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Dora, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Village of Dora had a population of 117 as of July 1, 2017. Dora 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 Dora is located at latitude 33.9259 and longitude -103.3385 in Roosevelt County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Dora (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Roosevelt County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,291 feet.

The Village of Dora (GNIS ID: 2413547) 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 Village of Dora is located within Dora Division of Roosevelt County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dora 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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Dora, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 117
Daytime Population: Workers 98
Daytime Population: Residents 70
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 168
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.44
Population in Households 117
Population in Familes 99
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 42
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $38,624
Average Household Income $50,196
Per Capita Income $20,168


Total Housing Units 60 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (26.7%)
Median Home Value $150,000
Average Home Value $213,333


Total Households 44
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 31
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 -1.75% -1.41%
Households -1.75% -0.93%
Families -2.04% -1.32%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   3.31%

Dora, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dora 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 # 365 18th
Population Density # 369 17th
Diversity Index # 328 26th
Median Household Income # 215 52nd
Per Capita Income # 257 42nd

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