Columbus, New Mexico

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Population in 2017: 1,609 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.8%
 
Males: 882  (54.8%)
Females: 727  (45.2%)
Median resident age:

48.3 years
New Mexico median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 88029.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $14,600 (it was $13,773 in 2000)
Columbus:

$14,600
NM:

$46,744

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $9,903 (it was $6,721 in 2000)

Columbus village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $67,935 (it was $33,600 in 2000)
Columbus:

$67,935
NM:

$171,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $77,376; detached houses: $104,355; mobile homes: $71,289

Median gross rent in 2017: $517.

March 2019 cost of living index in Columbus: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 48.8%
(6.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 57.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Columbus, NM (2010)
    • 1,43085.9%Hispanic
    • 19711.8%White alone
    • 191.1%Two or more races
    • 140.8%American Indian alone
    • 20.1%Black alone
    • 20.1%Other race alone

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Ancestries: Eastern European (3.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4064 feet

Land area: 2.78 square miles.

Population density: 579 people per square mile   (low).

Columbus, New Mexico map

449 residents are foreign born (45.1% Latin America).

This village:

45.1%
New Mexico:

9.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $522 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $281 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Las Cruces, NM (61.5 miles , pop. 74,267).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (71.7 miles , pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (283.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

City of the Sun, NM (1.1 miles),
La Hacienda, NM (5.1 miles ),
Pulpotio Bareas, NM (5.3 miles),
Ventura, NM (5.4 miles ),
Pecan Park, NM (5.5 miles),
Deming, NM (5.5 miles ),
Keeler Farm, NM (5.9 miles ),
Hachita, NM (6.3 miles)

Latitude: 31.83 N, Longitude: 107.64 W

Area code: 505

Distribution of median household income in Columbus, NM in 2017
Distribution of house value in Columbus, NM in 2017
Columbus satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

15.6%
New Mexico:

4.6%
Population change in the 1990s: +1,094 (+163.0%).
Most common industries in Columbus, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (18.1%)
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Health care (8.6%)
  • Food (6.7%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (28.5%)
  • Construction (15.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (9.5%)
  • Food (5.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.5%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (2.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (26.5%)
  • Health care (15.6%)
  • Public administration (10.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Food (8.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.4%)
  • Social assistance (5.4%)
Most common occupations in Columbus, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (11.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.3%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7.1%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.7%)
  • Cashiers (3.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (16.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.1%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (15.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Cashiers (6.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.4%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.4%)

Average climate in Columbus, New Mexico

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Earthquake activity:

Columbus-area historical earthquake activity is near New Mexico state average. It is 146% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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 369.0 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 540.5 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 479.4 miles away from Columbus center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 478.5 miles away from Columbus center
On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW) earthquake occurred 472.3 miles away from Columbus center
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 541.7 miles away from Columbus center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Luna County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Columbus topographic map

Airports located in Columbus:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Columbus:

  • New Mexico State University-Dona Ana (about 61 miles; Las Cruces, NM; Full-time enrollment: 5,640)
  • New Mexico State University-Main Campus (about 62 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 14,497)
  • The University of Texas at El Paso (about 68 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 18,008)
  • Vista College (about 73 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 3,453)
  • El Paso Community College (about 75 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 19,576)
  • Western New Mexico University (about 76 miles; Silver City, NM; FT enrollment: 2,456)
  • Cochise College (about 125 miles; Douglas, AZ; FT enrollment: 8,597)

Library in Columbus:

  • COLUMBUS VILLAGE LIBRARY (Operating income: $62,884; Location: 112 W. BROADWAY; 16,332 books; 458 audio materials; 1,172 video materials; 37 state licensed databases; 19 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Columbus: Camp Furlong Historic Site (A), Columbus Weather Station (B), Columbus Village Library (C), Columbus Historical Museum (D), Columbus Volunteer Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Columbus include: First Methodist Episcopal Church (A), Holy Family Parish Church (B), First Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Columbus include: Pancho Villas Raid Historical Marker (1), Pancho Villa State Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Luna 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 Columbus and their reported violations in the past:

COLUMBUS WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 2,100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-11-2004), St Public Notif requested (FEB-28-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-28-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-22-2008)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-24-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-24-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-22-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-11-2004), St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-22-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-23-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-23-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-22-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-11-2004), St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-26-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-22-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-21-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-22-2008)
  • 13 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-15-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-28-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In MAY-24-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-19-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-19-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-14-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-14-2011)
Average household size:
This village:

3.0 people
New Mexico:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

73.6%
Whole state:

65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

5.6%
Whole state:

8.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Banks with branches in Columbus (2011 data):

  • First New Mexico Bank: Columbus Branch at 202 S Main, branch established on 1969/03/17. Info updated 2008/06/17: Bank assets: $194.1 mil, Deposits: $171.8 mil, headquarters in Deming, NM, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: First New Mexico Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Columbus:

Marital status in Columbus, NM
  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 45.4%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 11.9%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

For population 25 years and over in Columbus:

  • High school or higher: 36.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 33.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

27.7
New Mexico average:

12.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Columbus, NM (based on Luna County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,3233
Evangelical Protestant2,53922
Other1,0936
Mainline Protestant8333
None14,307-
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: 3
Luna County:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Luna County:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Luna County:

7.09 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
This county:

7.83 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

7.1%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.3%
State:

22.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Luna County:

9.9%
New Mexico:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Columbus:

48.9%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.7%
State:

47.6%

Average BMI:
Columbus:

28.7
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Columbus:

18.7%
New Mexico:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.8%
State:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
New Mexico:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.0%
New Mexico:

34.5%

General health condition:
This city:

53.5%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.3%
New Mexico:

80.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Columbus, 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
Police Protection - Officers 3$8,631$34,5240$0
Other and Unallocable 3$9,130$36,5201$1,447
Financial Administration 2$3,968$23,8080$0
Judicial and Legal 1$1,434$17,2081$913
Streets and Highways 1$1,813$21,7560$0
Health 1$1,606$19,2721$616
Solid Waste Management 1$1,717$20,6041$1,324
Sewerage 1$2,630$31,5600$0
Parks and Recreation 1$1,579$18,9481$1,324
Water Supply 1$2,818$33,8160$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,291$27,4927$2,739
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 3$2,291
Totals for Government 16$37,617$28,21315$10,654

Columbus government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $98,000 ($60.91)
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $605,000 ($376.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $373,000 ($231.82)
    General - Other: $320,000 ($198.88)
    Central Staff Services: $237,000 ($147.30)
    Water Utilities: $179,000 ($111.25)
    Financial Administration: $158,000 ($98.20)
    Sewerage: $119,000 ($73.96)
    Parks and Recreation: $103,000 ($64.01)
    Local Fire Protection: $90,000 ($55.94)
    Regular Highways: $76,000 ($47.23)
    Police Protection: $62,000 ($38.53)
    Correctional Institutions: $28,000 ($17.40)

Columbus government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $155,000 ($96.33)
    Other: $139,000 ($86.39)
    Sewerage: $106,000 ($65.88)
    Solid Waste Management: $86,000 ($53.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($6.84)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $311,000 ($193.29)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $159,000 ($98.82)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $223,000 ($138.60)
    Other: $82,000 ($50.96)
    Highways: $35,000 ($21.75)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $182,000 ($113.11)
    Property: $41,000 ($25.48)
    Public Utilities Sales: $9,000 ($5.59)
    Motor Vehicle License: $4,000 ($2.49)

Columbus government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $119,000 ($73.96)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $105,000 ($65.26)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,000 ($8.70)

Columbus government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $110,000 ($68.37)

5.52% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($31,322 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.52%
New Mexico average:

6.21%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Dona Ana County, NM  1.11% ($25,646 average AGI)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.32% ($27,500)
from El Paso County, TX  0.27% ($20,348)


5.81% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,563 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
New Mexico average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Dona Ana County, NM  1.35% ($29,795 average AGI)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.39% ($27,353)
to El Paso County, TX  0.29% ($35,400)

Strongest AM radio stations in Columbus:

  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KSNM (570 AM; 5 kW; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: SUNRISE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTSM (690 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXPL (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: K-FINA RESULTS, INC.)
  • KAMA (750 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KBNA (920 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KSVE (1150 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KROD (600 AM; 5 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF EL PASO, INC.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KNFT (950 AM; 5 kW; BAYARD, NM; Owner: RUNNELS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LLC, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • KOTS (1230 AM; 1 kW; DEMING, NM; Owner: LUNA COUNTY BROADCASTING CO)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)

Columbus fatal accident list:

Jul 19, 2016 08:28 PM, San Diego Rd Se, Lat: 31.865172, Lon: -107.569511, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 20, 2007 06:51 PM, Sr-9, Lat: 31.815236, Lon: -107.465306, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 3, 1996 07:30 PM, 11, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 7, 1979 04:45 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Columbus)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Jones St & Park Ave Fire Station (Lat: 31.825111 Lon: -107.638083), Call Sign: KFE711, Licensee ID: L00061031,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.310 MHz, Grant Date: 01/05/2012, Expiration Date: 03/19/2022, Registrant: Columbus Village Of Volunteer Fire Department, Columbus, NM 88029, Phone: (505) 531-2225, Fax: (505) 531-2221
  • Pancho Villa Ranger Sta Hwy 11 & 9 (Lat: 31.827333 Lon: -107.640861), Call Sign: KNFA403,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.430 MHz, 153.875 MHz, Grant Date: 01/04/2012, Expiration Date: 03/20/2022, Registrant: State Of New Mexico, 401 Broadway Tiwa Bldg, Albuquerque, NM 87102, Phone: (505) 841-8453, Fax: (505) 841-8452, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Columbus, Lat: 31.872556 Lon: -107.587722, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 56.7 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQIC650,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/05/2018, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, Certifier: James A Gardiner, Registrant: Transworld Network, Corp., 255 Pine Ave N, Oldsmar, FL 34677, Phone: (813) 891-4708, Fax: (813) 891-4712, Email:
  • TRES HERMAN, 8.3 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 31.946194 Lon: -107.683889), Overall height: 25.9 m, Call Sign: WHS896,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.90 MHz, 6226.90 MHz, 6256.50 MHz, 6256.50 MHz, 6286.20 MHz, 6286.20 MHz, 6345.50 MHz, 6345.50 MHz, 6404.80 MHz, 6404.80 MHz, Grant Date: 11/27/1984, Expiration Date: 07/29/1998, Cancellation Date: 07/29/1998, Registrant: Gte Sprint Communications Corp, One Adrian Ct, Burlingame, CA 94010

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Columbus)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Columbus)

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 11. The highest number of reported fires - 19 took place in 2009, and the least - 5 in 2012. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Columbus, NM When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (59.9%), and Structure Fires (17.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Columbus, NM
    • 8859.9%Outside Fires
    • 2517.0%Structure Fires
    • 1912.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1510.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Columbus, NM
Most common first names in Columbus, NM among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1575.8 years
Robert1075.7 years
Jose777.5 years
Maria560.6 years
Ralph573.0 years
James478.7 years
Richard477.5 years
Charles480.0 years
George469.7 years
Martin362.3 years
Most common last names in Columbus, NM among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Gomez676.2 years
Castillo465.5 years
Rogers475.0 years
Gutierrez373.0 years
Garcia380.3 years
Brown380.0 years
Flores354.3 years
Miller377.3 years
Porras367.7 years
Smith366.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Columbus, NM
  • 63.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 35.3%Electricity
  • 1.1%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Columbus, NM
  • 74.3%Electricity
  • 20.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.7%Utility gas


Columbus compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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