For population 25 years and over in Rio Grande:
For population 15 years and over in Rio Grande CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albuquerque, NM (57.5 miles , pop. 448,607).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (308.9 miles , pop. 1,321,045).
Nearest cities: Socorro, NM (4.2 miles ), Casa Colorada, NM (4.5 miles) , Jarales, NM (4.6 miles ), Rio Communities, NM (4.9 miles ), Los Trujillos-Gabaldon, NM (5.1 miles ), Belen, NM (5.1 miles ), Magdalena, NM (5.4 miles ), Tome-Adelino, NM (5.5 miles ).
Latitude: 34.29 N, Longitude: 106.77 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 505
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Rio Grande: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Rio Grande, New Mexico
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Rio Grande-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 19% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/29/1990 at 13:16:10, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 LG, Depth: 7.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 13.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/8/1990 at 10:46:53, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MD, Depth: 3.8 mi) earthquake occurred 11.9 miles away from Rio Grande center
On 1/31/1990 at 01:08:19, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 11.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/4/1998 at 08:05:31, a magnitude 4.0 (3.6 MB, 4.0 ML, 3.8 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 37.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/27/1990 at 13:23:22, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 25.6 miles away from Rio Grande center
On 5/5/1990 at 16:26:22, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MD, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 12.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Socorro County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Amtrak station near Rio Grande:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rio Grande:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 22.5. This is about average. There were 14 monitors within city limits.
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:
36 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Rio Grande compared to New Mexico state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Rio Grande (based on Socorro County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.23%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
8.24% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,734 average adjusted gross income)
0.68% of residents moved from foreign countries ($475 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.45% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,324 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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