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Dulce, New Mexico - Basic Facts

Dulce is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Dulce Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Rio Arriba County at latitude 36.9336 and longitude -106.9989. Rio Arriba County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,778 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Dulce Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 12.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0.15 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dulce: Beehaih keehat'i, Du:shi an K'yan'a, Po'd'iwe *.

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Dulce, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dulce 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 # 71 84th
Population Density1 # 214 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 385 14th
Median Household Income # 175 61st
Per Capita Income # 348 22nd

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,716
Population in Households 2,661
Population in Familes 2,229
Population in Group Qrtrs 55
Population Density1 212
Diversity Index2 34
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 883
Average Household Size 3.01
Family Households 638
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 985 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 581 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 303 (30.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 102 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $106,920
Average Home Value $142,900
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,172
Average Household Income $46,467
Per Capita Income $15,123
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.23% -0.22%
Households 0.08% -0.05%
Families -0.29% -0.13%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   2.63%
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.

Information Updates

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