Peak Place, New Mexico

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Population in 2010: 377.
Males: 196  (52.0%)
Females: 181  (48.0%)
Median resident age:  28.0 years
New Mexico median age:  37.4 years
Estimated median household income in 2015: $55,676
Peak Place:

$55,676
NM:

$45,382

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $34,752

Peak Place CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $286,200
Peak Place:

$286,200
NM:

$164,100

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $389,634; Detached houses: $447,936; Townhouses or other attached units: $293,715; In 2-unit structures: $343,339; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $222,684; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $995,571; Mobile homes: $113,716

Median gross rent in 2015: $536.

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  • Races in Peak Place, NM (2010)

    Peak Place races chart
    • 33889.7%Hispanic
    • 184.8%White alone
    • 174.5%American Indian alone
    • 30.8%Two or more races
    • 10.3%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Peak Place: 85.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (4.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

For population 25 years and over in Peak Place:

  • High school or higher: 58.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Peak Place CDP:

  • Never married: 42.0%
  • Now married: 40.9%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 2.7%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

76 residents are foreign born (21.7% Latin America).

This place:

21.7%
New Mexico:

9.8%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Fe, NM (8.7 miles , pop. 62,203).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (60.2 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (382.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Tesuque Pueblo, NM (1.4 miles ), Chupadero, NM (1.6 miles ), Rio en Medio, NM (1.8 miles) , Tesuque, NM (1.8 miles ), Cuyamungue Grant, NM (2.2 miles ), Cuyamungue, NM (2.6 miles ), Nambe, NM (2.7 miles ), Pojoaque, NM (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 35.79 N, Longitude: 105.94 W

Peak Place household income distribution Peak Place home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
New Mexico:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (22%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (22%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (17%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (19%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (34%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (3%)

Work and jobs in Peak Place: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Earthquake activity:

Peak Place-area historical earthquake activity is near New Mexico state average. It is 136% 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 101.9 miles away from the city center
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 106.0 miles away from Peak Place 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 609.9 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 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 105.8 miles away from the city center
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 599.6 miles away from Peak Place 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 88.3 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 Santa Fe County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Peak Place:

  • LA RESIDENCIA NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SANTA FE, NM)
  • PINON HILLS HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; SANTA FE, NM)
  • STAFF BUILDERS SERVICES INC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; SANTA FE, NM)
  • SANTA FE PHS INDIAN HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; SANTA FE, NM)
  • CASA REAL (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SANTA FE, NM)
  • PMS COMMUNITY HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; SANTA FE, NM)
  • SANTA FE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SANTA FE, NM)

Amtrak station near Peak Place:

  • 8 miles: SANTA FE () - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Peak Place:

  • Santa Fe Community College (about 15 miles; Santa Fe, NM; Full-time enrollment: 3,047)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 43 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,931)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 55 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 63 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 63 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,398)
  • Adams State University (about 117 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • San Juan College (about 142 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 5,112)

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 61.0. This is better than average.

City:

61.0
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.330. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.330
U.S.:

0.293

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 39.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

39.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.83. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.83
U.S.:

19.96

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 5.01. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.01
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 35.2%
(18.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.6% for American Indian residents, 40.0% for other race residents, 75.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.2 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  82.2%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  14.4%
Whole state:  8.2%

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

20.5
New Mexico average:

13.4

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Peak Place CDP (based on Santa Fe County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic69,55223
Evangelical Protestant7,83953
Other5,57137
Mainline Protestant4,24618
Orthodox2823
None56,680-
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: 22
Santa Fe County:

1.55 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Santa Fe County:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 164
Here:

11.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.0%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Santa Fe County:

12.7%
New Mexico:

22.1%

6.34% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($55,495 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.34%
New Mexico average:

6.50%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($631 average AGI)
Santa Fe County:

0.05%
New Mexico average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.91% ($34,628 average AGI)
from Rio Arriba County, NM  0.34% ($34,053)
from Sandoval County, NM  0.22% ($36,943)


6.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,451 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.23%
New Mexico average:

6.43%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($403 average AGI)
Santa Fe County:

0.06%
New Mexico average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bernalillo County, NM  1.23% ($34,586 average AGI)
to Sandoval County, NM  0.34% ($39,652)
to Rio Arriba County, NM  0.30% ($27,329)

Strongest AM radio stations in Peak Place:

  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSWV (810 AM; 5 kW; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: LA VOZ BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KTRC (1260 AM; 5 kW; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KDCE (950 AM; 4 kW; ESPANOLA, NM; Owner: RICHARD L. GARCIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVSF (1400 AM; 1 kW; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KNMX (540 AM; 5 kW; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: SANGRE DE CRISTO B/DCASTING CO, INC)
  • KKIM (1000 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KXKS (1190 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KANM (1600 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: ARAGON BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.L.C.)
  • KNML (610 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRSN (1490 AM; 1 kW; LOS ALAMOS, NM; Owner: REAL RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Peak Place:

  • KBOM (94.7 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KYBR (92.9 FM; ESPANOLA, NM; Owner: RIO CHAMA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSFQ (101.1 FM; WHITE ROCK, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KZNM (106.7 FM; LOS ALAMOS, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KTAO (101.9 FM; TAOS, NM; Owner: TAOS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KTZO (103.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLYT (88.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KRST (92.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KUNM (89.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS UNIV. OF NEW MEXICO)
  • KANW (89.1 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: BD. OF EDUC. CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE, NM)
  • KKOB-FM (93.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • KAJZ (105.1 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Peak Place:

  • K39EJ (Channel 39; ESPANOLA, NM; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 9m30ftTotal length
  • $1,686,000Total costs
  • 108,615Total average daily traffic
  • 10,443Total average daily truck traffic

Peak Place 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.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Peak Place on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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