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The Mora CDP(1) had a population of 527 as of July 1, 2022.

The primary coordinate point for Mora is located at latitude 35.9742 and longitude -105.33 in Mora County. The formal boundaries for the Mora Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 7.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mora County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,172 feet.

The Mora Census Designated Place 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 Mora Census Designated Place is located within Mora Division of Mora County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mora: De lo Mora, Lo de Mora, San Antonio lo de Mora, Santa Gertrudis.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Mora, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)

POPULATION

Total Population 527 (100%)
Population in Households 527 (100.0%)
Population in Families 399 (75.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 66
Diversity Index2 75
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,132
Average Household Income $66,591
% of Income for Mortgage4 22%
Per Capita Income $31,056
Wealth Index5 53
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 312 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 211 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 ( 9.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 71 (22.8%)
Median Home Value $164,754
Average Home Value $208,333
Housing Affordability Index3 124
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 241
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 142
Average Family Size 3.00
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -1.64% -0.46%
Households -1.26% -0.33%
Families   -0.43%
Median Household Income   3.47%
Per Capita Income   4.72%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.38%

Mora, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mora to the other 527 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 236 55th
Population Density # 377 29th
Median Household Income # 347 34th
Housing Affordability Index # 276 52nd
Per Capita Income # 171 68th
Diversity Index # 267 50th

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