Agua Fria, New Mexico

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Population in 2010: 2,800. Population change since 2000: +36.5%
Males: 1,491  (53.3%)
Females: 1,309  (46.7%)
Median resident age:  32.1 years
New Mexico median age:  36.9 years

Zip codes: 87507.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,885 (it was $32,978 in 2000)
Agua Fria:

$29,885
NM:

$43,872

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,525 (it was $14,023 in 2000)

Agua Fria CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $188,161 (it was $121,700 in 2000)
Agua Fria:

$188,161
NM:

$159,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $240,299; Detached houses: $253,733; Townhouses or other attached units: $322,148; Mobile homes: $223,129

Median gross rent in 2013: $816.

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  • Races in Agua Fria, NM (2010)

    Agua Fria races chart
    • 2,21979.3%Hispanic
    • 51418.4%White alone
    • 160.6%American Indian alone
    • 180.6%Two or more races
    • 100.4%Asian alone
    • 120.4%Other race alone
    • 90.3%Black alone
    • 20.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Agua Fria detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Agua Fria: 98.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (4.0%), Irish (3.7%), English (2.5%), Italian (2.3%), Scottish (1.9%), United States (1.8%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 1.96 square miles.

Population density: 1,432 people per square mile   (low).

Agua Fria,NM real estate house value index trend

Agua Fria, New Mexico map

For population 25 years and over in Agua Fria:

  • High school or higher: 76.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Agua Fria CDP:

  • Never married: 42.0%
  • Now married: 35.7%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

396 residents are foreign born (18.0% Latin America).

This place:

19.3%
New Mexico:

8.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $785 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $770 (0.5%)

Agua Fria satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Fe, NM (2.7 miles , pop. 62,203).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (50.7 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (375.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Santa Fe, NM (1.7 miles ), La Cienega, NM (2.7 miles ), Tesuque, NM (2.8 miles ), Eldorado at Santa Fe, NM (3.1 miles ), Peak Place, NM (3.2 miles ), Canada de los Alamos, NM (3.2 miles ), Tesuque Pueblo, NM (3.2 miles ), Chupadero, NM (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 35.66 N, Longitude: 106.01 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 505

Agua Fria household income distribution Agua Fria home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
New Mexico:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Business and financial operations occupations (18%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (18%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (39%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Agua Fria: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Agua Fria, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Agua Fria, New Mexico average temperatures Agua Fria, New Mexico average precipitation Agua Fria, New Mexico humidity Agua Fria, New Mexico wind speed Agua Fria, New Mexico snowfall Agua Fria, New Mexico sunshine Agua Fria, New Mexico clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Agua Fria-area historical earthquake activity is near New Mexico state average. It is 139% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 111.4 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 96.2 miles away from Agua Fria center
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 604.9 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 594.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 115.6 miles away from Agua Fria center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 577.3 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
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 Santa Fe County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Agua Fria topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Agua Fria:

  • SANTA MARIA EL MIRADOR - VUELTA DEL SUR (Hospital, about 1 miles away; SANTA FE, NM)
  • PMS COMMUNITY HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; SANTA FE, NM)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF NEW MEXICO (Hospital, about 3 miles away; SANTA FE, NM)
  • SANTA FE PHS INDIAN HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; SANTA FE, NM)
  • PINON HILLS HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 4 miles away; SANTA FE, NM)
  • SANTA MARIA EL MIRADOR - CHEYENNE CIRCLE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; SANTA FE, NM)
  • SANTA FE DIALYSIS (FMC) (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; SANTA FE, NM)

Amtrak stations near Agua Fria:

  • 6 miles: SANTA FE () - Bus Station
  • 15 miles: LAMY (COUNTY RD. 33) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Agua Fria:

  • Santa Fe Community College (about 6 miles; Santa Fe, NM; Full-time enrollment: 3,047)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 45 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,931)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 46 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 53 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 54 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,398)
  • Adams State University (about 126 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • San Juan College (about 143 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 5,112)

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Santa Fe County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 61.0. This is better than average.

City:

61.0
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.330. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.330
U.S.:

0.293

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 39.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

39.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.83. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.83
U.S.:

19.96

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 5.01. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.01
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 40.2%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 75.5% for American Indian residents, 76.5% for other race residents, 36.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  62.3%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.8%
Whole state:  8.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
New Mexico average:

13.6

Agua Fria travel time to work - commute Agua Fria mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Agua Fria CDP (based on Santa Fe County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic69,55223
Evangelical Protestant7,83953
Other5,57137
Mainline Protestant4,24618
Orthodox2823
None56,680-
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: 22
Santa Fe County:

1.55 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Santa Fe County:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 164
Here:

11.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.0%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Santa Fe County:

12.7%
New Mexico:

22.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Agua Fria:

46.8%
New Mexico:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Agua Fria:

46.9%
New Mexico:

47.6%

Average BMI:
Agua Fria:

28.6
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Agua Fria:

20.2%
New Mexico:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Agua Fria:

11.0%
New Mexico:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.7%
New Mexico:

34.5%

General health condition:
This city:

54.6%
New Mexico:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Agua Fria:

82.1%
New Mexico:

80.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Agua Fria, NM Residents

6.34% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($55,495 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.34%
New Mexico average:

6.50%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($631 average AGI)
Santa Fe County:

0.05%
New Mexico average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.91% ($34,628 average AGI)
from Rio Arriba County, NM  0.34% ($34,053)
from Sandoval County, NM  0.22% ($36,943)


6.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,451 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.23%
New Mexico average:

6.43%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($403 average AGI)
Santa Fe County:

0.06%
New Mexico average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bernalillo County, NM  1.23% ($34,586 average AGI)
to Sandoval County, NM  0.34% ($39,652)
to Rio Arriba County, NM  0.30% ($27,329)

Strongest AM radio stations in Agua Fria:

  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTRC (1260 AM; 5 kW; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KSWV (810 AM; 5 kW; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: LA VOZ BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KVSF (1400 AM; 1 kW; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KDCE (950 AM; 4 kW; ESPANOLA, NM; Owner: RICHARD L. GARCIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKIM (1000 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KNMX (540 AM; 5 kW; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: SANGRE DE CRISTO B/DCASTING CO, INC)
  • KXKS (1190 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KANM (1600 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: ARAGON BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.L.C.)
  • KNML (610 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KDEF (1150 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: RAMH CORPORATION)
  • KKNS (1310 AM; 5 kW; CORRALES, NM; Owner: SIMMONS-NM, LS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Agua Fria:

  • KSFR (90.7 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: SANTA FE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KBOM (94.7 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KTZO (103.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLYT (88.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KFLQ (91.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • K265CA (100.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K213BT (90.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZNM (106.7 FM; LOS ALAMOS, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KSFQ (101.1 FM; WHITE ROCK, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRZY-FM (105.9 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KAJZ (105.1 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Agua Fria:

  • KWBQ (Channel 19; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF NEW MEXICO, LLC)
  • KTFQ (Channel 14; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: TELEFUTURA TELEVISION GROUP, INC.)
Agua Fria fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Agua Fria fatal accident list:

Feb 8, 1978 05:15 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 9, 1977 09:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Aug 20, 1977 02:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 8m26ftTotal length
  • $871,000Total costs
  • 6,516Total average daily traffic
  • 1,348Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,864Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$196,21116$148,34031$185,7861$82,3307$172,3273$125,887
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$123,2203$149,0003$211,9200$00$02$89,325
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$149,0556$83,15523$191,6913$29,5973$165,7336$68,555
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$184,1652$165,23010$191,3812$59,9750$02$68,340
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$04$183,7481$63,3700$01$90,400
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0012.02 , 0012.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$207,2051$82,8700$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$194,9000$01$257,210
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$96,8601$83,4100$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0012.02 , 0012.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Wood (2%)

Agua Fria compared to New Mexico state average:

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

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  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Guatemala (population 500+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ireland (population 500+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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