Dora, New Mexico

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Dora, New Mexico
Location of Dora, New Mexico
Location of Dora, New Mexico
Dora, New Mexico is located in the US
Dora, New Mexico
Dora, New Mexico
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 33°55′53″N 103°20′15″W / 33.93139°N 103.33750°W / 33.93139; -103.33750Coordinates: 33°55′53″N 103°20′15″W / 33.93139°N 103.33750°W / 33.93139; -103.33750
CountryUnited States
StateNew Mexico
 • Total2.8 sq mi (7.3 km2)
 • Land2.8 sq mi (7.3 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation4,291 ft (1,308 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total133
 • Estimate (2016)[1]125
 • Density48/sq mi (18/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code88115
Area code(s)575
FIPS code35-21180
GNIS feature ID0888464

Dora is a village in Roosevelt County, New Mexico, United States. The population was 133 at the 2010 census.

Former Texas Tech Red Raiders baseball coach Larry Hays attended school in Dora.


Dora is located at 33°55′53″N 103°20′15″W / 33.93139°N 103.33750°W / 33.93139; -103.33750 (33.931279, -103.337472).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.8 square miles (7.3 km2), all of it land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016125[1]−6.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 130 people, 43 households, and 36 families residing in the village. The population density was 46.2 people per square mile (17.8/km²). There were 52 housing units at an average density of 18.5 per square mile (7.1/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 86.15% White, 2.31% Native American, 11.54% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 20.77% of the population.

There were 43 households out of which 53.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.4% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.0% were non-families. 14.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.02 and the average family size was 3.35.

In the village, the population was spread out with 37.7% under the age of 18, 4.6% from 18 to 24, 24.6% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 12.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females, there were 85.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.4 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $38,333, and the median income for a family was $40,417. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,831. There were 10.8% of families and 8.7% of the population living below the poverty line, including 8.0% of under eighteens and 5.6% of those over 64.


  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.