Pojoaque, New Mexico

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Population in 2010: 1,907. Population change since 2000: +51.2%
Males: 861  (45.2%)
Females: 1,046  (54.8%)
Median resident age:  34.5 years
New Mexico median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 87501.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $50,084 (it was $30,875 in 2000)
Pojoaque:

$50,084
NM:

$42,558
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,184 (it was $13,968 in 2000)

Pojoaque CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $113,255 (it was $35,700 in 2000)
Pojoaque:

$113,255
NM:

$157,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $215,346; Detached houses: $321,021; Townhouses or other attached units: $466,250; Mobile homes: $85,995

Median gross rent in 2012: $802.

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  • Hispanic - 1,294 (61.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 397 (18.9%)
  • White alone - 390 (18.5%)
  • Asian alone - 12 (0.6%)
  • Other race alone - 6 (0.3%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.1%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.09%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pojoaque: 94.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (5.6%), Irish (3.1%), English (3.0%), French (2.6%), United States (1.4%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5852 feet

Land area: 2.88 square miles.

Population density: 661 people per square mile   (low).

Pojoaque,NM real estate house value index trend

Pojoaque, New Mexico map

For population 25 years and over in Pojoaque:

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pojoaque CDP:

  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 42.3%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 20.7%

122 residents are foreign born (0.7% Europe).

This place:  5.8%
New Mexico:  9.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,102 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $761 (1.3%)

Pojoaque satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Fe, NM (15.7 miles , pop. 62,203).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (63.7 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (381.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Jaconita, NM (1.0 miles ), Cuyamungue, NM (1.2 miles ), Nambe, NM (1.2 miles ), Jacona, NM (1.3 miles ), Cuyamungue Grant, NM (1.8 miles ), El Rancho, NM (2.1 miles ), El Valle de Arroyo Seco, NM (2.3 miles ), La Mesilla, NM (2.3 miles ).

Latitude: 35.89 N, Longitude: 106.01 W

Pojoaque household income distribution Pojoaque home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.8%
New Mexico:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (16%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Carpenters (8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Accountants and auditors (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)

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

Average climate in Pojoaque, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Pojoaque, New Mexico average temperatures Pojoaque, New Mexico average precipitation Pojoaque, New Mexico humidity Pojoaque, New Mexico wind speed Pojoaque, New Mexico snowfall Pojoaque, New Mexico sunshine Pojoaque, New Mexico clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Pojoaque-area historical earthquake activity is near New Mexico state average. It is 140% 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 99.2 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 110.3 miles away from Pojoaque 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 607.2 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 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 102.3 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 596.6 miles away from Pojoaque 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 84.7 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 (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Pojoaque:

  • RIO GRANDE HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; ESPANOLA, NM)
  • ESPANOLA HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; ESPANOLA, NM)
  • PRESBYTERIAN ESPANOLA HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; ESPANOLA, NM)
  • PINON HILLS HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 15 miles away; SANTA FE, NM)
  • LA RESIDENCIA NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SANTA FE, NM)
  • SANTA FE PHS INDIAN HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; SANTA FE, NM)
  • STAFF BUILDERS SERVICES INC (Hospital, about 16 miles away; SANTA FE, NM)

Amtrak station near Pojoaque:

  • 15 miles: SANTA FE () - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pojoaque:

  • Santa Fe Community College (about 22 miles; Santa Fe, NM; Full-time enrollment: 3,047)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 49 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,931)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 58 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 66 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 67 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,398)
  • Adams State University (about 110 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • San Juan College (about 135 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 5,112)

Library in Pojoaque:

  • PUEBLO OF POJOAQUE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $199,515; Location: 101 B LIGHTNING LOOP; 10,616 books; 315 audio materials; 1,362 video materials; 37 state licensed databases; 10 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Pojoaque: Broken Arrow Ranch (A), Cities of Gold Casino (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Pojoaque: Pojoaque Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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 2012 was 61.9. This is about average.

City:

61.9
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.330. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.330
U.S.:

0.303

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 39.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

39.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.38. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.38
U.S.:

20.22

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 4.76. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.76
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.1%
(5.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 14.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.0% for American Indian residents, 11.7% for other race residents, 20.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  58.5%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  10.7%
Whole state:  8.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Pojoaque, New Mexico environmental map by EPA

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Pojoaque compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Pojoaque travel time to work - commute Pojoaque mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (79%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Solar energy (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.48%
Here: 49.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionJewishUnited Methodist ChurchLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents79.2%4.5%2.7%2.4%2.1%
Congregations26.1%10.9%3.3%3.3%3.3%
NameEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents1.7%1.1%1.0%0.7%4.6%
Congregations3.3%2.2%5.4%2.2%40.2%
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: 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 Pojoaque:

  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDCE (950 AM; 4 kW; ESPANOLA, NM; Owner: RICHARD L. GARCIA BROADCASTING, 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)
  • 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)
  • KRSN (1490 AM; 1 kW; LOS ALAMOS, NM; Owner: REAL RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KNML (610 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pojoaque:

  • 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)
  • KQBA (107.5 FM; LOS ALAMOS, NM; Owner: HUTTON MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • KAJZ (105.1 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • KRZY-FM (105.9 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KABG (98.5 FM; LOS ALAMOS, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Pojoaque:

  • K39EJ (Channel 39; ESPANOLA, NM; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
Pojoaque, New Mexico:
  • Fatal accident count: 20
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 30
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 9
  • Fatalities: 21
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 65
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
New Mexico average:
  • Fatal accident count: 129
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 185
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 54
  • Fatalities: 142
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 352
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 22
See more detailed statistics of Pojoaque fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Port Of Entry 84 285 At Sr 4 (Lat: 35.885306 Lon: -106.017250), Structure height: 8 m, Call Sign: WNZV584
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.950 MHz, 458.950 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/29/2013, Expiration Date: 04/26/2023
    Registrant: State Of New Mexico, 401 Broadway Tiwa Bldg, Albuquerque, NM 87102, Phone: (505) 841-8453, Fax: (505) 841-8452, Email:

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$141,8201$280,1306$211,4531$32,0401$186,5801$154,940
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$152,7802$356,3200$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$03$205,8631$8,5200$01$92,750
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$220,9150$00$01$76,120
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$179,1400$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$149,940
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.02

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 39
  • Hazardous Condition: 6
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Pojoaque

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pojoaque, NM

Businesses in Pojoaque, NM

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