El Valle de Arroyo Seco, New Mexico

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Population in 2010: 1,440. Population change since 2000: +25.3%
Males: 781  (54.2%)
Females: 659  (45.8%)
Median resident age:  37.2 years
New Mexico median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 87532.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $46,624 (it was $33,056 in 2000)
El Valle de Arroyo Seco:

$46,624
NM:

$46,748

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,983 (it was $19,712 in 2000)

El Valle de Arroyo Seco CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $168,540 (it was $121,500 in 2000)
El Valle de Arroyo Seco:

$168,540
NM:

$167,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $142,901; Detached houses: $160,336; Mobile homes: $143,341

Median gross rent in 2016: $856.

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  • Races in El Valle de Arroyo Seco, NM (2010)

    El Valle de Arroyo Seco races chart
    • 1,13378.7%Hispanic
    • 26518.4%White alone
    • 181.3%Two or more races
    • 100.7%American Indian alone
    • 100.7%Asian alone
    • 20.1%Black alone
    • 20.1%Other race alone

Races in El Valle de Arroyo Seco detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in El Valle de Arroyo Seco: 87.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (2.5%), Irish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 5.19 square miles.

Population density: 278 people per square mile   (very low).

El Valle de Arroyo Seco,NM real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in El Valle de Arroyo Seco:

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in El Valle de Arroyo Seco CDP:

  • Never married: 38.2%
  • Now married: 41.1%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 1.1%
  • Divorced: 19.4%

168 residents are foreign born (11.5% Latin America).

This place:

11.5%
New Mexico:

9.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $580 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,012 (0.6%)

El Valle de Arroyo Seco satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Fe, NM (20.8 miles , pop. 62,203).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (67.5 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (382.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Arroyo Seco, NM (0.4 miles ), Sombrillo, NM (1.2 miles ), Cuartelez, NM (1.4 miles ), Santa Cruz, NM (1.5 miles ), La Puebla, NM (1.6 miles ), La Mesilla, NM (1.6 miles ), Espanola, NM (1.8 miles ), Santa Clara Pueblo, NM (1.9 miles ).

Latitude: 35.96 N, Longitude: 106.03 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 505

El Valle de Arroyo Seco household income distribution El Valle de Arroyo Seco home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
New Mexico:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (22%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (21%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (24%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (22%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in El Valle de Arroyo Seco: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in El Valle de Arroyo Seco, New Mexico

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Earthquake activity:

El Valle de Arroyo Seco-area historical earthquake activity is near New Mexico state average. It is 141% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 96.4 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 114.4 miles away from El Valle de Arroyo Seco 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 606.9 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 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.0 miles away from the city 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 596.1 miles away from El Valle de Arroyo Seco center
On 8/1/2004 at 06:50:47, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Santa Fe County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
El Valle de Arroyo Seco topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near El Valle de Arroyo Seco:

  • RIO GRANDE HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; ESPANOLA, NM)
  • ESPANOLA HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; ESPANOLA, NM)
  • PRESBYTERIAN ESPANOLA HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; ESPANOLA, NM)
  • SOMBRILLO NURSING FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; LOS ALAMOS, NM)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to El Valle de Arroyo Seco:

  • Santa Fe Community College (about 27 miles; Santa Fe, NM; Full-time enrollment: 3,047)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 52 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,931)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 62 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 70 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 70 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,398)
  • Adams State University (about 106 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • San Juan College (about 132 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 5,112)

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Notable location: Santa Fe County Volunteer Fire La Puebla District Station 2 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Santa Fe 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 2013 was 61.0. This is better than average.

City:

61.0
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.330. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.330
U.S.:

0.293

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 39.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

39.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.83. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.83
U.S.:

19.96

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 5.01. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.01
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 39.1%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.2% for other race residents, 99.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  69.6%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.4%
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: 0.2% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
New Mexico average:

12.9

El Valle de Arroyo Seco travel time to work - commute El Valle de Arroyo Seco mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for El Valle de Arroyo Seco CDP (based on Santa Fe County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic69,55223
Evangelical Protestant7,83953
Other5,57137
Mainline Protestant4,24618
Orthodox2823
None56,680-
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: 22
Santa Fe County:

1.55 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Santa Fe County:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 164
Here:

11.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.0%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Santa Fe County:

12.7%
New Mexico:

22.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
El Valle de Arroyo Seco:

47.6%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
El Valle de Arroyo Seco:

46.3%
New Mexico:

47.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
New Mexico:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
El Valle de Arroyo Seco:

20.2%
New Mexico:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
El Valle de Arroyo Seco:

11.2%
State:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
New Mexico:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.5%
State:

34.5%

General health condition:
This city:

53.9%
New Mexico:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
El Valle de Arroyo Seco:

81.2%
New Mexico:

80.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of El Valle de Arroyo Seco, NM Residents

6.34% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($55,495 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.34%
New Mexico average:

6.50%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($631 average AGI)
Santa Fe County:

0.05%
New Mexico average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.91% ($34,628 average AGI)
from Rio Arriba County, NM  0.34% ($34,053)
from Sandoval County, NM  0.22% ($36,943)


6.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,451 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.23%
New Mexico average:

6.43%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($403 average AGI)
Santa Fe County:

0.06%
New Mexico average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bernalillo County, NM  1.23% ($34,586 average AGI)
to Sandoval County, NM  0.34% ($39,652)
to Rio Arriba County, NM  0.30% ($27,329)

Strongest AM radio stations in El Valle de Arroyo Seco:

  • KDCE (950 AM; 4 kW; ESPANOLA, NM; Owner: RICHARD L. GARCIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSWV (810 AM; 5 kW; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: LA VOZ BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KTRC (1260 AM; 5 kW; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KRSN (1490 AM; 1 kW; LOS ALAMOS, NM; Owner: REAL RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KVSF (1400 AM; 1 kW; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KXKS (1190 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KANM (1600 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: ARAGON BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.L.C.)
  • KNML (610 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in El Valle de Arroyo Seco:

  • KBOM (94.7 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KQBA (107.5 FM; LOS ALAMOS, NM; Owner: HUTTON MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • KSFQ (101.1 FM; WHITE ROCK, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KZNM (106.7 FM; LOS ALAMOS, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KYBR (92.9 FM; ESPANOLA, NM; Owner: RIO CHAMA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTAO (101.9 FM; TAOS, NM; Owner: TAOS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • KBAC (104.1 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKSS (97.3 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KTZO (103.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLYT (88.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KHFM (95.5 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA L.L.C)
  • KRST (92.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • KMGA (99.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around El Valle de Arroyo Seco:

  • K39EJ (Channel 39; ESPANOLA, NM; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 13m43ftTotal length
  • $500,000Total costs
  • 47,728Total average daily traffic
  • 4,732Total average daily truck traffic
  • 62,698Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$160,4951$69,370
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$142,9501$52,750
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$98,2100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.02

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (49%)
  • Wood (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)

El Valle de Arroyo Seco compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

El Valle de Arroyo Seco on our top lists:

  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Trinidad and Tobago (population 500+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #8 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+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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