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Facts About Chaparral, New Mexico

10 Interesting Facts About Chaparral, New Mexico

Facts About Chaparral

  • Chaparral is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Doña Ana and Otero counties, New Mexico, United States.
  • Chaparral is primarily a bedroom community for the neighbouring city of El Paso, Texas, and the neighbouring military installations of White Sands Missile Range and Fort Bliss.
  • The median income for a household in the CDP was $22,692, and the median income for a family was $26,153.
  • The estimated population of Chaparral is 14,437, as of 2019.
  • The Chaparral CDP has a total area of 59.2 square miles, all of it land.
  • Chaparral is located in the southeast corner of Doña Ana County and the southwest corner of Otero County at 32°2′21″N 106°25′47″W.
  • The estimated elevation of Chaparral is 4,065 feet.
  • Chaparral is geographically isolated from the rest of Doña Ana County due to its location on the east side of the Franklin Mountains.
  • The median age in Chaparral is 31.6 years, 27.6 years for males, and 34.4 years for females.
  • Chaparral is officially part of the Las Cruces Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Facts About Chaparral, New Mexico
Facts About Chaparral, New Mexico