About This Place
Algodones is a census-designated place (CDP) in Sandoval County, New Mexico, United States. The population was 688 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Albuquerque Metropolitan Statistical Area.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 7.3 square miles (18.9 km²), of which, 7.2 square miles (18.7 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²) of it (1.37%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 688 people, 236 households, and 182 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 95.4 people per square mile (36.8/km²). There were 257 housing units at an average density of 35.6 per square mile (13.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 55.52% White, 0.58% African American, 2.33% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 39.39% from other races, and 2.03% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 73.40% of the population.