 176 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,457 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Capitan

Population : 1,457 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Mexico (United States)
County : Lincoln County
Postal code : 88316
Area : 8.44 km2
Continent : North America
Altitude : 6,348 feet / 1935 meters
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 12:34:44 (3rd July 2022)
Density : 173 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.2% (2010-2020)
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Location of Capitan on New Mexico map.
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Geography

Capitan is located at 33°32'43"N 105°34'20"W (33.5453600, -105.5722000).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Capitan decreased by 2.2% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,489 - census
2011 1,488 -0.07% estimation process
2012 1,474 -0.95% estimation process
2013 1,460 -0.96% estimation process
2014 1,432 -1.96% estimation process
2015 1,414 -1.27% estimation process
2016 1,418 0.28% estimation process
2017 1,424 0.42% estimation process
2018 1,427 0.21% estimation process
2019 1,431 0.28% estimation process
2020 1,457 1.78% estimation process

Capitan zip code is 88316. County name: Lincoln, County fips: 35027

Capitan, Gray

Schools in Capitan

College & universities near Capitan, NM

Code Name City ZIP
383996 Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Branch Community College Ruidoso (NM) 88345

Post offices near Capitan

Post Office Name City ZIP
Capitan Post Office Capitan (NM) 88316

Other cities in Lincoln County

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

City Name Population Title
Ruidoso 8,061 Village in Lincoln County, New Mexico, United States
Ruidoso Downs 2,631 City in Lincoln County, New Mexico, United States of America
Carrizozo 950 Town of the United States
Corona 167 Town in New Mexico

Distance to Other Cities

Capitan distances to largest New Mexico cities