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 *.Photos of the local Dulce, NM area
Also See: Dulce, NM ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||2,661|
|Population in Familes||2,229|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||55|
|Average Household Size||3.01|
|Average Family Size||3|
|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|
|Median Household Income||$40,172|
|Average Household Income||$46,467|
|Per Capita Income||$15,123|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.0%|
|Per Capita Income||2.63%|
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.
|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.