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Nogal, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Nogal Census Designated Place had a population of 91 as of July 1, 2016. Nogal ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Mexico. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Nogal is located at latitude 33.5395 and longitude -105.7105 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the Nogal Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,457 feet.

The Nogal Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584164) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

New Mexico is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Nogal Census Designated Place is located within Carrizozo Division of Lincoln County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Nogal population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Nogal: Dry Gulch, Galena.

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Nogal, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 91
Population in Households 86
Population in Familes 66
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 13
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 49
Average Household Size 1.76
Family Households 29
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 68 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 39 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (27.9%)
Median Home Value $156,250
Average Home Value $225,625


Median Household Income $35,000
Average Household Income $46,273
Per Capita Income $20,913
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.85% -0.67%
Households -0.64% -0.83%
Families 1.15% -0.7%
Median Household Income   0.37%
Per Capita Income   1.31%
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.

Nogal, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nogal to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 389 12th
Population Density1 # 423 5th
Diversity Index2 # 260 42nd
Median Household Income # 301 34th
Per Capita Income # 220 51st

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