Cloudcroft, New Mexico

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Population in 2014: 690 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.9%
Males: 327  (47.5%)
Females: 363  (52.5%)
Median resident age:  50.2 years
New Mexico median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 88317.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $45,466 (it was $40,795 in 2000)
Cloudcroft:

$45,466
NM:

$46,748

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $30,642 (it was $21,301 in 2000)

Cloudcroft village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $166,961 (it was $115,500 in 2000)
Cloudcroft:

$166,961
NM:

$167,500

Median gross rent in 2016: $826.

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  • Races in Cloudcroft, NM (2010)

    Cloudcroft races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Cloudcroft: 87.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (24.4%), Irish (13.9%), American (5.3%), English (4.3%), Norwegian (3.3%), Scottish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 8663 feet

Land area: 1.50 square miles.

Population density: 461 people per square mile   (low).

Cloudcroft,NM real estate house value index trend

Cloudcroft, New Mexico map

For population 25 years and over in Cloudcroft:

  • High school or higher: 96.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cloudcroft village:

  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 54.4%
  • Separated: 0.1%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

4 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.6%
New Mexico:

9.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $842 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $808 (0.5%)

Cloudcroft satellite photo by USGS

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) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $230,400
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $177,000
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $150,200
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $203,400
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $291,600
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $208,400
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $202,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $221,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $222,100
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $234,700
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $191,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 32.95 N, Longitude: 105.74 W

Area code: 505

Cloudcroft household income distribution Cloudcroft home values distribution

Crime rates in Cloudcroft by Year
Type 2002 2015 2016
Murders 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Rapes 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Robberies 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Assaults 130
per 100,000 130.9432.90.0
Burglaries 430
per 100,000 523.6432.90.0
Theft 314
per 100,000 392.7144.3585.7
Auto thefts 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Arson 0N/AN/A
per 100,000 0.0N/AN/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 266.5) 59.4122.723.4

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Crime rate in Cloudcroft detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.39
New Mexico average:

2.04
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.5%
New Mexico:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +139 (+22.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (36%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (27%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (22%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (31%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Community and social service occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Cloudcroft: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Cloudcroft, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 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 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 Cloudcroft 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 the city 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

Birthplace of: Ronny Cox - Banjoist.

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)

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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).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2007 was 51.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.8
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 14.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.9
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 19.3%
(19.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
New Mexico average:

12.9

Cloudcroft travel time to work - commute Cloudcroft mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Cloudcroft village (based on Otero County data)

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
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Otero County:

4.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$1,833$21,9960$0
Other Government Administration 2$5,061$30,3660$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$2,573
Police Protection - Officers 3$13,722$54,8880$0
Streets and Highways 1$1,818$21,8160$0
Water Supply 6$18,350$36,7001$996
Local Libraries 0$0 2$1,624
Totals for Government 13$40,784$37,6476$5,193

Cloudcroft government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $113,000 ($163.77)
    Regular Highways: $70,000 ($101.45)
    Sewerage: $27,000 ($39.13)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $301,000 ($436.23)
    Financial Administration: $275,000 ($398.55)
    Police Protection: $225,000 ($326.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $157,000 ($227.54)
    Sewerage: $122,000 ($176.81)
    General - Other: $95,000 ($137.68)
    Regular Highways: $68,000 ($98.55)
    Health Services - Other: $54,000 ($78.26)
    Fire Protection: $39,000 ($56.52)
    Libraries: $34,000 ($49.28)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($7.25)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($7.25)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $40,000 ($57.97)
    Regular Highways: $37,000 ($53.62)
    Health - Other: $21,000 ($30.43)
    Fire Protection: $17,000 ($24.64)
    Police Protection: $11,000 ($15.94)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($14.49)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($1.45)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $599,000 ($868.12)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($18.84)

Cloudcroft government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $173,000 ($250.72)
    Sewerage: $170,000 ($246.38)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health & Hospitals: $26,000 ($37.68)
    All Other: $8,000 ($11.59)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $114,000 ($165.22)
    Interest Earnings: $22,000 ($31.88)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $275,000 ($398.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $278,000 ($402.90)
    All Other: $166,000 ($240.58)
    Highways: $51,000 ($73.91)
    Water Utilities: $41,000 ($59.42)
    Health & Hospitals: $13,000 ($18.84)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $277,000 ($401.45)
    Other Selective Sales: $94,000 ($136.23)
    Public Utilities: $49,000 ($71.01)
    Property: $29,000 ($42.03)
    NEC: $9,000 ($13.04)

Cloudcroft government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $384,000 ($556.52)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $77,000 ($111.59)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $47,000 ($68.12)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $351,000 ($508.70)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $33,000 ($47.83)
    Other, NEC: $30,000 ($43.48)

Cloudcroft government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,189,000 ($1723.19)

9.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,964 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.58%
New Mexico average:

6.50%

1.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($4,335 average AGI)
Otero County:

1.10%
New Mexico average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from El Paso County, TX  0.63% ($26,114 average AGI)
from Dona Ana County, NM  0.60% ($25,299)
from Clark County, NV  0.39% ($59,068)


8.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,675 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.59%
New Mexico average:

6.43%

0.62% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,405 average AGI)
Otero County:

0.62%
New Mexico average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dona Ana County, NM  0.81% ($30,944 average AGI)
to El Paso County, TX  0.56% ($29,984)
to Bernalillo County, NM  0.32% ($40,845)

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: 32.80146, Lon: -105.79650, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 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, Drunken persons involved: 1
Apr 16, 1979 10:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jul 2, 1978 06:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 3,846Total average daily traffic
  • 923Total 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:

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

FCC Registered Commercial 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 MHzGrant Date: 01/19/1999, Expiration Date: 01/19/2009, Cancellation Date: 03/07/2009, Certifier: Marwan Abu FadelRegistrant: Joyce & Jacobs Attys At Law LLP, 1019 19th St Nw Fourteenth Flr Ph2, Washington, DC 20036, Fax: (202) 457-0186

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Burro Ave Municipal Bldg (Lat: 32.958139 Lon: -105.745528), Type: Building, Structure height: 21 m, Call Sign: KNIT585
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.310 MHzGrant Date: 03/25/2014, Expiration Date: 03/09/2024Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 01/14/2013, Expiration Date: 01/22/2023Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 12/23/2003, Expiration Date: 12/23/2013, Cancellation Date: 02/22/2014, Certifier: Marty MillsRegistrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • 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 MHzGrant Date: 12/27/2001, Expiration Date: 03/07/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/12/2012Registrant: Phone: (505) 241-4695
  • McGregor Range, 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: 6855.00 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6034.15 MHzGrant Date: 08/11/2009, Expiration Date: 08/11/2019, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E. Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, 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 MHzGrant Date: 06/12/2013, Expiration Date: 06/12/2023, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E. Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, 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 MHzGrant Date: 02/10/2016, Expiration Date: 02/10/2026, Certifier: John E MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-125 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1254A , Serial Number: 18-1050, Year manufactured: 1951
    Registrant (Individual): Jack Katzenstein, Sacramento Peak, Cloudcroft, NM 88317
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 13710 , Serial Number: 17702456, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 04/14/1976
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Dixie Neill, Box 622, Cloudcroft, NM 88317, Other Owners: Earle Neill
  • Aircraft: MOONEY AIRPLANE CO INC M20TN (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-550-G (280 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 137PT , Serial Number: 31-0115, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 10/17/2008
    Registrant (Corporation): Xair LLC, Po Box 477, Cloudcroft, NM 88317
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7224N , Serial Number: 18263015, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 04/27/1974
    Registrant (Individual): Jon I Cook, Po Box 301, Cloudcroft, NM 88317
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7688L , Serial Number: 187409122, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 08/20/1974
    Registrant (Individual): Debra T Maucione, Po Box 829, Cloudcroft, NM 88317

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

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (46%)
  • Wood (40%)
  • Electricity (14%)

Businesses in Cloudcroft, NM

  • UPS: 1

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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

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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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