Casa Colorada, New Mexico

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Population in 2010: 272. Population change since 2000: +385.7%
Males: 124  (45.7%)
Females: 148  (54.3%)
Median resident age:  46.5 years
New Mexico median age:  37.7 years

Zip code: 87002

Estimated median household income in 2016: $37,827 (it was $16,750 in 2000)
Casa Colorada:

$37,827
NM:

$46,748

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $19,655 (it was $7,059 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $68,663 (it was $89,200 in 2000)
Casa Colorada:

$68,663
NM:

$167,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $85,400; Detached houses: $167,531; Mobile homes: $61,585
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  • Races in Casa Colorada, NM (2010)

    Casa Colorada races chart
    • 19371.0%Hispanic
    • 7728.3%White alone
    • 20.7%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Casa Colorada: 86.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (44.4%), English (9.3%), French (5.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4797 feet

Land area: 0.34 square miles.

Population density: 799 people per square mile   (low).

Casa Colorada, New Mexico map

For population 25 years and over in Casa Colorada:

  • High school or higher: 64.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 35.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 55.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Casa Colorada CDP:

  • Never married: 10.3%
  • Now married: 82.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $805 (1.4%)

Casa Colorada satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albuquerque, NM (37.5 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (313.9 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Madrone, NM (1.1 miles ), Jarales, NM (1.4 miles ), Pueblitos, NM (1.9 miles ), Rio Communities, NM (2.1 miles ), Veguita, NM (2.1 miles ), Los Trujillos-Gabaldon, NM (2.4 miles ), Belen, NM (2.5 miles ), Sausal, NM (2.6 miles ).

Latitude: 34.58 N, Longitude: 106.75 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 505

Casa Colorada household income distribution Casa Colorada home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.5%
New Mexico:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (38%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (18%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (100%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Legal occupations (0%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (38%)
  • Community and social service occupations (18%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (18%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Casa Colorada, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Casa Colorada-area historical earthquake activity is near New Mexico state average. It is 151% greater 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 11.1 miles away from the city 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 559.0 miles away from Casa Colorada 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 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 551.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 522.1 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 11/8/1990 at 10:46:53, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MD, Depth: 3.8 mi) earthquake occurred 11.0 miles away from Casa Colorada center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 535.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Valencia County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Casa Colorada:

  • BELEN MEADOWS HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BELEN, NM)
  • VALENCIA PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 6 miles away; BELEN, NM)
  • AMBERCARE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; BELEN, NM)
  • LOS LUNAS COMMUNITY PROGRAM/BEHAVIORAL SERVICES CE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; BELEN, NM)

Amtrak station near Casa Colorada:

  • 7 miles: BELEN (420 N MAIN ST.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Casa Colorada:

  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 36 miles; Albuquerque, NM; Full-time enrollment: 19,398)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 36 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 44 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • Santa Fe Community College (about 82 miles; Santa Fe, NM; FT enrollment: 3,047)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 112 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,931)
  • Western New Mexico University (about 153 miles; Silver City, NM; FT enrollment: 2,456)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus (about 155 miles; Roswell, NM; FT enrollment: 2,212)

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Notable location: Pueblo Casa Colorada Historic Site (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 68.3. This is about average.

City:

68.3
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 34.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 7.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.99
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 3.2%
(4.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  74.3%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  10.1%
Whole state:  8.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
New Mexico average:

12.9

Casa Colorada travel time to work - commute Casa Colorada mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Casa Colorada CDP (based on Valencia County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic21,58412
Evangelical Protestant6,88945
Other2,18011
Mainline Protestant1,7038
None44,213-
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: 11
Valencia County:

1.55 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Valencia County:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

3.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Valencia County:

25.8%
New Mexico:

22.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.7%
New Mexico:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Casa Colorada:

43.9%
New Mexico:

47.6%

Average BMI:
Casa Colorada:

28.7
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Casa Colorada:

28.6%
New Mexico:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.4%
New Mexico:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Casa Colorada:

6.8
New Mexico:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.5%
New Mexico:

34.5%

General health condition:
Here:

50.3%
New Mexico:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.7%
New Mexico:

80.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Casa Colorada, NM Residents

6.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,136 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.18%
New Mexico average:

6.50%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($307 average AGI)
Valencia 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  2.68% ($30,545 average AGI)
from Socorro County, NM  0.22% ($28,944)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.20% ($27,040)


6.32% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,802 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
New Mexico average:

6.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bernalillo County, NM  3.04% ($28,971 average AGI)
to Sandoval County, NM  0.22% ($31,161)
to Socorro County, NM  0.17% ($28,512)

Strongest AM radio stations in Casa Colorada:

  • KARS (860 AM; 1 kW; BELEN, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXKS (1190 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KNML (610 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKIM (1000 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KANM (1600 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: ARAGON BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.L.C.)
  • KABQ (1350 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KKJY (1550 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: VANGUARD MEDIA, L.L.C)
  • KDEF (1150 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: RAMH CORPORATION)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KKNS (1310 AM; 5 kW; CORRALES, NM; Owner: SIMMONS-NM, LS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Casa Colorada:

  • KIOT (102.5 FM; LOS LUNAS, NM; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KTEG (104.7 FM; BOSQUE FARMS, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KNKT (107.1 FM; ARMIJO, NM; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF ALBUQUERQUE, INC.)
  • KLYT (88.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KTZO (103.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KUNM (89.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS UNIV. OF NEW MEXICO)
  • KKOB-FM (93.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KANW (89.1 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: BD. OF EDUC. CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE, NM)
  • KRST (92.3 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.)
  • K265CA (100.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFLQ (91.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • K213BT (90.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KLVO (97.7 FM; BELEN, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KYLZ (106.3 FM; LOS LUNAS, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KXTC (99.9 FM; THOREAU, NM; Owner: KXTC, L.L.C.)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (43%)
  • Utility gas (35%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Electricity (9%)

Casa Colorada 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 above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Casa Colorada on our top lists:

  • #36 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2014"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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