Las Vegas, New Mexico

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Population in 2013: 13,691 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.0%
 
Males: 6,477  (47.3%)
Females: 7,214  (52.7%)
Median resident age:  38.3 years
New Mexico median age:  36.9 years

Zip codes: 87701.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $21,525 (it was $24,214 in 2000)
Las Vegas:

$21,525
NM:

$43,872

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,761 (it was $12,619 in 2000)

Las Vegas city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $116,813 (it was $80,500 in 2000)
Las Vegas:

$116,813
NM:

$159,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $571.

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  • Races in Las Vegas, NM (2013)

    Las Vegas races chart
    • 10,52976.3%Hispanic
    • 2,57218.6%White alone
    • 2892.1%Black alone
    • 1441.0%Asian alone
    • 1290.9%Two or more races
    • 950.7%American Indian alone
    • 410.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 350.3%Other race alone

Races in Las Vegas detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Las Vegas: 87.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (5.7%), Irish (4.2%), English (3.2%), United States (2.1%), Italian (1.2%), French (1.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6430 feet

Land area: 7.51 square miles.

Population density: 1,822 people per square mile   (low).

Las Vegas, New Mexico map

For population 25 years and over in Las Vegas:

  • High school or higher: 78.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.4%
  • Unemployed: 11.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Las Vegas city:

  • Never married: 48.5%
  • Now married: 25.8%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 11.2%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

206 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.4%
New Mexico:

8.2%



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists there were 32 registered sex offenders living in Las Vegas, New Mexico as of July 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Las Vegas to the number of sex offenders is 423 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $892 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $778 (0.7%)

Las Vegas satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Fe, NM (42.0 miles , pop. 62,203).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (85.2 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (415.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: San Antonio, NM (1.6 miles) , San Pablo, NM (3.2 miles ), Watrous, NM (4.4 miles) , Soham, NM (4.4 miles ), Ribera, NM (4.5 miles ), North San Ysidro, NM (4.5 miles) , Pueblo, NM (4.7 miles) , Sena, NM (4.8 miles) .

Latitude: 35.60 N, Longitude: 105.22 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,620 (+11.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,256 (75.4%)

Area code: 505

Las Vegas household income distribution Las Vegas home values distribution

Crime rates in Las Vegas by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 1251102231403
per 100,000 6.813.534.86.97.00.014.514.921.87.228.80.022.3
Rapes 2111111310209711912510
per 100,000 143.474.176.590.270.3140.765.252.280.165.286.336.674.3
Robberies 161116171414121120917613
per 100,000 109.274.1111.3118.098.598.587.082.0145.665.2122.243.996.6
Assaults 2011761531261741308110612115611611490
per 100,000 1,372.41,184.91,064.5874.31,224.0914.8587.1789.9880.81,130.7834.1833.5668.7
Burglaries 252260203161159210193167204173152121116
per 100,000 1,720.61,750.51,412.41,117.21,118.51,477.71,398.91,244.51,485.01,253.91,093.0884.6861.9
Thefts 630516569448450401358298276342317257223
per 100,000 4,301.53,474.03,958.83,108.73,165.42,821.82,594.82,220.72,009.22,478.82,279.41,878.91,657.0
Auto thefts 47436353476050223027152113
per 100,000 320.9289.5438.3367.8330.6422.2362.4163.9218.4195.7107.9153.596.6
Arson 6101078107957964
per 100,000 41.067.369.648.656.370.450.767.136.450.764.743.929.7
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 772.8646.0686.3541.6590.6589.7466.9454.4542.7528.0519.2367.5411.2

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Las Vegas detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 55 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.56
New Mexico average:

2.22

Las Vegas tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.8%
New Mexico:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +29 (+0.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Information (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Public administration (22%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Las Vegas: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Las Vegas, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Las Vegas-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below New Mexico state average. It is 103% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 95.0 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 122.3 miles away from Las Vegas 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 103.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/1/2004 at 06:50:47, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/2004 at 12:09:56, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.4 miles away from Las Vegas center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 112.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in San Miguel County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Las Vegas topographic map

Birthplace of: Margaret Larkin - Activist, Aaron Graham - Football player, M. Christina Armijo - Federal judge, Mari-Luci Jaramillo - Diplomat.

Hospitals in Las Vegas:

  • ALTA VISTA REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 104 LEGION DRIVE)
  • ALTERNATIVE HOME HEALTH CARE HOSPICE (PO BOX 2056)
  • LAS VEGAS MEDICAL ICF/MR ISLETA (3695 HOT SPRINGS BLVD)
  • NORTHERN NEW MEXICO REHABILITATION CTR (700 FRIEDMAN AVE)
  • QUALITY CONTINUUM HOSPICE (518 VALENCIA STREET)
  • ST ANTHONYS HOME HEALTH HOSPICE (1008 DOUGLAS AVENUE)

Dialysis Facilities in Las Vegas:

  • LAS VEGAS NM DIALYSIS (FMC) (246 MILLS AVE)

Home Health Centers in Las Vegas:

  • FRANCES' HOME HEALTH CARE (1630 A SEVENTH STREET)
  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE OF NORTHERN NEW MEXICO, INC (1012 MILLS AVENUE)
  • PROFESSIONAL HOME HEALTH CARE NORTH (312 BIBB INDUSTRIAL DRIVE 2ND FLOOR)
  • VICTORY HOME HEALTH PALLIATIVE WAIVER SERVICES INC (2810 HOT SPRINGS BLVD)

Nursing Homes in Las Vegas:

  • LA VIDA NUEVA (1235 8TH STREET)
  • LAS VEGAS MEDICAL CENTER (3695 HOT SPRINGS BLVD)
  • LAS VEGAS MEDICAL CENTER SNF (HOT SPRINGS BLVD BOX 1388)
  • NM BEHAVIORAL HEALTH INSTITUTE AT LAS VEGAS(THE) (3695 HOT SPRINGS BOULEVARD)
  • VEGAS GRANDES (813 FOURTH STREET)
  • VIDA ENCANTADA NURSING AND REHAB (2301 COLLINS DRIVE)

Airports located in Las Vegas:

See details about airports located in Las Vegas, NM

Amtrak station:

LAS VEGAS (RAILROAD & LINCOLN STS.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for taxi service.

Colleges/Universities in Las Vegas:

  • New Mexico Highlands University (Full-time enrollment: 2,931; Location: University Ave; Public; Website: www.nmhu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Luna Community College (FT enrollment: 997; Location: Hot Springs Blvd; Public; Website: www.luna.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Las Vegas:

  • Santa Fe Community College (about 44 miles; Santa Fe, NM; Full-time enrollment: 3,047)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 82 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 87 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 87 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,398)
  • Adams State University (about 136 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 145 miles; Portales, NM; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus (about 163 miles; Roswell, NM; FT enrollment: 2,212)

Public high schools in Las Vegas:

Public elementary/middle schools in Las Vegas:

See full list of schools located in Las Vegas

Library in Las Vegas:

  • CARNEGIE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $225,820; Location: 500 NATIONAL AVENUE; 36,760 books; 715 audio materials; 325 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 50 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The Hospital in Las Vegas, NM has moved and changed its name. It is now Alta Vista Regional Hospital and is at 104 Legion Drive, Las Vegas, NM 87701. The phone number is 505 426 3500

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Notable locations in Las Vegas: Railroad Avenue Historic District (A), Las Vegas Iron Works (B), Douglas-Sixth Street Historic District (C), North New Town Historic District (D), Lincoln Park Historic District (E), Las Vegas Plaza Historic District (F), Library Park Historic District (G), Old Town Residential Historic District (H), Exchange Hotel Historic Site (I), Distrito de las Escuelas Historic Site (J), Acequia Madre Historic Site (K), Bridge Street Historical District (L), Las Vegas Weather Station (M), New Mexico Highlands University Donnelly Library (N), Las Vegas Medical Center Library (O), Carnegie Public Library (P), Archuleta Hall (Q), Athletic Field House (R), Industrial Arts Building (S), Ilfeld Auditorium (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Las Vegas include: First Baptist Church (A), First Church of Christ Scientist (B), First Christian Church (C), Saint Paula Episcopal Church (D), Mountain View Assembly of God Church (E), Casa Bendita de Dios Spanish Assembly of God Church (F), Aposento Alto Assembly of God Church (G), Jehovahs Witnesses Church (H), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Masonic Cemetery (1), Montefiore Cemetery (2), International Fellowship of Odd Fellows Cemetery (3), Las Vegas Cemetery (4), San Jose Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Arroyo Pajarito (A), Arroyo Hermanos (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Las Vegas include: AT and SF RR Depot Locomotive 1129 (1), Harold K Brandt Baseball Field (2), Truder Park (3), Perkins Stadium (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Citizens Committee for Historic Preservation (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 127 Bridge Street), United States Government - National Park Service- Fort Union National Monu (Recreation Areas; 1927 7th Street).

Hotels: Blackjack's (1133 Grand Avenue), Town House Motel (1215 Grand Avenue), Palomino Motel (1330 Grand Avenue), Land Mark at the Plaza Hotel 230 Plaza (230 Old Town Plaza), The Historic El Fidel Hotel (Douglas & Grand), Inn on the Santa Fe Trail (1133 North Grand Avenue), Super 8 Motel (2029 N Grand Ave), Regal Motel (1809 North Grand Avenue), Days Inn (2000 North Grand Avenue).

Courts: New Mexico State Government - Magistrate Court San Miguel Division I & Ii- Co (1927 7th Street), New Mexico State Government - District Court Clerk (Court House).

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

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

LAS VEGAS (CITY OF) (Address: 905 12th St. , Population served: 19,000, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-14-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-14-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-10-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-06-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-11-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit Treatment Requirement Rpt - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: LT2ESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-22-2010)
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JAN-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-31-2011), St Other (OCT-18-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-18-2012)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 54 regular monitoring violations
LEDOUX MDWCA (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-17-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-17-2012), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUL-13-2012 to AUG-06-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-06-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-06-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-13-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-03-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-19-2007), St Public Notif requested (FEB-19-2007)
  • One minor monitoring violation
GABALDON MDWCA (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In SEP-11-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-14-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-14-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-09-2010)
  • 42 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 35.9%
(31.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 61.8% for Black residents, 35.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 85.7% for American Indian residents, 53.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 42.0% for other race residents, 23.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  55.6%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.1%
Whole state:  8.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Las Vegas in 2010:

  • 481 people in college/university student housing
  • 101 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 61 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 47 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 24 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 21 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 10 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 2 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Las Vegas in 2000:

  • 508 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 111 people in nursing homes
  • 60 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 16 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 15 people in other group homes
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Las Vegas, New Mexico environmental map by EPA

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Las Vegas compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
Arena or stadium:
  • Wilson Complex. New Mexico Highlands University.

Banks with branches in Las Vegas (2011 data):

  • Southwest Capital Bank: Hot Springs Branch, Mountain View Branch, at 622 Douglas Avenue. Info updated 2012/03/22: Bank assets: $205.2 mil, Deposits: $162.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Las Vegas Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Community 1st Bank Las Vegas: Motor Branch, Legion Park Branch, at 600 Douglas Ave. Info updated 2011/06/29: Bank assets: $167.2 mil, Deposits: $148.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Fnb Financial Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Douglas Branch at 701 Douglas Ave, branch established on 1980/12/12; Mills Branch at 715 Mills Avenue, branch established on 1985/09/09. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Las Vegas, New Mexico:

  • Las Vegas Super 8 Motel, 2029 N Hwy 85, Las Vegas, NM 87701 , Phone: (505) 425-5288
  • Plaza Hotel, 230 Old Town PLZ, Las Vegas, NM 87701 , Phone: (505) 425-3591, Fax: (505) 425-9659
  • Regal Motel, 1809 N Grand Ave, Las Vegas, NM 87701 , Phone: (505) 454-1456, Fax: (505) 454-1456
  • Comfort Inn, 2500 N Grand Ave, Las Vegas, NM 87701 , Phone: (505) 425-1100, Fax: (505) 454-8404
  • Days Inn, 2000 N Grand Ave, Las Vegas, NM 87701 , Phone: (505) 425-1967
  • Super 8 Motel, 2029 North Hwy 85, Las Vegas, NM 87701 , Phone: (505) 425-5288, Fax: (505) 454-8481
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Las Vegas, 816 S Grand Ave, Las Vegas, NM 87701 , Phone: (505) 426-8182, Fax: (505) 426-0230
  • Best Western Montezuma Inn & Suites, 2020 N Grand Ave, Las Vegas, NM 87701 , Phone: (505) 426-8000, Fax: (505) 425-8738
  • Budget Inn, 1216 Grand Ave Las Vegas, NM, Las Vegas, NM 87701 , Phone: (505) 425-9357, Fax: (505) 426-8134
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Las Vegas, New Mexico

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.4
New Mexico average:

13.6

Las Vegas travel time to work - commute Las Vegas mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (56%)
  • Wood (18%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Las Vegas city (based on San Miguel County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic21,68838
Evangelical Protestant1,59021
Mainline Protestant3375
Other2843
None5,494-
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: 5
San Miguel County:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
San Miguel County:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
San Miguel County:

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

7.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.6%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
San Miguel County:

19.2%
New Mexico:

22.1%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 21$56,514$32,2940$0
Other Government Administration 15$50,517$40,4140$0
Judicial and Legal 7$29,466$50,5130$0
Police Protection - Officers 31$132,894$51,4430$0
Police - Other 19$42,426$26,7950$0
Firefighters 20$63,525$38,1150$0
Fire - Other 1$2,999$35,9880$0
Streets and Highways 9$25,710$34,2800$0
Airports 2$6,561$39,3660$0
Health 5$9,962$23,9090$0
Solid Waste Management 14$33,999$29,1420$0
Sewerage 9$28,108$37,4770$0
Parks and Recreation 12$29,595$29,59514$9,401
Housing and Community Development(Local) 19$64,511$40,7440$0
Water Supply 22$62,643$34,1690$0
Gas Supply 9$28,284$37,7120$0
Transit 5$12,858$30,8591$1,500
Local Libraries 4$8,549$25,6473$1,843
Other and Unallocable 7$15,064$25,8242$1,106
Totals for Government 231$704,185$36,58120$13,850

Las Vegas government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $1,029,000 ($75.16)
    General: $591,000 ($43.17)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $5,292,000 ($386.53)
    General - Other: $2,986,000 ($218.10)
    Police Protection: $2,511,000 ($183.41)
    Water Utilities: $2,424,000 ($177.05)
    Sewerage: $2,014,000 ($147.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,807,000 ($131.98)
    Regular Highways: $715,000 ($52.22)
    Central Staff Services: $413,000 ($30.17)
    Financial Administration: $309,000 ($22.57)
    Parks & Recreation: $276,000 ($20.16)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $199,000 ($14.54)
    Libraries: $186,000 ($13.59)
    Corrections - Other: $23,000 ($1.68)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $194,000 ($14.17)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $14,000 ($1.02)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $9,961,000 ($727.56)

Las Vegas government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,227,000 ($162.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,738,000 ($126.94)
    All Other: $38,000 ($2.78)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $162,000 ($11.83)
    General Revenue, NEC: $26,000 ($1.90)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $5,246,000 ($383.17)
    Water Utilities: $3,136,000 ($229.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,609,000 ($117.52)
    Highways: $895,000 ($65.37)
    All Other: $97,000 ($7.08)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $4,167,000 ($304.36)
    Property: $853,000 ($62.30)
    Public Utilities: $433,000 ($31.63)
    Other Selective Sales: $182,000 ($13.29)
    NEC: $13,000 ($0.95)

Las Vegas government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,835,000 ($207.07)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $2,690,000 ($196.48)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $145,000 ($10.59)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $8,015,000 ($585.42)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $513,000 ($37.47)

5.45% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,892 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.45%
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 Santa Fe County, NM  0.98% ($30,828 average AGI)
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.94% ($23,022)
from Mora County, NM  0.43% ($22,098)


6.06% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,100 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.06%
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  1.24% ($22,636 average AGI)
to Santa Fe County, NM  1.08% ($33,922)
to Sandoval County, NM  0.37% ($30,571)

Strongest AM radio stations in Las Vegas:

  • KFUN (1230 AM; 1 kW; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: KFUN/KLVF, INC.)
  • KNMX (540 AM; 5 kW; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: SANGRE DE CRISTO B/DCASTING CO, INC)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSWV (810 AM; 5 kW; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: LA VOZ BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KTRC (1260 AM; 5 kW; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KDCE (950 AM; 4 kW; ESPANOLA, NM; Owner: RICHARD L. GARCIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKIM (1000 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KXKS (1190 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Las Vegas:

  • KEDP (91.1 FM; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: NEW MEXICO HIGHLANDS UNIVERSITY)
  • K224CK (92.7 FM; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING ACADEMY INC.)
  • K212EF (90.3 FM; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KMDZ (96.7 FM; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: SANGRE DE CRISTO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • K296EN (107.1 FM; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY)
  • KLVF (100.7 FM; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: KFUN/KLVF INC.)
  • KLSK (98.1 FM; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K215DT (90.9 FM; SAN AUGUSTIN, NM; Owner: EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY)
  • K220AW (91.9 FM; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NM)
  • KTAO (101.9 FM; TAOS, NM; Owner: TAOS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KTZO (103.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLYT (88.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KBOM (94.7 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KRST (92.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KUNM (89.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS UNIV. OF NEW MEXICO)
  • KANW (89.1 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: BD. OF EDUC. CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE, NM)
  • KKOB-FM (93.3 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)

TV broadcast stations around Las Vegas:

  • K43FI (Channel 43; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K09AI (Channel 9; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: KOAT HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K33FL (Channel 33; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO)
  • K58AZ (Channel 58; NOLAN/WOOTON, NM; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL INC.)
  • K47GV (Channel 47; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • K45FM (Channel 45; TECOLOTE, NM; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Las Vegas fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 178m584ftTotal length
  • $1,414,000Total costs
  • 85,106Total average daily traffic
  • 13,185Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11900-1909
  • 31910-1919
  • 41970-1979
  • 111980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Las Vegas, NM
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Las Vegas)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Las Vegas, NM)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Las Vegas)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Las Vegas)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 124
  • Hazardous Condition: 75
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Las Vegas

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Las Vegas, NM
Most common first names in Las Vegas, NM among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Jose14675.1 years
Mary9276.5 years
Maria8980.2 years
Juan8279.6 years
Joe8270.2 years
John7672.9 years
Manuel7175.9 years
Antonio6173.5 years
Frank5775.7 years
Robert5366.2 years
Most common last names in Las Vegas, NM among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martinez23973.5 years
Gonzales16975.4 years
Garcia16472.8 years
Romero14274.6 years
Montoya12972.5 years
Lucero12675.9 years
Gallegos10873.6 years
Baca10470.9 years
Trujillo10074.5 years
Sanchez8372.3 years
Businesses in Las Vegas, NM
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike3
Best Western1Payless1
Big O Tires1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Rue211
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen2Sears1
Days Inn1Subway1
Domino's Pizza1Super 81
FedEx4T-Mobile1
H&R Block1True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul2
Jones New York2UPS8
KFC1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets3Wendy's1

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