Radium Springs, New Mexico

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Population in 2010: 1,699. Population change since 2000: +11.9%
Males: 865  (50.9%)
Females: 834  (49.1%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
New Mexico median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 88005.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $56,838 (it was $33,167 in 2000)
Radium Springs:

$56,838
NM:

$42,558
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,349 (it was $14,660 in 2000)

Radium Springs CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $142,400 (it was $82,300 in 2000)
Radium Springs:

$142,400
NM:

$157,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $183,354; Detached houses: $245,293; Mobile homes: $87,005

Median gross rent in 2012: $717.

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Radium Springs races chart
  • Hispanic - 897 (52.8%)
  • White alone - 769 (45.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.6%)
  • Two or more races - 10 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 7 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.06%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Radium Springs: 89.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (11.0%), German (5.6%), Irish (5.6%), Danish (3.6%), English (3.6%), French (2.8%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3980 feet

Land area: 6.04 square miles.

Population density: 281 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Radium Springs:

  • High school or higher: 80.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Radium Springs CDP:

  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 72.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.2%
  • Divorced: 6.0%

119 residents are foreign born

This place:  8.0%
New Mexico:  9.6%



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Radium Springs, New Mexico as of January 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Radium Springs to the number of sex offenders is 1,699 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 2012: $658 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $860 (0.5%)

Radium Springs satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Las Cruces, NM (14.1 miles , pop. 74,267).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (55.8 miles , pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (308.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Dona Ana, NM (2.9 miles ), Dona Ana-Hill, NM (3.0 miles ), Fairacres, NM (3.7 miles ), Las Cruces, NM (3.8 miles ), Mesilla, NM (4.0 miles ), Rincon, NM (4.0 miles ), University Park, NM (4.1 miles ), Rodey, NM (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 32.48 N, Longitude: 106.91 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 505

Radium Springs household income distribution Radium Springs home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.0%
New Mexico:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Business operations specialists (7%)
  • Computer specialists (7%)
  • Engineers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (6%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Child care workers (4%)

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

Average climate in Radium Springs, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Earthquake activity:

Radium Springs-area historical earthquake activity is near New Mexico state average. It is 128% 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 568.3 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 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 513.2 miles away from Radium Springs center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 1/4/2006 at 08:32:32, a magnitude 6.7 (6.1 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.6 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 431.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 258.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 516.1 miles away from Radium Springs 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 567.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

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

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Radium Springs:

  • CASA DE ORO CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LAS CRUCES, NM)
  • MOUNTAIN SHADOWS HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LAS CRUCES, NM)
  • HSA VALLEY VIEW HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 12 miles away; LAS CRUCES, NM)
  • MESILLA VALLEY HOSP (Hospital, about 12 miles away; LAS CRUCES, NM)
  • ENCOMPASS HOME HEALTH OF NEW MEXICO (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; LAS CRUCES, NM)
  • WELLCARE OPTIONS,LLC (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; LAS CRUCES, NM)
  • UNIVERSITY TERRACE GOOD SAMARITAN (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; LAS CRUCES, NM)

Amtrak stations near Radium Springs:

  • 14 miles: LAS CRUCES (490 VALLEY DR.) - Bus Station . Services: intercity bus service.
  • 20 miles: HATCH (301 W. HALL) - Bus Station . Services: public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Radium Springs:

  • New Mexico State University-Main Campus (about 17 miles; Las Cruces, NM; Full-time enrollment: 14,497)
  • New Mexico State University-Dona Ana (about 18 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 5,640)
  • The University of Texas at El Paso (about 55 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 18,008)
  • Vista College (about 57 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 3,453)
  • El Paso Community College (about 59 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 19,576)
  • Western New Mexico University (about 83 miles; Silver City, NM; FT enrollment: 2,456)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus (about 150 miles; Roswell, NM; FT enrollment: 2,212)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • the town of radium springs grew up around an old resort. to see the old resort go to www.radiumhotspringsinn.com

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Notable location: Radium Springs Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Radium Springs include: Fort Selden State Monument (1), Fort Selden State Monument Historical Marker (2), Bartlett-Garcia Conde Initial Survey Point Historical Marker (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 204. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

204
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.409. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.409
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 3.13. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.13
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 31.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 24.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.57. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.57
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.3%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  75.4%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.9%
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: 0.8% of all households

Radium Springs compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Radium Springs travel time to work - commute Radium Springs mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (37%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Radium Springs CDP (based on Dona Ana County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 77.35%
Here: 77.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents77.8%7.6%2.8%2.4%2.0%
Congregations18.8%14.6%4.9%14.6%5.6%
NameEpiscopal ChurchChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents1.0%0.9%0.7%0.6%4.1%
Congregations2.8%7.6%2.1%1.4%27.8%
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: 19
Dona Ana County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Dona Ana County:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 54
Dona Ana County:

2.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 106
Here:

5.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.7%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Dona Ana County:

22.7%
New Mexico:

22.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.2%
State:

11.5%

7.76% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,746 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.76%
New Mexico average:

7.94%

0.26% of residents moved from foreign countries ($569 average AGI)
Dona Ana County:

0.26%
New Mexico average:

0.21%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from El Paso County, TX  1.46% ($26,477 average AGI)
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.33% ($32,663)
from Otero County, NM  0.28% ($25,955)


6.77% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,970 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.77%
New Mexico average:

7.42%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($563 average AGI)
Dona Ana County:

0.10%
New Mexico average:

0.14%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to El Paso County, TX  1.22% ($27,333 average AGI)
to Bernalillo County, NM  0.60% ($28,260)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.33% ($29,044)

Strongest AM radio stations in Radium Springs:

  • KSNM (570 AM; 5 kW; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: SUNRISE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KTSM (690 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOBE (1450 AM; 1 kW; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: EDWARDS MEDIA LTD. CO.)
  • KXPL (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: K-FINA RESULTS, INC.)
  • KAMA (750 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KROD (600 AM; 5 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF EL PASO, INC.)
  • KBNA (920 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KSVE (1150 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHEY (1380 AM; 5 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Radium Springs:

  • KROL (99.5 FM; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: RIO GRANDE CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CO)
  • K211EN (90.1 FM; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KVLC (101.1 FM; HATCH, NM; Owner: RADIO PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • K220GF (91.9 FM; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • K216CK (91.1 FM; TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCE, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOC., INC.)
  • KKVS (98.7 FM; TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCE, NM; Owner: RICHARDSON COMMERCIAL CORPORATION)
  • KHQT (103.1 FM; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: RICHARDSON COMMERCIAL CORPORATION)
  • KOFX (92.3 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTSM-FM (99.9 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K219BX (91.7 FM; EL PASO, ETC., TX; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KRWG (90.7 FM; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: REGENTS OF NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KRUC (88.9 FM; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KMBN (89.7 FM; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KGRT-FM (103.9 FM; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: SUNRISE BROADCASTING INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Radium Springs:

  • KRWG-TV (Channel 22; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: REGENTS OF NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K46DH (Channel 46; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: COUNCIL TREE COMMUNICATIONS VI, L.P.)
  • K54GR (Channel 54; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: REGENTS OF NEW MEXICO STATE UNIV.)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • LSC LOOKOUT, N Sr 185 (Lat: 32.492750 Lon: -106.933278), Type: Pole, Structure height: 49.7 m, Call Sign: WQMX985
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/04/2010, Expiration Date: 11/04/2020, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KF6LMA, Licensee ID: L01269748
    Grant Date: 04/18/2007, Expiration Date: 05/29/2017
    Registrant: Mariloo Moniz, Radium Springs, NM 88054
  • Call Sign: N5RHM, Licensee ID: L00286927
    Grant Date: 06/11/2003, Expiration Date: 09/07/2013
    Registrant: Charles E Savary, 12330 Ft Mc Lane, Radium Springs, NM 88054-0296
  • Call Sign: N5ZPB, Licensee ID: L00484262
    Grant Date: 12/21/2011, Expiration Date: 03/17/2022, Certifier: Myron E Cherry
    Registrant: Myron E Cherry, Radium Springs, NM 88054
  • Call Sign: KD5UZJ, Licensee ID: L00629081
    Grant Date: 01/27/2003, Expiration Date: 01/27/2013, Cancellation Date: 09/14/2004, Certifier: William C Chrisley
    Registrant: William C Chrisley, Radium Springs, NM 88054
  • Call Sign: KD5ZGZ, Licensee ID: L00753150
    Grant Date: 10/09/2003, Expiration Date: 10/09/2013, Certifier: Katharine L Chrisley
    Registrant: Katharine L Chrisley, Radium Springs, NM 88054
  • Call Sign: KE5YAG, Licensee ID: L01443519
    Grant Date: 11/12/2008, Expiration Date: 11/12/2018, Cancellation Date: 12/20/2008, Certifier: David L Anderson
    Registrant: David L Anderson, Radium Springs, NM 88054-0540
  • Call Sign: K5DLA, Previous Call Sign: KE5YAG, Licensee ID: L01443519
    Grant Date: 12/20/2008, Expiration Date: 12/20/2018, Certifier: David L Anderson
    Registrant: David L Anderson, Radium Springs, NM 88054-0540

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
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$144,3602$103,0106$139,1921$106,5901$39,970
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$65,7500$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$02$169,9450$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$154,0500$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0013.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$175,7701$178,920
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0013.01

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