For population 25 years and over in Folsom:
For population 15 years and over in Folsom village:
6 residents are foreign born (8.0% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $750 (0.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pueblo, CO (105.4 miles , pop. 102,121).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (147.3 miles , pop. 360,890).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (492.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Des Moines, NM (2.8 miles) , Branson, CO (3.4 miles) , Grenville, NM (4.9 miles) , Raton, NM (5.4 miles ), Model, CO (6.1 miles) , Starkville, CO (6.2 miles) , Trinidad, CO (6.3 miles ), Maxwell, NM (6.4 miles ).
Latitude: 36.85 N, Longitude: 103.92 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 505
Population change in the 1990s: +11 (+17.2%).
Average climate in Folsom, New Mexico
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Folsom-area historical tornado activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/29/1964, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 40.8 miles away from the Folsom village center killed one person and injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 6/5/1961, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 51.9 miles away from the village center injured one person and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Folsom-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 1% 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 47.3 miles away from the city center
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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 56.1 miles away from Folsom center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 43.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/2004 at 12:09:56, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 51.6 miles away from the city 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 65.6 miles away from Folsom center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 50.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Union County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Snow: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Folsom:
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.09. This is significantly better than average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 33.3. This is about average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 0.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino 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
Folsom compared to New Mexico state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Folsom (based on Union County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.05%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Folsom government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.39% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,515 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
7.99% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($20,909 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 259
Total average daily truck traffic: 101
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 265
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FAA Registered Aircraft:3