Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Mora: 90.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Current Local Time: MST time zone
Elevation: 7179 feet
Land area: 512.5 square miles.
Population density: 7.6 people per square mile (very low).
Home Value Estimate
For population 25 years and over in Mora:
High school or higher: 69.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.8 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Mora CCD:
Never married: 28.0%
Now married: 54.2%
According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Mora, New Mexico as of August 28, 2015. The ratio of number of residents in Mora to the number of sex offenders is 1,955 to 1. The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Fe, NM (43.5 miles , pop. 62,203).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (96.0 miles , pop. 448,607).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (420.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Mora-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below New Mexico state average. It is 110% 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 69.4 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 76.1 miles away from Mora center On 1/29/1990 at 13:16:10, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 LG, Depth: 7.5 mi) earthquake occurred 139.1 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 60.2 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 63.4 miles away from Mora center On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.9 miles away from the city center Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
The number of natural disasters in Mora County (15) is greater than the US average (12). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9 Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Fires: 6, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Floyd Esquibel - Politician.
Hospitals and medical centers in Mora:
MVCH SERV CARIDAD DE SAN ANTON (ST HWY 518 MILE MARKER 26)
Notable locations in Mora: Saint Vrains Mill (A), Mora Historic District (B), Cassidy Mill Historic Site (C), Gordon-Sanchez Mill Historic Site (D), David Cargo Public Library (E), Mora Volunteer Fire Department (F), Mora Valley Community Health Services Ambulance (G), Desiderio Valdez House Historic Site (H), Daniel Cassidy House Historic Site (I), Garcia House Historic Site (J), John Doherty House Historic Site (K). Display/hide their locations on the map
Cemeteries: Saint Gertrude Cemetery (1), Saint Vrain Cemetery (2), Presbyterian Cemetery (3), Mora Presbyterian Church Cemetery (4), Santa Gertrudes Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map
Mora 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 Mora and their reported violations in the past:
MORA MDWCA (Population served: 1,100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-16-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-16-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2012)
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
8 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
Mora compared to New Mexico state average:
Median household income below state average.
Median house value below state average.
Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
Hispanic race population percentage 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.
House age significantly below state average.
Banks with branches in Mora (2011 data):
Southwest Capital Bank: Mora Branch at State Highway 3, branch established on 1972/08/17. Info updated 2012/03/22: Bank assets: $205.2 mil, Deposits: $162.4 mil, headquarters in Las Vegas, NM, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Las Vegas Bancorporation, Inc.
Community 1st Bank Las Vegas: Mora Branch at Main Street, branch established on 2004/07/01. Info updated 2011/06/29: Bank assets: $167.2 mil, Deposits: $148.0 mil, headquarters in Las Vegas, NM, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Fnb Financial Corporation
Religion statistics for Mora CCD (based on Mora County data)
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: 1
1.98 / 10,000 pop.
1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
7.92 / 10,000 pop.
4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
1.98 / 10,000 pop.
7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.17% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($24,303 average adjusted gross income)
New Mexico average:
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:
3,009Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:
THOMAS W STOVER, Near Sr 434 7.9km Northeast Of (Lat: 36.031889 Lon: -105.273972), Type: 78.0, Overall height: 76.2 m Registrant: 8067806600, Stc@stc-Telecom.Com, 4200 BOSTON
THOMAS W STOVER, 1.2km West Of Sr 94 3.3km Southwest Of (Lat: 35.960056 Lon: -105.354028), Type: 30.5, Overall height: 28.7 m Registrant: 8067806600, Stc@stc-Telecom.Com, 4200 BOSTON
BLANK ON APPLICATION, 1.2km West Of Sr 94 3.3km Southwest Of (Lat: 35.960056 Lon: -105.354028), Type: 32.3, Overall height: 30.5 m Registrant: 8067806600, Stc@stc-Telecom.Com, 4200 BOSTON
THOMAS W STOVER, Near Sr 434 7.9km Northwest Of (Lat: 36.031889 Lon: -105.273972), Type: 78.0, Overall height: 76.2 m Registrant: 8067806600, Stc@stc-Telecom.Com, 4200 BOSTON
Kurt L Hickson, 1.2 Km West Of Sr 94, 3.3 Km Southwest Of Nm 518 (Lat: 35.960056 Lon: -105.354028), Type: 30.5, Overall height: 28.7 m Registrant: 8067806600, Stc@stc-Telecom.Com, 4200 BOSTON, SUITE 16
Jeffrey T Earhart, 1.2 Km West Of Sr 94, 3.3 Km Southwest Of Nm 518 (Lat: 35.960056 Lon: -105.354028), Type: 30.5, Overall height: 28.7 m Registrant: 5053872216, Lajicarita_telco@etsc.Net, 100 MAIN ST
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:
Courthouse Main St (Lat: 35.973917 Lon: -105.330000), Type: Building, Structure height: 8 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WPMH826 Assigned Frequencies: 155.880 MHz, 158.835 MHz, 158.835 MHz Grant Date: 05/03/2003, Expiration Date: 07/31/2013, Certifier: Jim Gordon Registrant: State Of New Mexico, 401 Broadway Tiwa Bldg, Albuquerque, NM 87102, Phone: (505) 841-8453, Fax: (505) 841-8452, Email:
Tvt Mt 318 Deg @ 4km (Lat: 35.960028 Lon: -105.353889), Type: Pole, Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: WPMH827 Assigned Frequencies: 158.835 MHz Grant Date: 05/03/2003, Expiration Date: 07/31/2013, Certifier: Jim Gordon Registrant: State Of New Mexico, 401 Broadway Tiwa Bldg, Albuquerque, NM 87102, Phone: (505) 841-8453, Fax: (505) 841-8452, Email:
State Hwy 3 Approx 4 Mi W (Lat: 35.990861 Lon: -105.369444), Call Sign: WYK246, Licensee ID: L00433744 Assigned Frequencies: 151.595 MHz Grant Date: 01/13/2004, Expiration Date: 02/14/2014 Registrant: Pendleton Oil & Gas Co Of New Mexico, Po Box 1027, Weatherford, TX 76086, Phone: (817) 594-5505, Fax: (817) 594-5505
W Side (Lat: 35.977250 Lon: -105.345833), Call Sign: WSW501 Assigned Frequencies: 451.350 MHz, 456.350 MHz Grant Date: 12/16/2004, Expiration Date: 03/04/2015 Registrant: Bennet & Bennet, Pllc, 4350 East West Highway, Suite 201, Bethesda, MD 20814, Phone: (202) 371-1500, Fax: (202) 371-1558, Email:
Lat: 35.974444 Lon: -105.330833, Call Sign: WPUA571 Assigned Frequencies: 451.212 MHz, 456.212 MHz, 451.212 MHz, 456.212 MHz Grant Date: 11/15/2011, Expiration Date: 01/24/2022, Certifier: Sue Thomas Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:
Call Sign: N3IZM, Licensee ID: L00337646 Grant Date: 04/11/2001, Expiration Date: 04/11/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/12/2013 Registrant: James R Champion, Mora, NM 87732
Call Sign: N7JNI, Licensee ID: L01261018 Grant Date: 03/27/2007, Expiration Date: 04/17/2017 Registrant: William A Pacheco, Po Box 212, Mora, NM 87732
Call Sign: KE5LGX, Licensee ID: L01211407 Grant Date: 11/09/2006, Expiration Date: 11/09/2016, Certifier: Barbara Beall Registrant: Barbara Beall, Mora, NM 87732-0519
Call Sign: KE5TKK, Licensee ID: L01378952 Grant Date: 03/12/2008, Expiration Date: 03/12/2018, Certifier: Dwain F Hudson Registrant: Dwain F Hudson, Mora, NM 87732
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: