Placitas, NM Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,603 housing units in Placitas. This represents a 136.8% growth from 677 in 1990.

Of those housing units, none were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 1,603 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Placitas is about 91.4%. Placitas's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.9%. Average household size is 2.29 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Placitas were built after 1993.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.60%
One Bedroom6.70%
Two Bedrooms15%
Three Bedrooms63.40%
Four Bedrooms12.90%
Five Bedrooms or more1.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.26
Median year structure was built1993
Median Value of occupied units$267,700
Median Price asked for vacant units$225,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.61
Median year structure was built1990
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$800

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.90%
Second Mortgage11.60%
Home Equity Loan5.60%
Simple Mortgage54.80%
Debt Free27%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.8%