Boles Acres, New Mexico

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Population in 2010: 1,638. Population change since 2000: +39.8%
Males: 947  (57.8%)
Females: 691  (42.2%)
Median resident age:  50.4 years
New Mexico median age:  36.9 years

Zip codes: 88311.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,897 (it was $39,048 in 2000)
Boles Acres:

$47,897
NM:

$43,872

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,079 (it was $18,207 in 2000)

Boles Acres CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $114,133 (it was $103,200 in 2000)
Boles Acres:

$114,133
NM:

$159,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $162,091; Detached houses: $210,450; Mobile homes: $70,384

Median gross rent in 2013: $959.

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  • Races in Boles Acres, NM (2010)

    Boles Acres races chart
    • 1,24075.7%White alone
    • 31819.4%Hispanic
    • 332.0%Two or more races
    • 241.5%Asian alone
    • 130.8%Black alone
    • 90.5%American Indian alone
    • 10.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Boles Acres: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (20.1%), English (19.4%), German (12.6%), United States (3.6%), Czech (2.8%), Dutch (2.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4100 feet

Land area: 12.9 square miles.

Population density: 127 people per square mile   (very low).

Boles Acres, New Mexico map

For population 25 years and over in Boles Acres:

  • High school or higher: 92.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Boles Acres CDP:

  • Never married: 17.0%
  • Now married: 52.5%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 17.5%

78 residents are foreign born (4.4% Europe, 1.7% Asia).

This place:

6.7%
New Mexico:

8.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $701 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $284 (0.3%)

Boles Acres satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Las Cruces, NM (57.6 miles , pop. 74,267).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (75.8 miles , pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (356.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Alamogordo, NM (2.4 miles ), Holloman AFB, NM (2.5 miles ), La Luz, NM (3.3 miles ), High Rolls, NM (3.5 miles ), Cloudcroft, NM (4.1 miles ), Tularosa, NM (4.2 miles ), Twin Forks, NM (4.6 miles) , Timberon, NM (4.6 miles ).

Latitude: 32.82 N, Longitude: 105.97 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 505

Boles Acres household income distribution Boles Acres home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.9%
New Mexico:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (28%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (23%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Boles Acres: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Boles Acres, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Boles Acres-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below New Mexico state average. It is 95% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 233.4 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 125.1 miles away from Boles Acres center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 170.8 miles away from the city 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 615.9 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 1/4/2006 at 08:32:32, a magnitude 6.7 (6.1 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.6 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 487.3 miles away from Boles Acres center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 564.3 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Otero County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 6, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Boles Acres:

  • CASA ARENA BLANCA NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ALAMOGORDO, NM)
  • ALAMOGORDO HOME HEALTH CARE AND HOSPICE, INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; ALAMOGORDO, NM)
  • ALAMOGORDO HOME CARE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; ALAMOGORDO, NM)
  • BETTY DARE GOOD SAMARITAN CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ALAMOGORDO, NM)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY BETTY DARE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ALAMOGORDO, NM)
  • GERALD CHAMPION REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; ALAMOGORDO, NM)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Boles Acres:

  • New Mexico State University-Main Campus (about 59 miles; Las Cruces, NM; Full-time enrollment: 14,497)
  • New Mexico State University-Dona Ana (about 59 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 5,640)
  • Vista College (about 76 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 3,453)
  • El Paso Community College (about 76 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 19,576)
  • The University of Texas at El Paso (about 79 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 18,008)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus (about 91 miles; Roswell, NM; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • Western New Mexico University (about 135 miles; Silver City, NM; FT enrollment: 2,456)

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Notable locations in Boles Acres: Boles Acres Volunteer Fire Department (A), Oro Vista Volunteer Fire and Rescue Station 1 Headquarters (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Otero 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2001 was 20.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

20.1
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 17.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.0
U.S.:

20.2
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.6%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 56.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.6%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.6%
Whole state:  8.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Boles Acres compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
New Mexico average:

13.6

Boles Acres travel time to work - commute Boles Acres mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (29%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Wood (10%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Boles Acres CDP (based on Otero County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic11,86211
Evangelical Protestant8,94755
Mainline Protestant2,91312
Other1,71211
Black Protestant4665
None37,897-
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: 6
Otero County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Otero County:

4.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Here:

5.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.8%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Otero County:

25.8%
New Mexico:

22.1%

9.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,964 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.58%
New Mexico average:

6.50%

1.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($4,335 average AGI)
Otero County:

1.10%
New Mexico average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from El Paso County, TX  0.63% ($26,114 average AGI)
from Dona Ana County, NM  0.60% ($25,299)
from Clark County, NV  0.39% ($59,068)


8.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,675 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.59%
New Mexico average:

6.43%

0.62% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,405 average AGI)
Otero County:

0.62%
New Mexico average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dona Ana County, NM  0.81% ($30,944 average AGI)
to El Paso County, TX  0.56% ($29,984)
to Bernalillo County, NM  0.32% ($40,845)

Strongest AM radio stations in Boles Acres:

  • KINN (1270 AM; 1 kW; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: BURT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRSY (1230 AM; 1 kW; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: RUNNELS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LLC, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KTSM (690 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBUY (1360 AM; 5 kW; RUIDOSO, NM; Owner: WALTON STATIONS-NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KAMA (750 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KSNM (570 AM; 5 kW; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: SUNRISE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KBNA (920 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KROD (600 AM; 5 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF EL PASO, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXPL (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: K-FINA RESULTS, INC.)
  • KSVE (1150 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Boles Acres:

  • K205DE (88.9 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)
  • K256AI (99.1 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KZZX (105.3 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: BURT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K215EC (91.1 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KNMZ (103.7 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: RUNNELS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LLC, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • KRSY-FM (92.7 FM; LA LUZ, NM; Owner: RUNNELS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LLC, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • K249DD (97.7 FM; RUIDOSO, NM; Owner: ROSWELL CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • KNMB (96.7 FM; CLOUDCROFT, NM; Owner: MTD, INC.)
  • KIDX (101.5 FM; RUIDOSO, NM; Owner: MTD, INC.)
  • K240CN (95.9 FM; RUIDOSO, NM; Owner: FRIENDS OF KHFM-RUIDOSO)
  • K297AE (107.3 FM; RUIDOSO, NM; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • K216CK (91.1 FM; TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCE, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOC., INC.)
  • KROL (99.5 FM; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: RIO GRANDE CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CO)
  • K244DJ (96.7 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: CHARLES HILL)
  • K208AS (89.5 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: REGENTS OF NEW MEXICO STATE UNIV.)
  • K210CU (89.9 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: YOUR CHRISTIAN COMPANION NETWORK, INC.)
  • K212BB (90.3 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • K201BJ (88.1 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOC., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Boles Acres:

  • K49FX (Channel 49; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K24CT (Channel 24; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: ACME TELEVISION LICENSES OF NEW MEXICO, LLC)
  • K28HB (Channel 28; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: ACME TELEVISION LICENSES OF NEW MEXICO, LLC)
  • KVBA-LP (Channel 63; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: VISION BROADCASTING NETWORK,INC)
  • K34CR (Channel 34; ALAMOGORDO, ETC., NM; Owner: KOAT HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K40BP (Channel 40; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: NPG OF TEXAS, L.P.)
  • K27HP (Channel 27; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • KAPT-LP (Channel 29; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN B/CING., INC.)
  • K31GJ (Channel 31; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • K42EY (Channel 42; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: REGENTS OF NEW MEXICO STATE UNIV.)
  • K65CG (Channel 65; ALAMOGORDO, ETC., NM; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K36CK (Channel 45; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: KDBC-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 7m23ftTotal length
  • $1,867,000Total costs
  • 16,100Total average daily traffic
  • 4,665Total average daily truck traffic
  • 19,450Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 32.066667 Lon: -106.166667, Call Sign: WQGU951
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.780 MHz, 159.870 MHz, 159.735 MHz, 159.810 MHz, 159.720 MHz, 159.690 MHz, 159.750 MHz, 159.705 MHz, 159.885 MHz, 159.570 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/23/2007, Expiration Date: 04/23/2017, Certifier: Tyler Harpster
    Registrant: Federal Licensing, Inc., 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 1
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