Holloman AFB, New Mexico

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Population in 2010: 3,054. Population change since 2000: +47.1%
Males: 1,665  (54.5%)
Females: 1,389  (45.5%)
Median resident age:  22.6 years
New Mexico median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 88330, 88352.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $44,186 (it was $37,206 in 2000)
Holloman AFB:

$44,186
NM:

$46,748

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,935 (it was $13,568 in 2000)

Holloman AFB CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $44,249 (it was $29,600 in 2000)
Holloman AFB:

$44,249
NM:

$167,500

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,154.

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  • Races in Holloman AFB, NM (2016)

    Holloman AFB races chart
    • 2,57163.1%White alone
    • 62815.4%Hispanic
    • 49712.2%Black alone
    • 1864.6%Two or more races
    • 1213.0%Asian alone
    • 280.7%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Holloman AFB: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (16.7%), American (8.0%), Irish (4.3%), Italian (2.1%), Jamaican (1.4%), Norwegian (1.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 12.5 square miles.

Population density: 244 people per square mile   (very low).

Holloman AFB,NM real estate house value index trend

Holloman AFB, New Mexico map

For population 25 years and over in Holloman AFB:

  • High school or higher: 99.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Holloman AFB CDP:

  • Never married: 27.5%
  • Now married: 67.8%
  • Separated: 0.1%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 4.6%

264 residents are foreign born (3.0% Europe, 1.7% Latin America, 1.6% Asia).

This place:

6.5%
New Mexico:

9.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Holloman AFB CDP:  0.0% ($0)
New Mexico:  0.7% ($699)
Holloman AFB satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Las Cruces, NM (53.8 miles , pop. 74,267).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (75.4 miles , pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (350.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Boles Acres, NM (2.5 miles ), Alamogordo, NM (2.9 miles ), La Luz, NM (3.5 miles ), High Rolls, NM (4.0 miles ), Tularosa, NM (4.1 miles ), Cloudcroft, NM (4.6 miles ), Bent, NM (5.0 miles) , Twin Forks, NM (5.1 miles) .

Latitude: 32.84 N, Longitude: 106.08 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,095 (+51.4%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,844 (81.0%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 505

Holloman AFB household income distribution Holloman AFB home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.5%
New Mexico:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (83%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (1%)
  • Manufacturing (1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (46%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (34%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Production occupations (2%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (2%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Holloman AFB, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Holloman AFB, New Mexico average temperatures Holloman AFB, New Mexico average precipitation Holloman AFB, New Mexico humidity Holloman AFB, New Mexico wind speed Holloman AFB, New Mexico snowfall Holloman AFB, New Mexico sunshine Holloman AFB, New Mexico clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Holloman AFB-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below New Mexico state average. It is 100% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 238.7 miles away from the city 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 609.6 miles away from Holloman AFB 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 1/29/1990 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 121.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 558.1 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 1/4/2006 at 08:32:32, a magnitude 6.7 (6.1 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.6 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 483.7 miles away from Holloman AFB center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 177.1 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 Otero County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 7, Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Holloman AFB topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Holloman AFB:

  • CASA ARENA BLANCA NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ALAMOGORDO, NM)
  • BETTY DARE GOOD SAMARITAN CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ALAMOGORDO, NM)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY BETTY DARE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ALAMOGORDO, NM)
  • ALAMOGORDO HOME HEALTH CARE AND HOSPICE, INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; ALAMOGORDO, NM)
  • ALAMOGORDO HOME CARE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; ALAMOGORDO, NM)
  • GERALD CHAMPION REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; ALAMOGORDO, NM)

airports located in Holloman AFB:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Holloman AFB:

  • New Mexico State University-Main Campus (about 55 miles; Las Cruces, NM; Full-time enrollment: 14,497)
  • New Mexico State University-Dona Ana (about 56 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 5,640)
  • Vista College (about 76 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 3,453)
  • El Paso Community College (about 76 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 19,576)
  • The University of Texas at El Paso (about 79 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 18,008)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus (about 96 miles; Roswell, NM; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • Western New Mexico University (about 129 miles; Silver City, NM; FT enrollment: 2,456)

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Notable locations in Holloman AFB: US Air Force Hospital Library (A), Holloman Fire and Emergency Services Department of Defense Station 3 (B), Holloman Fire and Emergency Services Department of Defense Station 2 (C), United States Air Force Hospital Library (D), Holloman Air Force Base Library (E), Holloman Fire and Emergency Services Department of Defense Station 1 Headquarters (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Holloman AFB: Chaplains-Holloman Air Force Base Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Dagger Tank (A), Holloman Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Otero 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 2001 was 20.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

20.1
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 17.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.0
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.7%
(13.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.8% for Black residents, 10.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.0 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  85.9%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  0.2%
Whole state:  8.2%

No gay or lesbian households reported
549 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary) in 2010
2 people in military disciplinary barracks and jails in 2010
782 people in military barracks, etc. in 2000
2 people in military disciplinary barracks in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.7
New Mexico average:

12.9

Holloman AFB travel time to work - commute Holloman AFB mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Holloman AFB CDP (based on Otero County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic11,86211
Evangelical Protestant8,94755
Mainline Protestant2,91312
Other1,71211
Black Protestant4665
None37,897-
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: 6
Otero County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Otero County:

4.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Here:

5.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.8%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Otero County:

25.8%
New Mexico:

22.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Holloman AFB:

48.7%
New Mexico:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

54.0%
New Mexico:

47.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.6
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Holloman AFB:

17.8%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Holloman AFB:

8.8%
New Mexico:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Holloman AFB:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

26.9%
New Mexico:

34.5%

General health condition:
Here:

62.5%
New Mexico:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Holloman AFB:

86.2%
New Mexico:

80.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Holloman AFB, NM Residents

9.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,964 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.58%
New Mexico average:

6.50%

1.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($4,335 average AGI)
Otero County:

1.10%
New Mexico average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from El Paso County, TX  0.63% ($26,114 average AGI)
from Dona Ana County, NM  0.60% ($25,299)
from Clark County, NV  0.39% ($59,068)


8.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,675 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.59%
New Mexico average:

6.43%

0.62% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,405 average AGI)
Otero County:

0.62%
New Mexico average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dona Ana County, NM  0.81% ($30,944 average AGI)
to El Paso County, TX  0.56% ($29,984)
to Bernalillo County, NM  0.32% ($40,845)

Strongest AM radio stations in Holloman AFB:

  • KINN (1270 AM; 1 kW; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: BURT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRSY (1230 AM; 1 kW; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: RUNNELS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LLC, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • 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.)
  • KTSM (690 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSNM (570 AM; 5 kW; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: SUNRISE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KAMA (750 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KBUY (1360 AM; 5 kW; RUIDOSO, NM; Owner: WALTON STATIONS-NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KROD (600 AM; 5 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF EL PASO, INC.)
  • KBNA (920 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.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSVE (1150 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Holloman AFB:

  • KZZX (105.3 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: BURT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K205DE (88.9 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)
  • K256AI (99.1 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K215EC (91.1 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KNMZ (103.7 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: RUNNELS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LLC, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • KRSY-FM (92.7 FM; LA LUZ, NM; Owner: RUNNELS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LLC, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • K249DD (97.7 FM; RUIDOSO, NM; Owner: ROSWELL CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • KNMB (96.7 FM; CLOUDCROFT, NM; Owner: MTD, INC.)
  • KIDX (101.5 FM; RUIDOSO, NM; Owner: MTD, INC.)
  • K240CN (95.9 FM; RUIDOSO, NM; Owner: FRIENDS OF KHFM-RUIDOSO)
  • K297AE (107.3 FM; RUIDOSO, NM; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • K216CK (91.1 FM; TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCE, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOC., INC.)
  • KROL (99.5 FM; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: RIO GRANDE CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CO)
  • KKVS (98.7 FM; TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCE, NM; Owner: RICHARDSON COMMERCIAL CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Holloman AFB:

  • K49FX (Channel 49; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 15m49ftTotal length
  • 12,514Total average daily traffic
  • 2,872Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 32.851667 Lon: -106.106389, Call Sign: WQPP640
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.312 MHz, 462.362 MHzGrant Date: 07/14/2012, Expiration Date: 07/14/2022, Certifier: Larry MurphyRegistrant: Aclara, 30400 Solon Rd, Solon, OH 44139, Phone: (440) 528-7200, Email:
  • Lat: 32.851667 Lon: -106.106389, Call Sign: WQPS688
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.262 MHzGrant Date: 08/07/2012, Expiration Date: 08/07/2022, Certifier: Larry MurphyRegistrant: Aclara, 30400 Solon Rd, Solon, OH 44139, Phone: (440) 528-7200, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: W5POR, Grant Date: 04/21/1997, Expiration Date: 04/21/2007, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2000, Registrant: Douglas W Tyler, Holloman Afb, NM 88330
  • Call Sign: KG4IXD, Licensee ID: L00274174, Grant Date: 06/16/2010, Expiration Date: 08/04/2020, Certifier: Micah J Dippel, Registrant: Micah J Dippel, 2851 Quay Loop, Holloman Afb, NM 88330
  • Call Sign: KB3GJR, Licensee ID: L00342154, Grant Date: 04/02/2001, Expiration Date: 04/02/2011, Cancellation Date: 11/13/2010, Certifier: Michael A Palazzo, Registrant: Michael A Palazzo, 2539 Guadalupe Pl Apt A, Holloman Afb, NM 88330


FAA Registered Aircraft:

12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Holloman AFB)

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

HOLLOMAN AIR FORCE BASE (Address: 280 FIRST STREET , Population served: 13,000, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-13-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-13-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-28-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-29-2014), St Public Notif requested (APR-29-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-29-2014), St Public Notif requested (APR-29-2014)
  • 58 regular monitoring violations

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (54%)
  • Utility gas (41%)
  • Solar energy (3%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

Businesses in Holloman AFB, NM

  • GNC: 1
  • McDonald's: 1

Holloman AFB compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Holloman AFB on our top lists:

  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military disciplinary barracks (population 1,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military barracks, etc. (population 1,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters"
  • #3 (88330) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2012 taxes (pop 1,000+)"
  • #27 (88330) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #30 (88330) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #63 (88330) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers using charity contributions deductions in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #52 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+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
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