Lordsburg, NM Profile: Facts & Data


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Lordsburg, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The City of Lordsburg had a population of 2,653 as of July 1, 2018. Lordsburg ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Lordsburg is located at latitude 32.3504 and longitude -108.7087 in Hidalgo County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lordsburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hidalgo County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,249 feet.

The City of Lordsburg (GNIS ID: 2410872) 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 City of Lordsburg is located within North Hidalgo Division of Hidalgo County.

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


Total Population 2,653
Population in Households 2,596
Population in Familes 2,106
Population in Group Qrtrs 57
Population Density2 316
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $32,657
Average Household Income $43,393
Per Capita Income $17,230


Total Housing Units 1,274 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 633 (49.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 387 (30.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 254 (19.9%)
Median Home Value $90,840
Average Home Value $108,438


Total Households 1,020
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 650
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 -0.64% -1.19%
Households -0.58% -1.16%
Families -0.89% -1.33%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   2.81%

Lordsburg, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lordsburg 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 # 72 84th
Population Density # 171 62nd
Diversity Index # 334 25th
Median Household Income # 327 26th
Per Capita Income # 341 23rd

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