Mountainair, New Mexico

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Population in 2017: 859 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -23.0%
 
Males: 448  (52.3%)
Females: 411  (47.7%)
Median resident age:

38.4 years
New Mexico median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 87036.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $24,485 (it was $21,146 in 2000)
Mountainair:

$24,485
NM:

$46,744

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $14,762 (it was $12,566 in 2000)

Mountainair town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $74,728 (it was $51,000 in 2000)
Mountainair:

$74,728
NM:

$171,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $138,995; detached houses: $150,071; mobile homes: $78,533

Median gross rent in 2017: $698.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mountainair: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 46.5%
(16.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 58.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Mountainair, NM (2010)
    • 50754.6%Hispanic
    • 38641.6%White alone
    • 192.0%Two or more races
    • 60.6%American Indian alone
    • 50.5%Black alone
    • 40.4%Asian alone
    • 10.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Mountainair, New Mexico as of January 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mountainair is 268 to 1.


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Ancestries: European (12.8%), Irish (2.3%), German (1.8%), Welsh (1.8%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6499 feet

Land area: 1.05 square miles.

Population density: 819 people per square mile   (low).

Mountainair, New Mexico map

37 residents are foreign born (2.5% Latin America, 0.4% Africa).

This town:

3.3%
New Mexico:

9.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $578 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $209 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albuquerque, NM (45.9 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (341.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Manzano, NM (3.3 miles),
Willard, NM (3.6 miles ),
Tajique, NM (4.1 miles),
Estancia, NM (4.4 miles ),
Chilili, NM (5.1 miles),
McIntosh, NM (5.1 miles ),
Meadow Lake, NM (5.2 miles ),
Monterey Park, NM (5.3 miles )

Latitude: 34.52 N, Longitude: 106.24 W

Area code: 505

Distribution of median household income in Mountainair, NM in 2017
Distribution of house value in Mountainair, NM in 2017
Mountainair satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.7%
New Mexico:

4.6%
Population change in the 1990s: +188 (+20.3%).
Most common industries in Mountainair, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (15.3%)
  • Public administration (9.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Construction (7.4%)
  • Utilities (4.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.9%)
  • Utilities (5.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.0%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (23.0%)
  • Public administration (14.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Mountainair, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.2%)

Average climate in Mountainair, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Mountainair, New Mexico environmental map by EPA

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Earthquake activity:

Mountainair-area historical earthquake activity is near New Mexico state average. It is 128% greater 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 36.5 miles away from Mountainair 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 587.7 miles away from Mountainair 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 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 550.1 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
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 580.6 miles away from Mountainair 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 35.3 miles away from the city center
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 185.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Torrance County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mountainair topographic map

Airports located in Mountainair:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mountainair:

  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 45 miles; Albuquerque, NM; Full-time enrollment: 19,398)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 45 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 51 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • Santa Fe Community College (about 76 miles; Santa Fe, NM; FT enrollment: 3,047)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 95 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,931)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus (about 130 miles; Roswell, NM; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • New Mexico State University-Main Campus (about 158 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 14,497)

Public high school in Mountainair:

Public elementary/middle schools in Mountainair:

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Library in Mountainair:

  • MOUNTAINAIR PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $11,045; Location: 109 N. ROOSEVELT; 6,795 books; 84 audio materials; 88 video materials; 37 state licensed databases; 9 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Mountainair: Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument Visitor Center (A), Mountainair Weather Station (B), Mountainair Civic Library (C), Mountainair Fire and Rescue (D), Salinas National Monument Headquarters and Visitor Center (E), Mountainair Municipal Auditorium (F), AT and SF RR Depot in Mountainair (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mountainair include: Assembly of God Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), Saint Alice Church (C), Moiuntainair Christian Center (D), Church of the Nazarene (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Hotels: The Ultimate Desert Estate (H.C. 66 Box 607), Tillie's Inn (303 US Highway 60), El Rancho Motel (901 US Highway 60), Shaffer Hotel (103 West Main Street).

Court: Mountainair Town Government - Municipal Court (109 North Roosevelt Avenue).

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mountainair and their reported violations in the past:

MOUNTAINAIR WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 1,608, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-11-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-12-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-12-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In JAN-01-2004, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-01-2004), St Public Notif requested (MAY-18-2004), St Compliance achieved (OCT-25-2010)
PUNTA DE AGUA MDWCA (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-22-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-15-2010), St AO (w/penalty) issued (DEC-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAY-11-2011 to MAY-11-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-06-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-20-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-20-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-13-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-27-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-10-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAR-10-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In MAR-27-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-21-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-21-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAR-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-21-2011), St Public Notif requested (APR-21-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-11-2011)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-14-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-16-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-16-2011)
  • 29 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
  • 16 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.2 people
New Mexico:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

53.6%
Whole state:

65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.0%
Whole state:

8.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Mountainair (2011 data):

  • My Bank: 307 West Broadway Street Branch at 307 West Broadway Street, branch established on 1998/05/18. Info updated 2006/10/10: Bank assets: $163.0 mil, Deposits: $140.2 mil, headquarters in Belen, NM, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Bethlehem Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Mountainair:

Marital status in Mountainair, NM
  • Never married: 32.4%
  • Now married: 34.5%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 24.8%

For population 25 years and over in Mountainair:

  • High school or higher: 81.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
New Mexico average:

12.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Mountainair
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mountainair, NM (based on Torrance County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,05512
Evangelical Protestant2,30120
Other4613
Mainline Protestant4283
None9,138-
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
This county:

4.23 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Torrance County:

4.84 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Torrance County:

7.26 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

5.1%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

21.3%
State:

22.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Mountainair:

48.0%
New Mexico:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.4%
New Mexico:

47.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
New Mexico:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.3%
New Mexico:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.1%
State:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Mountainair:

6.8
New Mexico:

6.8

Overweight people:
Mountainair:

33.9%
New Mexico:

34.5%

General health condition:
Mountainair:

53.0%
New Mexico:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.3%
New Mexico:

80.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mountainair, NM Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 3$6,643$26,5721$567
Water Supply 2$3,902$23,4120$0
Financial Administration 2$5,392$32,3520$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,834$34,0080$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,250$27,0000$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$299
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$449
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$401
Totals for Government 9$21,021$28,0288$1,716

Mountainair government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $30,000 ($34.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000 ($29.10)
  • Current Operations - Housing and Community Development: $606,000 ($705.47)
    Gas Utilities: $388,000 ($451.69)
    Central Staff Services: $387,000 ($450.52)
    Water Utilities: $291,000 ($338.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $139,000 ($161.82)
    Police Protection: $68,000 ($79.16)
    Local Fire Protection: $51,000 ($59.37)
    Regular Highways: $46,000 ($53.55)
    Health - Other: $10,000 ($11.64)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($8.15)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($3.49)
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000 ($2.33)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($3.49)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $28,000 ($32.60)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $379,000 ($441.21)

Mountainair government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $178,000 ($207.22)
    Sewerage: $70,000 ($81.49)
    Other: $34,000 ($39.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($2.33)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $4,000 ($4.66)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($2.33)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $576,000 ($670.55)
    Water Utilities: $183,000 ($213.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $625,000 ($727.59)
    General Local Government Support: $266,000 ($309.66)
    Highways: $56,000 ($65.19)
    Health and Hospitals: $8,000 ($9.31)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $257,000 ($299.19)
    Public Utilities Sales: $46,000 ($53.55)
    Property: $45,000 ($52.39)
    Other Selective Sales: $7,000 ($8.15)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000 ($2.33)

Mountainair government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $208,000 ($242.14)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $183,000 ($213.04)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,000 ($29.10)

Mountainair government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,829,000 ($2129.22)

8.27% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($37,479 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.27%
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 Bernalillo County, NM  3.15% ($28,331 average AGI)
to Santa Fe County, NM  0.89% ($34,119)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mountainair:

  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXKS (1190 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KNML (610 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKIM (1000 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KANM (1600 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: ARAGON BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.L.C.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KABQ (1350 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KDEF (1150 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: RAMH CORPORATION)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KKJY (1550 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: VANGUARD MEDIA, L.L.C)
  • KKNS (1310 AM; 5 kW; CORRALES, NM; Owner: SIMMONS-NM, LS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mountainair:

  • KIOT (102.5 FM; LOS LUNAS, NM; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KTEG (104.7 FM; BOSQUE FARMS, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTZO (103.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLYT (88.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KRST (92.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • KNKT (107.1 FM; ARMIJO, NM; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF ALBUQUERQUE, INC.)
  • K220EL (91.9 FM; SOCORRO, NM; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO)
  • KLVO (97.7 FM; BELEN, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KYLZ (106.3 FM; LOS LUNAS, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)

Mountainair fatal accident list:

May 12, 2012 08:00 PM, Us-60, Lat: 34.520478, Lon: -106.237931, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 2
Nov 24, 2012 00:56 AM, Sr-55, Lat: 77.777700, Lon: 777.777700, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Apr 8, 2009 05:57 PM, South Ripley, West Third St., Lat: 34.518225, Lon: -106.242342, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Jan 15, 2004 02:35 PM, Roosevelt, 3rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 2, 2004 05:30 AM, Us-60, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 66ft / 19.9mTotal length
  • $2,361,000Total costs
  • 9,441Total average daily traffic
  • 1,449Total average daily truck traffic
  • 26,052Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Mountainair)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Bnsf Ls7100 Mp 860.0 - Abo Aei Main 2 Ant 1 (Lat: 34.482111 Lon: -106.292694), Type: Mast, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WQTM386,
    Assigned Frequencies: 902.250 MHz, 903.750 MHz, 910.000 MHz, 911.500 MHz, 913.000 MHz, 915.000 MHz, 917.000 MHz, 918.500 MHz, 920.000 MHz, 921.500 MHz, Grant Date: 03/04/2014, Expiration Date: 03/04/2024, Certifier: Michael Murphy, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4015, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 4873 E Of Scholle (Lat: 34.430611 Lon: -106.401417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: WPJS928, Licensee ID: L00258361,
    Assigned Frequencies: 896.887 MHz, 896.937 MHz, 896.987 MHz, 897.887 MHz, 897.937 MHz, 897.987 MHz, Grant Date: 02/11/1998, Expiration Date: 02/11/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2003, Registrant: Association Of American Railroads, 55500 Dot Rd, Pueblo, CO 81001, Phone: (202) 639-2217
  • 18 Mi Se (Lat: 34.278389 Lon: -106.104722), Call Sign: WFF789, Licensee ID: L00002990,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.200 MHz, Grant Date: 11/21/1998, Expiration Date: 11/21/2003, Cancellation Date: 11/28/2001, Registrant: Transwestern Pipeline Company, 14511 Falling Creek, Suite 507, Houston, TX 77014, Phone: (505) 623-2761
  • 21 Km Nw (Lat: 34.688111 Lon: -106.409750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18 m, Overall height: 25 m, Call Sign: WPHZ491,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.775 MHz, Grant Date: 06/08/2000, Expiration Date: 08/01/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2006, Certifier: John W Pope, Registrant: Bnsf, 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4613, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Capillo Peak M/W, Lat: 34.688111 Lon: -106.409750, Call Sign: WPZS524,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.500 MHz, 161.010 MHz, 161.205 MHz, 161.355 MHz, Grant Date: 12/24/2013, Expiration Date: 03/03/2024, Certifier: Robert C Leedham, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • BRONCHO HBD, Bnsf Ls7100 Mp 850.3 Broncho Hbd (Lat: 34.553556 Lon: -106.153194), Type: Building, Structure height: 2.4 m, Overall height: 4.9 m, Call Sign: WQJC228,
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.5800 MHz, Grant Date: 06/21/2018, Expiration Date: 07/22/2028, Certifier: Robert Leedham, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • ABO HBD, Bnsf Ls7100 Mp 862.5 Abo Hbd (Lat: 34.458222 Lon: -106.327083), Type: Building, Structure height: 2.4 m, Overall height: 4.9 m, Call Sign: WQJC230,
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.5800 MHz, Grant Date: 06/21/2018, Expiration Date: 07/22/2028, Certifier: Robert Leedham, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mountainair)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: ISAAK DAVID G AVID (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX SEE BOMBADIER (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 234DF , Serial Number: 1004, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 05/06/2004, Certificate Issue Date: 06/18/2015
    Registrant (Individual): James W Gilliam, Po Box 1032, Mountainair, NM 87036
  • Aircraft: BERNAUER/CANNON RV-6 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 297DS , Serial Number: 60297, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 12/30/2004, Certificate Issue Date: 06/29/2006
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Steve M Bernauer, Po Box 1068, Mountainair, NM 87036, Other Owners: Karen Bernauer
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4866D , Serial Number: 34966, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 12/27/1993, Certificate Issue Date: 03/28/2014
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Thomas L Betts, Po Box 182, Mountainair, NM 87036, Other Owners: M Beth Betts
  • Aircraft: AIR BORNE OUTBACK (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582ULDCDI-99 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 5129G , Serial Number: 582-878, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 06/22/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 08/05/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Charles Vanleeuwen, Po Box 293, Mountainair, NM 87036

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 17
  • Hazardous Condition: 4
Fire incident types in Mountainair, NM

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Most common first names in Mountainair, NM among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2078.9 years
John1573.4 years
James1470.3 years
George1176.3 years
Mary1181.6 years
Robert851.8 years
Charles776.1 years
Jose774.1 years
Frank777.0 years
Roy779.6 years
Most common last names in Mountainair, NM among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lopez1464.2 years
Chavez1381.9 years
Zamora1174.8 years
Fulfer1182.9 years
Shaw975.7 years
Torres971.6 years
Sanchez872.7 years
Mckinley881.1 years
Lovato779.3 years
Sisneros782.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mountainair, NM
  • 69.7%Utility gas
  • 24.0%Wood
  • 5.6%Electricity
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mountainair, NM
  • 58.6%Utility gas
  • 35.6%Wood
  • 5.7%Electricity


Mountainair compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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