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Nogal, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Nogal Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Lincoln County at latitude 33.5395 and longitude -105.7105. Lincoln County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,457 feet.

The formal official name is the Nogal Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Nogal, New Mexico.

The U5 Census Class Code for Nogal indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Nogal: Dry Gulch, Galena.

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


Total Population 97
Population in Households 92
Population in Familes 70
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 14
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 52
Average Household Size 1.77
Family Households 31
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 70 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 42 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (25.7%)
Median Home Value $146,875
Average Home Value $225,000


Median Household Income $41,323
Average Household Income $53,564
Per Capita Income $22,840
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.24% -0.21%
Households 0.46% 0.0%
Families 3.3% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
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, 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 # 384 13th
Population Density1 # 423 5th
Diversity Index2 # 273 39th
Median Household Income # 160 64th
Per Capita Income # 141 68th

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