Elephant Butte, New Mexico

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Population in 2014: 1,356 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.4%
 
Males: 613  (45.3%)
Females: 743  (54.7%)
Median resident age:  57.2 years
New Mexico median age:  36.9 years

Zip codes: 87901, 87935.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $30,302 (it was $31,705 in 2000)
Elephant Butte:

$30,302
NM:

$43,872

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,719 (it was $21,345 in 2000)

Elephant Butte city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $132,733 (it was $91,600 in 2000)
Elephant Butte:

$132,733
NM:

$159,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $141,894; Detached houses: $180,241; Townhouses or other attached units: $190,145; Mobile homes: $103,569

Median gross rent in 2013: $653.

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  • Races in Elephant Butte, NM (2010)

    Elephant Butte races chart
    • 1,18883.0%White alone
    • 19413.6%Hispanic
    • 292.0%Two or more races
    • 90.6%American Indian alone
    • 70.5%Asian alone
    • 40.3%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Elephant Butte: 85.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (13.4%), United States (7.4%), Irish (6.7%), English (3.5%), Italian (2.0%), French (1.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4565 feet

Land area: 2.96 square miles.

Population density: 459 people per square mile   (low).

Elephant Butte,NM real estate house value index trend

Elephant Butte, New Mexico map

For population 25 years and over in Elephant Butte:

  • High school or higher: 80.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elephant Butte city:

  • Never married: 10.8%
  • Now married: 32.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 23.2%
  • Divorced: 33.8%

32 residents are foreign born (1.5% Europe, 0.6% Latin America).

This city:

2.3%
New Mexico:

8.2%



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Elephant Butte, New Mexico as of December 07, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Elephant Butte to the number of sex offenders is 237 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $762 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $737 (0.6%)

Elephant Butte satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Las Cruces, NM (65.8 miles , pop. 74,267).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (107.5 miles , pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (281.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Hot Springs Landing, NM (1.2 miles) , Truth or Consequences, NM (2.1 miles ), Williamsburg, NM (2.5 miles ), Las Palomas, NM (3.1 miles) , Caballo, NM (4.0 miles) , Oasis, NM (4.4 miles) , Arrey, NM (4.9 miles ), Winston, NM (5.2 miles) .

Latitude: 33.19 N, Longitude: 107.22 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 505

Elephant Butte household income distribution Elephant Butte home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.4%
New Mexico:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +1,196 (+616.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (30%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (26%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (3%)
  • Public administration (37%)
  • Accommodation and food services (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (1%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (30%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (36%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (24%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (3%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Elephant Butte, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Elephant Butte, New Mexico average temperatures Elephant Butte, New Mexico average precipitation Elephant Butte, New Mexico humidity Elephant Butte, New Mexico wind speed Elephant Butte, New Mexico snowfall Elephant Butte, New Mexico sunshine Elephant Butte, New Mexico clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Elephant Butte-area historical earthquake activity is near New Mexico state average. It is 156% 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 540.0 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 490.3 miles away from Elephant Butte center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
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 536.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 496.7 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 488.8 miles away from Elephant Butte 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 90.3 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 Sierra County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elephant Butte topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Elephant Butte:

  • SIERRA HOMECARE AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; T OR C, NM)
  • SIERRA HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; T OR C, NM)
  • NEW MEXICO STATE VETERANS HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCE, NM)

Amtrak station near Elephant Butte:

  • 5 miles: TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES (TRUTH OR CONSEQNCES, 800 N. HWY. 51) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elephant Butte:

  • Western New Mexico University (about 68 miles; Silver City, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,456)
  • New Mexico State University-Main Campus (about 69 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 14,497)
  • New Mexico State University-Dona Ana (about 69 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 5,640)
  • The University of Texas at El Paso (about 107 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 18,008)
  • Vista College (about 108 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 3,453)
  • El Paso Community College (about 110 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 19,576)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 135 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,398)

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Notable location: Elephant Butte Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Rio Grande Guide Service (Recreational Trips & Guides; P.O. Box 1611).

Hotels: Marina Suites Motel (Country Club Road), Quality Inn (401 Highway 195), Lakeview Restaurant & Lounge at Quality Inn (401 Highway 195), Elephant Butte Inn (401 Highway 195).

Sierra County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 23.7%
(2.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 81.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 78.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  1.9 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.1%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.2%
Whole state:  8.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Elephant Butte, New Mexico environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Elephant Butte (2011 data):

  • Bank of the Southwest: Elephant Butte Branch at Highway 195 & Warm Springs, branch established on 1972/07/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $156.7 mil, Deposits: $138.0 mil, headquarters in Roswell, NM, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: New Mexico National Financial Incorporated

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
New Mexico average:

13.6

Elephant Butte travel time to work - commute Elephant Butte mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Elephant Butte city (based on Sierra County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,59816
Catholic1,02111
Other4514
Mainline Protestant1993
None8,719-
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: 2
Sierra County:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Sierra County:

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

10.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Sierra County:

21.2%
New Mexico:

22.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.1%
New Mexico:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Elephant Butte:

43.4%
New Mexico:

47.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
New Mexico:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

24.5%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.6%
New Mexico:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
New Mexico:

6.8

Overweight people:
Elephant Butte:

36.8%
New Mexico:

34.5%

General health condition:
Elephant Butte:

50.2%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Elephant Butte:

70.9%
State:

80.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Elephant Butte, 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 3$12,939$51,7560$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$1,628
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$930
Streets and Highways 1$2,269$27,2280$0
Sewerage 2$6,197$37,1820$0
Water Supply 1$3,755$45,0600$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,708$32,4960$0
Totals for Government 8$27,868$41,8026$2,558

Elephant Butte government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $203,000 ($149.71)
    Central Staff Services: $146,000 ($107.67)
    Regular Highways: $93,000 ($68.58)
    Financial Administration: $60,000 ($44.25)
    Police Protection: $23,000 ($16.96)
    Fire Protection: $18,000 ($13.27)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $110,000 ($81.12)

Elephant Butte government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($4.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $499,000 ($367.99)
    Highways: $68,000 ($50.15)
    General Support: $53,000 ($39.09)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $246,000 ($181.42)
    Public Utilities: $26,000 ($19.17)
    Other Selective Sales: $20,000 ($14.75)
    NEC: $10,000 ($7.37)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $566,000 ($417.40)

7.89% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,081 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.89%
New Mexico average:

6.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dona Ana County, NM  1.16% ($32,327 average AGI)
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.69% ($43,034)
from Socorro County, NM  0.33% ($36,071)


6.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,910 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.92%
New Mexico average:

6.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dona Ana County, NM  1.53% ($24,906 average AGI)
to Bernalillo County, NM  0.41% ($28,588)
to Luna County, NM  0.24% ($25,300)

Strongest AM radio stations in Elephant Butte:

  • KCHS (1400 AM; 1 kW; TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCE, NM; Owner: GPK MEDIA LLC)
  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KSNM (570 AM; 5 kW; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: SUNRISE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KTSM (690 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNFT (950 AM; 5 kW; BAYARD, NM; Owner: RUNNELS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LLC, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KAMA (750 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KXPL (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: K-FINA RESULTS, INC.)
  • KBNA (920 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))

Strongest FM radio stations in Elephant Butte:

  • K216CK (91.1 FM; TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCE, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOC., INC.)
  • KKVS (98.7 FM; TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCE, NM; Owner: RICHARDSON COMMERCIAL CORPORATION)
  • KROL (99.5 FM; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: RIO GRANDE CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CO)
  • KVLC (101.1 FM; HATCH, NM; Owner: RADIO PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Elephant Butte:

  • K59CN (Channel 59; TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCE, NM; Owner: REGENTS OF NEW MEXICO STATE UNIV.)
  • K51BQ (Channel 51; TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCE, NM; Owner: CITY OF TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES)
  • K64CG (Channel 64; TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCE, NM; Owner: CITY OF TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES)
  • K17BH (Channel 17; TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCE, NM; Owner: CITY OF TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES)
  • K27BN (Channel 27; TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCE, NM; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • K54CC (Channel 54; TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCE, NM; Owner: CITY OF TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES)

Elephant Butte fatal accident list:

May 4, 2014 09:29 PM, Sr-195, Lat: 33.21372, Lon: -107.24223, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
May 7, 2011 08:03 PM, Sr-195, Lat: 33.14675, Lon: -107.18734, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jan 11, 1994 09:52 PM, 195, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jun 13, 1992 11:52 PM, Srockcanyn, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Apr 12, 1990 04:30 PM, Rockcanyon, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • MARTY JIMMERSON, 3.65 Nm Se (Lat: 33.197694 Lon: -107.239361), Type: 115.5, Overall height: 109.7 m, Registrant: 7136930000, Www.Americantower.Com, 3411 RICHMOND AVE STE 400
  • Shelley L Aitoro, 3.65 Nm Se (Lat: 33.197694 Lon: -107.239361), Type: 115.5, Overall height: 109.7 m, Registrant: 5102363700, , 501 CANAL BOULEVARD, SUITE E, Phone: (Dep) art-ment
  • Shelley L Aitoro, 3.65 Nm Se (Lat: 33.197694 Lon: -107.239361), Type: 115.5, Overall height: 109.7 m, Registrant: 5102363700, , 501 CANAL BOULEVARD, SUITE E, Phone: (Dep) art-ment
  • Shelley L Aitoro, 3.65 Nm Se (Lat: 33.197694 Lon: -107.239361), Type: 115.5, Overall height: 109.7 m, Registrant: 4252518480, , 6802 S. 220TH ST., Phone: (Dep) art-ment
  • Shelley L Aitoro, 3.65 Nm Se (Lat: 33.197694 Lon: -107.239361), Type: 115.5, Overall height: 109.7 m, Registrant: 4252518480, , 6802 S. 220TH ST., Phone: (Dep) art-ment
  • Shelley L Aitoro, 3.65 Nm Se (Lat: 33.197694 Lon: -107.239361), Type: 115.5, Overall height: 109.7 m, Registrant: 4252518480, , 6802 S. 220TH ST., Phone: (Dep) art-ment
  • 3.65 Nm Se (Lat: 33.197778 Lon: -107.239444), Type: 115.5, Overall height: 109.7 m, Registrant: 7136930000, Www.Americantower.Com, 3411 RICHMOND AVE STE 400

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Rock Canyon Rd & Rio Grande North (Lat: 33.213972 Lon: -107.242250), Call Sign: WQJ359, Licensee ID: L00735235
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.250 MHz, 154.310 MHzGrant Date: 06/07/2005, Expiration Date: 07/31/2015, Cancellation Date: 10/03/2015Registrant: County Of Sierra, 100 N Date St, Truth Or Conseq, NM 87901, Phone: (505) 894-6215
  • Sr 52 & Commercial Ave (Lat: 33.187861 Lon: -107.223083), Call Sign: KKX486
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.220 MHzGrant Date: 12/16/2014, Expiration Date: 12/20/2024Registrant: Advanced Communications & Electronics, 2417 Baylor Drive, Se, Albuquerque, NM 87106, Phone: (505) 244-3321, Fax: (505) 244-3675, Email:
  • Lat: 33.176667 Lon: -107.220000, Call Sign: WQES659
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.412 MHz, 451.787 MHz, 451.837 MHz, 451.887 MHzGrant Date: 01/08/2016, Expiration Date: 04/04/2026, Certifier: James JacobsRegistrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc., Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, Water Tank Hill 0.3 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 33.151444 Lon: -107.189472), Structure height: 2.4 m, Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WNEO352
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.600 MHz, 957.150 MHz, 10553.1 MHz, 959.150 MHzGrant Date: 06/08/2010, Expiration Date: 06/20/2020, Certifier: Frank R KnutsonRegistrant: Tri State Generation & Transmission Assoc., Inc., Denver, CO 80234, Phone: (303) 452-6111, Fax: (303) 254-6068, Email:
  • Elephant Butte, 304 B Calle De Ranchero (Lat: 33.203333 Lon: -107.230611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 44.5 m, Overall height: 49.5 m, Call Sign: WQEM867
    Assigned Frequencies: 6595.00 MHzGrant Date: 02/02/2016, Expiration Date: 03/08/2026, Certifier: Gregory M RomanoRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Elephant Butte Lake State Park Hdqtrs S Monticello Unit 359.4 (Lat: 33.296194 Lon: -107.193083), Type: Tower, Call Sign: KWS579
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.850 MHzGrant Date: 11/04/2011, Expiration Date: 01/23/2022Registrant: State Of New Mexico, 401 Broadway Tiwa Bldg, Albuquerque, NM 87102, Phone: (505) 841-8453, Fax: (505) 841-8452, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Elephant Butte)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Elephant Butte)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Elephant Butte and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF ELEPHANT BUTTE (Population served: 984, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-17-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-17-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-17-2010)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
Most common first names in Elephant Butte, NM among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert1671.6 years
John1274.7 years
Richard1168.2 years
Mary1072.4 years
William1070.6 years
Charles973.1 years
James767.8 years
George773.1 years
Helen775.4 years
Donald772.1 years
Most common last names in Elephant Butte, NM among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones774.0 years
Wilson777.6 years
Anderson478.3 years
Clark476.7 years
Lane376.9 years
Jackson377.0 years
Conner382.4 years
Card372.7 years
Lewis364.3 years
Loomis390.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Elephant Butte compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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