Newcomb, New Mexico - Basic Facts
Newcomb (Navajo: Bis Deezáhí) is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Juan County, New Mexico, United States. It is located on the Navajo Indian Reservation. Newcomb is located South of Shiprock, New Mexico about 37 miles and 58 miles North of Gallup, New Mexico. The population was 387 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Farmington Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is on the Trails of the Ancient Byway, one of the designated New Mexico Scenic Byways. San Juan County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,551 feet.
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Geography
Newcomb is located at 36°171N 108°4225W / 36.28361°N 108.70694°W / 36.28361; -108.70694 (36.283646, -108.706807). According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 5.9 square miles (15~km2), all land
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Demographics
As of the census of 2000, there were 387 people, 123 households, and 84 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 65.1 people per square mile (25.2/km²). There were 138 housing units at an average density of 23.2 per square mile (9.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 83.20% Native American, 13.70% White, 0.26% African American, 0.52% from other races, and 2.33% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.81% of the population
 
Education
Central Consolidated Schools serves Newcomb as well as other communities in western San Juan County.