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Chamita is located in Rio Arriba County in the state of New Mexico (NM).

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Chamita Latitude: 36.0540 Longitude: -106.0720

The Zip Code for Chamita, NM is: 87566

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Facts & Data:

Chamita New Mexico Physical Characteristics:

Chamita has an area of 3.9 square miles
  • Land: 3.8507841698842 Sq. Mi. (98.69%)
  • Water: 0.051138996138996 Sq. Mi.(1.31%)
The Chamita CDP takes up 0.1% of the area of Rio Arriba County.

Map Location Coordinates:

  • Latitude: +36.0711327
  • Longitude: -106.0971585
Chamita Land Water Pie Chart

Chamita, NM Climate Information:

  • Average Temperature: 50.4°F
  • Average Rainfall: 11.68 inches
  • Average Snowfall: 10.1 inches
*Based on annual average for Weather Station USC00290245 ALCALDE
Latitude: 36.0908 Longitude: -106.0567 Elevation: 731.3 feet.

Chamita, NM Population Data:

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of Chamita was 870 people, which is 2.2 % of the entire population of Rio Arriba County.


  • 48.62% Male
  • 51.38% Female


  • 14.023% White
  • 0.345% Black
  • 0.000% Asian
  • 11.26% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.00% Pacific Islander
  • 4.368% Mixed
  • 70.000% Other


  • 16.44% Not Hispanic or Latino
  • 83.56% Hispanic or Latino
Chamita Race Population Ring Chart

Chamita, NM Housing Information:

Average Household Size: 2.8
Number of Residences: 374
  • Occupied: 316 (84.49%)
  • Vacant: 58 (15.51%)

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