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Nogal, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Nogal Census Designated Place had a population of 87 as of July 1, 2017. Nogal ranks in the lower 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 Nogal is located at latitude 33.5395 and longitude -105.7105 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the Nogal Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,457 feet.

The Nogal Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584164) 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 Nogal Census Designated Place is located within Carrizozo Division of Lincoln County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Nogal: Dry Gulch, Galena.

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


Total Population 87
Daytime Population: Workers 23
Daytime Population: Residents 52
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 75
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 82
Population in Familes 63
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 12
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $33,924
Average Household Income $46,014
Per Capita Income $21,326


Total Housing Units 66 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 38 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (30.3%)
Median Home Value $159,375
Average Home Value $227,703


Total Households 46
Average Household Size 1.78
Family Households 27
Average Family Size 2
  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 -1.35% -1.18%
Households -1.41% -1.34%
Families 0.0% -1.53%
Median Household Income   0.63%
Per Capita Income   2.04%

Nogal, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nogal 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 # 390 12th
Population Density # 424 5th
Diversity Index # 252 43rd
Median Household Income # 302 32nd
Per Capita Income # 219 51st

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