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Lordsburg, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The City of Lordsburg had a population of 2,548 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Lordsburg is located at latitude 32.3438 and longitude -108.7024 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lordsburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Lordsburg, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,548
Daytime Population: Workers 1,624
Daytime Population: Residents 1,439
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,063
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.20
Population in Households 2,492
Population in Familes 2,030
Population in Group Qrtrs 56
Population Density2 304
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $33,346
Average Household Income $46,753
Per Capita Income $18,555


Total Housing Units 1,251 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 614 (49.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 365 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 272 (21.7%)
Median Home Value $87,279
Average Home Value $98,984


Total Households 979
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 626
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.28% -1.72%
Households -1.22% -1.69%
Families -1.53% -1.86%
Median Household Income   1.03%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

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, 2017 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 # 73 84th
Population Density # 172 61st
Diversity Index # 320 28th
Median Household Income # 307 31st
Per Capita Income # 312 30th

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