For population 25 years and over in Elida:
For population 15 years and over in Elida town:
23 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $375 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lubbock, TX (105.5 miles , pop. 199,564).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (186.7 miles , pop. 448,607).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (404.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Dora, NM (4.3 miles) , Floyd, NM (4.6 miles) , Portales, NM (4.9 miles ), Northeast Chaves, NM (5.2 miles) , Causey, NM (5.7 miles) , Melrose, NM (5.8 miles ), Cannon AFB, NM (6.0 miles ), Clovis, NM (6.4 miles ).
Latitude: 33.95 N, Longitude: 103.65 W
Area code: 505
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -140 (-43.3%).
Average climate in Elida, New Mexico
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Elida-area historical tornado activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 11% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/21/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 41.6 miles away from the Elida town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 6/25/1965, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 24.5 miles away from the town center .
Earthquake activity:Elida-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below New Mexico state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/19/1995 at 18:36:43, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 79.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/14/1998 at 05:38:48, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 MD, 2.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.3 miles away from Elida center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Roosevelt County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elida:
Public high school in Elida:
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Public elementary/middle school in Elida:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Elida and their reported violations in the past:ELIDA WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 189, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.1%
(26.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.5% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Elida compared to New Mexico state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Elida town (based on Roosevelt County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 68.40%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Elida government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):
Elida government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):
Elida government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):
Elida government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):
10.75% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,621 average adjusted gross income)
0.70% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,125 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
10.50% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,334 average adjusted gross income)
0.24% of residents moved to foreign countries ($711 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Elida:
Strongest FM radio stations in Elida:
TV broadcast stations around Elida:
Elida fatal accident list:
Jun 29, 1994 04:51 AM, 70, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 20, 1990 00:45 AM, 70, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $194,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,256
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,269
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 3,942
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Elida)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Elida, NM)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:6
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: