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Elida, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Town of Elida is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Roosevelt County at latitude 33.9443 and longitude -103.6553. Roosevelt County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,360 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Elida, but most people and references simply refer to it as Elida, New Mexico.

The P1 Census Class Code for Elida indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Elida (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 208
Population in Households 208
Population in Familes 183
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 255
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 84
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 62
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 107 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 61 (57.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (21.5%)
Median Home Value $109,615
Average Home Value $125,820


Median Household Income $41,667
Average Household Income $53,341
Per Capita Income $20,098
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.29% 0.76%
Households 1.45% 0.7%
Families 2.86% 0.64%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
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.


Elida, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elida 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 # 310 30th
Population Density1 # 191 57th
Diversity Index2 # 282 36th
Median Household Income # 153 66th
Per Capita Income # 207 53rd

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