Aztec, New Mexico

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Population in 2017: 6,566 (91% urban, 9% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.9%
 
Males: 3,057  (46.6%)
Females: 3,509  (53.4%)
Median resident age:

34.1 years
New Mexico median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 87410, 87413.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $38,935 (it was $33,110 in 2000)
Aztec:

$38,935
NM:

$46,744

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,206 (it was $14,750 in 2000)

Aztec city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $169,934 (it was $78,200 in 2000)
Aztec:

$169,934
NM:

$171,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $159,520; detached houses: $188,264; townhouses or other attached units: $128,084; mobile homes: $74,758; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $41,062

Median gross rent in 2017: $735.

March 2019 cost of living index in Aztec: 87.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.5%
(11.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.7% for American Indian residents, 1.7% for other race residents, 25.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Aztec, NM (2017)
    • 4,17163.5%White alone
    • 1,58624.2%Hispanic
    • 5127.8%American Indian alone
    • 2153.3%Two or more races
    • 220.3%Black alone
    • 100.2%Asian alone
    • 50.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists, there were 30 registered sex offenders living in Aztec, New Mexico as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Aztec is 199 to 1.


Crime rates in Aztec by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(13.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(83.6)
10
(139.8)
13
(189.8)
2
(28.7)
2
(28.0)
1
(14.6)
5
(74.9)
3
(45.1)
3
(45.9)
2
(31.6)
4
(66.3)
4
(68.5)
5
(76.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(55.7)
3
(41.9)
3
(43.8)
6
(86.0)
3
(42.0)
2
(29.2)
2
(29.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(47.4)
1
(16.6)
3
(51.4)
1
(15.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
52
(724.2)
22
(307.5)
18
(262.7)
25
(358.3)
38
(532.6)
28
(409.4)
17
(254.6)
23
(345.7)
20
(306.3)
37
(584.1)
30
(497.4)
26
(445.5)
30
(458.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
50
(696.4)
64
(894.6)
47
(686.0)
55
(788.3)
28
(392.4)
36
(526.4)
43
(643.9)
40
(601.1)
35
(536.0)
38
(599.8)
66
(1,094)
41
(702.5)
39
(596.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
184
(2,563)
145
(2,027)
133
(1,941)
164
(2,351)
141
(1,976)
120
(1,755)
144
(2,156)
123
(1,849)
112
(1,715)
131
(2,068)
101
(1,675)
142
(2,433)
88
(1,346)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
23
(320.3)
21
(293.5)
23
(335.7)
16
(229.3)
5
(70.1)
12
(175.5)
11
(164.7)
12
(180.3)
7
(107.2)
6
(94.7)
15
(248.7)
8
(137.1)
19
(290.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(41.8)
0
(0.0)
11
(160.6)
6
(86.0)
7
(98.1)
2
(29.2)
3
(44.9)
4
(60.1)
1
(15.3)
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City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)433.1353.1370.0287.9253.7223.4264.3235.6212.7288.6321.0316.8276.4

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City-data.com crime index in Aztec, NM

Crime rate in Aztec detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 17 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.14
New Mexico average:

1.29
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Ancestries: American (13.1%), European (8.0%), German (8.0%), Irish (5.2%), English (3.0%), Scottish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5623 feet

Land area: 9.73 square miles.

Population density: 675 people per square mile   (low).

Aztec, New Mexico map

200 residents are foreign born (2.0% Latin America).

This city:

3.0%
New Mexico:

9.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,080 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,025 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rio Rancho, NM (129.7 miles , pop. 51,765).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (141.7 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (324.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Spencerville, NM (1.9 miles ),
North Light Plant, NM (2.1 miles ),
Flora Vista, NM (2.3 miles ),
Bloomfield, NM (2.8 miles ),
Cedar Hill, NM (3.1 miles ),
West Hammond, NM (3.2 miles ),
Blanco, NM (3.4 miles ),
Farmington, NM (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 36.83 N, Longitude: 108.00 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +614 (+9.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 777 (28.8%)

Area code: 505

Distribution of median household income in Aztec, NM in 2017
Distribution of house value in Aztec, NM in 2017
Aztec satellite photo by USGS

Aztec tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.3%
New Mexico:

4.6%
Historical population in Aztec, NM
Historical housing units in Aztec, NM

Population change in the 1990s: +1,145 (+21.9%).
Most common industries in Aztec, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (11.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.7%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Health care (5.9%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (19.7%)
  • Construction (9.2%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.4%)
  • Utilities (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (16.3%)
  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.1%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Aztec, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.3%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Extraction workers (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (4.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)

Average climate in Aztec, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Aztec, New Mexico environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 80.5. This is about average.

City:

80.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.308. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.308
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.40. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.40
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 0.963. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.963
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 15.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

8.5

Earthquake activity:

Aztec-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New Mexico state average. It is 245% 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 514.0 miles away from Aztec 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 500.2 miles away from Aztec center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 502.2 miles away from Aztec center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 572.3 miles away from Aztec center
On 9/2/1992 at 10:26:20, a magnitude 5.9 (5.7 MB, 5.6 MS, 5.6 MW, 5.9 ML, Depth: 9.3 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 303.0 miles away from Aztec center
On 4/29/1993 at 08:21:00, a magnitude 5.5 (5.5 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.3 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 244.6 miles away from Aztec center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in San Juan County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Aztec topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Aztec:

  • FOUR CORNERS GOOD SAMARITAN VILLAGE (500 CARE LANE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Aztec:

  • BLOOMFIELD NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BLOOMFIELD, NM)
  • HORIZON HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; FARMINGTON, NM)
  • BASIN HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; FARMINGTON, NM)
  • SOUTHWESTERN HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; FARMINGTON, NM)
  • SAN JUAN HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; FARMINGTON, NM)
  • SAN JUAN REGIONAL REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 15 miles away; FARMINGTON, NM)
  • SAN JUAN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; FARMINGTON, NM)

Airports located in Aztec:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Aztec:

  • San Juan College (about 11 miles; Farmington, NM; Full-time enrollment: 5,112)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 32 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,631)
  • Adams State University (about 125 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • Western State Colorado University (about 133 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 138 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • Santa Fe Community College (about 141 miles; Santa Fe, NM; FT enrollment: 3,047)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 144 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)

Public high schools in Aztec:

  • AZTEC HIGH (Students: 913, Location: 500 EAST CHACO, Grades: 9-12)
  • VISTA NUEVA HIGH (Students: 46, Location: 315 SOUTH ASH, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Aztec:

  • C.V. KOOGLER MIDDLE (Students: 719, Location: 455 NORTH LIGHT PLANT RD, Grades: 6-8)
  • MCCOY AVENUE ELEMENTARY (Students: 524, Location: 901 NORTH MCCOY AVE, Grades: PK-3)
  • PARK AVENUE ELEMENTARY (Students: 425, Location: 507 SOUTH PARK AVE, Grades: 4-5)
  • LYDIA RIPPEY ELEMENTARY (Location: 401 RIO PECOS RD, Grades: PK-3)
  • MOSAIC ACADEMY CHARTER (Location: 100 SOUTH OLIVER, Grades: KG-8, Charter school)
See full list of schools located in Aztec

Library in Aztec:

  • AZTEC PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $374,251; Location: 319 S. ASH; 21,313 books; 1,979 audio materials; 637 video materials; 37 state licensed databases; 88 other licensed databases; 75 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Aztec: Aztec Gun Club (A), Church Avenue - Lovers Lane Historic District (B), Aztec Weather Station (C), Aztec Main Street Historic District (D), Alturian Public Library (E), Alturian Library (F), Aztec Museum (G), Aztec Fire Department (H), Maurice Case House Historic Site (I), Harvey McCoy House Historic Site (J), James McGee House Historic Site (K), McCoy-Maddox House Historic Site (L), Daws-Keys House Historic Site (M), H D Abrams House Historic Site (N), Aztec Motor Company Building Historic Site (O), Austin-McDonald House Historic Site (P), American Hotel Historic Site (Q), D C Ball House Historic Site (R), Engleman-Thomas Building Historic Site (S), Fred Bunker House Historic Site (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Aztec include: Aztec First Church of the Nazarene (A), First Baptist Church (B), First United Methodist Church (C), Church of God of the Apostolic Faith (D), Assembly of God Church (E), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (F), Brethel Baptist Church (G), Seventh Day Adventist Church (H), Aztec Christian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Aztec Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Estes Arroyo (A), Williams Arroyo (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Aztec include: Aztec Ruins National Monument Historical Marker (1), Aztec Historical Marker (2), Aztec Ruins National Monument (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: New Mexico District Court Clerk (Recreation Areas; 103 South Oliver Drive), Sandstone Anglers Inc (Tours & Charters; 83 Road 2929), Duranglers Flies & Supplies (Tours & Charters; San Juan Riv), Aztec Archaeological Consultants (Tours & Charters; 210 South Main Avenue).

Hotels: Enchantment Lodge (Highway 550), The Aztec Motel (221 South Main Avenue), Miss Gail's Inn (300 North Main Avenue), Step Back Inn (103 W Aztec Blvd).

Courts: New Mexico State - San Juan County Magistrate Court- Courts- Magistrate C (1810 West Aztec Boulevard), New Mexico State - Drug Court (103 South Oliver Drive), San Juan County - Community Service Department Court Ordered (305 South Oliver Drive), Aztec City Government - Municipal Court (201 West Chaco Street), New Mexico District Court Clerk (103 South Oliver Drive), Sj County Court House (100 South Oliver Drive), New Mexico State Government - Magistrate Court (1810 West Aztec Boulevard).

Birthplace of: Alex Kennedy (racing driver) - Stock car racing driver.

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

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

AZTEC DOMESTIC WATER SYSTEM (Address: 201 W. Chaco , Population served: 6,800, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JAN-2006. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-23-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-16-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-06-2008)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUN-2005. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-08-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-08-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-19-2005), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-16-2006)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAY-2005. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-17-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-17-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2005), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-16-2006)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In FEB-2005. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-09-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-09-2005), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-16-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-06-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JUL-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-04-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from APR-08-2011 to APR-12-2011)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In FEB-2006. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-17-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-13-2006)
  • Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JAN-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-21-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-06-2008)
NORTHSTAR MDWCA (Population served: 3,976, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-01-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-01-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-06-2010), St Compliance achieved (2 times from FEB-25-2011 to APR-12-2011)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUN-2009. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-11-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-17-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In MAR-05-2012, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-05-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-04-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-04-2011)
HYDRO PURE TECHNOLOGY INC. (Address: 711 N. Light Plant Rd. , Population served: 25, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
New Mexico:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.0%
Whole state:

65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.6%
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: 0.1% of all households
54 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
9 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010
441 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
96 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Aztec (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Aztec Branch at 118 East Chaco Street, branch established on 1957/08/26. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: Aztec Banking Center Branch at 422 North Main, branch established on 1959/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • The Citizens Bank: Aztec Branch at 215 South Main Street, branch established on 1951/10/25. Info updated 2008/06/17: Bank assets: $645.1 mil, Deposits: $516.7 mil, headquarters in Farmington, NM, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Employee Stock Bonus Trust For The Employees
  • Four Corners Community Bank: Aztec Branch at 1301 W. Aztec Blvd., branch established on 2006/05/08. Info updated 2007/10/02: Bank assets: $214.4 mil, Deposits: $165.7 mil, headquarters in Farmington, NM, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Aztec:

Marital status in Aztec, NM
  • Never married: 28.6%
  • Now married: 44.4%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 16.5%

For population 25 years and over in Aztec:

  • High school or higher: 87.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
New Mexico average:

12.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Aztec
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Aztec, NM (based on San Juan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,905115
Other15,00131
Catholic12,50011
Mainline Protestant5,22216
None77,416-
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: 10
San Juan County:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Here:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 70
Here:

5.73 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 62
This county:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
State:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
San Juan County:

26.4%
New Mexico:

22.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.5%
New Mexico:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.3%
New Mexico:

47.6%

Average BMI:
Aztec:

28.5
New Mexico:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Aztec:

22.5%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.9%
State:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Aztec:

6.8
New Mexico:

6.8

Overweight people:
Aztec:

32.9%
New Mexico:

34.5%

General health condition:
This city:

55.7%
New Mexico:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Aztec:

79.0%
New Mexico:

80.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Aztec, NM Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 17$57,870$40,8492$1,873
Police Protection - Officers 13$75,425$69,6230$0
Sewerage 10$24,072$28,8860$0
Electric Power 9$45,065$60,0870$0
Parks and Recreation 7$26,999$46,2841$1,085
Other Government Administration 6$30,108$60,2165$6,623
Financial Administration 6$25,243$50,4860$0
Water Supply 6$24,005$48,0100$0
Streets and Highways 4$15,037$45,1110$0
Judicial and Legal 3$8,820$35,2801$1,382
Local Libraries 3$13,328$53,3121$899
Police - Other 2$6,745$40,4701$921
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$1,672
Totals for Government 86$352,717$49,21612$14,455

Aztec government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,733,000 ($416.24)
    Water Utilities: $668,000 ($101.74)
    Sewerage: $415,000 ($63.20)
    Air Transportation: $290,000 ($44.17)
    Electric Utilities: $209,000 ($31.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $112,000 ($17.06)
    Police Protection: $81,000 ($12.34)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $31,000 ($4.72)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $5,340,000 ($813.28)
    Police Protection: $1,655,000 ($252.06)
    Sewerage: $1,164,000 ($177.28)
    Water Utilities: $1,162,000 ($176.97)
    Regular Highways: $1,114,000 ($169.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $987,000 ($150.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $707,000 ($107.68)
    General - Other: $670,000 ($102.04)
    Health - Other: $551,000 ($83.92)
    Central Staff Services: $533,000 ($81.18)
    Libraries: $322,000 ($49.04)
    Financial Administration: $298,000 ($45.39)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $254,000 ($38.68)
    General Public Buildings: $195,000 ($29.70)
    Local Fire Protection: $108,000 ($16.45)
    Air Transportation: $81,000 ($12.34)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $253,000 ($38.53)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $83,000 ($12.64)
    Other - Regular Highways: $15,000 ($2.28)
    Other - Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($1.52)
    Other - Police Protection: $8,000 ($1.22)
    Other - Financial Administration: $6,000 ($0.91)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Financial Administration: $67,000 ($10.20)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $193,000 ($29.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $66,000 ($10.05)
    Water Utilities: $57,000 ($8.68)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($0.91)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,432,000 ($674.99)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $139,000 ($21.17)

Aztec government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,344,000 ($204.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $665,000 ($101.28)
    Other: $572,000 ($87.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $226,000 ($34.42)
    Air Transportation: $22,000 ($3.35)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $13,000 ($1.98)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $455,000 ($69.30)
    General Revenue - Other: $223,000 ($33.96)
    Sale of Property: $71,000 ($10.81)
    Special Assessments: $62,000 ($9.44)
    Interest Earnings: $55,000 ($8.38)
    Royalties: $35,000 ($5.33)
    Donations From Private Sources: $31,000 ($4.72)
    Rents: $10,000 ($1.52)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $6,502,000 ($990.25)
    Water Utilities: $1,869,000 ($284.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,440,000 ($371.61)
    General Local Government Support: $1,795,000 ($273.38)
    Other: $578,000 ($88.03)
    Water Utilities: $138,000 ($21.02)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,359,000 ($359.28)
    Property: $647,000 ($98.54)
    Public Utilities Sales: $573,000 ($87.27)
    Other Selective Sales: $57,000 ($8.68)
    Motor Vehicle License: $42,000 ($6.40)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $22,000 ($3.35)
    Other License: $6,000 ($0.91)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($0.15)

Aztec government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,356,000 ($1120.32)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,950,000 ($1058.48)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $405,000 ($61.68)

Aztec government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,289,000 ($2480.81)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,785,000 ($1947.15)

5.48% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,018 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.48%
New Mexico average:

6.21%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from McKinley County, NM  1.28% ($26,792 average AGI)
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.41% ($30,860)
from Apache County, AZ  0.33% ($31,833)


8.46% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,915 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.46%
New Mexico average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to McKinley County, NM  0.95% ($26,402 average AGI)
to Apache County, AZ  0.86% ($28,195)
to Bernalillo County, NM  0.56% ($33,795)
Businesses in Aztec, NM
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1Safeway1
Dairy Queen1Starbucks1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx2U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
McDonald's1Vons1
Pizza Hut1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Aztec:

  • KCQL (1340 AM; 1 kW; AZTEC, NM; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRZE (1280 AM; 5 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: J. THOMAS DEVELOPMENT OF NM, INC.)
  • KENN (1390 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • KNDN (960 AM; 5 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: BASIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • 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.)
  • KLLV (550 AM; daytime; 2 kW; BREEN, CO; Owner: DAYSTAR RADIO, LTD.)
  • KIUP (930 AM; 5 kW; DURANGO, CO; Owner: FOUR CORNERS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Aztec:

  • KDAG (96.9 FM; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAZX (102.9 FM; KIRTLAND, NM; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTRA-FM (102.1 FM; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K300AL (107.9 FM; FLORA VISTA, NM; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • KKFG (104.5 FM; BLOOMFIELD, NM; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K232DA (94.3 FM; HESPERUS, CO; Owner: NATIVE AMERICAN CHRISTIAN VOICE, INC.)
  • K237CR (95.3 FM; HESPERUS, CO; Owner: NATIVE AMERICAN CHRISTIAN VOICE, INC.)
  • KNMI (88.9 FM; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: NAVAJO MISSIONS, INC.)
  • KIQX (101.3 FM; DURANGO, CO; Owner: FOUR CORNERS BROADCASTINGS, LLC)
  • KISZ-FM1 (97.9 FM; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • KRSJ (100.5 FM; DURANGO, CO; Owner: FOUR CORNERS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KUTE (90.1 FM; IGNACIO, CO; Owner: KUTE, INC.)
  • KRTZ (98.7 FM; CORTEZ, CO; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO., LLC)
  • K210BA (89.9 FM; PURGATORY, ETC., CO; Owner: KUTE, INC.)
  • K287AC (105.3 FM; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: KUTE, INC.)
  • K230AF (93.9 FM; KIRTLAND, NM; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWYK-FM (94.9 FM; AZTEC, NM; Owner: BASIN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KISZ-FM (97.9 FM; CORTEZ, CO; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • K242AJ (96.3 FM; MANCOS, CO; Owner: SOUTHWEST COLORADO TV TRANSLATOR. ASSOCIATION)
  • K265DC (100.9 FM; CORTEZ, ETC., CO; Owner: NAVAJO MISSIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Aztec:

  • K08HQ (Channel 8; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • K38DA (Channel 38; AZTEC, NM; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF NEW MEXICO)
  • K61BO (Channel 61; BAYFIELD/IGNACIO, CO; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL INC.)
  • K47DR (Channel 47; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: CHRISTIAN B/CING COMMUNICATIONS)
  • K21AX (Channel 21; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K43AI (Channel 43; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO)
  • K19CM (Channel 19; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: KOAT HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K23BT (Channel 23; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: ACME TELEVISION LICENSES OF NEW MEXICO, LLC)
  • K27GJ (Channel 27; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • K08FR (Channel 8; AZTEC, NM; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K10CG (Channel 10; AZTEC & CEDAR HILL, NM; Owner: KOAT HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
Aztec fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Aztec fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 262ft / 79.5mTotal length
  • $6,170,000Total costs
  • 179,516Total average daily traffic
  • 17,783Total average daily truck traffic
  • 195,787Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Aztec, NM - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 62000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Aztec, NM
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Aztec)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 79 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Aztec, NM)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 65 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 72 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Aztec)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Aztec)

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 69. The highest number of fires - 179 took place in 2008, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Aztec, NM When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (59.1%), and Structure Fires (29.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Aztec, NM
    • 61459.1%Outside Fires
    • 30429.3%Structure Fires
    • 706.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 514.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Aztec, NM

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Aztec, New Mexico:

  • Enchantment Lodge, 1800 W Aztec Blvd, Aztec, New Mexico 87410 , Phone: (505) 334-6143
  • Microtel Inn & Suites, 623 Phoenix Ct, Aztec, New Mexico 87410 , Phone: (505) 334-4014, Fax: (505) 334-7157
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Aztec, New Mexico
Most common first names in Aztec, NM among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5875.5 years
Mary4879.0 years
James4072.2 years
William3772.2 years
Robert3271.6 years
Charles3174.5 years
Helen2478.1 years
George2274.4 years
Joe2272.9 years
Richard2164.8 years
Most common last names in Aztec, NM among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3874.5 years
Martinez3273.9 years
Brown2174.2 years
Johnson2071.5 years
Garcia1567.0 years
Clark1582.2 years
Thompson1472.8 years
Jones1373.9 years
Montoya1372.8 years
Martin1373.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Aztec, NM
  • 81.0%Utility gas
  • 6.8%Electricity
  • 6.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.4%Wood
  • 2.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Aztec, NM
  • 78.5%Utility gas
  • 14.1%Electricity
  • 7.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Aztec compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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 below state average.

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  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time financial administration workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) (population 1,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #29 (87413) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of English first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #16 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+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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