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Elida, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Town of Elida had a population of 198 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Elida is located at latitude 33.9443 and longitude -103.6553 in Roosevelt County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Elida (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Roosevelt County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,360 feet.

The Town of Elida (GNIS ID: 2412473) 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 Town of Elida is located within Elida Division of Roosevelt County.

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


Total Population 198
Daytime Population: Workers 124
Daytime Population: Residents 110
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 234
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.18
Population in Households 198
Population in Familes 173
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 243
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $43,995
Average Household Income $58,718
Per Capita Income $21,582


Total Housing Units 105 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 58 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (23.8%)
Median Home Value $114,286
Average Home Value $151,293


Total Households 80
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 58
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 0.07% -0.2%
Households 0.17% -0.25%
Families 0.74% -0.35%
Median Household Income   2.92%
Per Capita Income   2.9%

Elida, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elida 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 # 319 28th
Population Density # 197 56th
Diversity Index # 291 35th
Median Household Income # 150 66th
Per Capita Income # 214 52nd

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