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Population in 2012: 1,470 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.9%
 

Males: 690  (47.0%)
Females: 780  (53.0%)

Median resident age:  48.5 years
New Mexico median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 88316.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,357 (it was $27,188 in 2000)
Capitan:

$37,357
NM:

$42,558
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,323

Capitan village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $115,760 (it was $68,300 in 2000)
Capitan:

$115,760
NM:

$157,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $127,624; Detached houses: $168,083; Mobile homes: $99,953; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $7,648

Median gross rent in 2012: $546.

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  • White alone - 1,077 (72.3%)
  • Hispanic - 369 (24.8%)
  • Two or more races - 20 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 12 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 7 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.3%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Capitan: 87.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (13.7%), German (13.2%), Irish (10.0%), Scottish (5.5%), United States (5.5%), Polish (4.4%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6351 feet

Land area: 3.20 square miles.

Population density: 459 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Capitan:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Capitan village:

  • Never married: 18.2%
  • Now married: 61.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

50 residents are foreign born

This village:  3.2%
New Mexico:  9.3%



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Capitan, New Mexico as of October 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Capitan to the number of sex offenders is 735 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $509 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $588 (0.5%)

Capitan satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Las Cruces, NM (109.0 miles , pop. 74,267).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (123.2 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (374.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Nogal, NM (2.7 miles) , Ruidoso Downs, NM (3.8 miles ), Ruidoso, NM (3.8 miles ), Carrizozo, NM (4.3 miles ), Hondo, NM (5.2 miles) , Mescalero, NM (5.4 miles ), Luna, NM (5.5 miles) , Bent, NM (5.6 miles) .

Latitude: 33.54 N, Longitude: 105.58 W

Area code: 505

Capitan household income distribution Capitan home values distribution

Crime rates in Capitan (2012):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 assault (67.2 per 100,000)
  • 6 burglaries (403.5 per 100,000)
  • 6 thefts (403.5 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 55.6 (higher means more crime, US average = 257.0)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 4 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
New Mexico average:

2.22

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.7%
New Mexico:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +603 (+71.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (26%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (17%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Construction laborers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Capitan-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New Mexico state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 97.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/8/1990 at 10:46:53, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MD, Depth: 3.8 mi) earthquake occurred 96.2 miles away from Capitan center
On 12/19/2005 at 20:27:40, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/4/1998 at 08:05:31, a magnitude 4.0 (3.6 MB, 4.0 ML, 3.8 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/27/1990 at 13:23:22, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 64.4 miles away from Capitan center
On 3/14/1999 at 22:43:17, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MD, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 86.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lincoln County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Fires: 6, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Snow: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Capitan:

  • RUIDOSO HOME CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; RUIDOSO, NM)
  • RUIDOSO HOM CARE AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 15 miles away; ALTO CREST, NM)
  • LINCOLN COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 16 miles away; RUIDOSO, NM)

Political contributions by individuals in Capitan, NM

Airports located in Capitan:


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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Capitan:

  • New Mexico State University-Main Campus (about 110 miles; Las Cruces, NM; Full-time enrollment: 14,681)
  • New Mexico State University-Dona Ana (about 111 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 122 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 8,765)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 123 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,438)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 128 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 5,120)
  • El Paso Community College (about 133 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 10,943)
  • The University of Texas at El Paso (about 134 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 12,687)

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Public elementary/middle schools in Capitan:

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Library in Capitan:

  • CAPITAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $64,846; Location: 101 E. 2ND STREET; 9,428 books; 473 audio materials; 924 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 16 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Capitan: Capitan Forest Service Facility (A), Los Patos Ruins (B), Capitan Weather Station (C), Capitan Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (D), Capitan Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (E), Lincoln County Emergency Medical Services Capitan Station (F), Capitian Depot Historic Site (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Capitan include: Trinity Southern Baptist Church (A), United Methodist Church Parish (B), Capitan Four Square Church (C), Christ Community Fellowship Church (D), Sacred Heart Catholic Church (E), Church of Christ (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Oso Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Capitan: Capitan Historical Marker (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Capitan Chamber of Commerce (433 West Smokey Bear Boulevard).

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.2. This is about average.
City:

30.2
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.251. This is better than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.251
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.898. This is significantly better than average. There were 56 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.898
U.S.:

2.433
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.14. This is significantly better than average. There were 61 monitors within city limits.
City:

3.14
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 35.5. This is worse than average. There were 42 monitors within city limits.
City:

35.5
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.0. This is better than average. There were 54 monitors within city limits.
City:

16.0
U.S.:

22.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Capitan and their reported violations in the past:

BONITA PARK NAZARENE CONFERENCE CENTER (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • CAPITAN WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 2300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.0%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Black residents, 8.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 31.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  65.9%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.1%
Whole state:  8.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Capitan, NM

Capitan compared to New Mexico state average:

Capitan, New Mexico environmental map by EPA

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


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Banks with branches in Capitan (2011 data):

  • Washington Federal: Smokey Bear Branch at 100 Smokey Bear, branch established on 2003/07/01. Info updated 2011/12/19: Bank assets: $13,653.0 mil, Deposits: $8,905.8 mil, headquarters in Seattle, WA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 174 total offices

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Capitan travel time to work - commute


Capitan mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (54%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17%)
  • Wood (16%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Other fuel (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Capitan village (based on Lincoln County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.17%
Here46.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)United Methodist ChurchLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents48.6%17.1%7.4%6.2%4.5%
Congregations24.3%18.9%2.7%8.1%5.4%
NameChurches of ChristEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of the NazareneOther
Adherents3.9%3.7%2.8%1.6%4.4%
Congregations8.1%2.7%10.8%2.7%16.2%
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: 4
Lincoln County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Lincoln County:

6.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 36
Here:

17.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.2%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

17.4%
New Mexico:

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

13.8%
State:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$6,748$26,9920$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$3,503
Judicial and Legal 1$1,636$19,6320$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$6,436$38,6160$0
Police - Other 1$2,092$25,1040$0
Sewerage 1$3,503$42,0360$0
Water Supply 2$6,996$41,9761$1,346
Other and Unallocable 0$0 4$801
Totals for Government 10$27,411$32,89311$5,650

Capitan government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $440,000 ($299.32)
    Sewerage: $254,000 ($172.79)
    Financial Administration: $214,000 ($145.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $209,000 ($142.18)
    Regular Highways: $168,000 ($114.29)
    Police Protection: $140,000 ($95.24)
    Water Utilities: $140,000 ($95.24)
    Fire Protection: $64,000 ($43.54)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($2.04)
    Corrections - Other: $1,000 ($0.68)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $251,000 ($170.75)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.68)

Capitan government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $214,000 ($145.58)
    All Other: $101,000 ($68.71)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $428,000 ($291.16)
    Interest Earnings: $18,000 ($12.24)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $414,000 ($281.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $186,000 ($126.53)
    All Other: $181,000 ($123.13)
    Highways: $49,000 ($33.33)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $150,000 ($102.04)
    Public Utilities: $21,000 ($14.29)
    Property: $16,000 ($10.88)
    NEC: $9,000 ($6.12)
    Motor Vehicle License: $8,000 ($5.44)

Capitan government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $23,000 ($15.65)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $22,000 ($14.97)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $1,000 ($0.68)

Capitan government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $603,000 ($410.20)

10.69% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,502 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.69%
New Mexico average:

7.94%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Otero County, NM  1.01% ($38,690 average AGI)
from Chaves County, NM  0.87% ($34,738)
from El Paso County, TX  0.61% ($40,744)


9.52% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,436 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.52%
New Mexico average:

7.42%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Dona Ana County, NM  0.87% ($27,850 average AGI)
to Otero County, NM  0.85% ($25,271)
to Bernalillo County, NM  0.49% ($24,735)

Strongest AM radio stations in Capitan:

  • KBUY (1360 AM; 5 kW; RUIDOSO, NM; Owner: WALTON STATIONS-NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KRUI (1490 AM; 1 kW; RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM; Owner: M.T.D., INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KBIM (910 AM; 5 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCRX (1430 AM; 5 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: ROSENDO CASAREZ, JR.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KTSM (690 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KAMA (750 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))

Strongest FM radio stations in Capitan:

  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • KRSY-FM (92.7 FM; LA LUZ, NM; Owner: RUNNELS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LLC, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • KNMZ (103.7 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: RUNNELS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LLC, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • K220EL (91.9 FM; SOCORRO, NM; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO)
  • KWES (93.5 FM; RUIDOSO, NM; Owner: WALTON STATIONS-NEW MEXICO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Capitan:

  • K55AC (Channel 55; CAPITAN, RUIDOSO, NM; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • K58AH (Channel 58; RUIDOSO, ETC., NM; Owner: KOAT HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K30GM (Channel 30; CAPITAN/RUIDOSO, NM; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • KGDR-LP (Channel 47; RUIDOSO, NM; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN B/CING., INC.)

Capitan fatal accident list:

Oct 3, 1997 08:15 PM, Lincoln, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
May 9, 1981 87:99 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 10, 1980 10:00 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 2


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total costs: $379,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,431
Total average daily truck traffic: 758
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 2,912

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Capitan)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Capitan, NM)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • STATION, Capitan Peak (Lat: 33.612000 Lon: -105.358306), Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WNTQ546, Licensee ID: L00003484
    Assigned Frequencies: 955.550 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/03/1997, Expiration Date: 12/24/2007, Cancellation Date: 03/12/2003, Certifier: Jeff Haskins
    Registrant: Nextel License Holdings 4, Inc, 2001 Edmund Halley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4035, Email:
  • STATION, Mount Capitan (Lat: 33.612000 Lon: -105.357472), Overall height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WNEG970
    Assigned Frequencies: 953.550 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/08/2000, Expiration Date: 09/21/2010, Cancellation Date: 11/27/2010, Certifier: Bill W Keck
    Registrant: Key Communications, Roswell, NM 88202, Phone: (505) 622-9944
  • CAPITAN CLIN, 330 Smokey Bear Blvd (Lat: 33.541917 Lon: -105.572417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WQPF815
    Assigned Frequencies: 23085.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/04/2012, Expiration Date: 05/04/2022, Certifier: Chris Harris
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • CCI CAPITAN, 0.5mi E Of Capitan (Lat: 33.543500 Lon: -105.550583), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 56.4 m, Call Sign: WQPF816
    Assigned Frequencies: 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 21885.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/04/2012, Expiration Date: 05/04/2022, Certifier: Chris Harris
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • CAPITAN 2, 19.6 Mi Ene Of Capitan (Lat: 33.627611 Lon: -105.238111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15.3 m, Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WHS632
    Assigned Frequencies: 2073.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/03/1986, Expiration Date: 10/01/2014
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 2099 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Suite #100, Washington, DC 20006-6801, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • CAPITAN, 19.6 Mi Ene Of Capitan (Lat: 33.627611 Lon: -105.238111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15.3 m, Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WHY315
    Assigned Frequencies: 2097.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/03/1986
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 2099 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Suite #100, Washington, DC 20006-6801, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: N5WPM, Licensee ID: L00377216
    Grant Date: 07/13/2011, Expiration Date: 10/08/2021, Certifier: Linas V Hall Jr
    Registrant: Linas V Hall Jr, Capitan, NM 88316
  • Call Sign: KD5NQV, Licensee ID: L00335729
    Grant Date: 03/14/2001, Expiration Date: 03/14/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/15/2013, Certifier: O Helene Kobelnyk
    Registrant: O Helene Kobelnyk, Capitan, NM 88316
  • Call Sign: KG6GSL, Licensee ID: L00363284
    Grant Date: 06/01/2001, Expiration Date: 06/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/20/2007, Certifier: Tim L Bertrand
    Registrant: Tim L Bertrand, Capitan, NM 88316
  • Call Sign: KD5PZX, Licensee ID: L00408709
    Grant Date: 10/25/2011, Expiration Date: 10/25/2021, Certifier: Gary W Poindexter
    Registrant: Gary W Poindexter Mr., 8641 Hwy 380, Capitan, NM 88316
  • Call Sign: KD5TKL, Licensee ID: L00552836
    Grant Date: 06/08/2012, Expiration Date: 07/31/2022, Certifier: Robert R Koenig
    Registrant: Robert R Koenig, Hc71 Box 1005a 117 Pinon Lane, Capitan, NM 88316
  • Call Sign: WK7ED, Previous Call Sign: KA6OMG, Licensee ID: L00192880
    Grant Date: 10/26/2012, Expiration Date: 01/07/2023, Certifier: Edward C Meyer
    Registrant: Edward C Meyer, 108 W. Grandview, Capitan, NM 88316

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: BEECH A36 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550 SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1548Y , Serial Number: E-2483, Year manufactured: 1989, Airworthiness Date: 04/05/1989
    Registrant (Individual): R A Canning, Po Box 727, Capitan, NM 88316
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8125X , Serial Number: 17248625, Year manufactured: 1961
    Registrant (Individual): David N Rouleau, Po Box 128, Capitan, NM 88316
  • Aircraft: ENSTROM F-28F (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING HIO-360 SER (205 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8618A , Serial Number: 703, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 07/05/1981
    Registrant (Corporation): O-O Ranch Inc, Box 195, Capitan, NM 88316
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 876S , Serial Number: 34356, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 05/07/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Floyd H Goodloe, Po Box 608, Capitan, NM 88316
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9980A , Serial Number: 19340, Year manufactured: 1950, Airworthiness Date: 03/14/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Robert L York, Box 805, Capitan, NM 88316
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA46-500TP (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W PT6A SER (750 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 999RW , Serial Number: 4697037, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 02/14/2001
    Registrant (Corporation): Federal Investors Servicing Corp, Hc 71 Box 1006, Capitan, NM 88316


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9
  • Hazardous Condition: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Capitan


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Most common first names in Capitan, NM among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert1274.1 years
Mary1176.9 years
William1077.0 years
Jack776.4 years
Charles668.0 years
Thomas673.0 years
John581.4 years
Frances588.8 years
Helen575.8 years
James467.8 years
Most common last names in Capitan, NM among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones882.3 years
Williams880.1 years
Miller775.4 years
Chavez680.3 years
Trujillo673.2 years
Griego571.6 years
Stephens476.7 years
Davis356.3 years
Forrester381.9 years
Hall389.4 years

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