Red River, New Mexico

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Population in 2019: 463 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.3%
 
Males: 225  (48.6%)
Females: 238  (51.4%)
Median resident age:

39.9 years
New Mexico median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 87558.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $51,658 (it was $31,667 in 2000)
Red River:

$51,658
NM:

$51,945

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $33,599 (it was $17,883 in 2000)

Red River town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $274,094 (it was $151,400 in 2000)
Red River:

$274,094
NM:

$180,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $313,478; detached houses: $358,560; mobile homes: $186,087

Median gross rent in 2019: $794.

March 2019 cost of living index in Red River: 89.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.5%
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Crime rates in Red River by year

Type

2006

2008

2009

2012

2013

2014

2015

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(207.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(796.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(398.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(214.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(597.6)
1
(206.2)
2
(385.4)
3
(625.0)
2
(421.1)
4
(828.2)
5
(1,040)
1
(209.6)
1
(214.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(199.2)
10
(2,062)
6
(1,156)
8
(1,667)
4
(842.1)
1
(207.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(209.6)
11
(2,361)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
15
(2,988)
5
(1,031)
9
(1,734)
15
(3,125)
2
(421.1)
12
(2,484)
4
(831.6)
10
(2,096)
6
(1,288)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(199.2)
1
(206.2)
5
(963.4)
1
(208.3)
1
(210.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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City-Data.com crime index1025.9243.3304.4383.3176.8279.5657.0140.5324.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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Crime rate in Red River detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 11 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

8.58
New Mexico average:

1.29
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Red River, NM City Guides:

Ancestries: English (12.6%), German (11.3%), British (6.9%), American (6.3%), Scotch-Irish (6.3%), Scottish (5.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 8650 feet

Land area: 1.02 square miles.

Population density: 454 people per square mile   (low).

Red River, New Mexico map

7 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.4%
New Mexico:

8.2%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Red River town:

0.4% ($663)
New Mexico:

0.7% ($699)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Fe, NM (78.4 miles , pop. 62,203).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (129.4 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (436.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Taos Ski Valley, NM (2.8 miles),
Questa, NM (3.2 miles ),
Eagle Nest, NM (3.7 miles ),
Arroyo Hondo, NM (3.7 miles ),
San Cristobal, NM (3.9 miles ),
Sunshine, NM (4.0 miles ),
Ute Park, NM (4.4 miles),
Taos Pueblo, NM (4.4 miles )

Latitude: 36.71 N, Longitude: 105.41 W

Area code: 505

Distribution of median household income in Red River, NM in 2019
Distribution of house value in Red River, NM in 2019
Red River satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

9.3%
New Mexico:

7.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +96 (+24.7%).
Most common industries in Red River, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (33.6%)
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (7.5%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (25.9%)
  • Construction (14.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (8.9%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (5.9%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (40.7%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (9.0%)
  • Social assistance (5.5%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Health care (4.1%)
  • Construction (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Red River, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (15.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Top executives (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.6%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (3.6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (14.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (11.1%)
  • Top executives (10.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.4%)
  • Carpenters (5.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (19.3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.9%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (5.5%)
  • Child care workers (5.5%)
  • Cashiers (5.5%)

Average climate in Red River, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Red River, New Mexico average temperatures Red River, New Mexico average precipitation Red River, New Mexico humidity Red River, New Mexico wind speed Red River, New Mexico snowfall Red River, New Mexico sunshine Red River, New Mexico clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 48.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.4
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.32. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.32
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Red River-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 745% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 46.1 miles away from Red River center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 35.8 miles away from Red River center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 38.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/2011 at 23:30:19, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 52.2 miles away from Red River center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 609.1 miles away from Red River center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.0 miles away from Red River center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Taos County (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Red River topographic map

Heliports located in Red River:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Red River:

  • Adams State University (about 60 miles; Alamosa, CO; Full-time enrollment: 2,805)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 78 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,931)
  • Santa Fe Community College (about 85 miles; Santa Fe, NM; FT enrollment: 3,047)
  • Pueblo Community College (about 116 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,329)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 120 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,993)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 124 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 132 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)

Public elementary/middle school in Red River:

See full list of schools located in Red River

Library in Red River:

  • RED RIVER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $65,784; Location: 702 E. MAIN ST.; 14,861 books; 1,381 audio materials; 1,035 video materials; 37 state licensed databases; 16 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Red River: Mallette Campground (A), Red River Weather Station (B), Red River Fire Department (C), Brigham J Young House Historic Site (D), Pierce-Fuller House Historic Site (E), Edward P Westoby Cabin Historic Site (F), Melson-Oldham Cabin Historic Site (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Sylvester M Mallette Cabin Historic Site (1), Orin Mallette Cabin Historic Site (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Red River include: Saint Edwins Catholic Church (A), Faith Mountain Fellowship Church (B), Red River Community House (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Placer Creek (A), Pioneer Creek (B), Mallette Creek (C), Bobcat Creek (D), Bitter Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Rocky Mountain Manor (Ski & Helicopter Tours; West Main Street), Black Mountain Playhouse & Lodge (Amusement & Theme Parks; 305 Pioneer Road), New Mexico Adventure Company (Tours & Charters; 217 West Main).

Hotels: Deer Lodge Red River (High Street & Gilt Edge), Riverside (201 East Main Street), Rio Colorado Lodge (515 East Main Street), The Ponderosa Lodge (200 West Main), Mountain Shadows (1301 East Main), Arrowhead Lodge (405 Pioneer Road), Eisenhut Condominiums Apartments (111 Mallette Road), Black Mountain Playhouse & Lodge (305 Pioneer Road), Caribel Condominiums (700 West Claim Jumper Road).

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

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

RED RIVER WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-10-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-10-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-15-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-21-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2011)
CLOVIS WEST LLC (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-09-2009), St Tech Assistance Visit (NOV-24-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-10-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-28-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2009), St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-21-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-06-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-06-2009), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-07-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-07-2009), St Compliance Meeting conducted (SEP-17-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-21-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-02-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2007), St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-2007), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-06-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-18-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-18-2005), St Tech Assistance Visit (2 times from AUG-22-2005 to AUG-26-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-29-2005), St Tech Assistance Visit (2 times from AUG-31-2005 to SEP-19-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-20-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-27-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In APR-02-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-11-2013), St Public Notif requested (APR-26-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-26-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-30-2013)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In APR-02-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-11-2013), St Public Notif requested (APR-26-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-26-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-30-2013)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In OCT-30-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-16-2013), St Public Notif requested (APR-26-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-26-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-30-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-19-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-27-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-19-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-19-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-09-2009), St Compliance Meeting conducted (SEP-17-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-11-2009)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.1 people
New Mexico:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

53.5%
Whole state:

65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.3%
Whole state:

8.2%


No gay or lesbian households reported

3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Red River:

Marital status in Red River, NM
  • Never married: 43.2%
  • Now married: 38.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

For population 25 years and over in Red River:

  • High school or higher: 96.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
New Mexico average:

12.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Red River
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Red River, NM (based on Taos County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic17,98633
Evangelical Protestant2,04027
Other1,85216
Mainline Protestant7067
None10,353-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
This county:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

17.46 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Taos County:

5.9%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Taos County:

15.7%
New Mexico:

22.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.4%
State:

49.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Red River:

46.1%
New Mexico:

48.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
New Mexico:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Red River:

23.9%
New Mexico:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

5.4%
New Mexico:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.5%
State:

34.6%

General health condition:
This city:

56.7%
State:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

75.4%
State:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Red River, NM Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 6$15,217$30,4346$2,479
Police - Other 5$11,448$27,4750$0
Police Protection - Officers 4$22,788$68,3640$0
Sewerage 4$9,201$27,6030$0
Water Supply 4$11,850$35,5500$0
Health 3$8,855$35,42011$14,699
Solid Waste Management 2$4,920$29,5200$0
Financial Administration 2$4,288$25,7280$0
Firefighters 2$6,773$40,6380$0
Transit 2$8,179$49,0741$2,476
Local Libraries 1$2,118$25,4160$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,456$41,4721$1,275
Judicial and Legal 1$2,084$25,0080$0
Totals for Government 37$111,178$36,05819$20,929

Red River government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,007,000 ($2174.95)
    Natural Resources - Other: $734,000 ($1585.31)
    Police Protection: $660,000 ($1425.49)
    Financial Administration: $627,000 ($1354.21)
    Water Utilities: $564,000 ($1218.14)
    Sewerage: $469,000 ($1012.96)
    Health - Other: $406,000 ($876.89)
    Local Fire Protection: $351,000 ($758.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $268,000 ($578.83)
    Transit Utilities: $120,000 ($259.18)
    Parks and Recreation: $83,000 ($179.27)
    Libraries: $78,000 ($168.47)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $53,000 ($114.47)
    Regular Highways: $47,000 ($101.51)
    Central Staff Services: $28,000 ($60.48)
    Correctional Institutions: $13,000 ($28.08)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $12,000 ($25.92)
    Corrections - Other: $2,000 ($4.32)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $55,000 ($118.79)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $219,000 ($473.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $213,000 ($460.04)
    Water Utilities: $52,000 ($112.31)
    Police Protection: $39,000 ($84.23)
    Sewerage: $27,000 ($58.32)
    General - Other: $24,000 ($51.84)
    Regular Highways: $19,000 ($41.04)
    Local Fire Protection: $18,000 ($38.88)
    Financial Administration: $17,000 ($36.72)
    Natural Resources - Other: $17,000 ($36.72)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000 ($28.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($28.08)
    Correctional Institutions: $5,000 ($10.80)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,007,000 ($2174.95)

Red River government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $516,000 ($1114.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $367,000 ($792.66)
    Other: $35,000 ($75.59)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $56,000 ($120.95)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $216,000 ($466.52)
    Rents: $26,000 ($56.16)
    Fines and Forfeits: $17,000 ($36.72)
    Royalties: $11,000 ($23.76)
    Donations From Private Sources: $7,000 ($15.12)
    Sale of Property: $4,000 ($8.64)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $390,000 ($842.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $467,000 ($1008.64)
    Other: $221,000 ($477.32)
    General Local Government Support: $116,000 ($250.54)
    Sewerage: $109,000 ($235.42)
    Water Utilities: $38,000 ($82.07)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,696,000 ($3663.07)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,029,000 ($2222.46)
    Property: $290,000 ($626.35)
    Amusements License: $40,000 ($86.39)
    Motor Vehicle License: $30,000 ($64.79)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $7,000 ($15.12)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000 ($4.32)
    Other License: $1,000 ($2.16)

Red River government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,506,000 ($7572.35)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,280,000 ($4924.41)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,383,000 ($2987.04)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $157,000 ($339.09)

Red River government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,446,000 ($3123.11)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $837,000 ($1807.78)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $84,000 ($181.43)

6.39% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,058 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.39%
New Mexico average:

6.21%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.83% ($37,083 average AGI)
from Santa Fe County, NM  0.38% ($37,920)
from Rio Arriba County, NM  0.22% ($31,379)


5.09% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,106 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.09%
New Mexico average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bernalillo County, NM  0.83% ($29,804 average AGI)
to Santa Fe County, NM  0.49% ($31,381)
to Rio Arriba County, NM  0.30% ($26,718)

Businesses in Red River, NM

  • Best Western: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Red River:

  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KDCE (950 AM; 4 kW; ESPANOLA, NM; Owner: RICHARD L. GARCIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Red River:

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

TV broadcast stations around Red River:

  • K03CZ (Channel 3; RED RIVER, NM; Owner: REGENTS OF UNIV.OF NM, ALBUQUERQUE)
  • K06FZ (Channel 6; RED RIVER, NM; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • K08ES (Channel 8; RED RIVER, NM; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K12OC (Channel 12; RED RIVER, NM; Owner: COMMUNITY TV ASSOCIATION CO-OP)
  • Red River, New Mexico
  • Fatal accident count9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents9
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:4
  • Fatalities9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents17
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • New Mexico average
  • Fatal accident count2205
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents3133
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons753
  • Fatalities2494
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents5736
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents494
See more detailed statistics of Red River fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 7.3mTotal length
  • $4,050,000Total costs
  • 1,582Total average daily traffic
  • 195Total average daily truck traffic
  • 798Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • Hill Next To Water Tank (Lat: 36.704472 Lon: -105.393056), Type: Pole, Structure height: 10.7 m, Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: KNKN264
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 03/02/2021, Expiration Date: 10/01/2030, Certifier: Gregory M RomanoRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:
  • Hill Next To Water Tank (Lat: 36.704472 Lon: -105.393056), Type: Pole, Structure height: 10.6 m, Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WPYW297
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 05/12/2004, Expiration Date: 11/08/2004, Cancellation Date: 12/25/2004, Certifier: Richard A CraigRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, One Verizon Place Mc: Ga3b1reg, Alpharetta, GA 30004-8511, Phone: (678) 339-4271, Fax: (678) 339-8552, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Cindy Phillips, 276 Usfs Road 488 (Lat: 36.684000 Lon: -105.373389), Type: 39.6, Overall height: 36.5 m, Registrant: Commnet Four Corners, Cphillips@commnetwireless.Com, , Castl-e Rock, Phone: (720) 733-7854
  • Cindy Phillips, 276 Usfs Road 488 (Lat: 36.684000 Lon: -105.373389), Type: 39.6, Overall height: 36.5 m, Registrant: Commnet Four Corners, Cphillips@commnetwireless.Com, , Castl-e Rock, Phone: (720) 733-7854
  • Alexis Leidigh, 276 Usfs Road 488 (Lat: 36.684000 Lon: -105.373333), Type: 41.8, Structure height: 35055 m, Overall height: 40.2 m, Registrant: Brucemcshan@gmail.Com, , Dalla-s, Phone: (214) 324-2481
  • Alexis Leidigh, 276 Usfs Road 488 (Lat: 36.684000 Lon: -105.373333), Type: 41.8, Structure height: 35055 m, Overall height: 40.2 m, Registrant: Brucemcshan@gmail.Com, , Dalla-s, Phone: (214) 324-2481

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 0.9 Mi N Intersection Nm 38 And Nm 578 (Lat: 36.703083 Lon: -105.393611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: WPBG409,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.480 MHz, Grant Date: 10/30/2007, Expiration Date: 12/04/2017, Cancellation Date: 01/20/2018, Certifier: Pamela R Scalora, Registrant: Pagers & Voicemail Of Taos, LLC, 1017d Dea Lane, Taos, NM 87571, Phone: (505) 758-1008, Fax: (505) 776-1110, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • RR SKI TOP, Top Of Red River Ski Hill (Lat: 36.691694 Lon: -105.412472), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 18 m, Overall height: 20 m, Call Sign: KOL885,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.055 MHz, Grant Date: 04/08/2015, Expiration Date: 05/10/2025, Registrant: A-1 Communications Supply Co., 41 Bisbee Ct B5, Santa Fe, NM 87508, Phone: (505) 982-4488, Fax: (505) 983-3492, Email:
  • City Hall (Lat: 36.677806 Lon: -105.446111), Call Sign: WXF869,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHz, 155.550 MHz, Grant Date: 01/29/2013, Expiration Date: 04/12/2023, Registrant: State Of New Mexico, 725 6th Street Nw, Albuquerque, NM 87102, Phone: (505) 699-7355, Fax: (505) 841-8452, Email:
  • WATER TOWER, End Of N Prospector Trail (Lat: 36.703556 Lon: -105.392833), Type: Tank, Structure height: 6.2 m, Overall height: 8.2 m, Call Sign: WPLV542,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.025 MHz, Grant Date: 05/20/2013, Expiration Date: 03/10/2023, Certifier: Snider Sloan, Registrant: A-1 Communications Supply Co, 41 Bisbee Ct B5, Santa Fe, NM 87508, Phone: (505) 982-4488, Fax: (505) 983-3492, Email:
  • RR SKI, Top Of Red River Ski Area (Lat: 36.691694 Lon: -105.412472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.1 m, Overall height: 20 m, Call Sign: WPMA260,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.665 MHz, Grant Date: 03/20/2013, Expiration Date: 04/30/2023, Certifier: Snider Sloan, Registrant: A-1 Communications Supply Co, 41 Bisbee Ct B5, Santa Fe, NM 87508, Phone: (505) 982-4488, Fax: (505) 983-3492, Email:
  • Lat: 36.692972 Lon: -105.514472, Call Sign: WQAM774, Licensee ID: L00825461,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.275 MHz, 468.275 MHz, Grant Date: 07/06/2004, Expiration Date: 07/06/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/06/2014, Certifier: Edward O Gonzales, Registrant: Edward O Gonzales, Bobcat Electric, Red River, NM 87558, Phone: (505) 754-3077, Fax: (505) 586-7667
  • Top Of Red River Ski Area (Lat: 36.691694 Lon: -105.412472), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 18.6 m, Overall height: 20 m, Call Sign: WQQU285,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.100 MHz, 453.325 MHz, 453.162 MHz, 453.475 MHz, Grant Date: 03/04/2013, Expiration Date: 03/04/2023, Certifier: Snider Sloan, Registrant: Ewa 20120928191629, 17750 Creamery Road, Suite B10, Emmitsburg, MD 21727, Phone: (800) 482-8282, Fax: (717) 337-9157, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • RED RIVER, Sawmill Mtn (Lat: 36.729000 Lon: -105.425000), Type: Mast, Structure height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WQSS622,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 11/07/2013, Expiration Date: 11/07/2023, Certifier: Louis Tomasetti, Registrant: Rini O\'Neil, Pc, 2101 L Street, Nw Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 955-3931, Fax: (202) 296-2014, Email:
  • UPPER RED RI, 276 Usfs Road 488 (Lat: 36.684000 Lon: -105.373389), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 36.5 m, Overall height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WQSS624,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/07/2013, Expiration Date: 11/07/2023, Certifier: Louis Tomasetti, Registrant: Rini O\'Neil, Pc, 2101 L Street, Nw Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 955-3931, Fax: (202) 296-2014, Email:
  • NM03005C, 276 Usfs Road 488 (Lat: 36.684000 Lon: -105.373389), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 36.5 m, Overall height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WQTN877,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17840.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/14/2014, Expiration Date: 03/14/2024, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: K5JNJ, Grant Date: 04/15/1996, Expiration Date: 04/15/2006, Cancellation Date: 04/16/2008, Registrant: Francis D Sewell, Red River, NM 87558
  • Call Sign: KA5FMH, Licensee ID: L01425580, Grant Date: 08/26/2008, Expiration Date: 08/26/2018, Cancellation Date: 08/27/2020, Registrant: Martha C Lockwood, #32 Sangre De Cristo Dr., Red River, NM 87558
  • Call Sign: KA5FOH, Licensee ID: L01426331, Grant Date: 08/26/2008, Expiration Date: 08/26/2018, Cancellation Date: 08/27/2020, Registrant: Lewis L Lockwood, #32 Sangre De Cristo Dr., Red River, NM 87558
  • Call Sign: KG5BMV, Licensee ID: L01858536, Grant Date: 04/17/2014, Expiration Date: 04/17/2024, Certifier: Jennifer L Holle, Registrant: Jennifer L Holle, Red River, NM 87558

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • CARAVAN LEASING INC, Po Box 785, Red River, NM 87558
    Certificate: 02-0503 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 03/13/2002, Expiration Date: 03/12/2003

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8843W, N8843W, N-8843W, Serial Number: 28-10393, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 05/27/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 11/14/2020
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Eric N Day, Po Box 113, Red River, NM 87558, Other Owners: Carrie L Day

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 7. The highest number of fires - 17 took place in 2017, and the least - 1 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Red River, NM When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (47.1%), and Structure Fires (46.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Red River, NM
    • 4847.1%Outside Fires
    • 4746.1%Structure Fires
    • 54.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 22.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Red River, NM
Most common first names in Red River, NM among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert362.7 years
Ada283.5 years
John275.0 years
Donald273.1 years
Dorothy282.5 years
Edward265.4 years
James278.5 years
Charles274.0 years
June277.0 years
Mary276.5 years
Most common last names in Red River, NM among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Janney480.5 years
Brandenburg287.1 years
Hamilton290.0 years
Carnett284.5 years
Kunesh266.0 years
Moyle287.4 years
Prunty282.0 years
Williams282.1 years
Robinson278.0 years
Smith278.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Red River, NM
  • 79.0%Utility gas
  • 13.4%Wood
  • 7.6%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Red River, NM
  • 48.5%Utility gas
  • 35.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 16.2%Electricity


Red River compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

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  • #30 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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