House, New Mexico

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Population in 2013: 66 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.3%
 
Males: 36  (54.9%)
Females: 30  (45.1%)
Median resident age:  57.5 years
New Mexico median age:  37.7 years

Zip code: 88121

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,950 (it was $25,625 in 2000)
House:

$35,950
NM:

$42,558
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,212 (it was $24,300 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $80,944 (it was $12,500 in 2000)
House:

$80,944
NM:

$157,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $69,874; Detached houses: $72,453; Mobile homes: $63,750
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  • White alone - 60 (88.2%)
  • Hispanic - 8 (11.8%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in House: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (26.0%), Irish (20.8%), German (9.4%), Scotch-Irish (5.2%), French (4.2%), English (2.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 0.92 square miles.

Population density: 72 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in House:

  • High school or higher: 67.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in House village:

  • Never married: 10.2%
  • Now married: 84.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

6 residents are foreign born

This village:  8.3%
New Mexico:  9.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (122.8 miles , pop. 173,627).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (156.8 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (428.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: House-Forrest, NM (2.9 miles ), Melrose, NM (4.7 miles ), Fort Sumner, NM (4.8 miles ), East De Baca, NM (5.2 miles ), Lake Sumner, NM (5.3 miles) , West De Baca, NM (5.9 miles ), Grady, NM (6.0 miles) , Newkirk, NM (6.0 miles) .

Latitude: 34.65 N, Longitude: 103.90 W

Area code: 505

House household income distribution House home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.5%
New Mexico:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -24 (-25.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (50%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Retail trade (35%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)

Average climate in House, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

House-area historical tornado activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/17/1970, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 3.6 miles away from the House village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/24/1957, a category F2 tornado 25.2 miles away from the village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

House-area historical earthquake activity is below New Mexico state average. It is 36% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 212.2 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 164.5 miles away from House 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 166.6 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 303.8 miles away from the city center
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 170.0 miles away from House 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) earthquake occurred 176.3 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 Quay County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to House:

  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 46 miles; Portales, NM; Full-time enrollment: 4,263)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus (about 99 miles; Roswell, NM; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 100 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,931)
  • South Plains College (about 116 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 7,007)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 116 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 6,820)
  • Amarillo College (about 123 miles; Amarillo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,622)
  • Wayland Baptist University (about 129 miles; Plainview, TX; FT enrollment: 5,526)

Public high school in House:

Public elementary/middle schools in House:

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

Church in House: First Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

HOUSE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 55, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-04-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-09-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-03-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1996, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-12-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-12-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-21-2005), St Compliance achieved (FEB-22-2006)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1996, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-12-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-12-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-21-2005), St Compliance achieved (FEB-22-2006)
  • One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.6%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  83.3%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  0.0%
Whole state:  8.2%

No gay or lesbian households reported

House compared to New Mexico state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (62%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Solar energy (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for House village (based on Quay County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 89.92%
Here: 89.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristAssemblies of God
Adherents47.3%34.5%7.4%2.8%2.5%
Congregations24.3%13.5%13.5%16.2%10.8%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.5%1.1%0.6%0.5%0.8%
Congregations2.7%2.7%2.7%2.7%10.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Quay County:

2.23 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Quay County:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Quay County:

13.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.8%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Quay County:

25.8%
New Mexico:

22.1%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$644
Totals for Government 0$0 2$644

House government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $61,000 ($924.24)
    Fire Protection: $53,000 ($803.03)
    General - Other: $25,000 ($378.79)
    Water Utilities: $11,000 ($166.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($60.61)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($30.30)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($30.30)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $213,000 ($3227.27)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $39,000 ($590.91)

House government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $170,000 ($2575.76)
    Health & Hospitals: $34,000 ($515.15)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $17,000 ($257.58)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($30.30)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $17,000 ($257.58)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $52,000 ($787.88)
    All Other: $37,000 ($560.61)
    Health & Hospitals: $7,000 ($106.06)
    Highways: $7,000 ($106.06)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($15.15)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $18,000 ($272.73)
    Property: $3,000 ($45.45)

House government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $131,000 ($1984.85)

7.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,252 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.28%
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 Curry County, NM  0.69% ($22,571 average AGI)
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.52% ($18,188)


7.67% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,426 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.67%
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 Bernalillo County, NM  0.82% ($12,200 average AGI)
to Curry County, NM  0.59% ($25,056)
to Randall County, TX  0.46% ($33,143)

Strongest AM radio stations in House:

  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KIJN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FARWELL, TX; Owner: METROPOLITIAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KNMX (540 AM; 5 kW; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: SANGRE DE CRISTO B/DCASTING CO, INC)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KBIM (910 AM; 5 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around House:

  • K52CR (Channel 52; FORREST, ETC., NM; Owner: KOAT HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K58FW (Channel 64; PORTALES, NM; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • K61AF (Channel 61; FORREST/McALLISTER, NM; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • K34EZ (Channel 34; FOREST/MCALISTER, NM; Owner: EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY)

House fatal accident list:

Mar 27, 2010 10:00 AM, Cr-27 Quay Rd 27, Lat: 34.64768, Lon: -103.81256, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9
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