Crystal, New Mexico

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Population in 2010: 311. Population change since 2000: -10.4%
Males: 125  (40.3%)
Females: 186  (59.7%)
Median resident age:  39.1 years
New Mexico median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 87328.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $43,314 (it was $24,722 in 2000)
Crystal:

$43,314
NM:

$46,748

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $15,342 (it was $7,002 in 2000)

Crystal CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $87,348 (it was $29,600 in 2000)
Crystal:

$87,348
NM:

$167,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $93,575; Detached houses: $101,259; Mobile homes: $49,427

Median gross rent in 2016: $707.

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  • Races in Crystal, NM (2010)

    Crystal races chart
    • 30598.1%American Indian alone
    • 31.0%White alone
    • 20.6%Two or more races
    • 10.3%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Crystal: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 7520 feet

Land area: 4.40 square miles.

Population density: 71 people per square mile   (very low).

Crystal, New Mexico map

For population 25 years and over in Crystal:

  • High school or higher: 85.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 40.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Crystal CDP:

  • Never married: 41.5%
  • Now married: 41.3%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 11.5%
  • Divorced: 5.0%



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Crystal, New Mexico as of March 22, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Crystal to the number of sex offenders is 362 to 1.


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

Crystal CDP:  0.8% ($236)
New Mexico:  0.7% ($699)
Crystal satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rio Rancho, NM (140.0 miles , pop. 51,765).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (148.1 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (246.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Navajo, NM (3.0 miles ), Sawmill, AZ (3.7 miles ), Wheatfields, AZ (4.0 miles ), Naschitti, NM (4.1 miles ), Sheep Springs, NM (4.2 miles ), Tohatchi, NM (4.3 miles ), Reservation, NM (4.4 miles ), Nakaibito, NM (4.4 miles ).

Latitude: 36.03 N, Longitude: 108.99 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 505

Crystal household income distribution Crystal home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.4%
New Mexico:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (15%)
  • Utilities (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (40%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (1%)
  • Utilities (1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (22%)
  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (21%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Community and social service occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Crystal, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Crystal-area historical earthquake activity is above New Mexico state average. It is 300% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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 445.5 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 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 433.3 miles away from Crystal center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 428.3 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 450.6 miles away from the city 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 439.7 miles away from Crystal center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 568.0 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in San Juan County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Crystal topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Crystal:

  • San Juan College (about 69 miles; Farmington, NM; Full-time enrollment: 5,112)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 107 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,631)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 147 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 149 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 149 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,398)
  • Coconino Community College (about 161 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,090)
  • Northern Arizona University (about 162 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 22,494)

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Reservoir: Sage Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

San Juan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2009 was 70.9. This is about average.

City:

70.9
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 24.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.4
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 29.0%
(30.4% for American Indian residents, 15.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.0 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  70.6%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.9%
Whole state:  8.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.4
New Mexico average:

12.9

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Crystal CDP (based on San Juan County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,905115
Other15,00131
Catholic12,50011
Mainline Protestant5,22216
None77,416-
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: 10
San Juan County:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
San Juan County:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 70
San Juan County:

5.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 62
Here:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
San Juan County:

26.4%
New Mexico:

22.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.2%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Crystal:

45.2%
State:

47.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.1
New Mexico:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.9%
New Mexico:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.0%
New Mexico:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
New Mexico:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

39.9%
New Mexico:

34.5%

General health condition:
This city:

54.3%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

82.1%
New Mexico:

80.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Crystal, NM Residents

5.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,514 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
New Mexico average:

6.50%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($143 average AGI)
San Juan County:

0.03%
New Mexico average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from McKinley County, NM  1.22% ($23,526 average AGI)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.37% ($26,834)
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.37% ($29,347)


7.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,719 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.88%
New Mexico average:

6.43%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($273 average AGI)
San Juan County:

0.05%
New Mexico average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to McKinley County, NM  1.89% ($23,497 average AGI)
to Bernalillo County, NM  0.52% ($24,021)
to Apache County, AZ  0.49% ($25,364)

Strongest AM radio stations in Crystal:

  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KGAK (1330 AM; 5 kW; GALLUP, NM; Owner: KRJG, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KENN (1390 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KNDN (960 AM; 5 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: BASIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KRZE (1280 AM; 5 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: J. THOMAS DEVELOPMENT OF NM, INC.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Crystal:

  • K289AD (105.7 FM; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: PROCLAIMING CHRIST'S LOVE MINISTRIES)
  • KGLX (99.1 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGLP (91.7 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: GALLUP PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXI (93.7 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: MILLENNIUM MEDIA, INC.)
  • KFXR-FM (107.3 FM; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWRK (96.1 FM; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)

TV broadcast stations around Crystal:

  • K08HQ (Channel 8; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)

Crystal fatal accident list:

Jun 5, 2011 06:11 PM, Sr-134, Lat: 36.02213, Lon: -108.98960, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Apr 5, 2007 07:05 PM, Navajo Route 12, Lat: 36.01782, Lon: -109.02867, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 2
Jan 20, 2006 11:48 AM, Sr-34, Lat: 36.05733, Lon: -108.97599, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 29m95ftTotal length
  • $2,551,000Total costs
  • 50,041Total average daily traffic
  • 4,546Total average daily truck traffic
  • 59,681Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 71960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Crystal, NM

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • NM01_FAR_Newcomb, 6 Mi Ne Of Crystal (108743) (Lat: 36.079000 Lon: -108.858028), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 57.6 m, Call Sign: KNKN270
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 12/16/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • CRYSTAL, Zip Code: 87328 (Lat: 36.033972 Lon: -108.970194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55 m, Call Sign: WQNT214
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHzGrant Date: 05/16/2011, Expiration Date: 05/16/2021, Certifier: Guy TurleyRegistrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8678, Fax: (703) 584-8694, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (53%)
  • Utility gas (14%)
  • No fuel used (10%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Other fuel (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

Crystal compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
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