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Population in 2010: 4,708. Population change since 2000: +4.8%
Males: 2,437  (51.8%)
Females: 2,271  (48.2%)

Median resident age:  28.4 years
New Mexico median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 87031.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,444 (it was $25,561 in 2000)
Meadow Lake:

$29,444
NM:

$42,558
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $10,467

Meadow Lake CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $61,566 (it was $59,300 in 2000)
Meadow Lake:

$61,566
NM:

$157,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $69,384; Detached houses: $111,921; Mobile homes: $61,084

Median gross rent in 2012: $692.

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  • Hispanic - 4,732 (78.6%)
  • White alone - 917 (15.2%)
  • Black alone - 113 (1.9%)
  • Other race alone - 106 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 75 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 59 (1.0%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 16 (0.3%)

Races in Meadow Lake detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Meadow Lake: 92.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Recent posts about Meadow Lake, New Mexico on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. Meadow Lake is mentioned 45 times on our forum:
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Ancestries: Irish (6.6%), German (5.8%), United States (4.9%), English (3.7%), Italian (1.8%), French (1.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5455 feet

Land area: 9.65 square miles.

Population density: 488 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Meadow Lake:

  • High school or higher: 59.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 20.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 44.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Meadow Lake CDP:

  • Never married: 38.1%
  • Now married: 45.7%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

1,100 residents are foreign born

This place:  18.8%
New Mexico:  9.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $534 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $462 (0.9%)

Meadow Lake satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albuquerque, NM (21.3 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (326.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: El Cerro-Monterey Park, NM (2.0 miles ), El Cerro Mission, NM (2.1 miles ), Monterey Park, NM (2.4 miles ), Peralta, NM (2.5 miles ), Valencia, NM (2.5 miles ), Chical, NM (2.6 miles) , Las Maravillas, NM (2.6 miles ), Bosque Farms, NM (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 34.80 N, Longitude: 106.58 W

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.4%
New Mexico:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (32%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (15%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)

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Average climate in Meadow Lake, New Mexico

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Earthquake activity:

Meadow Lake-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 38% smaller 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 29.1 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 29.2 miles away from Meadow Lake center
On 1/4/1998 at 08:05:31, a magnitude 4.0 (3.6 MB, 4.0 ML, 3.8 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 28.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1990 at 01:08:19, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 29.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/27/1990 at 13:23:22, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 58.9 miles away from Meadow Lake center
On 7/22/1990 at 21:27:05, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 32.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Valencia County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Snow: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Meadow Lake:

  • AMBERCARE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; BELEN, NM)
  • CASA ANGELICA (Hospital, about 15 miles away; ALBUQUERQUE, NM)
  • BELEN MEADOWS HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; BELEN, NM)

Amtrak stations near Meadow Lake:

  • 15 miles: BELEN (420 N MAIN ST.) - Bus Station
  • 20 miles: ALBUQUERQUE (214 FIRST ST. SW) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Meadow Lake:

  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 20 miles; Albuquerque, NM; Full-time enrollment: 8,765)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 20 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,438)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 28 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 5,120)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 95 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,197)
  • San Juan College (about 163 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 3,028)
  • New Mexico State University-Main Campus (about 174 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 14,681)
  • New Mexico State University-Dona Ana (about 176 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 3,159)

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Notable locations in Meadow Lake: Los Lunas Community Library (A), Meadow Lake Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Valencia County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  CO  NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.6. This is about average.
City:

27.6
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.241. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.241
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 12.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.5
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

30.6
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.1
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 5.26. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.26
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 41.4%
(18.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 50.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 39.6% for American Indian residents, 54.9% for other race residents, 5.6% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  3.4 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  78.5%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  11.6%
Whole state:  8.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Meadow Lake, NM

Meadow Lake compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Meadow Lake travel time to work - commute


Meadow Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (48%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21%)
  • Wood (14%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Other fuel (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Meadow Lake CDP (based on Valencia County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.07%
Here56.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents78.8%6.4%2.8%2.7%2.6%
Congregations20.4%12.2%4.1%6.1%4.1%
NameAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Churches of ChristSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents1.3%1.1%1.0%0.8%2.7%
Congregations10.2%6.1%6.1%6.1%24.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 11
Valencia County:

1.55 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Valencia County:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Valencia County:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

3.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Valencia County:

25.8%
New Mexico:

22.1%

8.32% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,202 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.32%
New Mexico average:

7.94%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($240 average AGI)
Valencia County:

0.06%
New Mexico average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Bernalillo County, NM  3.29% ($34,822 average AGI)
from Socorro County, NM  0.27% ($25,705)
from Dona Ana County, NM  0.20% ($23,667)


7.47% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,498 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.47%
New Mexico average:

7.42%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Bernalillo County, NM  3.57% ($30,732 average AGI)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.22% ($36,083)
to Sandoval County, NM  0.21% ($32,739)

Strongest AM radio stations in Meadow Lake:

  • KNML (610 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXKS (1190 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKIM (1000 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KANM (1600 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: ARAGON BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.L.C.)
  • KARS (860 AM; 1 kW; BELEN, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KABQ (1350 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKJY (1550 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: VANGUARD MEDIA, L.L.C)
  • KDEF (1150 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: RAMH CORPORATION)
  • KKNS (1310 AM; 5 kW; CORRALES, NM; Owner: SIMMONS-NM, LS, LLC)
  • KDAZ (730 AM; 1 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: PAN AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KTBL (1050 AM; 1 kW; LOS RANCHOS, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Meadow Lake:

  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • KRST (92.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • KNKT (107.1 FM; ARMIJO, NM; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF ALBUQUERQUE, INC.)
  • K213BT (90.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KTEG (104.7 FM; BOSQUE FARMS, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLVO (97.7 FM; BELEN, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KYLZ (106.3 FM; LOS LUNAS, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KXTC (99.9 FM; THOREAU, NM; Owner: KXTC, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Meadow Lake:

  • KWBQ (Channel 19; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF NEW MEXICO, LLC)
  • KTFQ (Channel 14; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: TELEFUTURA TELEVISION GROUP, INC.)
  • K43HW (Channel 43; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: JOSEPH W. SHAFFER)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$101,6522$47,4458$141,8142$8,6651$35,4807$74,613
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$04$149,1380$00$03$84,160
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$114,2752$77,56011$94,6625$5,1163$76,18311$50,631
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$48,6800$04$97,3630$00$02$99,425
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$146,8701$8,2500$02$81,270
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9701.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$267,330
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9701.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Meadow Lake, NM

Businesses in Meadow Lake, NM

  • U-Haul: 1

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