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Lordsburg, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The City of Lordsburg is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Hidalgo County at latitude 32.3438 and longitude -108.7024. Hidalgo County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,249 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Lordsburg 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 City of Lordsburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

City of Lordsburg, NM Boundary Map


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


Total Population 2,720
Population in Households 2,664
Population in Familes 2,182
Population in Group Qrtrs 56
Population Density1 324
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 1,048
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 678
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,268 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 668 (52.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 381 (30.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 220 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $82,321
Average Home Value $90,007


Median Household Income $34,403
Average Household Income $39,982
Per Capita Income $15,590
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.65% -0.68%
Households -0.49% -0.48%
Families -0.75% -0.66%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
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.


Lordsburg, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lordsburg 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 # 70 84th
Population Density1 # 166 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 322 28th
Median Household Income # 288 35th
Per Capita Income # 341 23rd

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