For population 25 years and over in Rio Chama:
For population 15 years and over in Rio Chama CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Fe, NM (46.6 miles , pop. 62,203).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (84.2 miles , pop. 448,607).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (381.0 miles , pop. 1,321,045).
Nearest cities: South Rio Arriba, NM (4.3 miles ), Alcalde, NM (4.3 miles ), San Juan Pueblo, NM (4.5 miles ), San Juan, NM (4.5 miles ), Espanola, NM (4.8 miles ), Santa Cruz, NM (4.9 miles ), Santa Clara Pueblo, NM (5.0 miles ), Sombrillo, NM (5.0 miles ).
Latitude: 36.30 N, Longitude: 106.27 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 505
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Rio Chama: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Rio Chama, New Mexico
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Rio Chama-area historical earthquake activity is below New Mexico state average. It is 84% smaller 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 93.7 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 92.9 miles away from Rio Chama 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 75.9 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 87.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.1 miles away from Rio Chama center
On 6/4/2008 at 14:02:42, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MW, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 15.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Rio Arriba County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Fires: 3, Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rio Chama:
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
14 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000
Rio Chama compared to New Mexico state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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2012 Presidential Elections Results
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Religion statistics for Rio Chama (based on Rio Arriba County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.21%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
5.22% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,475 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.64% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,437 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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