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Population in 2010: 339. Population change since 2000: -12.4%
Males: 183  (54.2%)
Females: 156  (45.8%)

Median resident age:  39.4 years
New Mexico median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 87455.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,717 (it was $16,500 in 2000)
Newcomb:

$35,717
NM:

$42,558
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,597

Newcomb CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $59,394 (it was $31,800 in 2000)
Newcomb:

$59,394
NM:

$157,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $96,025; Detached houses: $119,898; Mobile homes: $28,952

Median gross rent in 2012: $508.

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  • American Indian alone - 291 (85.8%)
  • White alone - 20 (5.9%)
  • Hispanic - 14 (4.1%)
  • Asian alone - 6 (1.8%)
  • Black alone - 4 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (1.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Newcomb: 85.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (1.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5560 feet

Land area: 5.94 square miles.

Population density: 57 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Newcomb:

  • High school or higher: 79.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.7%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newcomb CDP:

  • Never married: 43.8%
  • Now married: 48.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 3.6%

2 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.7%
New Mexico:  9.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.3%)

Newcomb satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rio Rancho, NM (133.5 miles , pop. 51,765).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (143.0 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (269.9 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Sheep Springs, NM (3.1 miles ), Sanostee, NM (3.7 miles ), Naschitti, NM (3.9 miles ), Crystal, NM (4.8 miles ), Wheatfields, AZ (4.9 miles ), Sehili, AZ (5.1 miles) , Burnham, NM (5.1 miles) , Tsaile, AZ (5.4 miles ).

Latitude: 36.28 N, Longitude: 108.71 W

Area code: 505

Newcomb household income distribution Newcomb home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
New Mexico:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (37%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Educational services (53%)
  • Health care and social assistance (37%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (2%)
  • Finance and insurance (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Secondary school teachers (25%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (18%)
  • Bus drivers (18%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (15%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (40%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Secondary school teachers (8%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)

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Earthquake activity:

Newcomb-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below New Mexico state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/6/2008 at 20:09:59, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 ML, Depth: 6.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 85.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in San Juan County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newcomb:

  • San Juan College (about 46 miles; Farmington, NM; Full-time enrollment: 3,028)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 83 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,463)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 142 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 5,120)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 144 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,438)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 144 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 8,765)
  • Adams State College (about 177 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,076)
  • Northern Arizona University (about 183 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 17,288)

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San Juan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.9%
(25.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 22.1% for American Indian residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  63.4%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.1%
Whole state:  8.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Newcomb, NM

Newcomb compared to New Mexico state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Newcomb travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (53%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30%)
  • Utility gas (9%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Other fuel (4%)

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Religion statistics for Newcomb CDP (based on San Juan County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.27%
Here40.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents29.5%21.7%21.3%7.2%4.2%
Congregations8.0%15.3%13.9%5.8%8.0%
NameChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents3.1%1.9%1.4%1.3%8.3%
Congregations8.8%2.2%3.6%3.6%30.7%
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: 10
This county:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
San Juan County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
San Juan County:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 70
This county:

5.73 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 62
San Juan County:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.3%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.4%
New Mexico:

22.1%

7.64% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,027 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.64%
New Mexico average:

7.94%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($940 average AGI)
San Juan County:

0.07%
New Mexico average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from McKinley County, NM  1.55% ($22,080 average AGI)
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.50% ($29,241)
from Apache County, AZ  0.49% ($24,600)


8.38% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,627 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.38%
New Mexico average:

7.42%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($134 average AGI)
San Juan County:

0.05%
New Mexico average:

0.14%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to McKinley County, NM  1.71% ($21,497 average AGI)
to Apache County, AZ  0.69% ($27,027)
to Bernalillo County, NM  0.68% ($28,983)

Strongest AM radio stations in Newcomb:

  • 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.)
  • KENN (1390 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • KNDN (960 AM; 5 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: BASIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRZE (1280 AM; 5 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: J. THOMAS DEVELOPMENT OF NM, INC.)
  • KGAK (1330 AM; 5 kW; GALLUP, NM; Owner: KRJG, INC.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KIUP (930 AM; 5 kW; DURANGO, CO; Owner: FOUR CORNERS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Newcomb:

  • K289AD (105.7 FM; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: PROCLAIMING CHRIST'S LOVE MINISTRIES)
  • KRTZ (98.7 FM; CORTEZ, CO; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO., LLC)
  • KGLX (99.1 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGLP (91.7 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: GALLUP PUBLIC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Newcomb:

  • K08HQ (Channel 8; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
Newcomb, New Mexico:
  • Fatal accident count: 12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 19
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 8
  • Fatalities: 15
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 38
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
New Mexico average:
  • Fatal accident count: 140
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 202
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 57
  • Fatalities: 154
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 382
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 24
See more detailed statistics of Newcomb fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 24 meters (79ft)
Total costs: $811,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,268
Total average daily truck traffic: 197
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 2,305


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • WHITE ROCK, 22 Mi E (Lat: 36.232083 Lon: -108.311583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 32.9 m, Call Sign: WQBP241
    Assigned Frequencies: 6556.25 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/16/2004, Expiration Date: 11/16/2014, Certifier: William Van Huss
    Registrant: El Paso Natural Gas Company, L.L.C., Bloomfield, NM 87413, Phone: (505) 632-6574, Fax: (505) 632-6514, Email:
  • NM01 Far Newcomb, 6 Miles Ne Of Crystal (Lat: 36.079000 Lon: -108.858028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 57.6 m, Call Sign: WQNX361
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/24/2011, Expiration Date: 06/24/2021, Certifier: Michael P Goggin
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • NEWCOMB, Hwy 666, 1.6 Km South Of (Lat: 36.273333 Lon: -108.705917), Overall height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: WBA737
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/28/1995, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 01/25/1999
    Registrant: Navajo Communications Company Inc, 8800 N Central Expwy 3 Northpark E, Dallas, TX 75231



Most common first names in Newcomb, NM among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Nellie575.0 years
Lucy384.7 years
Mary379.7 years
Julia280.4 years
Jimmie260.0 years
Harry270.0 years
Paul247.5 years
Peter269.4 years
Raymond254.5 years
Sam280.5 years
Most common last names in Newcomb, NM among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Curley567.6 years
Manuelito573.6 years
Johnson464.5 years
Bitsilly479.3 years
Hunt336.4 years
Begay381.6 years
Smiley367.3 years
Tsosie383.6 years
Alfonso274.5 years
Billy276.5 years
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