Cloudcroft, New Mexico

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Population in 2022: 764 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.0%
Males: 343  (45.0%)
Females: 421  (55.0%)
Median resident age:

51.3 years
New Mexico median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 88317.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $54,786 (it was $40,795 in 2000)
Cloudcroft:

$54,786
NM:

$59,726

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $40,255 (it was $21,301 in 2000)

Cloudcroft village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $200,658 (it was $115,500 in 2000)
Cloudcroft:

$200,658
NM:

$243,100

Median gross rent in 2022: $860.

March 2022 cost of living index in Cloudcroft: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 40.1%
(34.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 79.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

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  • Races in Cloudcroft, NM (2022)
    • 70981.1%White alone
    • 12914.8%Hispanic
    • 192.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Two or more races

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

Crime rates in Cloudcroft by year

Type

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(290.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(141.4)
1
(127.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(432.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(435.4)
1
(142.9)
1
(142.0)
2
(282.9)
1
(127.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(432.9)
0
(0.0)
7
(1,007)
2
(290.3)
3
(428.6)
1
(142.0)
1
(141.4)
1
(127.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(144.3)
4
(585.7)
7
(1,007)
8
(1,161)
2
(285.7)
2
(284.1)
8
(1,132)
6
(763.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(142.9)
1
(142.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index122.723.4110.8734.481.461.1224.9166.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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Crime rate in Cloudcroft detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 4 (4 officers - 4 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.66
New Mexico average:

1.93
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Ancestries: English (33.5%), German (14.5%), Irish (5.7%), American (3.2%), Scottish (3.2%), Welsh (1.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 8663 feet

Land area: 1.50 square miles.

Population density: 510 people per square mile   (low).

Cloudcroft, New Mexico map

9 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.0%
New Mexico:

9.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $1,231 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $787 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Las Cruces, NM (74.1 miles , pop. 74,267).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (89.9 miles , pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (368.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

High Rolls, NM (2.3 miles ),
Twin Forks, NM (2.4 miles),
La Luz, NM (3.5 miles ),
Alamogordo, NM (3.6 miles ),
Mescalero, NM (3.8 miles ),
Sacramento, NM (3.9 miles),
Bent, NM (4.0 miles),
Mayhill, NM (4.0 miles)

Latitude: 32.95 N, Longitude: 105.74 W

Area code: 505

Distribution of median household income in Cloudcroft, NM in 2022
Distribution of house value in Cloudcroft, NM in 2022
Cloudcroft satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 5 buildings, average cost: $337,100
  • 2021: 3 buildings, average cost: $296,800
  • 2020: 3 buildings, average cost: $296,800
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $256,800
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $208,600
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $191,400
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $234,700
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $222,100
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $221,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $202,000
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $208,400
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $291,600
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $203,400
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $150,200
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $177,000
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $230,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Cloudcroft, NM residents
Average permit cost in Cloudcroft, NM
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.5%
New Mexico:

3.6%
Population change in the 1990s: +139 (+22.8%).
Most common industries in Cloudcroft, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (24.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (20.4%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.1%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (26.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.8%)
  • Construction (9.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (7.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Utilities (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (29.1%)
  • Educational services (22.4%)
  • Social assistance (6.7%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (6.1%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
  • Utilities (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Cloudcroft, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (11.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.1%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (4.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7.3%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.1%)

Average climate in Cloudcroft, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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AQI PM10
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Earthquake activity:

Cloudcroft-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 465% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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 231.9 miles away from Cloudcroft center
On 3/26/2020 at 15:16:27, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 5.9 mi) earthquake occurred 131.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/29/2014 at 04:59:35, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 201.0 miles away from Cloudcroft center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 159.6 miles away from Cloudcroft 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 123.2 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 627.4 miles away from Cloudcroft 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
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Otero County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 7, Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cloudcroft topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Cloudcroft:

  • GERALD CHAMPION REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; ALAMOGORDO, NM)
  • ALAMOGORDO HOME HEALTH CARE AND HOSPICE, INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; ALAMOGORDO, NM)
  • ALAMOGORDO HOME CARE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; ALAMOGORDO, NM)
  • CASA ARENA BLANCA NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ALAMOGORDO, NM)
  • BETTY DARE GOOD SAMARITAN CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ALAMOGORDO, NM)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY BETTY DARE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ALAMOGORDO, NM)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cloudcroft:

  • Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus (about 75 miles; Roswell, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,212)
  • New Mexico State University-Main Campus (about 75 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 14,497)
  • New Mexico State University-Dona Ana (about 76 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 5,640)
  • El Paso Community College (about 90 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 19,576)
  • Vista College (about 90 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 3,453)
  • The University of Texas at El Paso (about 94 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 18,008)
  • Western New Mexico University (about 149 miles; Silver City, NM; FT enrollment: 2,456)

Public high school in Cloudcroft:

  • CLOUDCROFT HIGH (Students: 194, Location: MESCALARO AND HWY 82A, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Cloudcroft:

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Library in Cloudcroft:

  • MICHAEL NIVISON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $64,160; Location: 90 SWALLOW PLACE; 11,146 books; 593 audio materials; 56 video materials; 37 state licensed databases; 11 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Cloudcroft: Ski Clouderoft Ski Area (A), Springville (B), Cloudcroft Weather Station (C), Dale Resler Camp (D), Cloudcroft Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (E), Sacramento Mountains Historical Society Museum (F), Cloudcroft Intermediate Life Support (G), Cloudcroft Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (H), Cloudcroft Lodge Historic Site (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cloudcroft include: Church of Christ (A), Cloudcroft Christian Center (B), First Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Cloudcroft include: Cloud Climbing Railroad Historical Marker (1), Zenith Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Sacramento Mountains Historical Museum (1000 James Canyon Highway), Cloudcroft Chamber of Commerce (Po Box 1290).

Hotels: Cloudcroft Hotel & Gift Shop (306 Burro Avenue), Summit Inn (100 Chipmunk Avenue), Crofting Inn Bed & Breakfast (300 SWallow Place), Spruce Cabins (100 Lynx Avenue), Carter Linda Light (608 Burro Avenue), Cabins at Cloudcroft (1000 Coyote Road), Burro Street Boardinghouse-Olde Style B & B (608 Burro Avenue), Tall Timber Cabins (1102 Chautauqua Canyon Boulevard), The Lodge at Cloudcroft (1 Corona Place).

Birthplace of: Ronny Cox - Banjoist.

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

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

CLOUDCROFT WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 1,475, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from OCT-29-2010 to OCT-29-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-12-2010), St BCA signed (MAY-23-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from APR-16-2010 to APR-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-16-2010), St Public Notif requested (APR-16-2010), St BCA signed (MAY-23-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from APR-16-2010 to APR-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-16-2010), St Public Notif requested (APR-16-2010), St BCA signed (MAY-23-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (3 times from MAR-15-2011 to MAR-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAR-15-2011 to MAR-15-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAR-15-2011), St BCA signed (MAY-23-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from MAR-15-2011 to MAR-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-15-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAR-15-2011), St BCA signed (MAY-23-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation
CLOUD COUNTRY WEST WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-12-2009)
SILVER CLOUD WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-09-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUN-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-17-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-09-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUN-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-17-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PONDEROSA PINES PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOC (Address: 43 PONDEROSA PINES TRAIL , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
ROBINHOOD WATER USERS ASSOCIATION (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-18-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAY-18-2009), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAY-31-2009 to MAY-31-2009), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUN-03-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-21-2009)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-22-2011)
CHIPPEWAY WATER USERS ASSOCIATION (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-27-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-17-2010), St Tech Assistance Visit (DEC-17-2010), St Public Notif requested (DEC-17-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (SEP-21-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-21-2010), St Public Notif requested (SEP-21-2010), St Compliance Meeting conducted (SEP-23-2010), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-05-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-22-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-27-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-22-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-27-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-22-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-27-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2012)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In FEB-04-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-07-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-05-2011)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In JAN-14-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-19-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-19-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-05-2011)
  • 6 minor monitoring violations
  • 70 regular monitoring violations
  • 5 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This village:

2.1 people
New Mexico:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

61.7%
Whole state:

65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

3.5%
Whole state:

8.2%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Cloudcroft (2011 data):

  • Western Bank: Cloudcroft Branch at 505 Burro Ave Suite 106, branch established on 1998/05/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $73.4 mil, Deposits: $52.0 mil, headquarters in Alamogordo, NM, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Western Bancshares Of Alamogordo, Inc.
  • First National Bank: Cloudcroft Branch at North Burro Avenue, branch established on 1963/11/15. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $309.1 mil, Deposits: $270.3 mil, headquarters in Alamogordo, NM, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First Alamogordo Bancorp Of Nevada, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Cloudcroft:

Marital status in Cloudcroft, NM
  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 43.3%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 22.3%

For population 25 years and over in Cloudcroft:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
New Mexico average:

12.6

Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Cloudcroft
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Cloudcroft, NM (based on Otero County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic11,86211
Evangelical Protestant8,94755
Mainline Protestant2,91312
Other1,71211
Black Protestant4665
None37,897-
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: 6
This county:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Otero County:

4.30 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Otero County:

5.58 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Otero County:

6.8%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Otero County:

25.8%
New Mexico:

22.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Cloudcroft:

51.1%
New Mexico:

49.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Cloudcroft:

48.5%
New Mexico:

48.1%

Average BMI:
Cloudcroft:

29.0
New Mexico:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.8%
New Mexico:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.5%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Cloudcroft:

6.8
New Mexico:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

38.3%
State:

34.6%

General health condition:
Cloudcroft:

56.2%
State:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Cloudcroft:

77.6%
New Mexico:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cloudcroft, NM Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 4$26,705$80,1150$0
Water Supply 4$17,935$53,8050$0
Other Government Administration 2$10,049$60,2940$0
Financial Administration 2$5,300$31,8000$0
Streets and Highways 2$5,504$33,0240$0
Sewerage 1$2,671$32,0520$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$2,927
Local Libraries 0$0 4$2,438
Totals for Government 15$68,164$54,5317$5,365

Cloudcroft government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $288,000 ($376.96)
    Water Utilities: $26,000 ($34.03)
    Local Fire Protection: $23,000 ($30.10)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($6.54)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $280,000 ($366.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $241,000 ($315.45)
    Police Protection: $216,000 ($282.72)
    Water Utilities: $158,000 ($206.81)
    Sewerage: $79,000 ($103.40)
    Regular Highways: $72,000 ($94.24)
    Central Staff Services: $49,000 ($64.14)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $32,000 ($41.88)
    Financial Administration: $30,000 ($39.27)
    Libraries: $20,000 ($26.18)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000 ($9.16)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $69,000 ($90.31)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $46,000 ($60.21)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $584,000 ($764.40)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($1.31)

Cloudcroft government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $238,000 ($311.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $179,000 ($234.29)
    Other: $65,000 ($85.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($11.78)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $5,000 ($6.54)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $102,000 ($133.51)
    Special Assessments: $62,000 ($81.15)
    Fines and Forfeits: $8,000 ($10.47)
    Rents: $7,000 ($9.16)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($3.93)
    Sale of Property: $3,000 ($3.93)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $601,000 ($786.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $429,000 ($561.52)
    Water Utilities: $402,000 ($526.18)
    Other: $331,000 ($433.25)
    Highways: $216,000 ($282.72)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $457,000 ($598.17)
    Other Selective Sales: $101,000 ($132.20)
    Public Utilities Sales: $81,000 ($106.02)
    Property: $60,000 ($78.53)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,000 ($6.54)
    Public Utility License: $3,000 ($3.93)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($1.31)

Cloudcroft government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,782,000 ($2332.46)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,782,000 ($2332.46)

Cloudcroft government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,340,000 ($3062.83)

10.22% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($45,060 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.22%
New Mexico average:

6.50%

0.77% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,859 average AGI)
Otero County:

0.77%
New Mexico average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Dona Ana County, NM  0.99% ($32,241 average AGI)
from El Paso County, TX  0.86% ($32,722)
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.35% ($28,143)


9.90% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($49,426 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.90%
New Mexico average:

6.53%

0.54% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,709 average AGI)
Otero County:

0.54%
New Mexico average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Dona Ana County, NM  0.79% ($41,079 average AGI)
to El Paso County, TX  0.57% ($34,746)
to Clark County, NV  0.34% ($60,756)

Businesses in Cloudcroft, NM

  • UPS: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Cloudcroft:

  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KBUY (1360 AM; 5 kW; RUIDOSO, NM; Owner: WALTON STATIONS-NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KRSY (1230 AM; 1 kW; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: RUNNELS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LLC, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • KINN (1270 AM; 1 kW; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: BURT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KTSM (690 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAMA (750 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KSNM (570 AM; 5 kW; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: SUNRISE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KBNA (920 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KROD (600 AM; 5 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF EL PASO, INC.)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cloudcroft:

  • K205DE (88.9 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)
  • K256AI (99.1 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K215EC (91.1 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KZZX (105.3 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: BURT BROADCASTING, 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)
  • 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)

TV broadcast stations around Cloudcroft:

  • K11RH (Channel 11; PINEYWOODS ESTATES, NM; Owner: PINEYWOODS WATER ASSOCIATION)
  • K24CT (Channel 24; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: ACME TELEVISION LICENSES OF NEW MEXICO, LLC)
  • K28HB (Channel 28; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: ACME TELEVISION LICENSES OF NEW MEXICO, LLC)
  • KVBA-LP (Channel 63; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: VISION BROADCASTING NETWORK,INC)
  • Cloudcroft, New Mexico
  • Fatal accident count9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents10
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:3
  • Fatalities9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents11
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • New Mexico average
  • Fatal accident count3387
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents4741
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1203
  • Fatalities3856
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents8796
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents414
See more detailed statistics of Cloudcroft fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3,594Total average daily traffic
  • 610Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cloudcroft)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Benson Ridge (Lat: 35.871972 Lon: -105.775028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WPMU961,
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.262 MHz, Grant Date: 01/19/1999, Expiration Date: 01/19/2009, Cancellation Date: 03/07/2009, Certifier: Marwan Abu Fadel, Registrant: Joyce & Jacobs Attys At Law LLP, 1019 19th St Nw Fourteenth Flr Ph2, Washington, DC 20036, Fax: (202) 457-0186


FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Burro Ave Municipal Bldg (Lat: 32.958139 Lon: -105.745528), Type: Building, Structure height: 21 m, Call Sign: KNIT585,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.310 MHz, Grant Date: 02/21/2024, Expiration Date: 03/09/2034, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

  • 1 1/2 Mi E (Lat: 33.033972 Lon: -105.706389), Call Sign: KNEU552,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.160 MHz, 155.175 MHz, Grant Date: 12/28/2022, Expiration Date: 01/22/2033, Registrant: National Ski Patrol System Inc, 133 S Van Gordon St, Lakewood, CO 80228, Phone: (303) 988-1111, Email:

  • Lat: 32.951472 Lon: -105.706361, Call Sign: WPZC208,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.515 MHz, Grant Date: 12/23/2003, Expiration Date: 12/23/2013, Cancellation Date: 02/22/2014, Certifier: Marty Mills, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440

  • Lat: 32.950917 Lon: -105.741917, Call Sign: WQZC455,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.337 MHz, 173.337 MHz, Grant Date: 04/04/2017, Expiration Date: 04/04/2027, Certifier: Jini S Turri, Registrant: Advanced Communications & Electronics, Inc., 1753-B Buildtek Ct., Las Cruces, NM 88005, Phone: (505) 244-3321, Fax: (505) 244-3675, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • 7 Mi Sw Of Alamo Peak (Lat: 32.874250 Lon: -105.807750), Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WPNC622,
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.506 MHz, 928.506 MHz, Grant Date: 12/27/2001, Expiration Date: 03/07/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/12/2012, Phone: (505) 241-4695

  • MCGREGOR RAN, West 2nd And Hercules Streets (Lat: 32.077972 Lon: -106.181528), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 59.7 m, Call Sign: WQKQ373,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, Grant Date: 08/06/2019, Expiration Date: 08/11/2029, Certifier: Michael P Goggin, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S Akard St, 20f, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Email:

  • ALAMOGORDO S, 5 Mcgregor Range Road (Lat: 32.080972 Lon: -106.275444), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 92.7 m, Overall height: 93.9 m, Call Sign: WQRL641,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11545.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/09/2023, Expiration Date: 06/12/2033, Certifier: Michael P Goggin, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S Akard St, 20f, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Email:

  • OROGRANDE, Highway 54 South (Lat: 32.419639 Lon: -106.073528), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 43.3 m, Overall height: 46.3 m, Call Sign: WQXE394,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, Grant Date: 02/10/2016, Expiration Date: 02/10/2026, Certifier: John Monday, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S Akard St, 20f, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

85 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cloudcroft)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Cloudcroft)

2006 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2006 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 21. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 34 took place in 2011, and the least - 6 in 2007. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Cloudcroft, NM When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (57.8%), and Structure Fires (31.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Cloudcroft, NM
    • 15657.8%Outside Fires
    • 8631.9%Structure Fires
    • 155.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 134.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cloudcroft, NM
Most common first names in Cloudcroft, NM among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1069.1 years
Charles665.2 years
James672.0 years
Mary479.0 years
Robert470.3 years
Patricia466.7 years
George371.0 years
Edwin376.3 years
Ruth378.9 years
Harry276.0 years
Most common last names in Cloudcroft, NM among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Scott573.8 years
Davis467.0 years
Campbell388.0 years
Parsons374.7 years
Richardson371.7 years
Gonzalez275.5 years
Denton284.5 years
Edwards270.5 years
Carson274.5 years
Casares288.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cloudcroft, NM
  • 34.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 27.9%Electricity
  • 22.7%Wood
  • 13.1%Utility gas
  • 2.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cloudcroft, NM
  • 94.6%Electricity
  • 5.4%Utility gas


Cloudcroft compared to New Mexico state average:

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

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  • #28 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities"
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  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • John Manford (2)
  • Ronald O. Fields (1)
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