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Thoreau (Navajo: Dlóʼí Yázhí) is a census-designated place (CDP) in McKinley County, New Mexico, United States. The population was 1,863 at the 2000 census. Practically all residents pronounce the town's name like "thuh-ROO" (similar to "through" or "threw") and definitely not like "thorough" or "throw." The town is also not named for Henry David Thoreau, the transcendentalist author, though this is a common misconception. A history of the town was compiled by local author Roxanne Trout Heath in her book "Thoreau, where the trails cross!" published in 1982. The ZIP code for Thoreau is 87323.
||Population (as of 2000)|
||Square Miles of Land||3.0
||Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)|
||Square Miles of Water||$18,900
||Average House Value (as of 2000)|
||Average House Income (as of 2000)|
||Number of Businesses (as of 2003)||$630,000
||Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)|
||Number of Employees (as of 2003)||$2,766,000
||Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)|
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