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Placitas is in Sandoval County, in the Albuquerque metro area.

The community name derives from Spanish for "courtyard" or "square"

The latitude of Placitas is 35.306N. The longitude is -106.424W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 5,955 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,452.


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$60,597
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Placitas demographic reports
Abandoned in the 1820s because of Apache raids; resettled in 1840
Nearby parks & recreation: Las Huertas Canyon

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14% of Placitas residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Placitas ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Placitas was $36,243, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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51% of Placitas residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Placitas, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $516.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,530.


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Sandoval County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Placitas political report.

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The average commute time for Placitas workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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