Mora County NM Information


Mora County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 4,738
Daytime Population: Workers 1,440
Daytime Population: Residents 2,869
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,309
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 4,730
Population in Familes 3,639
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $44,598
Average Household Income $62,052
Per Capita Income $26,501


Total Housing Units 3,219 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,636 (50.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 385 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,198 (37.2%)
Median Home Value $98,655
Average Home Value $153,637


Total Households 2,021
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 1,211
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 -0.41% -0.5%
Households -0.62% -0.63%
Families -0.92% -0.82%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   2.7%


Mora County NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mora County to the other 33 counties and county equivalents 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 # 27 21st
Population Density # 27 21st
Diversity Index # 23 33rd
Median Household Income # 8 79th
Per Capita Income # 5 88th

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