Huerfano, New Mexico

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Population in July 2007: 111.
Males: 51  (46.2%)
Females: 60  (53.8%)
Median resident age:  30.5 years
New Mexico median age:  34.6 years

Zip code: 87413

Estimated median household income in 2016: $37,865 (it was $24,583 in 2000)
Huerfano:

$37,865
NM:

$46,748

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $12,608 (it was $7,333 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $144,550 (it was $72,700 in 2000)
Huerfano:

$144,550
NM:

$167,500
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  • Races in Huerfano, NM (2000)

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    • 10399.0%American Indian alone
    • 11.0%White alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Huerfano: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 26.8 square miles.

Population density: 4.1 people per square mile   (very low).

Huerfano, New Mexico map

For population 25 years and over in Huerfano:

  • High school or higher: 23.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Huerfano CDP:

  • Never married: 43.1%
  • Now married: 56.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

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

Huerfano CDP:  0.5% ($373)
New Mexico:  0.7% ($699)

Huerfano satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rio Rancho, NM (114.7 miles , pop. 51,765).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (126.3 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (309.0 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: West Hammond, NM (3.3 miles ), Bloomfield, NM (3.6 miles ), Simpson-Chaco, NM (3.7 miles ), Napi HQ, NM (3.7 miles ), Blanco, NM (4.2 miles ), Farmington, NM (4.2 miles ), Flora Vista, NM (4.4 miles ), Upper Fruitland, NM (4.5 miles ).

Latitude: 36.53 N, Longitude: 108.03 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 505

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.4%
New Mexico:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Huerfano, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Earthquake activity:

Huerfano-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New Mexico state average. It is 246% 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 506.0 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 492.9 miles away from Huerfano center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 491.2 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 581.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1992 at 10:26:20, a magnitude 5.9 (5.7 MB, 5.6 MS, 5.6 MW, 5.9 ML, Depth: 9.3 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 303.3 miles away from Huerfano center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 513.8 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 San Juan County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Huerfano:

  • BLOOMFIELD NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BLOOMFIELD, NM)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Huerfano:

  • San Juan College (about 19 miles; Farmington, NM; Full-time enrollment: 5,112)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 53 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,631)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 123 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 128 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 128 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,398)
  • Santa Fe Community College (about 131 miles; Santa Fe, NM; FT enrollment: 3,047)
  • Adams State University (about 136 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,805)

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Notable location: McKay Windmill (A). Display/hide its location on the map

San Juan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 64.6. This is about average.

City:

64.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.308. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.308
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 11.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.298. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.298
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 5.11. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.11
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This place:  3.7 people
New Mexico:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  78.6%
Whole state:  69.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  10.7%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 3.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.7
New Mexico average:

14.5

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

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Religion statistics for Huerfano CDP (based on San Juan County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,905115
Other15,00131
Catholic12,50011
Mainline Protestant5,22216
None77,416-
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
San Juan County:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
San Juan County:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 70
San Juan County:

5.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 62
Here:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
San Juan County:

26.4%
New Mexico:

22.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Huerfano:

53.1%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Huerfano:

50.5%
New Mexico:

47.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

32.0
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

12.1%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.4%
State:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Huerfano:

6.5
New Mexico:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

42.3%
New Mexico:

34.5%

General health condition:
This city:

51.8%
New Mexico:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Huerfano:

81.9%
New Mexico:

80.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Huerfano, NM Residents

5.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,514 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
New Mexico average:

6.50%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($143 average AGI)
San Juan County:

0.03%
New Mexico average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from McKinley County, NM  1.22% ($23,526 average AGI)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.37% ($26,834)
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.37% ($29,347)


7.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,719 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.88%
New Mexico average:

6.43%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($273 average AGI)
San Juan County:

0.05%
New Mexico average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to McKinley County, NM  1.89% ($23,497 average AGI)
to Bernalillo County, NM  0.52% ($24,021)
to Apache County, AZ  0.49% ($25,364)

Strongest AM radio stations in Huerfano:

  • KENN (1390 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • KNDN (960 AM; 5 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: BASIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KRZE (1280 AM; 5 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: J. THOMAS DEVELOPMENT OF NM, INC.)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCQL (1340 AM; 1 kW; AZTEC, NM; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIUP (930 AM; 5 kW; DURANGO, CO; Owner: FOUR CORNERS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLLV (550 AM; daytime; 2 kW; BREEN, CO; Owner: DAYSTAR RADIO, LTD.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Huerfano:

  • KKFG (104.5 FM; BLOOMFIELD, NM; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K220EM (91.9 FM; DZILTH-NA-O-DITH-HLE, NM; Owner: THE REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF N.M.)
  • KDAG (96.9 FM; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNMI (88.9 FM; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: NAVAJO MISSIONS, INC.)
  • KAZX (102.9 FM; KIRTLAND, NM; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTRA-FM (102.1 FM; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K287AC (105.3 FM; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: KUTE, INC.)
  • K230AF (93.9 FM; KIRTLAND, NM; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KISZ-FM1 (97.9 FM; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • KRTZ (98.7 FM; CORTEZ, CO; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO., LLC)
  • KWYK-FM (94.9 FM; AZTEC, NM; Owner: BASIN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPCL (95.7 FM; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: VOICE MINISTRIES OF FARMINGTON)
  • KRWN (92.9 FM; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • KSJE (90.9 FM; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: SAN JUAN COLLEGE)
  • K232DA (94.3 FM; HESPERUS, CO; Owner: NATIVE AMERICAN CHRISTIAN VOICE, INC.)
  • K237CR (95.3 FM; HESPERUS, CO; Owner: NATIVE AMERICAN CHRISTIAN VOICE, INC.)
  • KIQX (101.3 FM; DURANGO, CO; Owner: FOUR CORNERS BROADCASTINGS, LLC)
  • KRSJ (100.5 FM; DURANGO, CO; Owner: FOUR CORNERS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KUTE (90.1 FM; IGNACIO, CO; Owner: KUTE, INC.)
  • K210BA (89.9 FM; PURGATORY, ETC., CO; Owner: KUTE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Huerfano:

  • K08HQ (Channel 8; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • K47DR (Channel 47; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: CHRISTIAN B/CING COMMUNICATIONS)
  • K23BT (Channel 23; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: ACME TELEVISION LICENSES OF NEW MEXICO, LLC)
  • K21AX (Channel 21; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K43AI (Channel 43; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO)
  • K19CM (Channel 19; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: KOAT HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K27GJ (Channel 27; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$121,940
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9432.00

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (68%)
  • Wood (32%)

Huerfano compared to New Mexico 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 below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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