For population 25 years and over in Roy:
For population 15 years and over in Roy village:
14 residents are foreign born (3.1% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $333 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Fe, NM (101.2 miles , pop. 62,203).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (147.7 miles , pop. 448,607).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (475.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: North Harding, NM (3.2 miles) , Mosquero, NM (4.2 miles) , Wagon Mound, NM (5.4 miles ), Conchas Dam, NM (5.6 miles) , San Rafael, NM (5.9 miles ), Springer, NM (6.1 miles ), Trementina, NM (6.3 miles) , South Harding, NM (6.4 miles) .
Latitude: 35.94 N, Longitude: 104.19 W
Area code: 505
Population change in the 1990s: -58 (-16.0%).
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Average climate in Roy, New Mexico
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Roy-area historical tornado activity is above New Mexico state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/14/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.5 miles away from the Roy village center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 5/17/1962, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.7 miles away from the village center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Roy-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New Mexico state average. It is 67% 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 74.7 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 86.9 miles away from Roy center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.2 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 72.9 miles away from the city 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 81.9 miles away from Roy center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Harding County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Snow: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Tommy McDonald (American football) - Player of football.
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Roy and their reported violations in the past:ROY (VILLAGE OF) (Population served: 362, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.6%
(17.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 16.2% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Roy village (based on Harding County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 81.11%
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
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5.83% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($-3,286 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
8.87% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($16,864 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Roy fatal accident list:
May 4, 1977 08:20 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Roy)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:4
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
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