Claunch, New Mexico

We are giving away $1200 in prizes - enter simply by sending us your own city pictures!

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in July 2007: 125.
Males: 68  (54.4%)
Females: 57  (45.6%)
Median resident age:  38.8 years
New Mexico median age:  34.6 years

Zip code: 87832

Estimated median household income in 2012: $57,295 (it was $41,250 in 2000)
Claunch:

$57,295
NM:

$42,558
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,981 (it was $15,701 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $124,181 (it was $78,300 in 2000)
Claunch:

$124,181
NM:

$157,500
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $283,102; Detached houses: $209,409; Mobile homes: $352,917
Claunch races chart
  • White alone - 85 (68.0%)
  • Hispanic - 29 (23.2%)
  • Other race alone - 7 (5.6%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (3.2%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Claunch: 144.8 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6211 feet

Land area: 2086.2 square miles.

Population density: 0.06 people per square mile   (very low).

Claunch, New Mexico map

For population 25 years and over in Claunch:

  • High school or higher: 87.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 28.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Claunch CCD:

  • Never married: 14.3%
  • Now married: 69.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

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

Claunch CCD:  2.0% ($1,563)
New Mexico:  0.7% ($699)
Claunch satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albuquerque, NM (83.1 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (343.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Luna, NM (5.0 miles) , Tecolote, NM (5.2 miles ), Carrizozo, NM (5.2 miles ), Corona, NM (6.0 miles) , Nogal, NM (6.1 miles) , Mountainair, NM (6.2 miles ), Rio Grande, NM (6.5 miles ), San Antonito, NM (6.6 miles ).

Latitude: 33.98 N, Longitude: 106.13 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 505

Claunch household income distribution Claunch home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.1%
New Mexico:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Claunch, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Claunch, New Mexico average temperatures Claunch, New Mexico average precipitation Claunch, New Mexico humidity Claunch, New Mexico wind speed Claunch, New Mexico snowfall Claunch, New Mexico sunshine Claunch, New Mexico clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Claunch-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below New Mexico state average. It is 117% 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 54.5 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 595.8 miles away from Claunch 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 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 553.4 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 302.6 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 590.1 miles away from Claunch 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 52.9 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 Socorro County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Airports located in Claunch:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Claunch:

  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 82 miles; Albuquerque, NM; Full-time enrollment: 19,398)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 82 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 89 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus (about 104 miles; Roswell, NM; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • Santa Fe Community College (about 112 miles; Santa Fe, NM; FT enrollment: 3,047)
  • New Mexico State University-Main Campus (about 123 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 14,497)
  • New Mexico State University-Dona Ana (about 123 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 5,640)

Click to draw/clear place borders

Notable locations in Claunch: Millars Watch Site (A), Long Ranch (B), Martin Headquarters (C), McDonald Ranch (D), McDonald Ranch Headquarters (E), Miera Well (F), Monte Prieto Ranch (G), Muncy Ranch (H), Orndorff Ranch (I), Padilla Ranch (J), Pearson Ranch (K), Ratliff Ranch (L), Romero Ranch (M), Romero Well (N), Story Ranch (O), Wieland Ranch (P), White Store (Q), Widen Well (R), Williams Ranch Headquarters (S), Wilson Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Carthage Cemetery (1), White Lake Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: South Pothole (A), Gyp Tank (B), Johnson Tank (C), Anderson Tank (D), Antelope Tank (E), Arrese Tank (F), Victor Tank (G), Babers Tank (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Alamito Arroyo (A), Chupadera Arroyo (B), Rancho Viejo Arroyo (C), Arroyo Seco (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Claunch include: Trinity Site Historical Marker (1), Gran Quivira National Monument (2), Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument (3), Stallion Wilderness Study Area (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Socorro County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  76.7%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  0.0%
Whole state:  8.2%

No gay or lesbian households reported

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

8.9%
Whole state:

18.4%

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

3.2%
Whole state:

7.8%

Claunch compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly 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 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (70%)
  • Wood (30%)

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 Claunch CCD (based on Socorro County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.23%
Here: 41.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents65.9%9.9%7.2%4.2%2.3%
Congregations39.5%5.3%10.5%7.9%5.3%
NameAssemblies of GodMuslim EstimateChurches of ChristPentecostal Church of GodOther
Adherents2.3%2.2%1.2%0.9%4.0%
Congregations5.3%2.6%2.6%2.6%18.4%
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: 3
Socorro County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

7.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Socorro County:

21.2%
New Mexico:

22.1%

6.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,580 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.60%
New Mexico average:

6.50%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bernalillo County, NM  1.17% ($24,235 average AGI)
from Valencia County, NM  0.74% ($28,512)
from Dona Ana County, NM  0.29% ($29,118)


7.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,172 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.97%
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  2.15% ($29,008 average AGI)
to Valencia County, NM  0.92% ($28,944)
to Dona Ana County, NM  0.27% ($30,750)

Strongest AM radio stations in Claunch:

  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KBUY (1360 AM; 5 kW; RUIDOSO, NM; Owner: WALTON STATIONS-NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KXKS (1190 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKIM (1000 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KNML (610 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KANM (1600 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: ARAGON BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.L.C.)
  • KTSM (690 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Claunch:

  • K220EL (91.9 FM; SOCORRO, NM; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO)
  • 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)
  • KTEG (104.7 FM; BOSQUE FARMS, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KIOT (102.5 FM; LOS LUNAS, NM; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KTZO (103.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLYT (88.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • KFLQ (91.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • CLAUNCH, 4.5 Miles Nnw Of (Lat: 34.201444 Lon: -106.027500), Overall height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WGX530
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.20 MHz, 6197.20 MHz, 6256.50 MHz, 6256.50 MHz, 6315.90 MHz, 6315.90 MHz, 6375.20 MHz, 6375.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/06/2000, Expiration Date: 08/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 05/15/2002
    Registrant: 700 W. Mineral Avenue, Room Co G1.24, Littleton, CO 80120, Phone: (303) 707-8706, Fax: (303) 707-9775, Email:
  • CLAUNCH, 7 Mi N (Lat: 34.243944 Lon: -105.993611), Overall height: 37.2 m, Call Sign: WLL757
    Assigned Frequencies: 4010.00 MHz, 4010.00 MHz, 3770.00 MHz, 3770.00 MHz, 3850.00 MHz, 3850.00 MHz, 3930.00 MHz, 3930.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/20/2010, Expiration Date: 02/01/2020, Cancellation Date: 12/06/2012, Certifier: Paul Wilson
    Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 1120 20th Street, Nw, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-3048, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

Cost of Living Calculator



Recent home sales, price trends, and home value evaluator powered by Onboard Informatics
© 2015 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.
 
City-data.com does not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of any information on this site.  Use at your own risk.
Website © 2015 Advameg, Inc.