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The Thoreau Census Designated Place had a population of 1,854 as of July 1, 2020. Thoreau 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 Thoreau is located at latitude 35.4025 and longitude -108.2234 in McKinley County. The formal boundaries for the Thoreau Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 15.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. McKinley County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,142 feet.
The Thoreau Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2410078) 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 Thoreau Census Designated Place is located within Red Rock Division of McKinley County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Thoreau: Dloi Yazhi, Dlo'oyazhi, Mitchell.
|Total Population||1,854 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,854 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||1,624 (87.6%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$39,446|
|Average Household Income||$59,144|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||8%|
|Per Capita Income||$17,191|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||658 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||379 (57.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||166 (25.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||113 (17.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$77,734|
|Average Home Value||$101,187|
|Housing Affordability Index3||302|
|Average Household Size||3.4|
|Average Family Size||4|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.61%|
|Per Capita Income||1.86%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.05%|
The table below compares Thoreau to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 91||80th|
|Population Density||# 277||38th|
|Median Household Income||# 214||52nd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 416||94th|
|Per Capita Income||# 333||25th|
|Diversity Index||# 375||16th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Mexico Census Data Comparison Tool.