Acomita Lake, New Mexico

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Population in 2010: 416. Population change since 2000: +33.3%
Males: 234  (56.4%)
Females: 182  (43.6%)
Median resident age:  35.7 years
New Mexico median age:  36.9 years

Zip codes: 87034, 87049.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $18,554 (it was $34,750 in 2000)
Acomita Lake:

$18,554
NM:

$43,872

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $8,683 (it was $9,076 in 2000)

Acomita Lake CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $45,770 (it was $52,900 in 2000)
Acomita Lake:

$45,770
NM:

$159,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $62,797; Detached houses: $70,725; Mobile homes: $46,223
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  • Races in Acomita Lake, NM (2010)

    Acomita Lake races chart
    • 38492.3%American Indian alone
    • 133.1%Hispanic
    • 102.4%Two or more races
    • 92.2%White alone

Races in Acomita Lake detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Acomita Lake: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Scottish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 3.42 square miles.

Population density: 122 people per square mile   (very low).

Acomita Lake, New Mexico map

For population 25 years and over in Acomita Lake:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Acomita Lake CDP:

  • Never married: 56.1%
  • Now married: 26.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $240 (1.6%)

Acomita Lake satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rio Rancho, NM (56.0 miles , pop. 51,765).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (57.4 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (275.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: San Fidel, NM (1.3 miles) , Skyline-Ganipa, NM (1.4 miles ), North Acomita Village, NM (1.8 miles ), McCartys Village, NM (1.8 miles) , South Acomita Village, NM (1.9 miles) , Seama, NM (2.4 miles ), Cubero, NM (2.5 miles ), Anzac Village, NM (2.6 miles) .

Latitude: 35.07 N, Longitude: 107.62 W

Acomita Lake household income distribution Acomita Lake home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.0%
New Mexico:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (28%)
  • Utilities (22%)
  • Other services, except public administration (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Educational services (32%)
  • Public administration (32%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (18%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (22%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (22%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (20%)
  • Community and social service occupations (11%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (32%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (18%)
  • Transportation occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Acomita Lake: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Acomita Lake, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Acomita Lake-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New Mexico state average. It is 197% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 510.5 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 501.8 miles away from Acomita Lake center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 479.3 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 495.3 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 59.4 miles away from Acomita Lake center
On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW) earthquake occurred 485.4 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 Cibola County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Acomita Lake:

  • CIBOLA GENERAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; GRANTS, NM)
  • GRANTS DIALYSIS (DCI) (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; GRANTS, NM)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - GRANTS (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; GRANTS, NM)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Acomita Lake:

  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 57 miles; Albuquerque, NM; Full-time enrollment: 19,398)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 57 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 60 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • Santa Fe Community College (about 99 miles; Santa Fe, NM; FT enrollment: 3,047)
  • San Juan College (about 122 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 5,112)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 141 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,931)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 154 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,631)

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Cibola County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 37.4%
(100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.1% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.8 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  81.1%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  18.0%
Whole state:  8.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.4
New Mexico average:

13.6

Acomita Lake travel time to work - commute Acomita Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Acomita Lake CDP (based on Cibola County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,00013
Evangelical Protestant2,74932
Other1,2796
Mainline Protestant2852
None13,900-
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: 2
Cibola County:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Cibola County:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

4.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.6%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Cibola County:

28.1%
New Mexico:

22.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.4%
New Mexico:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.3%
State:

47.6%

Average BMI:
Acomita Lake:

28.9
New Mexico:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Acomita Lake:

27.8%
New Mexico:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Acomita Lake:

8.0%
State:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Acomita Lake:

34.8%
New Mexico:

34.5%

General health condition:
Here:

51.5%
New Mexico:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.5%
New Mexico:

80.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Acomita Lake, NM Residents

6.36% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,941 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
New Mexico average:

6.50%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bernalillo County, NM  1.62% ($26,600 average AGI)
from McKinley County, NM  1.10% ($24,918)
from San Juan County, NM  0.34% ($27,231)


6.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,891 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
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 Bernalillo County, NM  1.70% ($27,176 average AGI)
to McKinley County, NM  0.76% ($19,525)
to Valencia County, NM  0.40% ($20,806)

Strongest AM radio stations in Acomita Lake:

  • KRKE (1100 AM; 5 kW; MILAN, NM; Owner: CIBOLA RADIO COMPANY)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMIN (980 AM; 1 kW; GRANTS, NM; Owner: KD RADIO, INC.)
  • KKIM (1000 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KXKS (1190 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KNML (610 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KANM (1600 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: ARAGON BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.L.C.)
  • KABQ (1350 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KDEF (1150 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: RAMH CORPORATION)
  • KKJY (1550 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: VANGUARD MEDIA, L.L.C)
  • KKNS (1310 AM; 5 kW; CORRALES, NM; Owner: SIMMONS-NM, LS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Acomita Lake:

  • KXTC (99.9 FM; THOREAU, NM; Owner: KXTC, L.L.C.)
  • KQLV (105.5 FM; GRANTS, NM; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KIOT (102.5 FM; LOS LUNAS, NM; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KTEG (104.7 FM; BOSQUE FARMS, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KNKT (107.1 FM; ARMIJO, NM; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF ALBUQUERQUE, INC.)
  • KLYT (88.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KTZO (103.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRST (92.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KUNM (89.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS UNIV. OF NEW MEXICO)
  • KANW (89.1 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: BD. OF EDUC. CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE, NM)
  • KKOB-FM (93.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBZU (96.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMGA (99.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZRR (94.1 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBQI (107.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPEK (100.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K265CA (100.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFLQ (91.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • K213BT (90.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KYVA (103.7 FM; GRANTS, NM; Owner: MILLENNIUM MEDIA, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • $55,000Total costs
  • 2,200Total average daily traffic
  • 160Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,574Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Towers Manager, Off Fr 453 On La Mosca Peak (Lat: 35.253222 Lon: -107.596639), Type: 18.3, Overall height: 17.7 m, Registrant: 4256435000, Fcc@wacorp.Net, 111 108TH AVE NE, SUITE 160
  • Towers Manager, Off Fr 453 On La Mosca Peak (Lat: 35.253222 Lon: -107.596639), Type: 18.3, Overall height: 17.7 m, Registrant: 4256435000, Fcc@wacorp.Net, 111 108TH AVE NE, SUITE 160
  • Edward Schafer, Off Fr 453 On La Mosca Peak (Lat: 35.253222 Lon: -107.596639), Type: 18.3, Structure height: 35006 m, Overall height: 17.7 m, Licensee ID: L, Registrant: 7035353009, Eschafer@insitewireless.Com, 1199 NORTH FAIRFAX STREET #700
  • Edward Schafer, Off Fr 453 On La Mosca Peak (Lat: 35.253222 Lon: -107.596639), Type: 18.3, Structure height: 35006 m, Overall height: 17.7 m, Registrant: 7035353009, Eschafer@insitewireless.Com, 1199 NORTH FAIRFAX STREET #700

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (42%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17%)
  • Other fuel (17%)

Acomita Lake compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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