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Hurley, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Town of Hurley is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Grant County at latitude 32.6985 and longitude -108.1311. Grant County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,722 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Hurley, but most people and references simply refer to it as Hurley, New Mexico.

The P1 Census Class Code for Hurley indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Hurley (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hurley: Hurley Siding.

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Hurley, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,399
Population in Households 1,399
Population in Familes 1,110
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,372
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 597
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 376
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 720 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 470 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 127 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 123 (17.1%)
Median Home Value $101,829
Average Home Value $144,840


Median Household Income $37,864
Average Household Income $45,339
Per Capita Income $19,559
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.8% 1.04%
Households 1.99% 1.18%
Families 1.98% 0.99%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Hurley, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hurley to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 113 75th
Population Density1 # 31 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 232 48th
Median Household Income # 211 53rd
Per Capita Income # 219 51st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Mexico Census Data Comparison Tool.