Questa, New Mexico

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Population in 2013: 1,767 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.2%
 
Males: 873  (49.5%)
Females: 894  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  44.3 years
New Mexico median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 87519, 87556.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,341 (it was $23,448 in 2000)
Questa:

$27,341
NM:

$42,558
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,456 (it was $13,303 in 2000)

Questa village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $110,786 (it was $80,500 in 2000)
Questa:

$110,786
NM:

$157,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $159,602; Detached houses: $249,066; Mobile homes: $62,682

Median gross rent in 2012: $559.

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  • Hispanic - 1,453 (82.1%)
  • White alone - 281 (15.9%)
  • Two or more races - 16 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 5 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Questa: 88.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (4.2%), Irish (3.9%), French (2.2%), United States (1.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 7392 feet

Land area: 5.11 square miles.

Population density: 346 people per square mile   (very low).

Questa, New Mexico map

For population 25 years and over in Questa:

  • High school or higher: 84.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 14.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Questa village:

  • Never married: 34.5%
  • Now married: 43.1%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

16 residents are foreign born

This village:  1.0%
New Mexico:  9.6%



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Questa, New Mexico as of May 24, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Questa to the number of sex offenders is 440 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $253 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $413 (0.3%)

Questa satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Fe, NM (74.8 miles , pop. 62,203).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (124.2 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (427.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: San Cristobal, NM (2.8 miles ), Arroyo Hondo, NM (3.0 miles ), Sunshine, NM (3.1 miles ), Red River, NM (3.2 miles ), Taos Ski Valley, NM (3.3 miles) , Tres Piedras, NM (4.2 miles ), Taos Pueblo, NM (4.2 miles ), Costilla, NM (4.4 miles ).

Latitude: 36.71 N, Longitude: 105.59 W

Area code: 505

Questa household income distribution Questa home values distribution

Crime rates in Questa (2011):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 8 assaults (446.9 per 100,000)
  • 6 burglaries (335.2 per 100,000)
  • 5 thefts (279.3 per 100,000)
  • 3 auto thefts (167.6 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 133.3 (higher means more crime, US average = 259.9)

Crime rates in Questa (2012):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 robbery (56.4 per 100,000)
  • 1 assault (56.4 per 100,000)
  • 5 burglaries (282.2 per 100,000)
  • 11 thefts (620.8 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 70.6 (higher means more crime, US average = 257.0)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 4 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
New Mexico average:

2.22
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.8%
New Mexico:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +152 (+8.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)

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

Average climate in Questa, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Earthquake activity:

Questa-area historical earthquake activity is near New Mexico state average. It is 125% 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 48.0 miles away from the city center
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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 46.0 miles away from Questa 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 29.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/2004 at 12:09:56, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 42.4 miles away from Questa center
On 1/29/1990 at 13:16:10, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 LG, Depth: 7.5 mi) earthquake occurred 171.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Taos County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Airports located in Questa:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Questa:

  • Adams State University (about 56 miles; Alamosa, CO; Full-time enrollment: 2,805)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 80 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,931)
  • Santa Fe Community College (about 81 miles; Santa Fe, NM; FT enrollment: 3,047)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 119 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • Pueblo Community College (about 120 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,329)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 125 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,993)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 127 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)

Public high school in Questa:

Public elementary/middle schools in Questa:

See full list of schools located in Questa, School District: QUESTA INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS

Library in Questa:

  • QUESTA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $24,995; Location: 6 1/2 MUNICIPAL PARK ROAD; 5,796 books; 48 audio materials; 480 video materials; 37 state licensed databases)

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Notable locations in Questa: Questa Health Center Library (A), Questa Fire Department Station 3 (B), Questa Fire Department Station 2 (C), Questa Fire Department Station 1 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Questa include: Questa First Baptist Church (A), Saint Anthonys Catholic Church (B), First Southern Baptist Church (C), Questa Church of Christ (D), First Assembly of God Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Creek: Cabresto Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Val's Trophy Hunts (Tours & Charters; 43 Poleo Road), Wild Earth Llama Adventures (Tours & Charters; 3420 Highway 522).

Hotel: Kachina Motel (Highway 522).

Court: New Mexico State Government - Magistrate Court Taos Circuit (Circuit Court).

Taos 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 23.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

23.1
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.6
U.S.:

20.2

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

QUESTA WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 1,820, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-10-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUN-22-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-12-2006), St Public Notif requested (OCT-12-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-22-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (NOV-23-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAR-15-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-15-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-26-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In OCT-04-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-06-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-23-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-07-2014)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In JUL-09-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-09-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAR-06-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-06-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-10-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-23-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-24-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-26-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-26-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-17-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-17-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-26-2013)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
EAGLE ROCK VILLAGE (Population served: 48, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUN-01-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUL-05-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-05-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-09-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-22-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In SEP-22-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-21-2014)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In JUN-27-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-21-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-06-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-06-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-21-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-18-2006), St Public Notif requested (FEB-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-19-2007), St Public Notif received (2 times from MAR-15-2007 to MAY-09-2007), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-25-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-22-2007)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-18-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-09-2007), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-25-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-22-2007)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
LA LAMA MDWCA (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-13-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-16-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-22-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-22-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-22-2014)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-03-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-03-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.1%
(36.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 25.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 28.8% for other race residents, 74.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  63.2%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.9%
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: 0.1% of all households

Questa compared to New Mexico state average:

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

Banks with branches in Questa (2011 data):

  • Peoples Bank: Red River Branch at 121 East Main Street, branch established on 2005/05/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $514.1 mil, Deposits: $368.7 mil, headquarters in Lawrence, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Winter Trust Of 12/3/74

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (52%)
  • Wood (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Questa village (based on Taos County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.80%
Here: 69.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Jewish
Adherents85.7%3.1%2.2%1.7%1.4%
Congregations50.0%7.4%4.4%4.4%-
NameAssemblies of GodPentecostal Church of GodChurches of ChristEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.2%0.9%0.9%0.8%2.2%
Congregations7.4%2.9%4.4%1.5%17.6%
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: 7
Taos County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Taos County:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Taos County:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 55
Here:

17.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.9%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Taos County:

15.7%
New Mexico:

22.1%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$8,461$50,7660$0
Other Government Administration 2$4,965$29,7903$1,349
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$943
Police Protection - Officers 2$6,821$40,9260$0
Police - Other 1$2,158$25,8960$0
Firefighters 2$5,612$33,6720$0
Water Supply 4$10,771$32,3130$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$2,653
Totals for Government 13$38,788$35,8049$4,945

Questa government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $601,000 ($340.12)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $425,000 ($240.52)
    Water Utilities: $220,000 ($124.50)
    Police Protection: $183,000 ($103.57)
    Regular Highways: $166,000 ($93.94)
    Sewerage: $156,000 ($88.29)
    General - Other: $144,000 ($81.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $120,000 ($67.91)
    Fire Protection: $49,000 ($27.73)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($3.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($3.40)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $764,000 ($432.37)

Questa government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $155,000 ($87.72)
    All Other: $8,000 ($4.53)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $203,000 ($114.88)
    Interest Earnings: $32,000 ($18.11)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $304,000 ($172.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $176,000 ($99.60)
    Highways: $134,000 ($75.83)
    All Other: $72,000 ($40.75)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $141,000 ($79.80)
    Property: $34,000 ($19.24)
    Public Utilities: $28,000 ($15.85)
    NEC: $1,000 ($0.57)

Questa government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $100,000 ($56.59)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $74,000 ($41.88)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $26,000 ($14.71)

Questa government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $307,000 ($173.74)

5.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,619 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
New Mexico average:

6.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.67% ($22,550 average AGI)
from Santa Fe County, NM  0.44% ($42,404)
from Rio Arriba County, NM  0.27% ($21,094)


5.89% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,225 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.89%
New Mexico average:

6.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bernalillo County, NM  0.98% ($21,863 average AGI)
to Santa Fe County, NM  0.46% ($32,655)
to Rio Arriba County, NM  0.25% ($25,467)

Strongest AM radio stations in Questa:

  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KDCE (950 AM; 4 kW; ESPANOLA, NM; Owner: RICHARD L. GARCIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KNMX (540 AM; 5 kW; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: SANGRE DE CRISTO B/DCASTING CO, INC)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KSWV (810 AM; 5 kW; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: LA VOZ BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Questa:

  • K212EG (90.3 FM; QUESTA, NM; Owner: BD. OF EDUCATION OF ALBUQUERQUE)
  • KRDR (90.1 FM; RED RIVER, NM; Owner: RED RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • K244DO (96.7 FM; ALAMOSA, ETC., CO; Owner: SAN LUIS VALLEY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KKIT (99.1 FM; ANGEL FIRE, NM; Owner: DMC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K216CT (91.1 FM; EAGLE NEST, NM; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO)
  • KTAO (101.9 FM; TAOS, NM; Owner: TAOS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KRZA (88.7 FM; ALAMOSA, CO; Owner: EQUAL REPRESENTATION/MEDIA ADVOCACY)
  • KBOM (94.7 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • K278AE (103.5 FM; ALAMOSA, CO; Owner: FRANK A. SHULTZ, III)

TV broadcast stations around Questa:

  • K09GR (Channel 9; COLUMBINE PARK, NM; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • K11GU (Channel 11; COLUMBINE PARK, NM; Owner: MOLYCORP, INC.)
Questa, New Mexico:
  • Fatal accident count: 9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 12
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 28
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
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 Questa fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 16
Total length: 22 meters (72ft)
Total costs: $2,315,000
Total average daily traffic: 22,710
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,460
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 26,903

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 9
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 5
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Questa, NM

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • BRENT JARAMILLO, Questa New Mexico Airport (Lat: 36.796472 Lon: -105.600306), Type: 4.6, Overall height: 4.6 m
    Registrant: 5052354850, York.Tech@earthlink.Net, 1701 WELLS NE
  • PHILIP YORK, Questa New Mexico Airport (Lat: 36.796472 Lon: -105.600306), Type: 9.1, Overall height: 9.1 m
    Registrant: 5052354850, York.Tech@earhlink.Net, 1701 WELLS NE
  • Esther Garcia, Questa New Mexico Airport (Lat: 36.796472 Lon: -105.600306), Type: 9.1, Overall height: 9.1 m
    Registrant: 5755860694, Bjaramillo@villageofquesta.Org

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Questa, NM)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Questa Airport (Lat: 36.796472 Lon: -105.600306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQOK374
    Assigned Frequencies: 118.200 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/25/2011, Expiration Date: 10/25/2021, Certifier: Esther Garcia
    Registrant: York Technical Resources, LLC, 1701 Wells Ne, Albuquerque, NM 87112, Phone: (505) 299-8611, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Questa)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CUEVAS ORLANDO S CHALLANGER II SPECIA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6168Z , Serial Number: CH21192CW0907, Year manufactured: 1993, Airworthiness Date: 04/08/1993
    Registrant (Individual): Arley Iverson, Po Box 677, Questa, NM 87556

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
  • Service Call: 3

Incident types - Questa

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Questa, NM
Most common first names in Questa, NM among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Jose1780.7 years
Juan974.1 years
Maria984.2 years
Frank571.4 years
Juanita570.6 years
Robert557.8 years
John474.3 years
Mary476.5 years
Richard462.5 years
William366.4 years
Most common last names in Questa, NM among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Rael3076.8 years
Cisneros2478.3 years
Ortega1978.9 years
Gonzales1871.5 years
Vigil1682.5 years
Martinez1570.3 years
Archuleta1175.3 years
Montoya1069.3 years
Garcia972.9 years
Quintana780.1 years

Questa on our top lists:

  • #94 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities"
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  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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  • Daniel Jeffrey Herrera (2)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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