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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

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 2011: All housing units: $283,102; Detached houses: $209,409; Mobile homes: $352,917

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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




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

Claunch CCD:  2.0% ($1,563)
New Mexico:  0.7% ($699)
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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 July 2013:
Here:

5.8%
New Mexico:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)



Average climate in Claunch, New Mexico

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Earthquake activity:

Claunch-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 42% 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 54.5 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 52.9 miles away from Claunch 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 40.1 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 26.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1990 at 01:08:19, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 52.9 miles away from Claunch center
On 3/24/1996 at 20:19:23, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.3 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 32.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

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).

Political contributions by individuals in Claunch, NM

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: 8,765)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 83 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,438)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 89 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 5,120)
  • New Mexico State University-Main Campus (about 121 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 14,681)
  • New Mexico State University-Dona Ana (about 123 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 124 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,197)
  • The University of Texas at El Paso (about 155 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 12,687)

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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%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Claunch, NM

Claunch compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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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

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Religion statistics for Claunch CCD (based on Socorro County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.23%
Here41.2%
USA50.2%

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%

8.24% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,734 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.24%
New Mexico average:

7.94%

0.68% of residents moved from foreign countries ($475 average AGI)
Socorro County:

0.68%
New Mexico average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Bernalillo County, NM  1.38% ($26,247 average AGI)
from Valencia County, NM  0.66% ($23,324)
from Dona Ana County, NM  0.25% ($20,143)


8.45% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,324 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.45%
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 Bernalillo County, NM  1.77% ($23,354 average AGI)
to Valencia County, NM  1.09% ($25,705)
to Dona Ana County, NM  0.41% ($23,304)

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:


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