Hurley, New Mexico

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Hurley, New Mexico
Town
Nickname(s): Brindley Town
Location of Hurley, New Mexico
Location of Hurley, New Mexico
Hurley, New Mexico is located in the US
Hurley, New Mexico
Hurley, New Mexico
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 32°41′59″N 108°7′43″W / 32.69972°N 108.12861°W / 32.69972; -108.12861Coordinates: 32°41′59″N 108°7′43″W / 32.69972°N 108.12861°W / 32.69972; -108.12861
Country United States
State New Mexico
County Grant
Area
 • Total 1.02 sq mi (2.65 km2)
 • Land 1.02 sq mi (2.64 km2)
 • Water 0.004 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation 5,722 ft (1,744 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,297
 • Density 1,271/sq mi (490.9/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 88043
Area code(s) 575
FIPS code 35-33850
GNIS feature ID 0920614
Website www.townofhurley.us

Hurley is a town in Grant County, New Mexico, United States. The population was 1,297 at the 2010 census,[1] down from 1,464 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Hurley is located in east-central Grant County at 32°41′59″N 108°7′43″W / 32.69972°N 108.12861°W / 32.69972; -108.12861 (32.699594, -108.128629).[2] U.S. Route 180 passes through the town, leading north 4 miles (6 km) to Bayard, and southeast 38 miles (61 km) to Deming and Interstate 10.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.02 square miles (2.65 km2), of which 0.004 square miles (0.01 km2), or 0.36%, is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 2,079
1960 1,851 −11.0%
1970 1,796 −3.0%
1980 1,616 −10.0%
1990 1,534 −5.1%
2000 1,464 −4.6%
2010 1,297 −11.4%
Est. 2015 1,256 [3] −3.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,464 people, 563 households, and 407 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,433.0 people per square mile (554.2/km²). There were 650 housing units at an average density of 636.2 per square mile (246.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 71.79% White, 0.14% African American, 2.05% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 23.43% from other races, and 2.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 60.31% of the population.

There were 563 households out of which 29.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.1% were married couples living together, 13.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.7% were non-families. 23.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the town, the population was spread out with 26.5% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 22.0% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 19.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 92.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $27,404, and the median income for a family was $31,181. Males had a median income of $29,667 versus $16,528 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,999. About 14.4% of families and 15.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.4% of those under age 18 and 8.8% of those age 65 or over.

Popular culture[edit]

Scenes from the action Western film The Lone Ranger were filmed in locations around Hurley.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Hurley town, New Mexico". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved December 23, 2016. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Archived from the original on June 2, 2016. Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1210819/locations