Canada de los Alamos, New Mexico

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Population in 2010: 434. Population change since 2000: +21.2%
Males: 245  (56.7%)
Females: 189  (43.3%)
Median resident age:  44.7 years
New Mexico median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 87505.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,235 (it was $44,231 in 2000)
Canada de los Alamos:

$41,235
NM:

$42,558
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,842 (it was $25,707 in 2000)

Canada de los Alamos CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $270,856 (it was $160,300 in 2000)
Canada de los Alamos:

$270,856
NM:

$157,500
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $683,220; Detached houses: $790,818; Mobile homes: $374,460
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Canada de los Alamos races chart
  • White alone - 224 (51.6%)
  • Hispanic - 182 (41.9%)
  • Two or more races - 14 (3.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 7 (1.6%)

Races in Canada de los Alamos detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Canada de los Alamos: 92.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (17.3%), German (13.8%), United States (3.7%), Dutch (3.1%), Portuguese (3.1%), Scottish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 7555 feet

Land area: 2.80 square miles.

Population density: 155 people per square mile   (very low).

Canada de los Alamos,NM real estate house value index trend

Canada de los Alamos, New Mexico map

For population 25 years and over in Canada de los Alamos:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 56.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 25.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Canada de los Alamos CDP:

  • Never married: 29.3%
  • Now married: 47.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.2%
  • Divorced: 21.0%

9 residents are foreign born (2.0% Europe).

This place:  2.0%
New Mexico:  9.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,806 (0.7%)

Canada de los Alamos satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Fe, NM (8.2 miles , pop. 62,203).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (53.7 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (381.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Eldorado at Santa Fe, NM (2.3 miles ), Glorieta, NM (2.4 miles ), Lamy, NM (2.6 miles) , Santa Fe, NM (2.9 miles ), Agua Fria, NM (3.2 miles ), Pecos, NM (3.2 miles ), East Pecos, NM (3.3 miles ), Tesuque, NM (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 35.59 N, Longitude: 105.86 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 505

Canada de los Alamos household income distribution Canada de los Alamos home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.8%
New Mexico:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (26%)
  • Wholesale trade (25%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Retail trade (32%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Work and jobs in Canada de los Alamos: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Canada de los Alamos, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Canada de los Alamos, New Mexico average temperatures Canada de los Alamos, New Mexico average precipitation Canada de los Alamos, New Mexico humidity Canada de los Alamos, New Mexico wind speed Canada de los Alamos, New Mexico snowfall Canada de los Alamos, New Mexico sunshine Canada de los Alamos, New Mexico clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Canada de los Alamos-area historical earthquake activity is near New Mexico state average. It is 131% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 110.5 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 96.8 miles away from Canada de los Alamos 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 613.0 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 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 115.7 miles away from the city center
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 603.2 miles away from Canada de los Alamos center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 584.5 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Santa Fe County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Canada de los Alamos:

  • PROFESSIONAL HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; SANTA FE, NM)
  • VISITING NURSE SERVICE INC HOSPICE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; SANTA FE, NM)
  • SANTA FE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SANTA FE, NM)
  • SANTA FE DIALYSIS (FMC) (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; SANTA FE, NM)
  • CASA REAL (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SANTA FE, NM)
  • STAFF BUILDERS SERVICES INC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; SANTA FE, NM)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF NEW MEXICO (Hospital, about 9 miles away; SANTA FE, NM)

Amtrak stations near Canada de los Alamos:

  • 8 miles: LAMY (COUNTY RD. 33) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 8 miles: SANTA FE () - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Canada de los Alamos:

  • Santa Fe Community College (about 9 miles; Santa Fe, NM; Full-time enrollment: 3,047)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 36 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,931)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 50 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 56 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 56 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,398)
  • Adams State University (about 131 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • San Juan College (about 153 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 5,112)

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Santa Fe County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 61.9. This is about average.

City:

61.9
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.330. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.330
U.S.:

0.303

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 39.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

39.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.38. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.38
U.S.:

20.22

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 4.76. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.76
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 33.7%
(18.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  55.4%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  11.4%
Whole state:  8.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.5% of all households

Canada de los Alamos compared to New Mexico state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Canada de los Alamos travel time to work - commute Canada de los Alamos mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (40%)
  • Utility gas (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)
  • Solar energy (13%)
  • Electricity (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Canada de los Alamos CDP (based on Santa Fe County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.48%
Here: 49.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionJewishUnited Methodist ChurchLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents79.2%4.5%2.7%2.4%2.1%
Congregations26.1%10.9%3.3%3.3%3.3%
NameEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents1.7%1.1%1.0%0.7%4.6%
Congregations3.3%2.2%5.4%2.2%40.2%
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: 22
Santa Fe County:

1.55 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Santa Fe County:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 164
Here:

11.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.0%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Santa Fe County:

12.7%
New Mexico:

22.1%

6.34% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($55,495 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.34%
New Mexico average:

6.50%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($631 average AGI)
Santa Fe County:

0.05%
New Mexico average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.91% ($34,628 average AGI)
from Rio Arriba County, NM  0.34% ($34,053)
from Sandoval County, NM  0.22% ($36,943)


6.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,451 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.23%
New Mexico average:

6.43%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($403 average AGI)
Santa Fe County:

0.06%
New Mexico average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bernalillo County, NM  1.23% ($34,586 average AGI)
to Sandoval County, NM  0.34% ($39,652)
to Rio Arriba County, NM  0.30% ($27,329)

Strongest AM radio stations in Canada de los Alamos:

  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSWV (810 AM; 5 kW; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: LA VOZ BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KTRC (1260 AM; 5 kW; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KVSF (1400 AM; 1 kW; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KNMX (540 AM; 5 kW; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: SANGRE DE CRISTO B/DCASTING CO, INC)
  • KDCE (950 AM; 4 kW; ESPANOLA, NM; Owner: RICHARD L. GARCIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKIM (1000 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KXKS (1190 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KANM (1600 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: ARAGON BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.L.C.)
  • KNML (610 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KDEF (1150 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: RAMH CORPORATION)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Canada de los Alamos:

  • KTZO (103.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLYT (88.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KRST (92.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KUNM (89.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS UNIV. OF NEW MEXICO)
  • KANW (89.1 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: BD. OF EDUC. CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE, NM)
  • KKOB-FM (93.3 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.)
  • KFLQ (91.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • K265CA (100.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K213BT (90.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KBOM (94.7 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KSFR (90.7 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: SANTA FE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KZNM (106.7 FM; LOS ALAMOS, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KSFQ (101.1 FM; WHITE ROCK, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTAO (101.9 FM; TAOS, NM; Owner: TAOS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KRZY-FM (105.9 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Canada de los Alamos:

  • KWBQ (Channel 19; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF NEW MEXICO, LLC)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$185,8003$303,547
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$134,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$358,990
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$185,160
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0108.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 1999
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$90,250
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0108.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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