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San Juan County

Population in July 2007: 5,177.
Males: 2,594  (50.1%)
Females: 2,583  (49.9%)

Median resident age:  23.6 years
New Mexico median age:  34.6 years

Estimated median household income in 2011: $36,728 (it was $23,972 in 2000)
Burnham:

$36,728
New Mexico:

$41,963
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $10,476

Burnham CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $69,402 (it was $34,300 in 2000)
Burnham:

$69,402
New Mexico:

$159,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $89,624; Detached houses: $82,835; Townhouses or other attached units: $82,327; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $50,663; Mobile homes: $100,398

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Burnham races chart
  • American Indian alone - 4,666 (96.6%)
  • Hispanic - 71 (1.5%)
  • Two or more races - 51 (1.1%)
  • White alone - 37 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.02%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.02%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Burnham: 123.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 623.1 square miles.

Population density: 8.3 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Burnham:

  • High school or higher: 56.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.8%
  • Unemployed: 20.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Burnham CCD:

  • Never married: 44.4%
  • Now married: 41.7%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

0 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.0%
New Mexico:  9.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Burnham CCD:  0.7% ($251)
New Mexico:  0.7% ($699)
Burnham satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rio Rancho, NM (130.6 miles , pop. 51,765).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (141.5 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (295.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Ojo Amarillo, NM (3.1 miles ), Napi HQ, NM (3.4 miles ), Nenahnezad, NM (3.5 miles ), Upper Fruitland, NM (3.5 miles ), Kirtland, NM (3.6 miles ), Farmington, NM (4.2 miles ), Huerfano, NM (4.5 miles) , Shiprock, NM (4.8 miles ).

Latitude: 36.56 N, Longitude: 108.39 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 505

Burnham household income distribution Burnham home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
New Mexico:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (28%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (11%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Repair and maintenance (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (12%)
  • Construction laborers (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (11%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)

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

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Earthquake activity:

Burnham-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below New Mexico state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/6/2008 at 20:09:59, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 ML, Depth: 6.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 81.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in San Juan County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals/medical centers near Burnham:

  • SAN JUAN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 13 miles away; FARMINGTON, NM)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Burnham:

  • San Juan College (about 20 miles; Farmington, NM; Full-time enrollment: 3,028)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 58 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,463)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 139 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 5,120)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 142 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,438)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 143 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 8,765)
  • Adams State College (about 153 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,076)
  • Western State College of Colorado (about 160 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,025)

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Notable locations in Burnham: Four Corners Powerplant (A), Burnham Trading Post (B), Nenahnezad Chapter House (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Burnham: Saint Michael Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Morgan Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: De-na-zin Wash (A), Rio Chusca (B), Coal Creek (C), Pinabete Arroyo (D), Sheep Springs Wash (E), Teec-ni-di-tso Wash (F), Chinde Wash (G), Coyote Wash (H), Hunter Wash (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 26.4. This is better than average.
City:

26.4
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.308. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.308
U.S.:

0.640
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.359. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.359
U.S.:

2.433
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.76. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.76
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

30.7
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.2
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 4.44. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.44
U.S.:

9.59


Average household size:
This place:  3.9 people
New Mexico:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  64.5%
Whole state:  68.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.9%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

37.6%
Whole state:

18.4%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

10.7%
Whole state:

7.8%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Burnham, NM

Burnham compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (48%)
  • Wood (19%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Utility gas (9%)
  • Other fuel (6%)
  • Coal or coke (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Burnham (based on San Juan County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.27%
Here40.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents29.5%21.7%21.3%7.2%4.2%
Congregations8.0%15.3%13.9%5.8%8.0%
NameChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents3.1%1.9%1.4%1.3%8.3%
Congregations8.8%2.2%3.6%3.6%30.7%
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: 10
This county:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
San Juan County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

5.73 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 62
San Juan County:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.3%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.4%
New Mexico:

22.1%

7.64% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,027 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.64%
New Mexico average:

7.94%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($940 average AGI)
San Juan County:

0.07%
New Mexico average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from McKinley County, NM  1.55% ($22,080 average AGI)
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.50% ($29,241)
from Apache County, AZ  0.49% ($24,600)


8.38% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,627 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.38%
New Mexico average:

7.42%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($134 average AGI)
San Juan County:

0.05%
New Mexico average:

0.14%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to McKinley County, NM  1.71% ($21,497 average AGI)
to Apache County, AZ  0.69% ($27,027)
to Bernalillo County, NM  0.68% ($28,983)

Strongest AM radio stations in Burnham:

  • 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.)
  • KRZE (1280 AM; 5 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: J. THOMAS DEVELOPMENT OF NM, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KIUP (930 AM; 5 kW; DURANGO, CO; Owner: FOUR CORNERS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KLLV (550 AM; daytime; 2 kW; BREEN, CO; Owner: DAYSTAR RADIO, LTD.)
  • KCQL (1340 AM; 1 kW; AZTEC, NM; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KGAK (1330 AM; 5 kW; GALLUP, NM; Owner: KRJG, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Burnham:

  • KNMI (88.9 FM; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: NAVAJO MISSIONS, INC.)
  • K287AC (105.3 FM; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: KUTE, INC.)
  • KISZ-FM1 (97.9 FM; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • K230AF (93.9 FM; KIRTLAND, NM; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRTZ (98.7 FM; CORTEZ, CO; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO., LLC)
  • KWYK-FM (94.9 FM; AZTEC, NM; Owner: BASIN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K289AD (105.7 FM; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: PROCLAIMING CHRIST'S LOVE MINISTRIES)
  • KRWN (92.9 FM; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • KPCL (95.7 FM; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: VOICE MINISTRIES OF FARMINGTON)
  • KSJE (90.9 FM; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: SAN JUAN COLLEGE)
  • KDAG (96.9 FM; FARMINGTON, 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.)
  • KKFG (104.5 FM; BLOOMFIELD, NM; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTGW (91.7 FM; FRUITLAND, NM; Owner: NATIVE AMERICAN CHRISTIAN VOICE, INC)
  • KAZX (102.9 FM; KIRTLAND, NM; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTRA-FM (102.1 FM; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K257DQ (99.3 FM; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: BEN F. STINSON III)
  • K220EM (91.9 FM; DZILTH-NA-O-DITH-HLE, NM; Owner: THE REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF N.M.)

TV broadcast stations around Burnham:

  • K08HQ (Channel 8; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • K23BT (Channel 23; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: ACME TELEVISION LICENSES OF NEW MEXICO, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KOBF (Channel 12; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Renee Chappell, 15 Mi E. Of Hwy 191 And 1500 Ft S Of Bia Rd. 5 (Lat: 36.331778 Lon: -108.441528), Type: 58.0, Overall height: 58 m
    Registrant: 9285370690, Rchappell@cellularoneaz.Com, 1500 S. WHITE MTN. RD.
  • Renee Chappell, 15 Mi E. Of Hwy 191 And 1500 Ft S Of Bia Rd. 5 (Lat: 36.331778 Lon: -108.441528), Type: 58.0, Overall height: 58 m
    Registrant: 9285370690, Rchappell@cellularoneaz.Com, 1500 S. WHITE MTN. RD.

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • BURNHAM, Burnham, Nm. Zip Code: 87325 (Lat: 36.335056 Lon: -108.432611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQLJ559
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/12/2010, Expiration Date: 02/12/2020, Certifier: Melissa Covington
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8678, Fax: (703) 584-8694, Email:


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