House, New Mexico

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Population in 2017: 63 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -12.5%
 
Males: 28  (45.5%)
Females: 35  (54.5%)
Median resident age:

62.9 years
New Mexico median age:

37.7 years

Zip code: 88121

Estimated median household income in 2017: $27,461 (it was $25,625 in 2000)
House:

$27,461
NM:

$46,744

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $42,214 (it was $24,300 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $17,898 (it was $12,500 in 2000)
House:

$17,898
NM:

$171,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $74,893; detached houses: $72,411
March 2019 cost of living index in House: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.1%
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  • Races in House, NM (2010)
    • 6088.2%White alone
    • 811.8%Hispanic
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Ancestries: American (35.3%), German (23.5%), English (11.8%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 0.92 square miles.

Population density: 68 people per square mile   (very low).

House, New Mexico map

8 residents are foreign born (11.1% Latin America).

This village:

11.1%
New Mexico:

8.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $275 (0.3%)

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

Distribution of median household income in House, NM in 2017
Distribution of house value in House, NM in 2017

House satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.1%
New Mexico:

4.6%

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 House 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 House 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 House 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 House 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 a lot smaller than the US average (13).
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 schools in House:

  • HOUSE HIGH (Students: 47, Location: 309 APPLE ST, Grades: 10-12)
  • HOUSE JUNIOR HIGH (Students: 42, Location: 309 APPLE ST, Grades: 7-9)

Public elementary/middle school in House:

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Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in House:

Marital status in House, NM
  • Never married: 13.6%
  • Now married: 72.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

For population 25 years and over in House:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.3
New Mexico average:

12.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for House, NM (based on Quay County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,29919
Catholic3,5105
Mainline Protestant6556
Other2702
None307-
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: 2
This county:

2.23 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

13.41 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

6.8%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Quay County:

25.8%
State:

22.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
House:

47.8%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
House:

41.8%
State:

47.6%

Average BMI:
House:

28.5
New Mexico:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
House:

21.7%
New Mexico:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.7%
New Mexico:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
New Mexico:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.2%
New Mexico:

34.5%

General health condition:
House:

49.2%
New Mexico:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
House:

71.1%
New Mexico:

80.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of House, NM Residents
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
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 2$644

House government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $10,000 ($158.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($15.87)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $38,000 ($603.17)
    Local Fire Protection: $37,000 ($587.30)
    Financial Administration: $24,000 ($380.95)
    Police Protection: $17,000 ($269.84)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($79.37)
    Health - Other: $5,000 ($79.37)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($47.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($31.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($15.87)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $1,000 ($15.87)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $29,000 ($460.32)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($15.87)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $35,000 ($555.56)

House government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,000 ($15.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($15.87)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $11,000 ($174.60)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $18,000 ($285.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $66,000 ($1047.62)
    General Local Government Support: $47,000 ($746.03)
    Health and Hospitals: $5,000 ($79.37)
    Highways: $5,000 ($79.37)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $11,000 ($174.60)
    Property: $4,000 ($63.49)

House government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $48,000 ($761.90)

5.56% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($35,663 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
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 Curry County, NM  0.68% ($23,800 average AGI)

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: 34.647683, Lon: -103.812561, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 34.649361 Lon: -104.014667, Call Sign: WQYJ790,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.025 MHz, 452.450 MHz, 457.025 MHz, Grant Date: 10/19/2016, Expiration Date: 10/19/2026, Certifier: Mark Latham, Registrant: Florida Power & Light Co., 1401 Se Monterey Road, Stuart, FL 34994, Phone: (772) 781-3116, Email:
  • Lat: 34.575500 Lon: -103.997667, Call Sign: WRBU986,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.087 MHz, 452.137 MHz, 457.087 MHz, 457.137 MHz, 457.512 MHz, Grant Date: 06/27/2018, Expiration Date: 06/27/2028, Certifier: Mark Latham, Registrant: Florida Power & Light, 1401 Se Monterey Rd., Stuart, FL 34994, Phone: (772) 260-2834, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in House, NM
  • 40.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 30.0%Electricity
  • 15.0%Wood
  • 15.0%Other fuel


House compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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 above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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