Dona Ana County NM Information


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  1. Dona Ana County 2019 Demographic Data
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  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Dona Ana County NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 225,819
Population in Households 221,424
Population in Familes 180,222
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,395
Population Density 59
Diversity Index1 70


Median Household Income $37,624
Average Household Income $56,243
Per Capita Income $20,420
Wealth Index3 58


Total Housing Units 90,048 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 53,477 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 27,935 (31.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,636 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $164,255
Housing Affordability Index2 114


Total Households 81,412
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 54,423
Average Family Size 3
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.83% 0.79%
Households 0.81% 0.78%
Families 0.52% 0.53%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   2.13%


Dona Ana County NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dona Ana County to the other 33 counties and county equivalents in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 2 97th
Population Density # 5 88th
Diversity Index # 18 48th
Median Household Income # 15 58th
Per Capita Income # 22 36th

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