Paguate, New Mexico

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Population in 2010: 421.
Population change since 2000: -11.2%
Males: 179  (42.7%)
Females: 242  (57.3%)
Median resident age:

37.2 years
New Mexico median age:

39.1 years

Zip codes: 87040.

Estimated median household income in 2021: $36,648 (it was $22,417 in 2000)
Paguate:

$36,648
NM:

$53,992

Estimated per capita income in 2021: $14,882 (it was $9,657 in 2000)

Paguate CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $48,636 (it was $55,000 in 2000)
Paguate:

$48,636
NM:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2021: all housing units: $63,044; detached houses: $86,078; mobile homes: $20,242
March 2022 cost of living index in Paguate: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 30.1%

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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6055 feet

Land area: 7.41 square miles.

Population density: 57 people per square mile   (very low).

Paguate, New Mexico map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Paguate CDP:

0.6% ($314)
New Mexico:

0.7% ($699)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rio Rancho, NM (40.9 miles , pop. 51,765).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (43.1 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (290.8 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Moquino, NM (1.6 miles),
Bibo, NM (1.7 miles),
Seboyeta, NM (2.1 miles),
Encinal, NM (2.3 miles),
Laguna, NM (2.5 miles ),
Paraje, NM (2.9 miles ),
Cubero, NM (3.0 miles ),
Mesita, NM (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 35.14 N, Longitude: 107.37 W

Distribution of median household income in Paguate, NM in 2021
Distribution of house value in Paguate, NM in 2021
Paguate satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.4%
New Mexico:

3.1%
Most common industries in Paguate, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (29.4%)
  • Public administration (11.8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (8.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.9%)
  • Health care (6.9%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (33.9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (15.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (11.9%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (8.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.5%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Construction (23.3%)
  • Public administration (18.6%)
  • Health care (16.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (11.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.6%)
  • Social assistance (9.3%)
  • Personal & laundry services (9.3%)
Most common occupations in Paguate, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7.8%)
  • Extraction workers (7.8%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (4.9%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4.9%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (16.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (13.6%)
  • Extraction workers (13.6%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (11.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11.6%)
  • Accountants and auditors (11.6%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (11.6%)
  • Registered nurses (9.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (9.3%)
  • Financial managers (9.3%)

Average climate in Paguate, New Mexico

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Earthquake activity:

Paguate-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 826% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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 525.2 miles away from the city 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 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 516.3 miles away from Paguate center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 494.3 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
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 54.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 510.4 miles away from Paguate center
On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW) earthquake occurred 500.5 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 Cibola County (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Paguate topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Paguate:

  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 43 miles; Albuquerque, NM; Full-time enrollment: 19,398)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 43 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 45 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • Santa Fe Community College (about 84 miles; Santa Fe, NM; FT enrollment: 3,047)
  • San Juan College (about 122 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 5,112)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 126 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,931)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 151 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,631)

Points of interest:

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Cemetery: Paguate Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Rio Moquino (A), Arroyo Moquino (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cibola County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

BIBO MUTUAL DOMESTIC WATER ASSOC (Population served: 263, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-12-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-12-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-14-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In JUN-12-2012, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-11-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-10-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:

2.9 people
New Mexico:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

71.0%
Whole state:

65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

9.0%
Whole state:

8.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Paguate:

Marital status in Paguate, NM
  • Never married: 48.6%
  • Now married: 20.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 23.7%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

For population 25 years and over in Paguate:

  • High school or higher: 93.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2021
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2021
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
New Mexico average:

12.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Paguate, NM (based on Cibola County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,00013
Evangelical Protestant2,74932
Other1,2796
Mainline Protestant2852
None13,900-
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: 2
This county:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Cibola County:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
This county:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Cibola County:

4.04 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

10.6%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.1%
State:

22.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Paguate:

47.0%
State:

49.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Paguate:

45.4%
New Mexico:

48.1%

Average BMI:
Paguate:

29.6
New Mexico:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.5%
New Mexico:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.4%
New Mexico:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
New Mexico:

6.8

Overweight people:
Paguate:

40.7%
State:

34.6%

General health condition:
Paguate:

55.5%
New Mexico:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.2%
State:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Paguate, NM Residents

Strongest AM radio stations in Paguate:

  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KKIM (1000 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KRKE (1100 AM; 5 kW; MILAN, NM; Owner: CIBOLA RADIO COMPANY)
  • KXKS (1190 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KNML (610 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KANM (1600 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: ARAGON BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.L.C.)
  • KABQ (1350 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KDEF (1150 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: RAMH CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • KMIN (980 AM; 1 kW; GRANTS, NM; Owner: KD RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Paguate:

  • KXTC (99.9 FM; THOREAU, NM; Owner: KXTC, L.L.C.)
  • KNKT (107.1 FM; ARMIJO, NM; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF ALBUQUERQUE, INC.)
  • KIOT (102.5 FM; LOS LUNAS, NM; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KTEG (104.7 FM; BOSQUE FARMS, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLYT (88.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KTZO (103.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRST (92.3 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)
  • KMGA (99.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZRR (94.1 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBQI (107.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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)
  • K213BT (90.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KQLV (105.5 FM; GRANTS, NM; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KYLZ (106.3 FM; LOS LUNAS, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Paguate:

  • KTFQ (Channel 14; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: TELEFUTURA TELEVISION GROUP, INC.)

Paguate fatal accident list:

Mar 29, 1992 05:56 AM, 279, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 3.7mTotal length
  • $235,000Total costs
  • 2,279Total average daily traffic
  • 413Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,203Total future (year 2040) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • PAGUATE SUB, Substation On Hwy Nm 279, 1.5 Mi North Of (Lat: 35.160306 Lon: -107.385056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQNH699,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6760.62 MHz, Grant Date: 02/08/2011, Expiration Date: 02/08/2021, Cancellation Date: 10/30/2014, Certifier: Darin Brummett, Registrant: Tri-State G&t, Denver, CO 80233, Phone: (303) 452-6111, Fax: (303) 254-3566, Email:
  • STATION, Substation On Hwy Nm 279 1.5 Mi N (Lat: 35.160306 Lon: -107.385028), Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WEF644,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2193.60 MHz, Grant Date: 03/30/2000, Expiration Date: 05/12/2010, Cancellation Date: 03/04/2010, Certifier: Frank R Knutson, Registrant: Tri State Generation & Transmission Assoc., Inc., 1100 W 116th Ave, Denver, CO 80234, Phone: (303) 452-6111, Fax: (303) 254-3566, Email:

Most common first names in Paguate, NM among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert570.2 years
Joe480.0 years
Jose483.5 years
Edward455.5 years
Joseph474.2 years
Helen379.7 years
Frank374.7 years
Ben379.0 years
Juana387.6 years
Lawrence369.0 years
Most common last names in Paguate, NM among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Cheromiah868.1 years
Sarracino874.5 years
Lorenzo670.9 years
Marquez577.8 years
Romero575.8 years
Alonzo474.0 years
Gaco483.3 years
Apodaca477.8 years
Aragon484.5 years
Analla384.3 years
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Paguate, NM
  • 45.9%Utility gas
  • 37.0%Wood
  • 17.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Paguate compared to New Mexico state average:

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