Elida, New Mexico

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Elida Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 106 miles W of Lubbock, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 187 miles SE of Albuquerque, New Mexico
County Roosevelt
Standard Zip Codes 88116
P.O. Box Zip Codes 88122
Phone Area Codes 505
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.946
Longitude -103.656

Elida Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ELIDA
Distance 0.4 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 53 F
Apr Temp 42 to 74 F
Jul Temp 64 to 91 F
Oct Temp 45 to 74 F
Annual Precip 16 inches
Distance 23.2 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 54 F
Apr Temp 41 to 75 F
Jul Temp 64 to 92 F
Oct Temp 43 to 75 F
Annual Precip 17.1 inches
Station ARCH
Distance 30.9 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 52 F
Apr Temp 37 to 73 F
Jul Temp 62 to 91 F
Oct Temp 40 to 74 F
Annual Precip 14.9 inches
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Elida Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 183 100%
Male 88 48.1%
Female 95 51.9%
Under 18 50 27.3%
18+ 133 72.7%
65+ 35 19.1%
Median Age 42.8
Average Family Size 3.02
White 166 90.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 17 9.3%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 50 27.3%

Estimated Elida Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 178
Growth -5
Growth % -2.7%

Elida Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 32.8%
US/American 25.8%
Irish 18%
German 14.8%
English 4.7%
French (except Basque) 2.3%
European 1.6%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Elida, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Kenna (88122)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Elida 183 $25,250
Dora 130 $40,417
Portales 11,131 $30,462

Elida Public Libraries

Elida Public Library
Elida, New Mexico
(505) 274-6465

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Student/teacher ratio: 10.1

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