Mora County NM Information


Mora County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 4,780
Population in Households 4,772
Population in Familes 3,675
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 3
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 2,040
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 1,228
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,232 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,631 (50.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 409 (12.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,192 (36.9%)
Median Home Value $97,179
Average Home Value $150,797


Median Household Income $39,221
Average Household Income $56,546
Per Capita Income $24,165
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.33% -0.44%
Households -0.57% -0.6%
Families -0.85% -0.78%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
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.


Mora County NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mora County to the other 33 counties and county equivalents 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 # 27 21st
Population Density1 # 27 21st
Diversity Index2 # 23 33rd
Median Household Income # 14 61st
Per Capita Income # 8 79th

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