Mosquero, New Mexico

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Population in 2013: 93 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -22.5%
Males: 48  (52.3%)
Females: 45  (47.7%)
Median resident age:  45.7 years
New Mexico median age:  36.9 years

Zip codes: 87733, 87746.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,330 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
Mosquero:

$31,330
NM:

$43,872

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,256 (it was $11,915 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $40,497 (it was $29,300 in 2000)
Mosquero:

$40,497
NM:

$159,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $51,158; Detached houses: $56,565; Mobile homes: $30,814

Median gross rent in 2013: $378.

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  • Races in Mosquero, NM (2010)

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    • 5357.0%Hispanic
    • 4043.0%White alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Mosquero: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (13.8%), English (5.3%), German (2.1%), Scottish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5688 feet

Land area: 0.99 square miles.

Population density: 94 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Mosquero:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mosquero village:

  • Never married: 18.5%
  • Now married: 30.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 14.1%
  • Divorced: 36.5%

14 residents are foreign born (9.2% Latin America, 2.5% Europe).

This village:

11.7%
New Mexico:

8.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $215 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $225 (0.5%)

Mosquero satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Fe, NM (113.0 miles , pop. 62,203).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (156.4 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (458.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: North Harding, NM (4.1 miles ), Roy, NM (4.2 miles ), Conchas Dam, NM (4.4 miles ), South Harding, NM (4.9 miles) , San Rafael, NM (5.9 miles ), Logan-Nara Visa, NM (6.4 miles ), Logan, NM (6.4 miles ), Trementina, NM (6.4 miles ).

Latitude: 35.78 N, Longitude: 103.96 W

Area code: 505

Mosquero household income distribution Mosquero home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.4%
New Mexico:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -44 (-26.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (43%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Other services, except public administration (64%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (38%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (64%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Mosquero, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Mosquero-area historical earthquake activity is below New Mexico state average. It is 54% 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 91.1 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 103.4 miles away from Mosquero center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 101.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 263.1 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 89.7 miles away from Mosquero 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 99.2 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 Harding County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Heliports located in Mosquero:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mosquero:

  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 73 miles; Las Vegas, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,931)
  • Santa Fe Community College (about 116 miles; Santa Fe, NM; FT enrollment: 3,047)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 116 miles; Portales, NM; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • Amarillo College (about 126 miles; Amarillo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,622)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 128 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 6,820)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 154 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 158 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)

Public high school in Mosquero:

Public elementary/middle school in Mosquero:

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Notable locations in Mosquero: Mosquero Weather Station (A), Mosquero Volunteer Fire Department (B), Harding County Courthouse (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Mosquero: Goodnight-Loving Trail Historical Marker (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: Harding CO District Court (2977 Highway 39).

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mosquero that have no violations reported:

  • MOSQUERO WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 125, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 29.5%
(41.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This village:  1.8 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  53.8%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.8%
Whole state:  8.2%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Mosquero compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
New Mexico average:

13.6

Mosquero travel time to work - commute Mosquero mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (63%)
  • Wood (34%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Mosquero village (based on Harding County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6083
Evangelical Protestant1971
Mainline Protestant532
None--
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
Harding County:

13.97 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

27.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Harding County:

20.8%
New Mexico:

22.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.0%
State:

11.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$2,622$31,4642$595
Water Supply 1$2,622$31,4640$0
Totals for Government 2$5,244$31,4642$595

Mosquero government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $82,000 ($881.72)
    Water Utilities: $82,000 ($881.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $73,000 ($784.95)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $38,000 ($408.60)
    Sewerage: $38,000 ($408.60)
    Solid Waste Management: $34,000 ($365.59)
    Fire Protection: $33,000 ($354.84)
    Police Protection: $19,000 ($204.30)
    General - Other: $15,000 ($161.29)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($86.02)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($10.75)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $20,000 ($215.05)

Mosquero government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $31,000 ($333.33)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $12,000 ($129.03)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($32.26)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $70,000 ($752.69)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $237,000 ($2548.39)
    General Support: $50,000 ($537.63)
    All Other: $45,000 ($483.87)
    Highways: $6,000 ($64.52)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $7,000 ($75.27)
    Property: $1,000 ($10.75)
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,000 ($10.75)
    NEC: $1,000 ($10.75)

Mosquero government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $10,000 ($107.53)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $10,000 ($107.53)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $57,000 ($612.90)

8.53% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,318 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.53%
New Mexico average:

6.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.


7.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($22,600 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.81%
New Mexico average:

6.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Strongest AM radio stations in Mosquero:

  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KNMX (540 AM; 5 kW; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: SANGRE DE CRISTO B/DCASTING CO, INC)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • 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.)
  • KIJN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FARWELL, TX; Owner: METROPOLITIAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mosquero:

  • K288EQ (105.5 FM; CONCHAS DAM, NM; Owner: CONCHAS TELEVISION ASSOCIATION)
  • K202CX (88.3 FM; CONCHAS, NM; Owner: EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Mosquero:

  • K34FQ (Channel 34; ROY, NM; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO)

Mosquero fatal accident list:

Jun 30, 1997 05:51 PM, 4th, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Mosquero)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • DAVID HILL, On Hwy 19 11.59 Km E (Lat: 35.795278 Lon: -103.832778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.9 m, Overall height: 67 m, Call Sign: WPKL411, Licensee ID: L01293670
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.325 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/31/2012, Expiration Date: 04/02/2022, Certifier: Joshua Smith
    Registrant: Rosebud Fire And Rescue Inc, 35 Pine Street, Mosquero, NM 87733, Phone: (575) 673-2326, Fax: (575) 673-2423, Email:
  • Nw Cor Int Second And Cedar Sts (Lat: 35.776417 Lon: -103.959694), Call Sign: KNBX685, Licensee ID: L00000979
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.450 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/23/2001, Expiration Date: 11/14/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/28/2011
    Registrant: Enmr Telephone Cooperative Inc, 7111 N Prince St Po Drawer 1947, Clovis, NM 88101, Phone: (505) 389-5100

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
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