Cloudcroft, New Mexico

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Population in 2017: 688 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.1%
Males: 360  (52.3%)
Females: 328  (47.7%)
Median resident age:

53.2 years
New Mexico median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 88317.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,636 (it was $40,795 in 2000)
Cloudcroft:

$44,636
NM:

$46,744

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,771 (it was $21,301 in 2000)

Cloudcroft village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $189,932 (it was $115,500 in 2000)
Cloudcroft:

$189,932
NM:

$171,300

Median gross rent in 2017: $735.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cloudcroft: 87.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.9%
(18.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Cloudcroft, NM (2010)
    • 58686.9%White alone
    • 608.9%Hispanic
    • 152.2%Two or more races
    • 101.5%American Indian alone
    • 20.3%Asian alone
    • 10.1%Black alone

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

Crime rates in Cloudcroft by year

Type

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(290.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
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)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(432.9)
0
(0.0)
7
(1,007)
2
(290.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(144.3)
4
(585.7)
7
(1,007)
8
(1,161)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)122.723.4110.8734.4

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City-data.com crime index in Cloudcroft, NM

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.35
New Mexico average:

1.29
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Ancestries: German (23.4%), Irish (13.7%), English (7.6%), French (3.3%), Scottish (3.3%), Norwegian (2.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 8663 feet

Land area: 1.50 square miles.

Population density: 459 people per square mile   (low).

Cloudcroft, New Mexico map

12 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.9%
New Mexico:

9.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $994 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $700 (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 2017
Distribution of house value in Cloudcroft, NM in 2017
Cloudcroft satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
New Mexico:

4.6%
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

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Earthquake activity:

Cloudcroft-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below New Mexico state average. It is 88% 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 the city 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 the city 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 Cloudcroft 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 the city 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 577.1 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 1/4/2006 at 08:32:32, a magnitude 6.7 (6.1 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.6 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 503.8 miles away from Cloudcroft center
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 (15) is near the US average (13).
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 (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: 21.8%
  • Now married: 61.5%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

For population 25 years and over in Cloudcroft:

  • High school or higher: 95.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
New Mexico average:

12.7

Means of transportation to work in 2017 - 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
Otero County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

4.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
This county:

5.58 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

49.6%
New Mexico:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Cloudcroft:

45.6%
New Mexico:

47.6%

Average BMI:
Cloudcroft:

29.0
New Mexico:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.7%
New Mexico:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.3%
State:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Cloudcroft:

6.9
New Mexico:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.5%
State:

34.5%

General health condition:
Cloudcroft:

54.9%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Cloudcroft:

77.0%
New Mexico:

80.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cloudcroft, NM Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 4$12,613$37,8390$0
Police Protection - Officers 3$18,142$72,5680$0
Other Government Administration 2$6,003$36,0180$0
Financial Administration 2$4,054$24,3240$0
Streets and Highways 1$1,847$22,1640$0
Local Libraries 1$1,072$12,8641$540
Sewerage 1$1,847$22,1640$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$2,073
Totals for Government 14$45,578$39,0673$2,613

Cloudcroft government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $504,000 ($732.56)
    Regular Highways: $130,000 ($188.95)
    Local Fire Protection: $33,000 ($47.97)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($13.08)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $306,000 ($444.77)
    Police Protection: $197,000 ($286.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $173,000 ($251.45)
    Water Utilities: $147,000 ($213.66)
    Sewerage: $73,000 ($106.10)
    Financial Administration: $51,000 ($74.13)
    Central Staff Services: $41,000 ($59.59)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $30,000 ($43.60)
    Regular Highways: $22,000 ($31.98)
    Libraries: $19,000 ($27.62)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000 ($10.17)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $62,000 ($90.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $225,000 ($327.03)
    Regular Highways: $116,000 ($168.60)
    Local Fire Protection: $16,000 ($23.26)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $575,000 ($835.76)

Cloudcroft government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $222,000 ($322.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $180,000 ($261.63)
    Other: $39,000 ($56.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($15.99)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $92,000 ($133.72)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $63,000 ($91.57)
    General Revenue - Other: $16,000 ($23.26)
    Rents: $7,000 ($10.17)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($2.91)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($1.45)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $537,000 ($780.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $1,482,000 ($2154.07)
    General Local Government Support: $470,000 ($683.14)
    Other: $325,000 ($472.38)
    Highways: $191,000 ($277.62)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $516,000 ($750.00)
    Other Selective Sales: $111,000 ($161.34)
    Public Utilities Sales: $75,000 ($109.01)
    Property: $56,000 ($81.40)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,000 ($7.27)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($1.45)
    Public Utility License: $1,000 ($1.45)

Cloudcroft government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,835,000 ($2667.15)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,585,000 ($2303.78)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $250,000 ($363.37)

Cloudcroft government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,874,000 ($2723.84)

9.45% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,867 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.45%
New Mexico average:

6.21%

0.85% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,748 average AGI)
Otero County:

0.85%
New Mexico average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Dona Ana County, NM  0.72% ($30,926 average AGI)
from El Paso County, TX  0.68% ($29,392)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.43% ($45,427)


9.09% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,430 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.09%
New Mexico average:

6.56%

0.62% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,926 average AGI)
Otero County:

0.62%
New Mexico average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Dona Ana County, NM  0.92% ($32,500 average AGI)
to El Paso County, TX  0.70% ($31,611)
to Clark County, NV  0.29% ($64,877)

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 fatal accident list:

Jun 7, 2014 06:14 PM, Sr-6563, Lat: 32.801464, Lon: -105.796500, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 1, 2012 11:10 AM, Sr-130, Lat: 32.950017, Lon: -105.749069, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 20, 1997 06:00 PM, 82, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 19, 1997 05:45 PM, 130, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 28, 1986 00:15 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 16, 1979 10:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 2, 1978 06:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3,845Total average daily traffic
  • 538Total 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:

40 (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: 03/25/2014, Expiration Date: 03/09/2024, Registrant: Southwestern Wireless Inc., 1206 East College Blvd., Roswell, NM 88201, Phone: (575) 622-9944, Fax: (575) 624-0027, 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: 01/14/2013, Expiration Date: 01/22/2023, Registrant: National Ski Patrol System Inc, 133 S Van Gordon St, Lakewood, CO 80228, Phone: (303) 988-1111, Fax: (303) 988-3005, 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, 6034.15 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, Grant Date: 08/11/2009, Expiration Date: 08/11/2019, Certifier: Michael P Goggin, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, 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: 11405.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/12/2013, Expiration Date: 06/12/2023, Certifier: Michael P Goggin, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, 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: 6404.79 MHz, Grant Date: 02/10/2016, Expiration Date: 02/10/2026, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
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
  • 59.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 28.8%Wood
  • 7.8%Electricity
  • 2.4%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cloudcroft, NM
  • 51.3%Wood
  • 25.6%Electricity
  • 23.1%Bottled, tank, or LP 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Cloudcroft on our top lists:

  • #28 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #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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