Chama Rio Arriba County, New Mexico

Chama: Village in New Mexico

About

Chama is a village located in the county of Rio Arriba in the U.S. state of New Mexico. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,022 and a population density of 146 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 976 inhabitants.

Chama Quick Facts

Population : 976 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Mexico (United States)
County : Rio Arriba County
Different from : Chama, Zambia
Postal code : 87520
Area : 6.99 km2
Altitude : 7,871 feet / 2399 meters
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 14:24:15 (29th November 2021)
Density : 140 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.71% (2010-2020)
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Location of Chama on New Mexico map.
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Geography

Chama is located at 36°54'11"N 106°34'46"W (36.9030700, -106.5794800).

Chama map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Chama decreased by 4.71% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,022 - census
2011 1,025 0.29% estimation process
2012 1,025 0% estimation process
2013 1,022 -0.29% estimation process
2014 1,013 -0.89% estimation process
2015 1,004 -0.9% estimation process
2016 1,002 -0.2% estimation process
2017 1,000 -0.2% estimation process
2018 995 -0.5% estimation process
2019 992 -0.3% estimation process
2020 976 -1.64% estimation process

Chama zip code is 87520. County name: Rio Arriba, County fips: 35039

Chama, Chama Crossing

Local Places in Chama

People born in Chama (2)

People born in Chama, including United States Congressman Brian Baird, actress Mariangela Pino, you can see a list of people who born in Chama.

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Chama, NM

Code Name Address Type
AMC Alamosa, CO 111 Pike Avenue BUS

Post offices near Chama

Post Office Name City ZIP
Chama Post Office Chama (NM) 87520

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Rio Arriba County

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

City Name Population Title
Española 9,981 City primarily in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, in the United States
Chimayo 3,177 City in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, United States of America
Dulce 2,743 Census-designated place (CDP) in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, United States
Santa Clara 1,761 Village in Grant County, New Mexico, United States
Dixon 926 Unincorporated community in New Mexico