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Population in 2012: 7,255 (91% urban, 9% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.1%
 

Males: 3,823  (52.7%)
Females: 3,432  (47.3%)

Median resident age:  38.9 years
New Mexico median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 87002.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $25,733 (it was $26,754 in 2000)
Belen:

$25,733
NM:

$42,558
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,976

Belen city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $116,391 (it was $78,600 in 2000)
Belen:

$116,391
NM:

$157,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $122,027; Detached houses: $136,802; Townhouses or other attached units: $154,408; In 2-unit structures: $137,059; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $104,095; Mobile homes: $64,800; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $6,940

Median gross rent in 2012: $688.

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  • Hispanic - 5,191 (71.4%)
  • White alone - 1,951 (26.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 40 (0.6%)
  • Two or more races - 38 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 27 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 20 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Belen: 93.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (6.8%), United States (4.9%), Irish (4.4%), English (4.3%), Italian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4808 feet

Land area: 4.72 square miles.

Population density: 1,538 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Belen:

  • High school or higher: 78.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 10.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Belen city:

  • Never married: 27.5%
  • Now married: 50.4%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

297 residents are foreign born

This city:  4.1%
New Mexico:  9.3%



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Belen, New Mexico as of November 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Belen to the number of sex offenders is 427 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $736 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $764 (0.8%)

Belen satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albuquerque, NM (32.2 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (313.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Los Trujillos-Gabaldon, NM (1.0 miles ), Sausal, NM (1.2 miles ), Pueblitos, NM (1.7 miles ), Rio Communities, NM (1.8 miles ), Adelino, NM (2.1 miles ), Jarales, NM (2.1 miles ), Los Chaves, NM (2.3 miles ), Tome-Adelino, NM (2.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $75,100
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $59,800
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $133,100
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 34.67 N, Longitude: 106.78 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,634 (+22.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 815 (35.2%)

Area code: 505

Belen household income distribution Belen home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Belen by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 00001124100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.014.213.928.155.913.60.00.0
Rapes 1212733213332
per 100,000 172.9170.599.142.542.627.714.041.940.939.927.2
Robberies 25156822101398910
per 100,000 360.3213.184.9113.2312.6138.5182.4125.7109.0119.6136.1
Assaults 9572626694514343527060
per 100,000 1369.11023.0877.6933.91335.6706.6603.3600.6708.3930.6816.3
Burglaries 181133240295377167190175187342230
per 100,000 2608.41889.73397.04174.35356.62313.72665.52444.52547.04546.73129.3
Thefts 466391308333521242327247329352387
per 100,000 6715.75555.64359.54712.07402.73352.74587.53450.24481.14679.65265.3
Auto thefts 694887106172826658554230
per 100,000 994.4682.01231.41499.92443.91136.0925.9810.2749.1558.4408.2
Arson N/AN/AN/A00506426
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/A0.00.069.30.083.854.526.681.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 302.7) 1029.5797.4774.8837.91263.6607.0672.8663.2638.4787.6674.1

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 22 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.59
New Mexico average:

2.22

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Belen, New Mexico accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.4%
New Mexico:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +289 (+4.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Child care workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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Average climate in Belen, New Mexico

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Earthquake activity:

Belen-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 28% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 15.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/8/1990 at 10:46:53, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MD, Depth: 3.8 mi) earthquake occurred 15.7 miles away from Belen center
On 1/31/1990 at 01:08:19, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 16.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/4/1998 at 08:05:31, a magnitude 4.0 (3.6 MB, 4.0 ML, 3.8 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 34.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/27/1990 at 13:23:22, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 50.4 miles away from Belen center
On 11/15/1990 at 07:25:24, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MD, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 15.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Valencia County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Birthplace of: Joe Baca - Politician, Art Aragon - Boxer, Gloria Castillo - Actor, Michael Sanchez - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers in Belen:

  • AMBERCARE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 420 NORTH MAIN STREET)
  • AMBERCARE HOSPICE INC (Hospital, 2129 OSUNA ROAD NE)
  • LOS LUNAS COMMUNITY PROGRAM/BEHAVIORAL SERVICES CE (Hospital, 84 ESTANCIA ROAD)
  • VALENCIA PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL (Hospital, 609 S CHRISTOPHER RD)
  • BELEN MEADOWS HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 1831 CAMINO DEL LLANO)

Political contributions by individuals in Belen, NM

Airports located in Belen:


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Amtrak station:

BELEN (420 N MAIN ST.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Belen:

  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 30 miles; Albuquerque, NM; Full-time enrollment: 8,765)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 31 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,438)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 39 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 5,120)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 110 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,197)
  • New Mexico State University-Main Campus (about 164 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 14,681)
  • New Mexico State University-Dona Ana (about 166 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • San Juan College (about 166 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 3,028)

Public high schools in Belen:

Public elementary/middle schools in Belen:

Private elementary/middle schools in Belen:

  • ST MARY'S CATHOLIC SCHOOL BELEN (Students: 159; Location: CHURCH AND 10TH STS; Grades: KG - 8)
  • CALVARY CHAPEL ACADEMY (Students: 33; Location: 19381 HWY 314; Grades: PK - 4)
See full list of schools located in Belen, School District: BELEN CONSOLIDATED SCHOOLS

Library in Belen:

  • BELEN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $482,964; Location: 333 BECKER AVENUE; 40,094 books; 715 audio materials; 1,448 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 47 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Belen: Belen Weather Station (A), Rural Bookmobile West (B), Belen Public Library (C), Valencia Presbyterian Hospital Library (D), Valencia County Historical Society Museum (E), Belen Fire Department Main Station (F), Belen Fire Department Substation (G), Living Cross Ambulance Service Belen (H), Felipe Chaves House Historic Site (I), Belen Harvey House Historic Site (J), Belen Hotel Historic Site (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Belen include: Valley Baptist Church (A), Belen Christian Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), Sierra Vista Baptist Church (D), Calvary Baptist Church (E), First Assembly of God Church (F), First Presbyterian Church (G), Saint Phillips Episcopal Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Our Lady of Belen Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Harvey House Museum (104 North 1st Street), Affordable Balloon Rides (30 Garcia Avenue), J & G Guides and Outfitters (Tours & Charters; 42 Edmundo Road).

Hotels: Super 8 Motel (428 South Main Street), Best Western Belen (2111 Camino Del Llano), Hub Motel (601 North Main Street), Holiday Inn Express Belen (2110 Camino Del Llano), LA Mirada RV Park (2200 Camino Del Llano), Super 8 Belen NM (428 South Main Street).

Courts: Belen Town Government - Municipal Court (525 Becker Avenue), Magistrate Court (901 West Castillo Avenue).

 
Valencia County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 7.98. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.98
U.S.:

11.39

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

BELEN WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 9780, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-21-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-21-2005), St Public Notif received (MAR-02-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-14-1998), St Public Notif received (JAN-20-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, State - In JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Notification, Public - In JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and AUG-16-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-16-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and SEP-12-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (MAY-05-2000), Fed FAO issued (AUG-21-2000), St Compliance achieved (SEP-12-2000)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-1999 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
RIO COMMUNITIES (Population served: 5100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAY-06-1997), St Public Notif requested (MAY-06-1997), St Tech Assistance Visit (MAY-06-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and SEP-05-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-05-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JUN-30-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2000)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-1996 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
MEADOW LAKE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 2368, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUN-09-1997), St Public Notif received (JUN-09-1997), St Public Notif requested (JUN-09-1997), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUN-09-1997), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUN-09-1997)
RIO DEL ORO WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 2100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and SEP-05-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-05-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JUN-30-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2000)
CYPRESS GARDENS WATER USERS ASSOCIATION (Population served: 1208, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (MAR-11-2004), St Public Notif requested (MAR-22-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-22-2004), St Public Notif received (APR-01-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-2001 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (JUN-20-2002)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-1996 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Other (SEP-15-1999), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2004), St Public Notif requested (SEP-30-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-30-2004), St Public Notif received (NOV-10-2004)
SENATOR WILLIE CHAVEZ STATE PARK (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between MAY-1999 and JUL-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-12-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-12-1999), St Public Notif received (JUN-14-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, Public - Between OCT-1997 and DEC-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Belen that have no violations reported:

  • NEW MEXICO WATER SERVICE COMPANY (Population served: 1429, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WATER KING SOUTHWEST (BELEN) (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 36.4%
(25.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 40.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 56.8% for other race residents, 50.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.3%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.6%
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: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Belen, NM

98 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
5 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Belen in 2000:

  • 123 people in nursing homes
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Belen compared to New Mexico state average:

Belen, New Mexico environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Belen (2011 data):

  • My Bank: at 19339 Highway 314, branch established on 1992/07/01; 394 Rio Communities Blvd Branch at 394 Rio Communities Blvd Branch, branch established on 1999/05/10. Info updated 2006/10/10: Bank assets: $163.0 mil, Deposits: $140.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Bethlehem Financial Corporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Belen Reinken Branch at 620 West Reinken Avenue, branch established on 1961/06/07. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • BOKF, National Association: Belen Branch at 634 Becker Avenue, branch established on 1962/01/01. Info updated 2012/02/28: Bank assets: $25,360.0 mil, Deposits: $19,171.3 mil, headquarters in Tulsa, OK, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 189 total offices, Holding Company: Bok Financial Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Belen Main Branch at 101 South Main Street, branch established on 1903/01/28. 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

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

  • Belen Super 8 Motel, 428 South Main, Belen, NM 87002 , Phone: (505) 864-8188, Fax: (505) 864-0884
  • Holiday Inn Express Moriarty, 2110 Camino Del Llano, Belen, NM 87002 , Phone: (505) 861-5000, Fax: (505) 861-7074
  • Best Western Belen, 2111 Camino Del Liano, Belen, NM 87002 , Phone: (505) 861-3181, Fax: (505) 864-7364
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Belen, New Mexico

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Belen travel time to work - commute


Belen mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Belen city (based on Valencia County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.07%
Here56.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents78.8%6.4%2.8%2.7%2.6%
Congregations20.4%12.2%4.1%6.1%4.1%
NameAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Churches of ChristSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents1.3%1.1%1.0%0.8%2.7%
Congregations10.2%6.1%6.1%6.1%24.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 11
Valencia County:

1.55 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Valencia County:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Valencia County:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

3.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Valencia County:

25.8%
New Mexico:

22.1%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$9,367$37,4680$0
Other Government Administration 3$24,215$96,8601$1,169
Judicial and Legal 3$6,919$27,6760$0
Police Protection - Officers 20$67,737$40,6420$0
Police - Other 6$9,899$19,7980$0
Firefighters 10$64,669$77,6030$0
Streets and Highways 9$20,871$27,8280$0
Airports 1$2,706$32,4720$0
Solid Waste Management 2$3,325$19,9500$0
Sewerage 7$15,026$25,7590$0
Parks and Recreation 14$18,677$16,0090$0
Water Supply 13$28,392$26,2080$0
Local Libraries 8$8,836$13,2540$0
Other and Unallocable 5$7,842$18,8212$1,769
Totals for Government 104$288,481$33,2863$2,938

Belen government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,069,000 ($147.35)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,741,000 ($239.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,237,000 ($170.50)
    Police Protection: $1,122,000 ($154.65)
    Financial Administration: $814,000 ($112.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $620,000 ($85.46)
    Regular Highways: $579,000 ($79.81)
    Sewerage: $521,000 ($71.81)
    Local Fire Protection: $356,000 ($49.07)
    Libraries: $300,000 ($41.35)
    General - Other: $217,000 ($29.91)
    Central Staff Services: $211,000 ($29.08)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $159,000 ($21.92)
    Air Transportation: $60,000 ($8.27)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $202,000 ($27.84)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $76,000 ($10.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000 ($5.79)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $26,000 ($3.58)
    Sewerage: $22,000 ($3.03)
    Financial Administration: $14,000 ($1.93)
    Central Staff Services: $11,000 ($1.52)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($0.96)
    Air Transportation: $1,000 ($0.14)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,812,000 ($387.59)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $83,000 ($11.44)

Belen government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,138,000 ($156.86)
    Sewerage: $761,000 ($104.89)
    Parks and Recreation: $36,000 ($4.96)
    Air Transportation: $20,000 ($2.76)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $652,000 ($89.87)
    All Other: $40,000 ($5.51)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $277,000 ($38.18)
    Interest Earnings: $202,000 ($27.84)
    Fines and Forfeits: $98,000 ($13.51)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,301,000 ($179.32)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $609,000 ($83.94)
    All Other: $92,000 ($12.68)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,498,000 ($206.48)
    Property: $487,000 ($67.13)
    Public Utilities Sales: $153,000 ($21.09)
    Other License: $113,000 ($15.58)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $20,000 ($2.76)

Belen government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,795,000 ($936.60)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,019,000 ($829.63)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $4,960,000 ($683.67)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $4,650,000 ($640.94)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $776,000 ($106.96)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $310,000 ($42.73)

Belen government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,500,000 ($482.43)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,054,000 ($696.62)

8.32% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,202 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.32%
New Mexico average:

7.94%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($240 average AGI)
Valencia County:

0.06%
New Mexico average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Bernalillo County, NM  3.29% ($34,822 average AGI)
from Socorro County, NM  0.27% ($25,705)
from Dona Ana County, NM  0.20% ($23,667)


7.47% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,498 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.47%
New Mexico average:

7.42%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Bernalillo County, NM  3.57% ($30,732 average AGI)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.22% ($36,083)
to Sandoval County, NM  0.21% ($32,739)

Strongest AM radio stations in Belen:

  • KARS (860 AM; 1 kW; BELEN, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KNML (610 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXKS (1190 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKIM (1000 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KKJY (1550 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: VANGUARD MEDIA, L.L.C)
  • KDEF (1150 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: RAMH CORPORATION)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KKNS (1310 AM; 5 kW; CORRALES, NM; Owner: SIMMONS-NM, LS, LLC)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KDAZ (730 AM; 1 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: PAN AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Belen:

  • KIOT (102.5 FM; LOS LUNAS, NM; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KTEG (104.7 FM; BOSQUE FARMS, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLVO (97.7 FM; BELEN, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KNKT (107.1 FM; ARMIJO, NM; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF ALBUQUERQUE, INC.)
  • KYLZ (106.3 FM; LOS LUNAS, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KLYT (88.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KTZO (103.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KUNM (89.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS UNIV. OF NEW MEXICO)
  • KKOB-FM (93.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KANW (89.1 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: BD. OF EDUC. CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE, NM)
  • KRST (92.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBZU (96.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBQI (107.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMGA (99.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZRR (94.1 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KXTC (99.9 FM; THOREAU, NM; Owner: KXTC, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Belen:

  • KWBQ (Channel 19; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF NEW MEXICO, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Belen, New Mexico:
  • Fatal accident count: 54
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 77
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 19
  • Fatalities: 58
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 126
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
New Mexico average:
  • Fatal accident count: 140
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 202
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 57
  • Fatalities: 154
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 382
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 24

See more detailed statistics of Belen fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 16
Total length: 93 meters (305ft)
Total costs: $1,888,000
Total average daily traffic: 132,544
Total average daily truck traffic: 9,568

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 11
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 2
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Belen, NM

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Belen)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 63 (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 Belen, NM)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 118 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Belen)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 33 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Belen)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 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 ORIGINATED10$96,3496$68,61224$124,5864$47,2482$93,5601$28,090
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$43,2401$27,1507$116,4910$01$21,9301$90,110
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$239,7103$54,93018$128,3408$31,8382$85,7406$66,200
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$59,8200$016$115,4811$51,0100$01$129,260
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$110,4250$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9707.00 , 9708.00, 9709.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$120,7374$148,6081$37,580
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$115,0101$51,6201$41,620
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$97,0300$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$107,7700$01$44,370
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$59,7700$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9707.00 , 9708.00, 9709.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 165
  • Hazardous Condition: 9
  • Service Call: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Belen


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Belen, NM
Businesses in Belen, NM
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1SONIC Drive-In1
Cricket Wireless1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Subway2
FedEx2Super 81
H&R Block1T-Mobile1
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
Jones New York1True Value1
Long John Silver's1U-Haul2
McDonald's1UPS2
Nike1Walmart1
Pizza Hut1
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State forum archive:

Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Antonio C. Rivera (1)
  • Carlos Anthony Sanchez (1)
  • Gaspar G. Rodriguez (1)
  • Ronald C. Rodriguez (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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