Dora, New Mexico

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Population in 2013: 132 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.5%
 
Males: 72  (54.5%)
Females: 60  (45.5%)
Median resident age:  59.4 years
New Mexico median age:  36.9 years

Zip codes: 88115, 88130.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $33,324 (it was $38,333 in 2000)
Dora:

$33,324
NM:

$43,872

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,067 (it was $17,831 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $115,719 (it was $63,300 in 2000)
Dora:

$115,719
NM:

$159,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: over $1,000,000; Detached houses: over $1,000,000
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    • 10175.9%White alone
    • 3224.1%Hispanic
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Dora: 91.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (55.7%), German (21.4%), English (7.1%), Dutch (2.9%), Scottish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4288 feet

Land area: 2.82 square miles.

Population density: 47 people per square mile   (very low).

Dora, New Mexico map

For population 25 years and over in Dora:

  • High school or higher: 64.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dora village:

  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 53.3%
  • Separated: 13.1%
  • Widowed: 1.6%
  • Divorced: 2.9%

2 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.5%
New Mexico:

8.2%



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Dora, New Mexico as of August 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Dora to the number of sex offenders is 135 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $281 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $531 (0.6%)

Dora satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lubbock, TX (87.7 miles , pop. 199,564).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (203.5 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (386.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Causey, NM (3.8 miles) , Portales, NM (4.2 miles ), Elida, NM (4.3 miles) , Floyd, NM (4.8 miles) , South Sand Hills, TX (5.5 miles ), Cannon AFB, NM (5.7 miles ), Clovis, NM (5.8 miles ), Farwell, TX (6.0 miles ).

Latitude: 33.93 N, Longitude: 103.34 W

Area code: 505

Dora household income distribution Dora home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.3%
New Mexico:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -42 (-24.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (75%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Educational services (60%)
  • Accommodation and food services (40%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (75%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

Average climate in Dora, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Dora-area historical tornado activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 12% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/17/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 46.7 miles away from the Dora village center injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/21/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.2 miles away from the village center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dora-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below New Mexico state average. It is 13% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 160.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 252.6 miles away from Dora center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 111.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 221.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/29/1990 at 13:16:10, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 LG, Depth: 7.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 205.9 miles away from Dora center
On 12/19/2005 at 20:27:40, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 119.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Roosevelt County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dora topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dora:

  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 18 miles; Portales, NM; Full-time enrollment: 4,263)
  • South Plains College (about 62 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 7,007)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus (about 81 miles; Roswell, NM; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 87 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 3,269)
  • Texas Tech University (about 88 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 29,251)
  • Wayland Baptist University (about 94 miles; Plainview, TX; FT enrollment: 5,526)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 109 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 6,820)

Public high school in Dora:

Public elementary/middle school in Dora:

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Notable location: Dora Fire Department / Dora Ambulance Service (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Dora include: First Baptist Church (A), Dora Church of Christ (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Roosevelt County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dora and their reported violations in the past:

DORA WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (2 times from NOV-28-2007 to DEC-03-2007), St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-05-2007), St Public Notif received (MAR-04-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (2 times from SEP-18-2007 to SEP-24-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-24-2007), St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-12-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-2007), St Tech Assistance Visit (2 times from AUG-09-2007 to AUG-13-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-04-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-09-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-09-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-05-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In SEP-06-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1997, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-30-2004), St Public Notif requested (NOV-30-2004)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1997, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-30-2004), St Public Notif requested (NOV-30-2004)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.9%
Average household size:
This village:  2.7 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  72.0%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  4.0%
Whole state:  8.2%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Dora compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.8
New Mexico average:

13.6

Dora travel time to work - commute Dora mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (35%)
  • No fuel used (29%)
  • Other fuel (13%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Dora village (based on Roosevelt County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,82131
Catholic3,3492
Mainline Protestant9895
Other6013
None9,086-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Roosevelt County:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Roosevelt County:

3.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Here:

5.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.1%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Roosevelt County:

23.0%
New Mexico:

22.1%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,188$38,2560$0
Totals for Government 1$3,188$38,2560$0

Dora government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $50,000 ($378.79)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $42,000 ($318.18)
    Fire Protection: $30,000 ($227.27)
    Water Utilities: $19,000 ($143.94)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($30.30)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $73,000 ($553.03)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($7.58)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $17,000 ($128.79)

Dora government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $38,000 ($287.88)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $22,000 ($166.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $38,000 ($287.88)
    General Support: $12,000 ($90.91)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $7,000 ($53.03)
    Property: $1,000 ($7.58)

Dora government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $419,000 ($3174.24)

10.76% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,334 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.76%
New Mexico average:

6.50%

0.44% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,287 average AGI)
Roosevelt County:

0.44%
New Mexico average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Curry County, NM  2.96% ($24,374 average AGI)
from Chaves County, NM  0.31% ($29,050)
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.25% ($28,625)


9.52% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($21,778 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.52%
New Mexico average:

6.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Curry County, NM  2.68% ($6,771 average AGI)
to Bernalillo County, NM  0.43% ($17,185)
to Lubbock County, TX  0.35% ($29,773)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dora:

  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KIJN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FARWELL, TX; Owner: METROPOLITIAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KSEL (1450 AM; 1 kW; PORTALES, NM; Owner: ROONEY MOON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBIM (910 AM; 5 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCLV (1240 AM; 1 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: ZIA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFYO (790 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYKK (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; HUMBLE CITY, NM; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KWKA (680 AM; 1 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: CURRY COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dora:

  • K220FT (91.9 FM; PORTALES, NM; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KSMX (107.5 FM; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: ROONEY MOON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRMQ-FM (101.5 FM; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: MOUNT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSEL-FM (95.3 FM; PORTALES, NM; Owner: ROONEY MOON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K228DQ (93.5 FM; PORTALES, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOC., INC.)
  • KENW-FM (89.5 FM; PORTALES, NM; Owner: EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Dora:

  • K24DU (Channel 24; DORA, NM; Owner: NVG-AMARILLO, LLC)
  • K67CS (Channel 67; DORA, NM; Owner: PANHANDLE TELECASTING LP)
  • KENW (Channel 3; PORTALES, NM; Owner: EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY)
  • K58FW (Channel 64; PORTALES, NM; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • KLBK-TV (Channel 13; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: QUORUM OF TEXAS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOBR (Channel 8; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: STANLEY S. HUBBARD REVOCABLE TRUST)
  • K69CQ (Channel 69; DORA, NM; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)

Dora fatal accident list:

Nov 10, 1994 02:06 PM, 206, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Dora)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • GARRISON TOWER, 1/4 Mi E Hwy 206 6 Mi S (Lat: 33.864444 Lon: -103.333611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQFV981
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.332 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/18/2006, Expiration Date: 10/18/2016, Certifier: Paul Luscombe
    Registrant: Yucca Communications, 201 West Second Street, Portales, NM 88130, Phone: (505) 356-6462, Fax: (505) 276-8854, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • DORA, Approximately 14 Km East Of Elida, Nm (Lat: 33.901417 Lon: -103.512417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WPWY554
    Assigned Frequencies: 2073.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/10/2003, Certifier: Edward Hummers Jr.
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 2099 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Suite #100, Washington, DC 20006-6801, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Dora

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dora, NM
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