Los Ojos, New Mexico

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Population in 2010: 125.
Males: 69  (55.9%)
Females: 56  (44.1%)
Median resident age:

63.5 years
New Mexico median age:

37.7 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $33,441
Los Ojos:

$33,441
NM:

$46,744

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,644

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $174,644
Los Ojos:

$174,644
NM:

$171,300
March 2019 cost of living index in Los Ojos: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 59.3%
(59.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Los Ojos, NM (2010)
    • 11491.2%Hispanic
    • 97.2%White alone
    • 21.6%American Indian alone



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Los Ojos, New Mexico as of February 19, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Los Ojos is 121 to 1.


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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 7348 feet

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $421 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Fe, NM (80.8 miles , pop. 62,203).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (112.0 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (382.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Brazos, NM (1.3 miles),
Ensenada, NM (1.4 miles),
Tierra Amarilla, NM (2.1 miles ),
Chama, NM (3.4 miles ),
Canjilon, NM (4.3 miles ),
Lumberton, NM (5.0 miles),
Vallecitas, NM (5.0 miles ),
Dulce, NM (5.2 miles )

Latitude: 36.73 N, Longitude: 106.57 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 505

Distribution of median household income in Los Ojos, NM in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.2%
New Mexico:

4.6%

Earthquake activity:

Los Ojos-area historical earthquake activity is near New Mexico state average. It is 170% 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 100.6 miles away from Los Ojos 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 587.9 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 575.1 miles away from the city 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 95.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 571.0 miles away from Los Ojos center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 1/29/1990 at 13:16:10, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 LG, Depth: 7.5 mi) earthquake occurred 157.7 miles away from the city 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 Rio Arriba County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Fires: 4, Snows: 2, Drought: 1, 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 Los Ojos:

  • Adams State University (about 65 miles; Alamosa, CO; Full-time enrollment: 2,805)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 82 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,631)
  • Santa Fe Community College (about 86 miles; Santa Fe, NM; FT enrollment: 3,047)
  • San Juan College (about 89 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 5,112)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 106 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 109 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,931)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 114 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Los Ojos: Los Ojos Fish Hatchery (A), Los Ojos Historic District (B), Tony Manzanares House (C), Teodoro Martinez House (D), Sanchez-March House (E), Gilbert Martinez Barn Historic Site (F), Casados House Historic Site (G), George Becker House Bunk House and Barn Historic Site (H), T D Buras Store Historic Site (I), Blanton Log House Historic Site (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Rio Brazos (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Rio Arriba 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 Los Ojos and their reported violations in the past:

LOS OJOS MDWCA (Population served: 218, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-23-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-08-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-08-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-08-2007), St Compliance Meeting conducted (MAR-27-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2007)
  • 63 regular monitoring violations
RUTHERON MUTUAL WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 90, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In DEC-2010. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (FEB-07-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2011)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In DEC-2009. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JAN-25-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-16-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-19-2010)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-19-2010)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (LT2) - In APR-2009, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-03-2009)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (LT2) - In DEC-2008, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-03-2009)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (LT2) - In FEB-2008, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-03-2009)
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
LA ASSOCIATION DE AGUA DE LOS BRAZOS (Population served: 32, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-26-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring, Source Water (LT2) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from MAY-05-2009 to SEP-08-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-27-2009), St Other (APR-13-2010)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (LT2) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from MAY-05-2009 to SEP-08-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-27-2009), St Other (APR-13-2010)
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 14 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
New Mexico:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

64.8%
Whole state:

65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

9.3%
Whole state:

8.2%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Los Ojos:

Marital status in Los Ojos, NM
  • Never married: 43.7%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 56.3%

For population 25 years and over in Los Ojos:

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 40.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
New Mexico average:

12.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Los Ojos, NM (based on Rio Arriba County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic21,30541
Evangelical Protestant2,96029
Other1,1146
Mainline Protestant7229
Orthodox51
None14,140-
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: 7
Rio Arriba County:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Here:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Rio Arriba County:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

5.65 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

5.9%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

21.0%
New Mexico:

22.1%

5.33% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($34,574 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.33%
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 Santa Fe County, NM  1.40% ($31,565 average AGI)
from San Juan County, NM  1.20% ($29,567)
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.64% ($27,655)


4.83% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,516 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.83%
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 Santa Fe County, NM  1.63% ($39,213 average AGI)
to Bernalillo County, NM  0.76% ($27,951)
to Sandoval County, NM  0.29% ($40,154)

Strongest AM radio stations in Los Ojos:

  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDCE (950 AM; 4 kW; ESPANOLA, NM; Owner: RICHARD L. GARCIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KSWV (810 AM; 5 kW; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: LA VOZ BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KENN (1390 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KKIM (1000 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Los Ojos:

  • K244DO (96.7 FM; ALAMOSA, ETC., CO; Owner: SAN LUIS VALLEY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KRZA (88.7 FM; ALAMOSA, CO; Owner: EQUAL REPRESENTATION/MEDIA ADVOCACY)
  • KCIE (90.5 FM; DULCE, NM; Owner: JICARILLA APACHE TRIBE)
  • KBOM (94.7 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KTAO (101.9 FM; TAOS, NM; Owner: TAOS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KFLH (95.9 FM; CHAMA, NM; Owner: ON TOP BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • K287AA (105.3 FM; PAGOSA SPRINGS, ETC., CO; Owner: KUTE, INC.)
  • KWUF-FM (106.3 FM; PAGOSA SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WOLF CREEK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KZNM (106.7 FM; LOS ALAMOS, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KSFQ (101.1 FM; WHITE ROCK, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K278AE (103.5 FM; ALAMOSA, CO; Owner: FRANK A. SHULTZ, III)

TV broadcast stations around Los Ojos:

  • K34FD (Channel 34; CHAMA, ETC., NM; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO)

Los Ojos fatal accident list:

Sep 7, 2010 00:50 AM, Us-64/84, Lat: 36.650311, Lon: -106.519575, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 0.7 Mi. Ne Of Intersection Of Hwy. 595 & Hwy. 572 (Lat: 36.717250 Lon: -106.606917), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WPRS845
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 12/28/2010, Expiration Date: 01/18/2021, Certifier: Louis TomasettiRegistrant: Rini O\'Neil, Pc, 1200 New Hampshire Ave Nw, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 776-3003, Fax: (202) 296-2014, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • JB ELLIS, Access Road, 17342 Us-84 (Lat: 36.712111 Lon: -106.562361), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 22.9 m, Call Sign: WQZI207,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 17880.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 17880.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 17880.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 17880.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 05/23/2017, Expiration Date: 05/23/2027, Certifier: Louis Tomasetti, Registrant: Commnet Four Corners, LLC, 1562 North Park Street, Castle Rock, CO 80109, Phone: (303) 338-5960, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: WA1ZOU, Licensee ID: L00442035, Grant Date: 02/18/2012, Expiration Date: 03/20/2022, Registrant: Peter J Tremko, Hc 75 Box 1154, Los Ojos, NM 87551
  • Call Sign: KM4CPJ, Licensee ID: L01875983, Grant Date: 06/24/2014, Expiration Date: 06/24/2024, Certifier: Jeff E Bebber, Registrant: Jeff E Bebber, 56 Sate Road 95, Los Ojos, NM 87551

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Los Ojos, NM
  • 100.0%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Los Ojos, NM
  • 100.0%Other fuel


Los Ojos compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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