For population 25 years and over in Santa Cruz:
For population 15 years and over in Santa Cruz CDP:
71 residents are foreign born (25.5% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $408 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Fe, NM (23.0 miles , pop. 62,203).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (68.9 miles , pop. 448,607).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (382.8 miles , pop. 1,321,045).
Nearest cities: Sombrillo, NM (0.9 miles ), Espanola, NM (1.2 miles ), Cuartelez, NM (1.2 miles ), El Valle de Arroyo Seco, NM (1.5 miles ), La Puebla, NM (1.5 miles ), Santa Clara Pueblo, NM (1.8 miles ), San Juan, NM (2.1 miles ), San Juan Pueblo, NM (2.1 miles ).
Latitude: 35.99 N, Longitude: 106.04 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 505
Work and jobs in Santa Cruz: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Santa Cruz, New Mexico
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Santa Cruz-area historical earthquake activity is below New Mexico state average. It is 87% 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 95.5 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 97.8 miles away from Santa Cruz 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 80.2 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 89.1 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 94.9 miles away from Santa Cruz 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 39.7 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 Santa Fe County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Santa Cruz:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Santa Cruz:
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.330. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.0 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 20.1. This is significantly better than average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.6. This is significantly better than average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 5.65. This is significantly better than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 68.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 75.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.3% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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)
Santa Cruz compared to New Mexico state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Santa Cruz (based on Santa Fe County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.48%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 22
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Number of full-service restaurants: 164
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
7.74% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($61,975 average adjusted gross income)
0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($698 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.61% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,847 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($395 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Santa Cruz:
Strongest FM radio stations in Santa Cruz:
TV broadcast stations around Santa Cruz:
Santa Cruz fatal accident list:
Dec 24, 1979 02:40 PM, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 6, 1976 02:15 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:7
FAA Registered Aircraft:4
Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2013.