La Joya, New Mexico

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Population in 2010: 82.
Males: 27  (33.3%)
Females: 55  (66.7%)
Median resident age:

52.0 years
New Mexico median age:

37.7 years

Zip code: 87028

Estimated median household income in 2017: $34,027
La Joya:

$34,027
NM:

$46,744

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,053

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $107,650
La Joya:

$107,650
NM:

$171,300
March 2019 cost of living index in La Joya: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 100.0%
(100.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in La Joya, NM (2010)
    • 5567.1%Hispanic
    • 2631.7%White alone
    • 11.2%Two or more races
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Ancestries: Irish (33.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4717 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albuquerque, NM (54.5 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (305.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Rio Grande, NM (2.4 miles ),
San Acacia, NM (2.6 miles),
Alamillo, NM (2.7 miles),
Abeytas, NM (2.9 miles),
Chamizal, NM (3.1 miles),
Las Nutrias, NM (3.2 miles),
Polvadera, NM (3.3 miles ),
Veguita, NM (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 34.35 N, Longitude: 106.84 W

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.1%
New Mexico:

4.6%

Earthquake activity:

La Joya-area historical earthquake activity is near New Mexico state average. It is 154% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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 8.3 miles away from La Joya 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 553.6 miles away from La Joya 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 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 514.6 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
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 547.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/8/1990 at 10:46:53, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MD, Depth: 3.8 mi) earthquake occurred 7.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 526.6 miles away from La Joya center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Socorro County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Joya:

  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 53 miles; Albuquerque, NM; Full-time enrollment: 19,398)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 53 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 61 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • Santa Fe Community College (about 99 miles; Santa Fe, NM; FT enrollment: 3,047)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 127 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,931)
  • Western New Mexico University (about 137 miles; Silver City, NM; FT enrollment: 2,456)
  • New Mexico State University-Main Campus (about 143 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 14,497)

Library in La Joya:

  • RIO ABAJO COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $12,671; Location: 28 SOUTH CALLE DE CENTRO; 4,490 books; 63 audio materials; 21 video materials; 37 state licensed databases; 5 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: La Joya Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in La Joya: Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Socorro 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 La Joya and their reported violations in the past:

LA JOYA MDWCA (Population served: 72, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-27-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-03-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-03-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-03-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-03-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-21-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-25-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-18-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-25-2012), St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-18-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2010 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-14-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-14-2014)
  • One other older monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:

2.2 people
New Mexico:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

68.4%
Whole state:

65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.3%
Whole state:

8.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 2.6% of all households

For population 15 years and over in La Joya:

Marital status in La Joya, NM
  • Never married: 66.3%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 33.7%

For population 25 years and over in La Joya:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

0.0
New Mexico average:

12.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for La Joya, NM (based on Socorro County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic7,03615
Evangelical Protestant1,33315
Other9044
Mainline Protestant2986
None8,295-
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: 3
Here:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Socorro County:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Here:

5.53 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

7.74 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

7.4%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

21.2%
New Mexico:

22.1%

5.39% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($30,528 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
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 Bernalillo County, NM  0.92% ($26,588 average AGI)
from Valencia County, NM  0.83% ($29,174)


7.63% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($35,806 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.63%
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 Bernalillo County, NM  1.76% ($36,150 average AGI)
to Valencia County, NM  1.04% ($33,441)

Strongest AM radio stations in La Joya:

  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXKS (1190 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KNML (610 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKIM (1000 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KARS (860 AM; 1 kW; BELEN, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KANM (1600 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: ARAGON BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.L.C.)
  • KABQ (1350 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KDEF (1150 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: RAMH CORPORATION)
  • KKJY (1550 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: VANGUARD MEDIA, L.L.C)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in La Joya:

  • KTEG (104.7 FM; BOSQUE FARMS, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KIOT (102.5 FM; LOS LUNAS, NM; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLYT (88.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KTZO (103.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNKT (107.1 FM; ARMIJO, NM; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF ALBUQUERQUE, INC.)
  • KUNM (89.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS UNIV. OF NEW MEXICO)
  • KKOB-FM (93.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KANW (89.1 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: BD. OF EDUC. CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE, NM)
  • KRST (92.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBZU (96.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBQI (107.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMGA (99.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZRR (94.1 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KPEK (100.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K265CA (100.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFLQ (91.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • K213BT (90.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KLVO (97.7 FM; BELEN, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KYLZ (106.3 FM; LOS LUNAS, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 85ft / 25.9mTotal length
  • $2,324,000Total costs
  • 38,295Total average daily traffic
  • 8,505Total average daily truck traffic
  • 45,629Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in La Joya)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • LA JOYA, 10.5 Miles Wnw Of (Lat: 34.395611 Lon: -107.012250), Overall height: 66.4 m, Call Sign: WAD35,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.20 MHz, 6197.20 MHz, 6345.50 MHz, 6345.50 MHz, 6256.50 MHz, 6256.50 MHz, 6404.80 MHz, 6404.80 MHz, 6315.90 MHz, 6315.90 MHz, 6375.20 MHz, 6375.20 MHz, Grant Date: 01/16/1990, Expiration Date: 02/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 01/28/1998, Registrant: At&t Corp, 1200 Peachtree St 15w24, Atlanta, GA 30309
  • LA JOYA, 10.5 Mi Wnw Of (Lat: 34.395611 Lon: -107.012250), Overall height: 66.4 m, Call Sign: WBO72,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2162.00 MHz, 2170.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/16/1990, Expiration Date: 02/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 01/26/1998, Registrant: At&t Communications Of The Mountain States Inc, 1200 Peachtree Ne 15w27, Atlanta, GA 30309

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC5BLE, Grant Date: 06/22/1993, Expiration Date: 06/22/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/23/2005, Registrant: Kenneth L Hansen, La Joya, NM 87028

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in La Joya, NM
  • 100.0%Wood


La Joya 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house 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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