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Dora, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Village of Dora had a population of 119 as of July 1, 2016. Dora ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Mexico. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dora is located at latitude 33.9259 and longitude -103.3385 in Roosevelt County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Dora (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Roosevelt County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,291 feet.

The Village of Dora (GNIS ID: 2413547) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

New Mexico is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Village of Dora is located within Dora Division of Roosevelt County.

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

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


Total Population 119
Population in Households 119
Population in Familes 101
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 43
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 46
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 32
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 64 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30 (46.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (28.1%)
Median Home Value $143,750
Average Home Value $207,759


Median Household Income $38,624
Average Household Income $51,201
Per Capita Income $20,226
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.76% -1.56%
Households -1.33% -1.34%
Families -1.87% -1.28%
Median Household Income   -1.95%
Per Capita Income   1.25%
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.

Dora, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dora 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 # 365 18th
Population Density1 # 370 17th
Diversity Index2 # 336 24th
Median Household Income # 219 51st
Per Capita Income # 248 44th

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