Hope, New Mexico

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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 20.4%

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

9.52
New Mexico average:

1.29
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Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.8%
New Mexico:

7.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +9 (+9.2%).

Average climate in Hope, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2008 was 22.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

22.1
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 3.99. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.99
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 0.0263. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0263
U.S.:

1.7894

Earthquake activity:

Hope-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 400% 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 192.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/26/2020 at 15:16:27, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 5.9 mi) earthquake occurred 85.9 miles away from the city 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 100.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 230.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/29/2014 at 04:59:35, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 258.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/19/2005 at 20:27:40, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 22.4 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 Eddy County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hope topographic map

Airports located in Hope:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hope:

  • Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus (about 37 miles; Roswell, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,212)
  • El Paso Community College (about 120 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 19,576)
  • Vista College (about 122 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 3,453)
  • New Mexico State University-Main Campus (about 124 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 14,497)
  • New Mexico State University-Dona Ana (about 124 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 5,640)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 124 miles; Portales, NM; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • The University of Texas at El Paso (about 127 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 18,008)

Public elementary/middle school in Hope:

  • PENASCO ELEMENTARY (Location: 12 DUNKIN RD, Grades: KG-7)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Hope: Hope Weather Station (A), Hope Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Court: Hope Municipal Court (City Hall).

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

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

HOPE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-05-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAR-11-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-11-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAR-11-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-11-2014)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This village:

2.3 people
New Mexico:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

68.9%
Whole state:

65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

4.4%
Whole state:

8.2%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.0
New Mexico average:

12.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hope, NM (based on Eddy County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,56959
Catholic13,2546
Mainline Protestant3,01715
Other1,6047
Black Protestant5645
None18,821-
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: 10
Here:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Eddy County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
This county:

6.08 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Eddy County:

9.3%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Eddy County:

27.4%
State:

22.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hope:

49.8%
New Mexico:

49.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hope:

45.4%
State:

48.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
New Mexico:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hope:

17.9%
New Mexico:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hope:

10.9%
New Mexico:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hope:

6.9
New Mexico:

6.8

Overweight people:
Hope:

34.0%
State:

34.6%

General health condition:
This city:

51.5%
New Mexico:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

72.6%
New Mexico:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hope, NM Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$6,012$72,1440$0
Judicial and Legal 1$450$5,4001$329
Streets and Highways 1$3,981$47,7721$163
Financial Administration 0$0 1$438
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$1,091
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$203
Totals for Government 3$10,443$41,7725$2,224

Hope government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $75,000 ($707.55)
    Regular Highways: $73,000 ($688.68)
    Central Staff Services: $49,000 ($462.26)
    Police Protection: $48,000 ($452.83)
    Financial Administration: $33,000 ($311.32)
    Water Utilities: $15,000 ($141.51)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000 ($132.08)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($9.43)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $39,000 ($367.92)
    General - Other: $35,000 ($330.19)

Hope government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $24,000 ($226.42)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($9.43)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $42,000 ($396.23)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($37.74)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($9.43)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $25,000 ($235.85)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $141,000 ($1330.19)
    General Local Government Support: $94,000 ($886.79)
  • Tax - Property: $26,000 ($245.28)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,000 ($141.51)

Hope government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,000 ($292.45)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,000 ($273.58)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,000 ($18.87)

Hope government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $938,000 ($8849.06)

6.25% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($54,294 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
New Mexico average:

6.21%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Chaves County, NM  0.41% ($39,915 average AGI)
from El Paso County, TX  0.36% ($44,597)
from Dona Ana County, NM  0.34% ($42,642)


7.00% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,568 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.00%
New Mexico average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Chaves County, NM  0.66% ($46,962 average AGI)
to Dona Ana County, NM  0.37% ($54,446)
to Lea County, NM  0.36% ($49,438)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hope:

  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KBIM (910 AM; 5 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSVP (990 AM; 1 kW; ARTESIA, NM)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KCRX (1430 AM; 5 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: ROSENDO CASAREZ, JR.)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTSM (690 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • KATK (740 AM; 1 kW; CARLSBAD, NM; Owner: CARLSBAD RADIO, INC.)
  • KBNA (920 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))

Strongest FM radio stations in Hope:

  • KTZA (92.9 FM; ARTESIA, NM; Owner: PECOS VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • KBIM-FM (94.9 FM; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCDY (104.1 FM; CARLSBAD, NM; Owner: KAMQ, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hope:

  • KOCT (Channel 6; CARLSBAD, NM; Owner: KOAT HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)

Hope fatal accident list:

Mar 26, 2008 12:45 AM, Us-82, Lat: 32.811080, Lon: -104.740820, Vehicles: 5, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Dec 13, 1976 06:41 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 13, 1975 06:41 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 7.5mTotal length
  • $882,000Total costs
  • 478Total average daily traffic
  • 619Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hope)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KD5WGV, Licensee ID: L00673683, Grant Date: 04/21/2003, Expiration Date: 04/21/2013, Cancellation Date: 08/12/2003, Certifier: Von Weddige, Registrant: Von Weddige, Hope, NM 88250
  • Call Sign: KD5WRJ, Licensee ID: L00687943, Grant Date: 05/20/2003, Expiration Date: 05/20/2013, Cancellation Date: 08/07/2007, Certifier: Laura M Deshurley-Weddige, Registrant: Laura M Deshurley-Weddige, Hope, NM 88250
  • Call Sign: W5COW, Previous Call Sign: KD5WGV, Licensee ID: L00673683, Grant Date: 06/08/2013, Expiration Date: 08/12/2023, Certifier: Von Weddige, Registrant: Von Weddige, Hope, NM 88250
  • Call Sign: W5EWE, Previous Call Sign: KD5WRJ, Licensee ID: L00687943, Grant Date: 05/11/2017, Expiration Date: 08/07/2027, Certifier: Laura M Deshurley-Weddige, Registrant: Laura M Deshurley-Weddige, Hope, NM 88250
  • Call Sign: KE5RZW, Licensee ID: L01358066, Grant Date: 01/10/2008, Expiration Date: 01/10/2018, Cancellation Date: 03/13/2009, Certifier: Von Weddige, Registrant: Penasco Valley Amateur Radio Association, Hope, NM 88250

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1939A, N1939A, N-1939A, Serial Number: 18-1773, Year manufactured: 1952, Airworthiness Date: 10/11/1962, Certificate Issue Date: 08/13/2012
    Registrant (Partnership): Family Ltd Partnership Casabonne, Po Box 1416, Hope, NM 88250
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172D (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2447U, N2447U, N-2447U, Serial Number: 17250047, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 01/18/1963, Certificate Issue Date: 08/23/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Joel D Gothard, Po Box 1535, Hope, NM 88250
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18A 150 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8682D, N8682D, N-8682D, Serial Number: 18-6287, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 09/20/1961, Certificate Issue Date: 09/09/2005
    Registrant (Partnership): Family Ltd Partnership Casabonne, Po Box 1416, Hope, NM 88250

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hope, NM
  • 43.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 21.9%Utility gas
  • 18.8%No fuel used
  • 15.6%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hope, NM
  • 100.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Hope compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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