Buckhorn, New Mexico

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Population in 2010: 200.
Males: 151  (75.7%)
Females: 49  (24.3%)
Median resident age:

73.6 years
New Mexico median age:

37.7 years

Zip code: 88025

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,493
Buckhorn:

$40,493
NM:

$46,744

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,949

Buckhorn CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $130,957
Buckhorn:

$130,957
NM:

$171,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $79,819; mobile homes: $110,408

Median gross rent in 2017: $490.

March 2019 cost of living index in Buckhorn: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.1%
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  • Races in Buckhorn, NM (2010)
    • 17788.5%White alone
    • 168.0%Hispanic
    • 42.0%American Indian alone
    • 31.5%Two or more races

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



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Buckhorn, New Mexico as of September 21, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Buckhorn is 227 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (55.5%), Swedish (30.3%), Dutch (14.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4786 feet

21 residents are foreign born (9.6% Europe).

This place:

9.6%
New Mexico:

9.7%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Las Cruces, NM (123.5 miles , pop. 74,267).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tucson, AZ (140.8 miles , pop. 486,699).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (197.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Cliff, NM (2.8 miles ),
Gila, NM (3.0 miles ),
Pleasanton, NM (4.3 miles),
Tyrone, NM (4.6 miles ),
Glenwood, NM (4.7 miles),
Pinos Altos, NM (4.9 miles ),
Virden, NM (5.4 miles),
Trout Valley, NM (5.5 miles)

Latitude: 33.04 N, Longitude: 108.71 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 505

Distribution of median household income in Buckhorn, NM in 2017
Distribution of house value in Buckhorn, NM in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
New Mexico:

4.6%

Earthquake activity:

Buckhorn-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New Mexico state average. It is 225% 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 457.5 miles away from Buckhorn 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 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 405.0 miles away from Buckhorn center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
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 455.7 miles away from Buckhorn center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 410.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW) earthquake occurred 402.6 miles away from the city center
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 393.4 miles away from Buckhorn 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 Grant County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buckhorn:

  • Western New Mexico University (about 31 miles; Silver City, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,456)
  • Eastern Arizona College (about 63 miles; Thatcher, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,810)
  • New Mexico State University-Main Campus (about 126 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 14,497)
  • New Mexico State University-Dona Ana (about 126 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 5,640)
  • Cochise College (about 130 miles; Douglas, AZ; FT enrollment: 8,597)
  • Pima Community College (about 139 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 18,794)
  • Pima Medical Institute-Tucson (about 140 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,357)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Buckhorn: Buckhorn Weather Station (A), Gliff Gila Volunteer Fire Department Buck 1 Station 2 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Sacaton Creek (A), Buckhorn Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Average household size:
This place:

2.1 people
New Mexico:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

63.9%
Whole state:

65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.2%
Whole state:

8.2%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Buckhorn:

Marital status in Buckhorn, NM
  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 32.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 29.8%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

For population 25 years and over in Buckhorn:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
Educational Attainment in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.9
New Mexico average:

12.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Buckhorn, NM (based on Grant County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,58713
Evangelical Protestant2,53027
Other1,75713
Mainline Protestant8737
None14,767-
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: 4
Here:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Grant County:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Grant County:

4.72 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Grant County:

8.08 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Grant County:

7.3%
State:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

19.6%
New Mexico:

22.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.1%
New Mexico:

11.5%

4.93% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,482 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.93%
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 Dona Ana County, NM  0.44% ($42,457 average AGI)
from Pima County, AZ  0.38% ($53,525)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.26% ($36,185)


5.67% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,581 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
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 Dona Ana County, NM  0.67% ($33,486 average AGI)
to Pima County, AZ  0.43% ($44,578)
to Bernalillo County, NM  0.41% ($27,442)

Strongest AM radio stations in Buckhorn:

  • KNFT (950 AM; 5 kW; BAYARD, NM; Owner: RUNNELS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LLC, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KUAZ (1550 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KCUZ (1490 AM; 1 kW; CLIFTON, AZ; Owner: WICK COMMUNICATIONS CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Buckhorn:

  • K208BT (89.5 FM; SAFFORD, AZ; Owner: AZ BD OF REGENTS/UNIV. OF ARIZONA)
  • K204CE (88.7 FM; CLIFTON, AZ; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KJIK (100.7 FM; DUNCAN, AZ; Owner: WILLIAM S. KONOPNICKI)
  • KFMM (99.1 FM; THATCHER, AZ; Owner: WICK COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
  • KNFT-FM (102.9 FM; BAYARD, NM; Owner: RUNNELS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LLC, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • KNUW (95.3 FM; SANTA CLARA, NM; Owner: MEL-MIKE ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • K212EH (90.3 FM; SILVER CITY, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOC., INC.)
  • KWRQ (102.3 FM; CLIFTON, AZ; Owner: MCMURRAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXKQ (94.1 FM; SAFFORD, AZ; Owner: MCMURRAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KPSA-FM (97.9 FM; LORDSBURG, NM; Owner: RUNNELS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LLC, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • K204BU (88.7 FM; SILVER CITY, NM; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KSCQ (92.9 FM; SILVER CITY, NM; Owner: PAUL D. HUNTER)
  • KWCX-FM (104.9 FM; WILLCOX, AZ; Owner: LAKESHORE MEDIA, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Buckhorn:

  • K09IG (Channel 9; CLIFF, GILA, NM; Owner: CLIFF-GILA TV CLUB)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 7.0mTotal length
  • $300,000Total costs
  • 1,411Total average daily traffic
  • 170Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,087Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • TYRONE NM MINE, Intersection Of Continential Divide & Phelps Dodge Mine Road (Lat: 32.642778 Lon: -108.370556), Call Sign: WQDK514,
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.662 MHz, 460.762 MHz, 460.862 MHz, Grant Date: 07/24/2015, Expiration Date: 09/19/2025, Certifier: Michele A Hughes, Registrant: Arent Fox LLP, 1717 K Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 715-8479, Fax: (202) 857-6395, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • EP03XM310, 85 Chisholm Trl (Lat: 32.582306 Lon: -108.425250), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 23.2 m, Call Sign: WQVG977,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11095.0 MHz, 11135.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11135.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11135.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11135.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11135.0 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 02/10/2015, Expiration Date: 02/10/2025, Cancellation Date: 08/16/2016, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • EP03XM310, 85 Chisholm Trl (Lat: 32.582306 Lon: -108.425250), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WRCV600,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11095.0 MHz, 11135.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11135.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11135.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11135.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11135.0 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 02/07/2019, Expiration Date: 02/07/2029, Certifier: Kyle Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • EP03XM310, 85 Chisholm Trl (Lat: 32.582306 Lon: -108.425250), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WRDA823,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz... (+8 more), Grant Date: 03/14/2019, Expiration Date: 03/14/2029, Certifier: Kyle Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • BUCKHORN, 1.25 Mi Nw (Lat: 33.044778 Lon: -108.721444), Type: Pole, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WHO820,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, Grant Date: 02/01/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Registrant: Western New Mexico Telephone Company, Inc., Silver City, NM 88062, Phone: (575) 388-2546, Fax: (575) 535-2241, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N1LEN, Previous Call Sign: K7LCB, Licensee ID: L01046391, Grant Date: 02/07/2012, Expiration Date: 02/07/2022, Certifier: Len C Bunts, Registrant: Len C Bunts, Po Box 98, Buckhorn, NM 88025

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Buckhorn, NM
  • 39.0%Electricity
  • 31.0%Wood
  • 21.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.0%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Buckhorn, NM
  • 100.0%Electricity


Buckhorn compared to New Mexico state average:

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