Oasis, NM Profile: Facts & Data


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Oasis, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Oasis Census Designated Place had a population of 142 as of July 1, 2018. Oasis 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 Oasis is located at latitude 32.9277 and longitude -107.3164 in Sierra County. The formal boundaries for the Oasis Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sierra County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,258 feet.

The Oasis Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584168) 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 Oasis Census Designated Place is located within Truth or Consequences West Division of Sierra County.

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Oasis, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 142
Population in Households 142
Population in Familes 110
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 68
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $32,392
Average Household Income $51,310
Per Capita Income $22,977


Total Housing Units 97 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 60 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (23.7%)
Median Home Value $164,286
Average Home Value $193,966


Total Households 74
Average Household Size 1.92
Family Households 45
Average Family Size 2
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.58% -0.71%
Households -0.48% -0.55%
Families 1.75% -0.91%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   2.73%

Oasis, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oasis to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 342 23rd
Population Density # 333 25th
Diversity Index # 202 55th
Median Household Income # 331 26th
Per Capita Income # 187 58th

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