El Rito, New Mexico

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Population in 2010: 808.
Males: 413  (51.2%)
Females: 395  (48.8%)
Median resident age:

46.1 years
New Mexico median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 87530.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $41,711
El Rito:

$41,711
NM:

$51,945

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,915

El Rito CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $176,573
El Rito:

$176,573
NM:

$180,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $178,506; detached houses: $204,518; mobile homes: $175,024

Median gross rent in 2019: $822.

March 2019 cost of living index in El Rito: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 20.3%
(15.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.0% for other race residents)
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Ancestries: Scotch-Irish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $640 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $887 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Fe, NM (48.4 miles , pop. 62,203).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (88.5 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (386.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Rio Chama, NM (2.3 miles ),
Abiquiu, NM (3.4 miles ),
Chili, NM (4.1 miles ),
Canjilon, NM (4.1 miles ),
Lyden, NM (4.1 miles ),
Canova, NM (4.1 miles),
Velarde, NM (4.2 miles ),
Canones, NM (4.2 miles)

Latitude: 36.34 N, Longitude: 106.19 W

Area code: 505

Distribution of median household income in El Rito, NM in 2019
Distribution of house value in El Rito, NM in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.2%
New Mexico:

7.3%

Earthquake activity:

El Rito-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 816% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 96.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.0 miles away from El Rito center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 88.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 615.2 miles away from El Rito center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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) earthquake occurred 602.6 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 8/22/2011 at 23:30:19, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 102.4 miles away from El Rito center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Rio Arriba County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Fires: 4, Snows: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to El Rito:

  • Santa Fe Community College (about 54 miles; Santa Fe, NM; Full-time enrollment: 3,047)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 75 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,931)
  • Adams State University (about 81 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 83 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 91 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 92 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,398)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 114 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,631)

Public elementary/middle school in El Rito:

See full list of schools located in El Rito

Library in El Rito:

  • EL RITO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $139,272; Location: 182 PLACITAS ROAD; 10,200 books; 600 audio materials; 1,300 video materials; 37 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 26 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in El Rito: Trujillo School (A), El Rito District Ranger Office (B), El Rito Weather Station (C), El Rito Public Library (D), El Rito Volunteer Fire Department (E), Delgado Hall Historic Site (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in El Rito: El Rito Community United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Tagging Trick Tank (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in El Rito: El Rito Historical Marker (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

EL RITO REGIONAL WATER & WASTE WATER ASN (Population served: 1,200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-12-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-12-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2013)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In APR-02-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-02-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
EL RITO CANYON MDWCA (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-16-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In JUL-26-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-08-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-08-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2009)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-29-2011)
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
New Mexico:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

66.7%
Whole state:

65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

10.6%
Whole state:

8.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

For population 15 years and over in El Rito:

Marital status in El Rito, NM
  • Never married: 52.5%
  • Now married: 19.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 27.7%

For population 25 years and over in El Rito:

  • High school or higher: 96.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.3
New Mexico average:

12.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for El Rito, NM (based on Rio Arriba County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic21,30541
Evangelical Protestant2,96029
Other1,1146
Mainline Protestant7229
Orthodox51
None14,140-
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: 7
This county:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Here:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Rio Arriba County:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Rio Arriba County:

5.65 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

5.9%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

21.0%
New Mexico:

22.1%

5.33% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($34,574 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.33%
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 Santa Fe County, NM  1.40% ($31,565 average AGI)
from San Juan County, NM  1.20% ($29,567)
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.64% ($27,655)


4.83% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,516 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.83%
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 Santa Fe County, NM  1.63% ($39,213 average AGI)
to Bernalillo County, NM  0.76% ($27,951)
to Sandoval County, NM  0.29% ($40,154)

Strongest AM radio stations in El Rito:

  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDCE (950 AM; 4 kW; ESPANOLA, NM; Owner: RICHARD L. GARCIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSWV (810 AM; 5 kW; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: LA VOZ BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KTRC (1260 AM; 5 kW; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KNMX (540 AM; 5 kW; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: SANGRE DE CRISTO B/DCASTING CO, INC)
  • KKIM (1000 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KXKS (1190 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in El Rito:

  • KBOM (94.7 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KTAO (101.9 FM; TAOS, NM; Owner: TAOS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • K244DO (96.7 FM; ALAMOSA, ETC., CO; Owner: SAN LUIS VALLEY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSFQ (101.1 FM; WHITE ROCK, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KZNM (106.7 FM; LOS ALAMOS, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KQBA (107.5 FM; LOS ALAMOS, NM; Owner: HUTTON MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • KRZA (88.7 FM; ALAMOSA, CO; Owner: EQUAL REPRESENTATION/MEDIA ADVOCACY)
  • KAJZ (105.1 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KRZY-FM (105.9 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KABG (98.5 FM; LOS ALAMOS, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, L.L.C.)
  • KTZO (103.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLYT (88.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KBAC (104.1 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKSS (97.3 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KRST (92.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHFM (95.5 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA L.L.C)
  • KUNM (89.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS UNIV. OF NEW MEXICO)
  • KANW (89.1 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: BD. OF EDUC. CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE, NM)
  • KKOB-FM (93.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBZU (96.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

El Rito fatal accident list:

Feb 23, 2019 12:58 AM, Sr-554, Lat: 36.289119, Lon: -106.180422, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 25, 2018 05:50 PM, Sr-554, Lat: 36.233572, Lon: -106.194392, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Dec 2, 2018 07:58 PM, Sr-554, Lat: 36.349261, Lon: -106.183961, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 7, 2007 07:28 PM, Sr-110, Lat: 36.479139, Lon: -106.288003, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 2, 1990 12:19 AM, 554, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 2.3mTotal length
  • $320,000Total costs
  • 8,200Total average daily traffic
  • 1,475Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,165Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 1681 Highway 554 (Lat: 36.337222 Lon: -106.192556), Type: Pole, Structure height: 21 m, Call Sign: WQOI295
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 10/04/2011, Expiration Date: 10/04/2021, Certifier: Mark HansenRegistrant: Rini O\'Neil, Pc, 2101 L Street, Nw, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 955-3931, Fax: (202) 296-2014, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • EL RITO, None (Lat: 36.345000 Lon: -106.188056), Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WDE48,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, Grant Date: 03/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/31/2011, Certifier: William Ojile, Registrant: Windstream Communications, Inc., 1101 17th Street, Nw, Suite 802, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 223-7664, Fax: (202) 223-7669, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KD5YQD, Licensee ID: L00718124, Grant Date: 05/15/2013, Expiration Date: 07/18/2023, Certifier: Blaine M Hadden, Registrant: Blaine M Hadden, El Rito, NM 87530-0246
  • Call Sign: KE5NUZ, Licensee ID: L00353528, Grant Date: 03/06/2017, Expiration Date: 04/18/2027, Certifier: Jack N Edwards, Registrant: Jack N Edwards, El Rito, NM 87530
  • Call Sign: KG5ZHY, Licensee ID: L02179093, Grant Date: 04/18/2018, Expiration Date: 04/18/2028, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2019, Certifier: John G Jamieson, Registrant: John G Jamieson, 3 Cr 247, El Rito, NM 87530-0219

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2204C, N2204C, N-2204C, Serial Number: 30504, Year manufactured: 1953, Airworthiness Date: 10/01/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 12/12/1984
    Registrant (Corporation): Painter Creek Lodge Inc, Po Box 665, El Rito, NM 87530

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 6. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 21 took place in 2018, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in El Rito, NM When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (43.7%), and Structure Fires (34.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in El Rito, NM
    • 4543.7%Outside Fires
    • 3534.0%Structure Fires
    • 2120.4%Other
    • 21.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for El Rito, NM
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in El Rito, NM
  • 51.1%Utility gas
  • 31.0%Wood
  • 17.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


El Rito compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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