Los Cerrillos, New Mexico

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Population in 2010: 321.
Population change since 2000: +40.2%
Males: 217  (67.8%)
Females: 104  (32.2%)
Median resident age:

62.7 years
New Mexico median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 87010.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $19,840 (it was $13,661 in 2000)
Los Cerrillos:

$19,840
NM:

$51,945

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $30,133 (it was $14,215 in 2000)

Los Cerrillos CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $145,532 (it was $78,200 in 2000)
Los Cerrillos:

$145,532
NM:

$180,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $210,723; detached houses: $339,323; mobile homes: $93,691

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,685.

March 2019 cost of living index in Los Cerrillos: 94.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%
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According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Los Cerrillos, New Mexico as of June 28, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Los Cerrillos is 489 to 1.


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Ancestries: English (4.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 1.39 square miles.

Population density: 231 people per square mile   (very low).

Los Cerrillos, New Mexico map

16 residents are foreign born (8.7% Latin America).

This place:

8.7%
New Mexico:

9.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,124 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $295 (0.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Fe, NM (18.3 miles , pop. 62,203).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (35.4 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (363.9 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Madrid, NM (1.6 miles),
Galisteo, NM (3.2 miles ),
La Cienega, NM (3.3 miles ),
Golden, NM (3.6 miles),
Eldorado at Santa Fe, NM (3.6 miles ),
Lamy, NM (3.8 miles),
Santo Domingo Pueblo, NM (3.8 miles ),
San Pedro, NM (3.8 miles)

Latitude: 35.44 N, Longitude: 106.13 W

Distribution of median household income in Los Cerrillos, NM in 2019
Distribution of house value in Los Cerrillos, NM in 2019
Los Cerrillos satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.7%
New Mexico:

7.3%

Average climate in Los Cerrillos, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.4. This is better than average.

City:

59.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.334. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.334
U.S.:

0.267
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 38.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

38.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 3.88. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.88
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Los Cerrillos-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 660% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 137.7 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 79.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 127.0 miles away from Los Cerrillos center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 127.6 miles away from the city 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 596.9 miles away from Los Cerrillos 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 587.4 miles away from Los Cerrillos 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 Santa Fe County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Los Cerrillos topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Los Cerrillos:

  • SANTA MARIA EL MIRADOR - CHEYENNE CIRCLE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; SANTA FE, NM)
  • SANTA MARIA EL MIRADOR - VUELTA DEL SUR (Hospital, about 16 miles away; SANTA FE, NM)

Amtrak station near Los Cerrillos:

  • 14 miles: LAMY (COUNTY RD. 33) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Los Cerrillos:

  • Santa Fe Community College (about 13 miles; Santa Fe, NM; Full-time enrollment: 3,047)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 31 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 38 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 38 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,398)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 53 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,931)
  • Adams State University (about 142 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • San Juan College (about 147 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 5,112)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Los Cerrillos: Central Hotel (A), Waldo Coke Ovens Historic Site (B), Los Cerrillos Mining District (C), Hotel Mac (D), Consolidated Milling and Mining Company (E), Santa Fe County Volunteer Fire Turquoise Trail District Station 1 (F), Cerrillos Opera House Historic Site (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Los Cerrillos: Saint Joseph Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Los Cerrillos Protestant Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: San Marcos Arroyo (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Los Cerrillos: Cerrillos Historical Marker (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Santa Fe County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.1 people
New Mexico:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

53.6%
Whole state:

65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.6%
Whole state:

8.2%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Los Cerrillos:

Marital status in Los Cerrillos, NM
  • Never married: 34.7%
  • Now married: 41.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 18.3%

For population 25 years and over in Los Cerrillos:

  • High school or higher: 72.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.9%
  • Unemployed: 33.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

18.2
New Mexico average:

12.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Los Cerrillos, NM (based on Santa Fe County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic69,55223
Evangelical Protestant7,83953
Other5,57137
Mainline Protestant4,24618
Orthodox2823
None56,680-
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: 22
Santa Fe County:

1.55 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Here:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 164
This county:

11.52 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

4.0%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

12.7%
State:

22.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.5%
New Mexico:

49.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

50.2%
New Mexico:

48.1%

Average BMI:
Los Cerrillos:

28.9
New Mexico:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Los Cerrillos:

18.1%
New Mexico:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.6%
New Mexico:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
New Mexico:

6.8

Overweight people:
Los Cerrillos:

38.1%
New Mexico:

34.6%

General health condition:
Here:

56.7%
New Mexico:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.9%
New Mexico:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Los Cerrillos, NM Residents

6.49% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($74,941 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.49%
New Mexico average:

6.21%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,226 average AGI)
Santa Fe County:

0.04%
New Mexico average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.87% ($39,986 average AGI)
from Rio Arriba County, NM  0.35% ($39,213)
from Sandoval County, NM  0.24% ($45,640)


5.93% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($74,818 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.93%
New Mexico average:

6.56%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($449 average AGI)
Santa Fe County:

0.06%
New Mexico average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bernalillo County, NM  1.12% ($45,001 average AGI)
to Sandoval County, NM  0.40% ($49,810)
to Rio Arriba County, NM  0.30% ($31,565)

Strongest AM radio stations in Los Cerrillos:

  • 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.)
  • KTRC (1260 AM; 5 kW; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KKIM (1000 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KANM (1600 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: ARAGON BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.L.C.)
  • KXKS (1190 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KNML (610 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDEF (1150 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: RAMH CORPORATION)
  • KKNS (1310 AM; 5 kW; CORRALES, NM; Owner: SIMMONS-NM, LS, LLC)
  • KNMX (540 AM; 5 kW; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: SANGRE DE CRISTO B/DCASTING CO, INC)
  • KDCE (950 AM; 4 kW; ESPANOLA, NM; Owner: RICHARD L. GARCIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KABQ (1350 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Los Cerrillos:

  • KTZO (103.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLYT (88.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KMGA (99.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZRR (94.1 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBQI (107.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPEK (100.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFLQ (91.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • K265CA (100.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K213BT (90.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZNM (106.7 FM; LOS ALAMOS, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KRZY-FM (105.9 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KIOT (102.5 FM; LOS LUNAS, NM; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KAJZ (105.1 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KBOM (94.7 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KABG (98.5 FM; LOS ALAMOS, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Los Cerrillos:

  • KWBQ (Channel 19; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF NEW MEXICO, LLC)
  • KTFQ (Channel 14; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: TELEFUTURA TELEVISION GROUP, INC.)

Los Cerrillos fatal accident list:

May 16, 1999 06:39 PM, Sr-14, Lat: 35.431908, Lon: -106.127344, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 36ft / 11.1mTotal length
  • $766,000Total costs
  • 27,959Total average daily traffic
  • 7,007Total average daily truck traffic
  • 62,433Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Rhonda Brown, 63 Vicksville Road Los Cerrillos, Nm (Lat: 35.439222 Lon: -106.114667), Type: 39.6, Structure height: 35049 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Licensee ID: L, Registrant: Hemphill, LLC, Rhonda.Brown@hemphill.Com, , Tulsa, Phone: (918) 606-4257
  • Rhonda Brown, 63 Vicksville Road Los Cerrillos, Nm (Lat: 35.439222 Lon: -106.114667), Type: 39.6, Structure height: 35049 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Registrant: Hemphill, LLC, Rhonda.Brown@hemphill.Com, , Tulsa, Phone: (918) 606-4257

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Goldmine Rd, 349 Gold Mine Rd (Lat: 35.386500 Lon: -106.115611), Type: Pole, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 13 m, Call Sign: WQYX313,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz... (+14 more), Grant Date: 02/17/2017, Expiration Date: 02/17/2027, Certifier: Albert F Cantanach, Registrant: Micronet Communications, Inc., 812 Lexington Dr, Plano, TX 75075, Phone: (972) 422-7200, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Los Cerrillos, NM
  • 100.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Los Cerrillos compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Los Cerrillos on our top lists:

  • #14 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #41 (87010) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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