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Median resident age:  24.8 years
New Mexico median age:  34.6 years

Zip code: 87316

Estimated median household income in 2012: $23,880 (it was $20,108 in 2000)
Red Rock:

$23,880
NM:

$42,558
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $9,759

Red Rock CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $60,416 (it was $31,900 in 2000)
Red Rock:

$60,416
NM:

$157,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $81,541; Detached houses: $81,474; Townhouses or other attached units: $81,630; In 2-unit structures: $32,810; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $67,954; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $7,291; Mobile homes: $82,754; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $7,291

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Red Rock races chart
  • American Indian alone - 21,718 (83.2%)
  • White alone - 2,225 (8.5%)
  • Hispanic - 1,809 (6.9%)
  • Two or more races - 295 (1.1%)
  • Black alone - 33 (0.1%)
  • Asian alone - 16 (0.06%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 8 (0.03%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.01%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Red Rock: 133.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6755 feet




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According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Red Rock, New Mexico as of September 02, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Red Rock to the number of sex offenders is 24,465 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Red Rock CCD:  0.7% ($235)
New Mexico:  0.7% ($699)
Red Rock satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rio Rancho, NM (106.0 miles , pop. 51,765).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (111.5 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (242.0 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Church Rock, NM (2.6 miles ), Gallup, NM (3.4 miles ), Thoreau, NM (4.2 miles ), Yah-ta-hey, NM (4.3 miles ), Rock Springs, NM (4.4 miles ), Twin Lakes, NM (4.5 miles ), Brimhall Nizhoni, NM (4.7 miles ), Ramah, NM (4.8 miles ).

Latitude: 35.46 N, Longitude: 108.54 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 505

Red Rock household income distribution Red Rock home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.5%
New Mexico:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Repair and maintenance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
  • Rail transportation (4%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Health care (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Red Rock-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below New Mexico state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/24/2004 at 10:16:38, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 63.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in McKinley County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Fires: 2, Snow: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Red Rock:

  • RED ROCKS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GALLUP, NM)
  • RED ROCKS DIALYSIS- GALLUP (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; GALLUP, NM)
  • GALLUP INDIAN MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Federal, provides emergency services, about 12 miles away; GALLUP, NM)

Amtrak station near Red Rock:

  • 13 miles: GALLUP (210 E HWY 66) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

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

  • San Juan College (about 93 miles; Farmington, NM; Full-time enrollment: 3,028)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 112 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,438)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 112 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 8,765)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 113 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 5,120)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 131 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,463)
  • Northern Arizona University (about 177 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 17,288)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 188 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,197)

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Notable locations in Red Rock: Quaking Aspen Campground (A), Radosevich Ranch (B), Rancho Del Puerto (C), Black Hat (D), Dewey (E), Rico Ranch (F), Rock Spring Ranch (G), Stallings (H), Stinkwater Well (I), Tom Ranch (J), Tse Bonita Trading Post (K), Ralph Bond Ranch (L), Clo-Chew-Tah Ranch (M), Williams Acres (N), Six A Ranch (O), Williams Acres (P), Rico Ranch (Q), Springstead Trading Post (R), Zuni Indian Tribal Lands (S), Ramah Indian Tribal Lands (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Pinon Placita Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Red Rock include: Seventh Day Adventist Church (A), Full Gospel Assemmbly of God Church (B), West Mesa Assembly of God Church (C), Pinedale Indian Assebly of God Church (D), Westminister United Presbyterian Church (E), First United Methodist Church (F), United Pentecostal Church (G), Spanish Assembly of God Church (H), Indian Assembly of God Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pinehaven Cemetery (1), Sunset Memorial Gardens (2), McGaffey Cemetery (3), Hillcrest Cemetery (4), Ramah Cemetery (5), Torreon Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Laguna del Monte (A), Natural Lake (B), Togeye Lake (C), Lost Lake (D), Samson Lake (E), Brennan Tank (F), Section Tank (G), Prewitt Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Agua Remora (A), Banana Ridge Wash (B), Black Ridge Wash (C), Burned Death Wash (D), Burned Through the Rock Wash (E), Coal Mine Wash (F), Disappearing Spring Wash (G), Dragon Wash (H), Dubois Wash (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Red Rock include: Red Rock State Park (1), Continental Divide Historical Marker (2), Kiwanis Park (3), Fort Defiance Historical Marker (4), Red Rocks Historical Marker (5), Gallup Historical Marker (6), Chaco Cliffs Historical Marker (7), McGaffey Camp and Picnic Grounds (8), Fort Wingate Historical Marker (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 26.8. This is about average.
City:

26.8
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 26.9. This is worse than average. There were 9 monitors within city limits.
City:

26.9
U.S.:

22.1


Average household size:
This place:  3.4 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  75.7%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.7%
Whole state:  8.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

40.4%
Whole state:

18.4%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

22.6%
Whole state:

7.8%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Red Rock, NM

8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Red Rock compared to New Mexico state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (50%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (28%)
  • Utility gas (16%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Red Rock CCD (based on McKinley County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.77%
Here39.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Reformed Church in North AmericaChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents55.0%16.7%8.0%5.4%3.2%
Congregations16.0%14.8%8.6%11.1%9.9%
NameAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of the NazareneConservative Baptist Association of AmericaOther
Adherents3.1%1.7%1.1%1.0%4.9%
Congregations9.9%1.2%3.7%2.5%22.2%
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: 13
This county:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
McKinley County:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
McKinley County:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
This county:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 43
McKinley County:

6.14 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.4%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

32.8%
New Mexico:

22.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
McKinley County:

12.0%
State:

11.5%

8.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,477 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.20%
New Mexico average:

7.94%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($147 average AGI)
McKinley County:

0.05%
New Mexico average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from San Juan County, NM  2.87% ($21,497 average AGI)
from Apache County, AZ  1.47% ($22,212)
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.81% ($19,645)


9.37% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,952 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.37%
New Mexico average:

7.42%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to San Juan County, NM  2.55% ($22,080 average AGI)
to Apache County, AZ  1.70% ($21,378)
to Bernalillo County, NM  1.40% ($25,472)

Strongest AM radio stations in Red Rock:

  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KGAK (1330 AM; 5 kW; GALLUP, NM; Owner: KRJG, INC.)
  • KTHR (1230 AM; 1 kW; GALLUP, NM; Owner: MILLENNIUM MEDIA, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRKE (1100 AM; 5 kW; MILAN, NM; Owner: CIBOLA RADIO COMPANY)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KENN (1390 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KKIM (1000 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXKS (1190 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Red Rock:

  • KXXI (93.7 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: MILLENNIUM MEDIA, INC.)
  • KGLX (99.1 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGLP (91.7 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: GALLUP PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KYVA (103.7 FM; GRANTS, NM; Owner: MILLENNIUM MEDIA, INC.)
  • KKOR (94.5 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: MILLENNIUM MEDIA, INC.)
  • KXTC (99.9 FM; THOREAU, NM; Owner: KXTC, L.L.C.)
  • KQLV (105.5 FM; GRANTS, NM; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KFMQ (106.1 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWRK (96.1 FM; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)

TV broadcast stations around Red Rock:

  • K08HQ (Channel 8; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • K48GK (Channel 48; GALLUP, NM; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K23FE (Channel 23; GALLUP, NM; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF NEW MEXICO)
  • K46FN (Channel 46; GALLUP, NM; Owner: CITY OF GALLUP, NEW MEXICO)
  • K39EW (Channel 39; GALLUP, NM; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)


Red Rock on our top lists:

  • #20 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #100 (87316) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking other language at home"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election"
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