Dona Ana, NM Profile: Facts & Data


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Dona Ana, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Doña Ana Census Designated Place had a population of 1,212 as of July 1, 2018. Dona Ana ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Mexico. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dona Ana is located at latitude 32.3939 and longitude -106.8177 in Doña Ana County. The formal boundaries for the Doña Ana Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Doña Ana County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,963 feet.

The Doña Ana Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408681) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

New Mexico is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Doña Ana Census Designated Place is located within Doña Ana-Hill Division of Doña Ana County.

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Dona Ana, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,212
Population in Households 1,212
Population in Familes 1,043
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,898
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $41,928
Average Household Income $58,922
Per Capita Income $21,038


Total Housing Units 463 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 328 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 91 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $155,585
Average Home Value $167,737


Total Households 419
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 316
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.01% 0.12%
Households -0.03% 0.1%
Families -0.23% -0.06%
Median Household Income   3.32%
Per Capita Income   3.21%

Dona Ana, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dona Ana to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 128 71st
Population Density # 12 98th
Diversity Index # 179 60th
Median Household Income # 177 60th
Per Capita Income # 245 45th

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