Rincon, New Mexico

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Population in 2010: 271. Population change since 2000: +23.2%
Males: 75  (27.9%)
Females: 196  (72.1%)
Median resident age:  30.8 years
New Mexico median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 87940.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $54,067 (it was $18,929 in 2000)
Rincon:

$54,067
NM:

$42,558
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $8,763 (it was $7,572 in 2000)

Rincon CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $192,877 (it was $22,800 in 2000)
Rincon:

$192,877
NM:

$157,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $142,933; Detached houses: $142,933
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Rincon races chart
  • Hispanic - 239 (88.2%)
  • White alone - 32 (11.8%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Rincon: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 1.03 square miles.

Population density: 263 people per square mile   (very low).

Rincon,NM real estate house value index trend

Rincon, New Mexico map

For population 25 years and over in Rincon:

  • High school or higher: 51.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 40.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rincon CDP:

  • Never married: 34.2%
  • Now married: 47.6%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

33 residents are foreign born

This place:  9.2%
New Mexico:  9.6%



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Rincon, New Mexico as of June 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Rincon to the number of sex offenders is 271 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $460 (0.2%)

Rincon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Las Cruces, NM (30.1 miles , pop. 74,267).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (71.7 miles , pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (296.2 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Rodey, NM (2.0 miles ), Hatch, NM (2.3 miles ), Salem, NM (3.0 miles ), Garfield, NM (3.6 miles) , Radium Springs, NM (4.0 miles ), Arrey, NM (4.4 miles ), Oasis, NM (4.8 miles) , Dona Ana-Hill, NM (4.9 miles ).

Latitude: 32.67 N, Longitude: 107.07 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 505

Rincon household income distribution Rincon 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
  • Educational services (45%)
  • Construction (39%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (55%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (45%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)

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

Average climate in Rincon, New Mexico

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Earthquake activity:

Rincon-area historical earthquake activity is near New Mexico state average. It is 139% 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 556.1 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 502.3 miles away from Rincon 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 433.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 506.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 554.4 miles away from Rincon center
On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW) earthquake occurred 498.7 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).
Rincon topographic map

Amtrak station near Rincon:

  • 6 miles: HATCH (301 W. HALL) - Bus Station . Services: public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rincon:

  • New Mexico State University-Main Campus (about 33 miles; Las Cruces, NM; Full-time enrollment: 14,497)
  • New Mexico State University-Dona Ana (about 33 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 5,640)
  • The University of Texas at El Paso (about 71 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 18,008)
  • Western New Mexico University (about 72 miles; Silver City, NM; FT enrollment: 2,456)
  • Vista College (about 73 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 3,453)
  • El Paso Community College (about 75 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 19,576)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus (about 154 miles; Roswell, NM; FT enrollment: 2,212)

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Notable locations in Rincon: Cagles Historic Site (A), Rincon Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Rincon include: Jornado del Muerto Historical Marker (1), Jornado del Muerto on the Camino Real Historical Marker (2), Mormon Battalion 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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.1 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  76.1%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.5%
Whole state:  8.2%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Rincon compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Rincon 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%

6.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,985 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
New Mexico average:

6.50%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($603 average AGI)
Dona Ana County:

0.09%
New Mexico average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from El Paso County, TX  1.33% ($29,763 average AGI)
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.34% ($29,746)
from Otero County, NM  0.25% ($30,944)


6.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,176 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
New Mexico average:

6.43%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($315 average AGI)
Dona Ana County:

0.06%
New Mexico average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to El Paso County, TX  1.18% ($28,647 average AGI)
to Bernalillo County, NM  0.44% ($32,003)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.22% ($36,713)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rincon:

  • 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.)
  • KAMA (750 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KXPL (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: K-FINA RESULTS, INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KBNA (920 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.)
  • KSVE (1150 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNFT (950 AM; 5 kW; BAYARD, NM; Owner: RUNNELS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LLC, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rincon:

  • KROL (99.5 FM; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: RIO GRANDE CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CO)
  • KVLC (101.1 FM; HATCH, NM; Owner: RADIO PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT, 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)
  • K211EN (90.1 FM; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K220GF (91.9 FM; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KHQT (103.1 FM; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: RICHARDSON COMMERCIAL CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Rincon:

  • K28GJ (Channel 28; HATCH, NM; Owner: REGENTS OF NEW MEXICO STATE UNIV.)

Rincon fatal accident list:

Jul 23, 2011 12:02 AM, Sr-185, Lat: 32.66030, Lon: -107.14283, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3
  • 1.3 Mi N I-25 Nr (Lat: 32.693333 Lon: -107.069167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 245.3 m, Call Sign: KNKA605
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/08/2008, Expiration Date: 01/22/2018, Certifier: Michael P Goggin
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (469) 229-7471, Fax: (469) 229-7297, Email:
  • (Hatch) 1.3 Mi N I-25 Nr (Lat: 32.693333 Lon: -107.069167), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 245.3 m, Call Sign: KNKA569
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/13/2008, Expiration Date: 01/22/2018, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • (Hatch) 1.3 Mi N I-25 Nr (Lat: 32.693333 Lon: -107.069167), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 245.3 m, Call Sign: KNKN366
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/08/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • 1.3 Mi N I-25 Nr (Lat: 32.693333 Lon: -107.069167), Type: 245.3, Overall height: 245.3 m
    Registrant: 9157790016, , 6900 COMMERCE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 6103 Ft N (Lat: 32.689250 Lon: -107.060306), Type: Pole, Structure height: 21 m, Overall height: 26 m, Call Sign: KSR912
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.560 MHz, 160.650 MHz, 161.370 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/09/2004, Expiration Date: 11/06/2014
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
Most common first names in Rincon, NM among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Manuela265.5 years
Antonio272.5 years
James272.5 years
Edward271.5 years
John276.0 years
Ramon267.0 years
Most common last names in Rincon, NM among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Garcia572.0 years
Munoz477.5 years
Castillo357.3 years
Gary380.3 years
Leza371.0 years
Martinez379.4 years
Thompson365.4 years
Samaniego390.0 years
Weathers272.0 years
Hinojos278.5 years

Rincon on our top lists:

  • #32 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities"
  • #76 (87940) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking Spanish at home"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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