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Sandoval County

Population in 2010: 4,977. Population change since 2000: +44.2%
Males: 2,447  (49.2%)
Females: 2,530  (50.8%)

Median resident age:  56.2 years
New Mexico median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 87043.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $77,997 (it was $60,597 in 2000)
Placitas:

$77,997
New Mexico:

$41,963
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $44,860

Placitas CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $383,998 (it was $262,200 in 2000)
Placitas:

$383,998
New Mexico:

$159,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $423,872; Detached houses: $446,435; Townhouses or other attached units: $161,519; Mobile homes: $185,215

Median gross rent in 2011: $1,213.

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  • White alone - 3,743 (75.2%)
  • Hispanic - 1,038 (20.9%)
  • Two or more races - 55 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 50 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 47 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 42 (0.8%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Placitas: 91.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (17.6%), German (16.3%), Irish (9.5%), United States (4.2%), French (3.8%), Italian (3.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5950 feet

Land area: 29.9 square miles.

Population density: 166 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Placitas:

  • High school or higher: 97.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 52.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 27.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Placitas CDP:

  • Never married: 12.3%
  • Now married: 70.9%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

199 residents are foreign born (1.6% Europe, 0.6% North America, 0.4% Asia).

This place:  3.6%
New Mexico:  9.3%



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Placitas, New Mexico as of April 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Placitas to the number of sex offenders is 1,486 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,378 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $2,162 (0.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rio Rancho, NM (12.5 miles , pop. 51,765).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (16.9 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (343.9 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Santa Ana Pueblo, NM (2.1 miles ), Algodones, NM (2.2 miles ), Bernalillo, NM (2.4 miles ), San Felipe Pueblo, NM (2.8 miles ), Pueblo of Sandia Village, NM (2.8 miles ), Corrales, NM (3.3 miles ), Rio Rancho, NM (3.5 miles ), North Valley, NM (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 35.32 N, Longitude: 106.45 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 505

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.8%
New Mexico:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Engineers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Electricians (4%)
  • Other financial specialists (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

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Average climate in Placitas, New Mexico

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Earthquake activity:

Placitas-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New Mexico state average. It is 71% smaller 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 63.9 miles away from the city 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 64.3 miles away from Placitas center
On 1/4/1998 at 08:05:31, a magnitude 4.0 (3.6 MB, 4.0 ML, 3.8 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1990 at 01:08:19, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 64.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/1990 at 21:27:05, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 41.7 miles away from Placitas center
On 2/27/1990 at 13:23:22, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sandoval County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Snow: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Placitas:

  • LOVELACE WOMEN'S HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - State, provides emergency services, about 13 miles away; ALBUQUERQUE, NM)
  • LOVELACE WESTSIDE HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Federal, provides emergency services, about 16 miles away; ALBUQUERQUE, NM)

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Amtrak station near Placitas:

  • 20 miles: ALBUQUERQUE (214 FIRST ST. SW) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Placitas:

  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 11 miles; Albuquerque, NM; Full-time enrollment: 5,120)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 19 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,438)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 20 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 8,765)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 73 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,197)
  • San Juan College (about 139 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 3,028)
  • Adams State College (about 153 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,076)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 157 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,463)

Public elementary/middle school in Placitas:

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Library in Placitas:

  • PLACITAS COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $151,909; Location: 01 TIERRA MADRE; 15,840 books; 688 audio materials; 1,090 video materials; 37 state licensed databases)

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Notable locations in Placitas: Strip Mine Trailhead (A), Placitas Community Library (B), Ojo de las Casa (C), San Jose de las Huertas Historic Site (D), Ojo Cuchillo Historic Site (E), Casa Acequia (F), El Rancho de San Francisco (G), Placitas Volunteer Fire Brigade Station 1 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Placitas include: San Antonio Catholic Mission (A), Las Placites Presbyterian Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Placitas include: Bernalillo Watershed Withdrawal (1), Bernalillo Watershed Research Natural Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Rocky Mountain Enchantment Resort Condominiums (33 Homesteads Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.2. This is about average.
City:

27.2
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.235. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.235
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 11.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.7
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

30.1
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 4.64. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.64
U.S.:

9.59

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

LA MESA WATER COOP (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and APR-25-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-25-2000)
LAS ACEQUIAS DE PLACITAS (Population served: 470, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-03-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-03-2000), St Public Notif received (JUL-26-2000), Fed Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-12-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-12-2000), St Public Notif received (MAY-30-2000), Fed Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-14-2000), Fed Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-26-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-26-2000), St Public Notif received (FEB-02-2000), Fed Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-1999), Fed Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, State - In NOV-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Notification, Public - In NOV-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Notification, State - In JUL-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Notification, Public - In JUL-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
PLACITAS TRAILS WATER COOP (Population served: 375, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and MAY-25-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-25-2000)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
NORTH RANCHOS DE PLACITAS W&SD (Population served: 318, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-1996 and JUN-20-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-25-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-25-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-10-2005)
RANCHOS DE PLACITAS SANITATION DISTRICT (Population served: 260, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and MAR-03-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2000)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-01-1996 and AUG-22-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-11-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-11-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-22-2005)
OVERLOOK WATER CO-OP INC (Population served: 108, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2003 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-22-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-22-2006)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JUL-11-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2000)
CEDAR CREEK WATER COOPERATIVE INC (Population served: 105, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-01-1993 and JUN-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-06-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2005)
PLACITAS WEST WATER CO-OP (Population served: 95, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-1999, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-17-1998), St Public Notif received (NOV-30-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-20-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-20-1997), St Public Notif received (JUN-06-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-01-1995 and AUG-05-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-11-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-11-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-05-2005)
  • One minor monitoring violation

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

  • DESERT SKY MOUNTAIN WATER COOPERATIVE (Population served: 114, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 9.5%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 11.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.9%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.0%
Whole state:  8.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Placitas, NM

Placitas compared to New Mexico state average:

Placitas, New Mexico environmental map by EPA

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


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Banks with branches in Placitas (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Placitas Branch at 221 State Highway 165, Ste F, branch established on 1994/10/17. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Placitas travel time to work - commute


Placitas mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (45%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (32%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Other fuel (5%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Solar energy (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Placitas (based on Sandoval County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.80%
Here46.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionPresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of God
Adherents80.2%5.4%4.6%1.4%1.3%
Congregations34.2%8.2%11.0%5.5%5.5%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristEvangelical Free Church of AmericaChurches of ChristOther
Adherents1.0%0.9%0.8%0.8%3.6%
Congregations2.7%2.7%1.4%4.1%24.7%
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: 14
Sandoval County:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Sandoval County:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Sandoval County:

2.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
Here:

3.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.4%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Sandoval County:

22.2%
New Mexico:

22.1%

13.67% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($49,636 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.67%
New Mexico average:

7.94%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($518 average AGI)
Sandoval County:

0.14%
New Mexico average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Bernalillo County, NM  5.66% ($49,077 average AGI)
from Santa Fe County, NM  0.83% ($40,979)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.37% ($55,698)


9.02% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,449 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.02%
New Mexico average:

7.42%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($158 average AGI)
Sandoval County:

0.05%
New Mexico average:

0.14%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Bernalillo County, NM  4.52% ($35,089 average AGI)
to Santa Fe County, NM  0.30% ($41,735)
to San Juan County, NM  0.24% ($27,174)

Strongest AM radio stations in Placitas:

  • KKIM (1000 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDEF (1150 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: RAMH CORPORATION)
  • KANM (1600 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: ARAGON BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.L.C.)
  • KKNS (1310 AM; 5 kW; CORRALES, NM; Owner: SIMMONS-NM, LS, LLC)
  • KXKS (1190 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KNML (610 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KABQ (1350 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKJY (1550 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: VANGUARD MEDIA, L.L.C)
  • KALY (1240 AM; 1 kW; LOS RANCHOS DE ALBUQ, NM; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KSVA (920 AM; 1 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • 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)

Strongest FM radio stations in Placitas:

  • KRST (92.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLYT (88.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KTZO (103.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPEK (100.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFLQ (91.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • 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)
  • K265CA (100.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • KKOB-FM (93.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBQI (107.9 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.)
  • KIOT (102.5 FM; LOS LUNAS, NM; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KRZY-FM (105.9 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KAJZ (105.1 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KBAC (104.1 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKSS (97.3 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Placitas:

  • KWBQ (Channel 19; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF NEW MEXICO, LLC)
  • KASA-TV (Channel 2; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • KTFQ (Channel 14; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: TELEFUTURA TELEVISION GROUP, INC.)
  • KOAT-TV (Channel 7; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: KOAT HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KNME-TV (Channel 5; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF NEW MEXICO)
  • KASY-TV (Channel 50; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF NEW MEXICO, LLC)
  • K46GY (Channel 46; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KYNM-LP (Channel 61; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: BELMAX BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KTVS-LP (Channel 59; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: ALPHA OMEGA BROADCASTING OF ALBUQUERQUE, INC.)
  • KRQE (Channel 13; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KAZQ (Channel 32; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: ALPHA OMEGA BROADCASTING OF ALBUQUERQUE, INC.)
  • KLUZ-TV (Channel 41; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K56FB (Channel 56; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KOB-TV (Channel 4; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • KTEL-LP (Channel 53; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • K43HW (Channel 43; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: JOSEPH W. SHAFFER)
  • KTFA-LP (Channel 48; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KNAT-TV (Channel 23; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Placitas, 29 Camino De La Ciruela (Lat: 35.304556 Lon: -106.422611), Type: Mast, Structure height: 39.5 m, Call Sign: WQHS380
    Assigned Frequencies: 10632.5 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/23/2007, Expiration Date: 10/23/2017, Cancellation Date: 04/01/2009, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30004, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • PLACITAS FIRE DEPT, 163 Highway 165 (Lat: 35.308028 Lon: -106.457667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WQJM541
    Assigned Frequencies: 6123.10 MHz, 19375.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/04/2008, Expiration Date: 11/04/2018, Certifier: Michael Scales
    Registrant: County Of Sandoval, 1500 D Idalia Rd, Bernalillo, NM 87004, Phone: (505) 867-7500, Fax: (505) 867-7600, Email:
  • STATION, Placitas Station (Lat: 35.319194 Lon: -106.432222), Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 5.5 m, Call Sign: WEF701
    Assigned Frequencies: 2145.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/17/1998, Expiration Date: 04/22/2003, Cancellation Date: 03/12/2001
    Registrant: Phone: (713) 780-3850
  • STATION, Placitas Station 1.75 Miles Nnw Of (Lat: 35.330861 Lon: -106.433611), Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WGY780
    Assigned Frequencies: 2197.60 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/14/1993, Expiration Date: 01/14/1998, Cancellation Date: 11/28/1997
    Registrant: Phone: (713) 245-1303

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

72 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Placitas)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

25 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Placitas)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$317,0908$349,02551$277,8043$167,0034$327,5080$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$379,4504$256,0731$41,3700$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$346,36013$380,0281$16,7101$506,4201$56,480
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$012$326,8181$183,6000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$213,8300$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0105.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$410,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$276,360
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0105.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Placitas, NM among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1183.8 years
Robert1076.2 years
William978.8 years
John875.5 years
Charles771.3 years
James669.5 years
Margaret680.0 years
Richard670.5 years
Dorothy580.8 years
David568.2 years
Most common last names in Placitas, NM among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Delara679.0 years
Gonzales571.6 years
Gurule491.0 years
Bennett480.3 years
Lucero485.0 years
Johnson478.5 years
Salazar481.8 years
Unale474.2 years
King375.3 years
Green380.7 years

Businesses in Placitas, NM

  • FedEx: 1

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Total of 49 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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