Caballo, New Mexico

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Population in 2010: 112.
Males: (8.9%)
Females: 103  (91.1%)
Median resident age:

75.1 years
New Mexico median age:

38.6 years

Zip code: 87931

Estimated median household income in 2019: $31,065
Caballo:

$31,065
NM:

$51,945

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,454

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $123,907
Caballo:

$123,907
NM:

$180,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $201,437; detached houses: $175,295; mobile homes: $302,240; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $11,412
March 2019 cost of living index in Caballo: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%
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  • Races in Caballo, NM (2019)
    • 4088.9%White alone
    • 48.9%Hispanic



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Caballo, New Mexico as of April 22, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Caballo is 16 to 1.


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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4248 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Las Cruces, NM (55.3 miles , pop. 74,267).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (96.9 miles , pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (278.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Oasis, NM (1.9 miles),
Las Palomas, NM (2.5 miles),
Arrey, NM (3.0 miles ),
Williamsburg, NM (3.1 miles ),
Truth or Consequences, NM (3.4 miles ),
Garfield, NM (3.9 miles),
Hillsboro, NM (3.9 miles),
Elephant Butte, NM (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 32.98 N, Longitude: 107.31 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 505

Distribution of median household income in Caballo, NM in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.5%
New Mexico:

7.3%

Earthquake activity:

Caballo-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 636% 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 537.9 miles away from Caballo 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 6/29/2014 at 04:59:35, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 4.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 111.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 486.3 miles away from Caballo 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 535.5 miles away from Caballo center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 491.6 miles away from Caballo 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 483.9 miles away from the city 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 Sierra County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Fires: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Caballo:

  • NEW MEXICO STATE VETERANS HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCE, NM)
  • SIERRA HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; T OR C, NM)
  • SIERRA HOMECARE AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; T OR C, NM)

Amtrak station near Caballo:

  • 12 miles: TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES (TRUTH OR CONSEQNCES, 800 N. HWY. 51) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Caballo:

  • New Mexico State University-Main Campus (about 58 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)
  • Western New Mexico University (about 59 miles; Silver City, NM; FT enrollment: 2,456)
  • The University of Texas at El Paso (about 96 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 18,008)
  • Vista College (about 98 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 3,453)
  • El Paso Community College (about 100 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 19,576)
  • Eastern Arizona College (about 143 miles; Thatcher, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,810)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Caballo: LA 1119 (A), Caballo Weather Station (B), Caballo Fire Rescue (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Caballo: Caballo Community Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Sierra County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

  • CABALLO LAKE MDWA (Population served: 47, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.0 people
New Mexico:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

67.9%
Whole state:

65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.6%
Whole state:

8.2%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Caballo:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 100.0%

For population 25 years and over in Caballo:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 91.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

2.0
New Mexico average:

12.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Caballo, NM (based on Sierra County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,59816
Catholic1,02111
Other4514
Mainline Protestant1993
None8,719-
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: 2
Sierra County:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Sierra County:

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
This county:

10.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
State:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Sierra County:

21.2%
New Mexico:

22.1%

7.69% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,589 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.69%
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  1.05% ($36,952 average AGI)
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.82% ($32,273)


6.29% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($32,092 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
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  1.29% ($21,196 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Caballo:

  • KCHS (1400 AM; 1 kW; TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCE, NM; Owner: GPK MEDIA LLC)
  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KSNM (570 AM; 5 kW; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: SUNRISE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KNFT (950 AM; 5 kW; BAYARD, NM; Owner: RUNNELS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LLC, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • 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.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KAMA (750 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KXPL (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: K-FINA RESULTS, INC.)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KBNA (920 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))

Strongest FM radio stations in Caballo:

  • K216CK (91.1 FM; TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCE, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOC., INC.)
  • KKVS (98.7 FM; TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCE, NM; Owner: RICHARDSON COMMERCIAL CORPORATION)
  • KROL (99.5 FM; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: RIO GRANDE CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CO)
  • KVLC (101.1 FM; HATCH, NM; Owner: RADIO PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • K220AN (91.9 FM; TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCE, NM; Owner: REGENTS OF NEW MEXICO STATE UNIV)

TV broadcast stations around Caballo:

  • K31DR (Channel 31; CABALLO, NM; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • K67BG (Channel 67; CABALLO, NM; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K49CZ (Channel 49; CABALLO, NM; Owner: KOAT HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)

Caballo fatal accident list:

Oct 24, 2017 06:41 PM, Sr-187, Lat: 32.988539, Lon: -107.305128, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 2, 2009 11:40 AM, Sr-152, Lat: 32.945950, Lon: -107.495556, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 26, 2009 11:55 AM, I-25, Lat: 32.898831, Lon: -107.314625, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 62ft / 18.7mTotal length
  • $277,000Total costs
  • 41,583Total average daily traffic
  • 14,098Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Caballo)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • L1 Mobiles, Lat: 32.968000 Lon: -107.227167, Call Sign: WPDA664,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.560 MHz, 161.535 MHz, Grant Date: 06/18/2013, Expiration Date: 08/26/2023, Certifier: Robert C Leedham, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4015, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Lat: 32.900000 Lon: -106.983333, Call Sign: WXA852,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.525 MHz, 456.100 MHz, 456.425 MHz, Grant Date: 03/09/2012, Expiration Date: 03/19/2022, Registrant: Utility Telecom Consulting Group, Inc., 1554 St. Paul Street, Denver, CO 80233, Phone: (303) 840-1041, Email:
  • Atop Caballo Peak (Lat: 32.967944 Lon: -107.227278), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 30.4 m, Overall height: 36.5 m, Call Sign: WRCI900,
    Assigned Frequencies: 170.225 MHz, Grant Date: 10/16/2018, Expiration Date: 10/16/2028, Certifier: Kenneth Gutierrez, Registrant: Dona Ana County, 745 N. Motel Blvd., Las Cruces, NM 88007, Phone: (575) 525-5912, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

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:

4
  • Call Sign: W5CHN, Licensee ID: L00212824, Grant Date: 02/29/2000, Expiration Date: 05/15/2010, Cancellation Date: 05/16/2012, Registrant: Hubert M Caraway, Caballo, NM 87931
  • Call Sign: KE5ZEC, Licensee ID: L01465037, Grant Date: 11/20/2018, Expiration Date: 02/12/2029, Certifier: James L Moffat, Registrant: James L Moffat, 12199 Highway 152, Caballo, NM 87931
  • Call Sign: KF5PVL, Licensee ID: L01706845, Grant Date: 04/30/2012, Expiration Date: 04/30/2022, Certifier: David Kunz, Registrant: David Kunz, Caballo, NM 87931
  • Call Sign: KF5WME, Licensee ID: L01801857, Grant Date: 07/17/2013, Expiration Date: 07/17/2023, Certifier: Janet C Kunz, Registrant: Janet C Kunz, Hc 31 Box 96b, Caballo, NM 87931

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: NORTH WING UUM INC SPORT X2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582SER (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 431BN , Serial Number: E7020, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 02/09/2011, Certificate Issue Date: 07/05/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Joe R Ellis, Po Box 106, Caballo, NM 87931

2006 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2006 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 9. The highest number of fires - 25 took place in 2014, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Caballo, NM When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (50.5%), and Structure Fires (24.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Caballo, NM
    • 5650.5%Outside Fires
    • 2724.3%Structure Fires
    • 1917.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 98.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Caballo, NM
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Caballo, NM
  • 91.1%Electricity
  • 8.9%Utility gas


Caballo compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median household income below 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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