Gallup, New Mexico

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Population in 2013: 22,261 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.2%
 
Males: 10,891  (48.9%)
Females: 11,370  (51.1%)
Median resident age:  30.7 years
New Mexico median age:  36.9 years

Zip codes: 87305.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,258 (it was $34,868 in 2000)
Gallup:

$39,258
NM:

$43,872

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,962 (it was $15,789 in 2000)

Gallup city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $104,002 (it was $86,900 in 2000)
Gallup:

$104,002
NM:

$159,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $640.

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  • Races in Gallup, NM (2013)

    Gallup races chart
    • 7,97435.8%American Indian alone
    • 7,77634.9%Hispanic
    • 5,23123.5%White alone
    • 4852.2%Two or more races
    • 4352.0%Asian alone
    • 1210.5%Black alone
    • 340.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Gallup: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (5.2%), German (4.7%), Italian (2.4%), United States (2.3%), Irish (2.2%), Dutch (1.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1891

Elevation: 6508 feet

Land area: 13.4 square miles.

Population density: 1,667 people per square mile   (low).

Gallup, New Mexico map

For population 25 years and over in Gallup:

  • High school or higher: 81.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gallup city:

  • Never married: 50.0%
  • Now married: 35.4%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

913 residents are foreign born (3.2% Latin America, 0.8% Asia).

This city:

4.5%
New Mexico:

8.2%



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Gallup, New Mexico as of August 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Gallup to the number of sex offenders is 1,299 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,333 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $759 (1.0%)

Gallup satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rio Rancho, NM (117.5 miles , pop. 51,765).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (123.2 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (235.2 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Church Rock, NM (2.6 miles ), Yah-ta-hey, NM (2.8 miles ), Rock Springs, NM (2.8 miles ), Red Rock, NM (3.4 miles ), Twin Lakes, NM (3.5 miles ), Brimhall Nizhoni, NM (4.2 miles ), Nakaibito, NM (4.3 miles ), Tse Bonito, NM (4.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 41 buildings, average cost: $120,300
  • 1998: 34 buildings, average cost: $99,500
  • 1999: 43 buildings, average cost: $104,400
  • 2000: 29 buildings, average cost: $140,200
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $128,100
  • 2002: 28 buildings, average cost: $106,800
  • 2003: 24 buildings, average cost: $128,500
  • 2004: 21 buildings, average cost: $148,000
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $148,800
  • 2006: 38 buildings, average cost: $131,600
  • 2007: 31 buildings, average cost: $100,400
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $99,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,500
  • 2010: 17 buildings, average cost: $192,600
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $247,500
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $179,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 35.52 N, Longitude: 108.73 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Drunk Driving Capital of America

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,153 (+23.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,802 (76.2%)

Area code: 505

Gallup household income distribution Gallup home values distribution

Crime rates in Gallup by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 560017122175
per 100,000 24.629.10.00.05.036.55.410.010.14.631.322.5
Rapes 131418152020243429273637
per 100,000 64.067.988.374.4100.1104.4128.7170.7146.3123.2161.0166.7
Robberies 1076465505035344656515765
per 100,000 526.5310.5318.8247.9250.3182.7182.4231.0282.5232.7254.9292.9
Assaults 312319297289268210235297277261319356
per 100,000 1,535.41,547.91,456.61,432.71,341.71,096.01,260.61,491.31,397.21,190.61,426.31,604.2
Burglaries 325250259252266185238206250297380372
per 100,000 1,599.31,213.11,270.21,249.31,331.7965.61,276.71,034.31,261.01,354.91,699.11,676.3
Thefts 2,1601,8442,0771,6541,4879551,0969821,1781,4111,4661,790
per 100,000 10,629.48,947.510,186.48,199.57,444.34,984.35,879.24,930.75,942.06,436.86,554.98,066.0
Auto thefts 13511612212512212010211611810699125
per 100,000 664.3562.9598.3619.7610.8626.3547.2582.4595.2483.6442.7563.3
Arson 3135471561122
per 100,000 14.84.914.724.820.036.55.425.130.34.653.79.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 293.3) 1145.2994.1992.7877.4865.5740.9781.7832.8867.0799.3960.91062.5

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Gallup detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 75 (58 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.59
New Mexico average:

2.22
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.3%
New Mexico:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +690 (+3.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Gallup, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Gallup-area historical earthquake activity is above New Mexico state average. It is 280% 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 452.1 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 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 441.6 miles away from Gallup center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 428.1 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 447.6 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 437.2 miles away from Gallup center
On 4/29/1993 at 08:21:00, a magnitude 5.5 (5.5 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.3 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 190.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in McKinley County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Fires: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gallup topographic map

Birthplace of: Carolyn S. Shoemaker - Astronomer, Willie Adams (1990s pitcher) - Baseball player, Julio Chiaramonte - Officer of the Army during World War II, Mike Everitt (baseball) - Baseball umpire.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Gallup: Hiroshi H. Miyamura.

Hospitals and medical centers in Gallup:

  • GALLUP INDIAN MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Federal, provides emergency services, 516 E NIZHONI BLVD)
  • REHOBOTH MCKINLEY CHRISTIAN HEALTH CARE SERVICES (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1901 RED ROCK DRIVE)
  • RED ROCKS DIALYSIS- GALLUP (725 HOSPITAL DR)
  • REHOBOTH MCKINLEY CHRISTIAN HOME CARE SERVICES (640 VANDENBOSCH PARKWAY)
  • MCKINLEY CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (306 NIZHONI BLVD)
  • RED ROCKS CARE CENTER (3720 CHURCH ROCK ROAD)
  • REHOBOTH MCKINLEY CHRISTIAN HOSP SNF (1901 RED ROCK DR)

Airports located in Gallup:

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Amtrak station:

GALLUP (210 E HWY 66) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

College/University in Gallup:

  • University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus (Full-time enrollment: 1,878; Location: 705 Gurley Ave.; Public; Website: www.gallup.unm.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gallup:

  • San Juan College (about 92 miles; Farmington, NM; Full-time enrollment: 5,112)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 124 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,398)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 124 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 124 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 131 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,631)
  • Santa Fe Community College (about 154 miles; Santa Fe, NM; FT enrollment: 3,047)
  • Coconino Community College (about 167 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,090)

Public high schools in Gallup:

Private high schools in Gallup:

  • GALLUP CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 274; Location: 515 PARK AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • WILDCAT CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 39; Location: HWY 264 MILE MARKER #9; Grades: KG - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Gallup:

Private elementary/middle school in Gallup:

  • ST FRANCIS ASSISI SCHOOL (Students: 95; Location: 215 W WILSON AVE; Grades: PK - 6)
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Library in Gallup:

  • OCTAVIA FELLIN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $788,996; Location: 115 WEST HILL; 132,469 books; 30,436 audio materials; 7,380 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 185 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Gallup: American Heritage Plaza (A), Dal Paso Center (B), Mentmore Meadows Historic Site (C), Gallup Weather Station (D), Gallup Fire Department Station 5 (E), University of New Mexcio - Gallup Campus Zollinger Library (F), Rehoboth McKinley Christian Hospital Library (G), Gallup Indian Medical Center Library (H), Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services Inc Library (I), Octavia Fellen Public Library (J), Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services Incorporated (K), University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus Zollinger Library (L), Red Rock Musuem (M), Gallup Fire Department Station 3 (N), Gallup Fire Department Station 4 (O), Gallup Fire Department Station 2 (P), Gallup Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (Q), Gallup Medical Flight (R), Med Star Ambulance (S), White Cafe (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Pinon Placita Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Gallup include: Seventh Day Adventist Church (A), West Mesa Assembly of God Church (B), Westminister United Presbyterian Church (C), First United Methodist Church (D), United Pentecostal Church (E), Spanish Assembly of God Church (F), Indian Assembly of God Church (G), First Assembly of God Church (H), Twin Buttes Church of the Nazarene (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Hillcrest Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Gamerco Wash (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Gallup include: Red Rock State Park (1), Gallup Historical Marker (2), Babe Ruth Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Gallup Cultural Center (Museums; 201 East Historic Highway 66) (1), Gal-A-Bowl (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1900 East Aztec Avenue) (2), Tilt (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1300 West I-40 Frontage Road) (3), Gallup Convention & Visitors Bureau (255 East Historic Highway 66) (4), Indian Country Expeditions (1713 Redrock Drive) (5), Gallup Flying Service (Tours & Charters; Gallup Municipal Air) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Redwood Lodge (907 East Historic Highway 66) (1), Holiday Inn (2915 West Historic Highway 66) (2), Lariat Lodge (1105 East Historic Highway 66) (3), Arrowhead Lodge (1115 East Historic Highway 66) (4), Econo Lodge Gallup (3101 West US 66) (5), Travelodge (3275 West Historic Highway 66) (6), Super 8 Gallup (1715 West Historic Highway 66) (7), Road Runner Motel (3012 East Historic Highway 66) (8), Best Western Inn & Suites (3009 West Historic Highway 66) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: New Mexico State Government - Motor Vehicle Division (2907 East Aztec Avenue) (1), New Mexico State Government - Courts- McKinley County Magistrate Court (285 South Boardman Avenue) (2), Federal Bureau of Investigation (208 West Coal Avenue) (3), Municipal Court (451 State Road) (4), New Mexico State Government - Court Reporter (Court House) (5), New Mexico State Government - District Court Clerk (Court House) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

McKinley County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2009 was 70.9. This is about average.

City:

70.9
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 24.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.4
U.S.:

20.2

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

GALLUP WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 20,209, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-09-2006), St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-05-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-12-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In NOV-19-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-11-2011), St Public Notif requested (JAN-11-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-12-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-15-2011)
D & S TRAILER RANCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
COAL BASIN WATER ASSOCIATION (Address: 46 Hamilton Rd. , Population served: 57, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-07-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-12-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-05-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-05-2008), St Compliance achieved (2 times from OCT-25-2010 to OCT-25-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-01-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-27-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-30-2005 to SEP-30-2005), St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2006), St Public Notif received (OCT-12-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-08-2007), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-27-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-31-2005 to DEC-31-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2006), St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-17-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-08-2007), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-27-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-13-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-13-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-23-2006), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JAN-31-2006 to JAN-31-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-08-2007), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-27-2008)
  • 4 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-24-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-24-2012), St Public Notif received (APR-23-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-07-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-12-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (3 times from MAY-01-2008 to SEP-29-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAY-01-2008 to MAY-15-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-27-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-29-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-01-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-27-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-29-2008)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 4 other older monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Gallup that have no violations reported:

  • MANUELITO NAVAJO CHILDRENS HOME (Population served: 70, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 25.0%
(6.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.6% for Black residents, 20.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.0% for American Indian residents, 14.3% for other race residents, 11.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.1%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.5%
Whole state:  8.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Gallup in 2010:

  • 149 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 128 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 82 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 75 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 20 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 18 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 14 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 7 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Gallup in 2000:

  • 216 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 174 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 154 people in nursing homes
  • 57 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 46 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 46 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 38 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 29 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 18 people in religious group quarters
  • 13 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 9 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 2 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Gallup, New Mexico environmental map by EPA

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Gallup compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Banks with branches in Gallup (2011 data):

  • Bank of Colorado: Walmart Branch, Gallup Branch, Gallup Main Branch. Info updated 2006/09/15: Bank assets: $2,140.7 mil, Deposits: $1,783.1 mil, headquarters in Fort Collins, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 40 total offices, Holding Company: Pinnacle Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Tse Bonito Branch at Sthy 264 & Alma Dr, branch established on 1973/09/04; Gallup Branch at 1006 West Aztec Avenue, branch established on 1979/11/30. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Gallup Branch at 300 West Aztec Avenue, branch established on 1934/01/06. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Washington Federal: Galllup Federal Savings Bank Branch at 221 West Aztec Avenue, branch established on 1934/09/01. Info updated 2011/12/19: Bank assets: $13,653.0 mil, Deposits: $8,905.8 mil, headquarters in Seattle, WA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 174 total offices
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Gallup Branch at 101 West Hill Avenue, branch established on 1999/11/08. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Gallup, New Mexico:

  • Comfort Inn, 3208 W Hwy 66, Gallup, NM 87301 , Phone: (505) 722-0982, Fax: (505) 722-2404
  • Rodeway Inn, 2003 W Hwy 66, Gallup, NM 87301 , Phone: (505) 863-9385, Fax: (505) 863-6532
  • Best Western The Inn, 3009 W 66, Gallup, NM 87301 , Phone: (505) 722-2221, Fax: (505) 722-7442
  • Days Inn West, 3201 W Hwy 66, Gallup, NM 87301 , Phone: (505) 863-6889, Fax: (505) 863-6889
  • Red Roof Inn-gallup, 3304 W Hwy 66, Gallup, NM 87301 , Phone: (505) 722-7765, Fax: (505) 722-4752
  • Motel 6, 3306 W 66TH St, Gallup, NM 87301 , Phone: (505) 863-4492, Fax: (505) 863-5849
  • Best Western Red Rock Inn, 3010 Hwy 66, Gallup, NM 87301 , Phone: (505) 722-7600
  • Sleep Inn, 3820 E Hwy 66, Gallup, NM 87501 , Phone: (505) 863-3535
  • 17 other hotels and motels
All 25 fire-safe hotels and motels in Gallup, New Mexico

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.1
New Mexico average:

13.6

Gallup travel time to work - commute Gallup mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Solar energy (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Gallup city (based on McKinley County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic13,20012
Other9,91015
Evangelical Protestant8,67573
Mainline Protestant5744
Black Protestant1311
None39,002-
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: 13
McKinley County:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
McKinley County:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
McKinley County:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 43
Here:

6.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.4%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
McKinley County:

32.8%
New Mexico:

22.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.0%
State:

11.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 46$136,619$35,6400$0
Other Government Administration 12$34,993$34,9930$0
Judicial and Legal 7$30,092$51,5860$0
Police Protection - Officers 59$309,139$62,8760$0
Police - Other 22$46,392$25,3050$0
Firefighters 48$179,282$44,8210$0
Fire - Other 1$2,354$28,2480$0
Streets and Highways 28$67,148$28,7780$0
Welfare 15$33,509$26,8070$0
Solid Waste Management 15$34,864$27,8910$0
Sewerage 5$12,759$30,6220$0
Parks and Recreation 58$115,174$23,8299$10,539
Housing and Community Development(Local) 9$32,490$43,3200$0
Water Supply 14$42,277$36,2370$0
Electric Power 20$82,004$49,2020$0
Local Libraries 11$28,826$31,4477$4,915
Other and Unallocable 40$129,558$38,8672$1,652
Totals for Government 410$1,317,480$38,56018$17,106

Gallup government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $13,766,000 ($618.39)
    Air Transportation: $1,311,000 ($58.89)
    Central Staff Services: $416,000 ($18.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $195,000 ($8.76)
    General Public Buildings: $134,000 ($6.02)
    Public Welfare - Other: $47,000 ($2.11)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($0.58)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($0.49)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $15,485,000 ($695.61)
    Central Staff Services: $5,473,000 ($245.86)
    Police Protection: $5,153,000 ($231.48)
    Financial Administration: $4,003,000 ($179.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,747,000 ($168.32)
    General - Other: $3,422,000 ($153.72)
    Water Utilities: $2,861,000 ($128.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,480,000 ($111.41)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,473,000 ($111.09)
    Regular Highways: $2,063,000 ($92.67)
    Correctional Institutions: $1,712,000 ($76.91)
    Sewerage: $1,582,000 ($71.07)
    Health - Other: $691,000 ($31.04)
    Libraries: $630,000 ($28.30)
    Housing and Community Development: $623,000 ($27.99)
    Public Welfare - Other: $618,000 ($27.76)
    General Public Buildings: $599,000 ($26.91)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $587,000 ($26.37)
    Air Transportation: $97,000 ($4.36)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,887,000 ($84.77)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $290,000 ($13.03)
    Housing and Community Development: $118,000 ($5.30)
    Local Fire Protection: $116,000 ($5.21)
    Public Welfare - Other: $110,000 ($4.94)
    Regular Highways: $107,000 ($4.81)
    Financial Administration: $50,000 ($2.25)
    General Public Building: $47,000 ($2.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $37,000 ($1.66)
    Central Staff Services: $25,000 ($1.12)
    Libraries: $16,000 ($0.72)
    Air Transportation: $3,000 ($0.13)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($0.09)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,061,000 ($856.25)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $910,000 ($40.88)

Gallup government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,874,000 ($129.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,252,000 ($101.16)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $794,000 ($35.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $529,000 ($23.76)
    Air Transportation: $30,000 ($1.35)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $1,220,000 ($54.80)
    Sewerage: $1,106,000 ($49.68)
    Public Welfare: $623,000 ($27.99)
    Housing and Community Development: $11,000 ($0.49)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $494,000 ($22.19)
    Housing and Community Development: $15,000 ($0.67)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $4,708,000 ($211.49)
    Interest Earnings: $1,854,000 ($83.28)
    Fines and Forfeits: $218,000 ($9.79)
    Rents: $104,000 ($4.67)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $17,121,000 ($769.10)
    Water Utilities: $4,075,000 ($183.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $8,854,000 ($397.74)
    Housing and Community Development: $715,000 ($32.12)
    Highways: $630,000 ($28.30)
    Public Welfare: $473,000 ($21.25)
    All Other: $471,000 ($21.16)
    Sewerage: $384,000 ($17.25)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,870,000 ($443.38)
    Property: $2,363,000 ($106.15)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,389,000 ($62.40)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,027,000 ($46.13)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $183,000 ($8.22)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $12,000 ($0.54)

Gallup government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $62,789,000 ($2820.58)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $59,660,000 ($2680.02)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,129,000 ($140.56)

Gallup government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,737,000 ($1156.15)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,481,000 ($920.04)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,070,000 ($227.75)

8.50% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,118 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.50%
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 San Juan County, NM  3.26% ($23,497 average AGI)
from Apache County, AZ  1.47% ($23,221)
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.96% ($20,482)


7.76% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,238 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.76%
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 San Juan County, NM  2.06% ($23,526 average AGI)
to Apache County, AZ  1.44% ($25,450)
to Bernalillo County, NM  1.04% ($25,848)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gallup:

  • KGAK (1330 AM; 5 kW; GALLUP, NM; Owner: KRJG, INC.)
  • KTHR (1230 AM; 1 kW; GALLUP, NM; Owner: MILLENNIUM MEDIA, INC.)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRKE (1100 AM; 5 kW; MILAN, NM; Owner: CIBOLA RADIO COMPANY)
  • KENN (1390 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKIM (1000 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KNDN (960 AM; 5 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: BASIN BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gallup:

  • KXXI (93.7 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: MILLENNIUM MEDIA, INC.)
  • KGLX (99.1 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGLP (91.7 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: GALLUP PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KFMQ (106.1 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K207CQ (89.3 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOC., INC.)
  • K271AB (102.1 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: MILLENNIUM MEDIA, INC.,)
  • K203ED (88.5 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K215EG (90.9 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KYVA (103.7 FM; GRANTS, NM; Owner: MILLENNIUM MEDIA, INC.)
  • KKOR (94.5 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: MILLENNIUM MEDIA, INC.)
  • KWRK (96.1 FM; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KXTC (99.9 FM; THOREAU, NM; Owner: KXTC, L.L.C.)
  • KWIM (102.7 FM; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Gallup:

  • K48GK (Channel 48; GALLUP, NM; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K23FE (Channel 23; GALLUP, NM; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF NEW MEXICO)
  • K46FN (Channel 46; GALLUP, NM; Owner: CITY OF GALLUP, NEW MEXICO)
  • K39EW (Channel 39; GALLUP, NM; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • K08HQ (Channel 8; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Gallup fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 77Number of bridges
  • 394m1,293ftTotal length
  • $7,034,000Total costs
  • 623,189Total average daily traffic
  • 180,342Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 31930-1939
  • 81940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 81960-1969
  • 221970-1979
  • 161980-1989
  • 101990-1999
  • 72000-2009
  • 12010-2012
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Gallup, NM
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Gallup)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 171 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Gallup, NM)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 148 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gallup)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 46 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Gallup)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 132
  • Hazardous Condition: 52
  • Service Call: 2

Incident types - Gallup

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gallup, NM
Most common first names in Gallup, NM among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary16079.9 years
John12875.8 years
Joe7374.3 years
Frank6674.9 years
James6273.1 years
Tom5473.4 years
George5073.1 years
Robert4565.8 years
William4371.6 years
Alice3872.2 years
Most common last names in Gallup, NM among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Begay9968.9 years
Yazzie9367.2 years
Martinez6570.2 years
Smith6066.1 years
Lee5364.3 years
Garcia4971.1 years
Brown4274.0 years
Chavez3772.2 years
Gonzales3668.7 years
Johnson3563.8 years
Businesses in Gallup, NM
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1KFC3
Albertsons1La Quinta1
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1Maurices1
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's4
Best Western2Microtel1
Blockbuster2Motel 61
Budget Car Rental1Nike8
Burger King2Nissan1
Carl\s Jr.1Pac Sun1
Church's Chicken2Papa John's Pizza1
Comfort Inn1Payless1
Comfort Suites1Pizza Hut2
Cracker Barrel1Quality1
Curves1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen3RadioShack3
Days Inn1Red Roof Inn1
Dennys2Rodeway Inn1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In3
Econo Lodge1Safeway1
FedEx3Sears1
Finish Line1Sleep Inn1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Starbucks1
Ford1Subway5
GNC1Super 82
GameStop1T-Mobile4
Goodwill1Taco Bell3
H&R Block2Toyota1
Hilton2Travelodge1
Home Depot1U-Haul5
Hot Topic1UPS5
Howard Johnson1Vans2
JCPenney1Vons1
Jones New York2Walmart1
Journeys1Wendy's2

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  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election"
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