Santa Rosa, New Mexico

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Population in 2019: 2,636 (88% urban, 12% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.9%
 
Males: 1,516  (57.5%)
Females: 1,120  (42.5%)
Median resident age:

38.6 years
New Mexico median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 88435.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $29,146 (it was $25,085 in 2000)
Santa Rosa:

$29,146
NM:

$51,945

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $17,758 (it was $11,168 in 2000)

Santa Rosa city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $87,917 (it was $59,900 in 2000)
Santa Rosa:

$87,917
NM:

$180,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $138,052; detached houses: $155,630; mobile homes: $123,893

Median gross rent in 2019: $399.

March 2019 cost of living index in Santa Rosa: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.3%
(33.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.1% for American Indian residents, 8.4% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Santa Rosa, NM (2019)
    • 2,38070.3%Hispanic
    • 72321.4%White alone
    • 2306.8%American Indian alone
    • 260.8%Black alone
    • 260.8%Two or more races
    • 90.3%Asian alone

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



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Santa Rosa, New Mexico as of July 01, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Santa Rosa is 380 to 1.


Crime rates in Santa Rosa by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(40.8)
1
(39.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.7)
5
(177.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
79
(3,224)
60
(2,392)
39
(1,483)
17
(655.6)
11
(381.9)
22
(781.5)
23
(825.6)
19
(689.4)
11
(407.6)
11
(416.5)
14
(527.9)
14
(520.3)
18
(682.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
42
(1,714)
19
(757.6)
20
(760.5)
32
(1,234)
11
(381.9)
26
(923.6)
12
(430.7)
14
(508.0)
9
(333.5)
14
(530.1)
13
(490.2)
15
(557.4)
18
(682.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
54
(2,204)
34
(1,356)
32
(1,217)
31
(1,196)
40
(1,389)
43
(1,528)
78
(2,800)
35
(1,270)
50
(1,853)
42
(1,590)
50
(1,885)
46
(1,709)
39
(1,478)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(489.8)
3
(119.6)
2
(76.0)
3
(115.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(71.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(108.9)
3
(111.2)
4
(151.5)
5
(188.5)
2
(74.3)
3
(113.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(81.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.5)
0
(0.0)
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City-Data.com crime index904.5607.3435.0274.6169.1341.0307.3232.9187.8196.1241.7217.4252.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Santa Rosa, NM

Crime rate in Santa Rosa detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 15 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.34
New Mexico average:

1.29
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Ancestries: German (3.9%), English (2.2%), American (2.1%), Scottish (1.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4599 feet

Land area: 4.25 square miles.

Population density: 620 people per square mile   (low).

Santa Rosa, New Mexico map

71 residents are foreign born (1.7% Latin America, 0.3% Europe).

This city:

2.1%
New Mexico:

9.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $579 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $589 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Fe, NM (88.0 miles , pop. 62,203).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (109.7 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (433.8 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Puerto de Luna, NM (2.9 miles),
Pastura, NM (4.3 miles),
Dilia, NM (5.0 miles ),
Newkirk, NM (5.0 miles),
Lake Sumner, NM (5.3 miles),
Llano del Medio, NM (5.5 miles),
Anton Chico, NM (5.6 miles),
Tecolotito, NM (5.8 miles )

Latitude: 34.94 N, Longitude: 104.68 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Scuba Capital of the Southwest

Area code: 505

Distribution of median household income in Santa Rosa, NM in 2019
Distribution of house value in Santa Rosa, NM in 2019
Santa Rosa satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.6%
New Mexico:

7.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +447 (+19.5%).
Most common industries in Santa Rosa, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (28.6%)
  • Public administration (11.6%)
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Gasoline stations (6.7%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
  • Truck transportation (2.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (20.0%)
  • Construction (17.0%)
  • Public administration (14.0%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Gasoline stations (4.9%)
  • Truck transportation (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (37.8%)
  • Educational services (13.9%)
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Public administration (9.0%)
  • Gasoline stations (8.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (2.0%)
Most common occupations in Santa Rosa, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Cashiers (5.9%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.6%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.5%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.7%)
  • Cashiers (9.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)

Average climate in Santa Rosa, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Santa Rosa, New Mexico environmental map by EPA

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Earthquake activity:

Santa Rosa-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 525% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 146.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 136.9 miles away from Santa Rosa center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 138.9 miles away from Santa Rosa center
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 129.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 331.5 miles away from Santa Rosa center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 202.1 miles away from Santa Rosa 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 Guadalupe County (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Santa Rosa topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Santa Rosa:

  • GUADALUPE COUNTY HOSPITAL (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 117 CAMINO DE VIDA, SUITE 100)
  • LOS AMIGO CARE CENTER (1148 BLUE HOLE ROAD)

Airports located in Santa Rosa:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Santa Rosa:

  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 55 miles; Las Vegas, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,931)
  • Santa Fe Community College (about 87 miles; Santa Fe, NM; FT enrollment: 3,047)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 93 miles; Portales, NM; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 110 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 111 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 111 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,398)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus (about 113 miles; Roswell, NM; FT enrollment: 2,212)

Public high schools in Santa Rosa:

  • SANTA ROSA HIGH (Students: 210, Location: 717 3RD ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • GUADALUPE COUNTY CORRECTION (Location: SOUTH HWY 54, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Santa Rosa:

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Library in Santa Rosa:

  • MOISE MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $178,248; Location: 208 5TH ST.; 16,506 books; 470 audio materials; 954 video materials; 37 state licensed databases; 38 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Santa Rosa: La Capilla de Santa Rosa Historic Site (A), Hidden Lake Pictographs Historic Site (B), Santa Rosa Weather Station (C), Santa Rosa Volunteer Fire Department Station Guadalupe County Correctional Facility Campus (D), Santa Rosa Volunteer Fire Department Tudi Lorenzo Sanchez (E), Santa Rosa Volunteer Fire Department Main Station (F), Santa Rosa Emergency Medical Services (G), Guadalupe Courthouse Historic Site (H), Jesus M Casaus House Historic Site (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Santa Rosa include: First Baptist Church (A), First Assembly of God Church (B), Salazar Miguel Church (C), Kingdom Hall (D), Church of Christ (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Evergreen Cemetery (1), Saint Rose of Lima Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Park Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Santa Rosa: Santa Rosa Historical Marker (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Route 66 Auto Museum (2866 Will Rogers Drive), Los Products Of Santa Rosa (Tours & Charters; 813 Corona Avenue).

Hotels: Ramada Inn Reservations Line (US66 & I-40), Wagon Wheel Motel (Wagon Wheel), Ramada Limited (1603 Will Rogers Drive), Rancho Motor Lodge (112 Coronado Avenue), Santa Rosa Travelodge (1819 Will Rogers Drive), La Quinta Inn Santa Rosa (1701 Will Rogers Drive), Ramada Inn (US66 & I-40), Best Western Santa Rosa Inn (3022 Historic Route 66), Silver Moon Motel (East I 40 Interchange).

Courts: New Mexico State Government - Santa Rosa- District Court Clerk (420 Parker Avenue), Santa Rosa City - Municipal Court (141 South 5th Street), Santa Rosa City - Magistrate Court (603 Parker Avenue).

Birthplace of: Dave Campos - Motorcycle racer, Joe A. Campos - Politician, Miguel Marquez - Television reporter.

Drinking water stations with addresses in Santa Rosa and their reported violations in the past:

SANTA ROSA WATER SUPPLY (Address: 244 S 4th STREET , Population served: 2,432, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-1994, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-09-2004), St Public Notif received (2 times from MAR-24-2005 to MAR-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-19-2005)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-1994, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-09-2004), St Public Notif received (2 times from MAR-24-2005 to MAR-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-19-2005)
PUERTO DE LUNA MDWCA (Population served: 300, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-09-2011)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-09-2011)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-09-2011)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-09-2011)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-09-2011)
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
RIVERAS MDWCA (Population served: 56, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-11-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-11-2013), St Public Notif received (FEB-21-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-24-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-12-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-12-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-31-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-09-2006)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-12-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-12-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-31-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-09-2006)
RIO PECOS VILLA MDWCA (Population served: 26, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-21-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-21-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-25-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1996, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-12-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-12-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-24-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-27-2005)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1996, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-12-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-12-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-24-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-27-2005)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Santa Rosa that have no violations reported:

  • THAXTON REST AREA (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HOLLYWOOD RANCH DOMESTIC WUA (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
New Mexico:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.3%
Whole state:

65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.0%
Whole state:

8.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
566 people in federal detention centers in 2010
2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Santa Rosa in 2000:

  • 489 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 8 people in nursing homes
  • 3 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with branches in Santa Rosa (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Santa Rosa Branch at 490 Corona Avenue, branch established on 1902/04/26. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Community 1st Bank Las Vegas: Santa Rosa Branch at 109 S. 4th Street, branch established on 2008/10/24. Info updated 2011/06/29: Bank assets: $167.2 mil, Deposits: $148.0 mil, headquarters in Las Vegas, NM, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Fnb Financial Corporation
  • The First National Bank of New Mexico: Santa Rosa Branch at 2458 Historic Route 66, branch established on 2008/10/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $179.4 mil, Deposits: $161.1 mil, headquarters in Clayton, NM, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Union Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Santa Rosa:

Marital status in Santa Rosa, NM
  • Never married: 41.6%
  • Now married: 23.4%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 22.6%

For population 25 years and over in Santa Rosa:

  • High school or higher: 85.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
New Mexico average:

12.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Santa Rosa
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Santa Rosa, NM (based on Guadalupe County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,00013
Evangelical Protestant1804
Mainline Protestant281
Other-1
None479-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
This county:

2.26 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Here:

18.12 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
This county:

18.12 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

5.8%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Guadalupe County:

21.9%
New Mexico:

22.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Guadalupe County:

9.2%
New Mexico:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.4%
State:

49.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Santa Rosa:

45.1%
New Mexico:

48.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
New Mexico:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Santa Rosa:

20.1%
New Mexico:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.8%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Santa Rosa:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Santa Rosa:

33.2%
New Mexico:

34.6%

General health condition:
Santa Rosa:

53.6%
New Mexico:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.1%
New Mexico:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Santa Rosa, NM Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 11$24,032$26,2170$0
Police Protection - Officers 9$26,456$35,2750$0
Other and Unallocable 6$14,481$28,96213$11,324
Streets and Highways 5$12,032$28,8770$0
Solid Waste Management 5$11,709$28,1020$0
Police - Other 5$8,715$20,9160$0
Water Supply 4$9,670$29,0100$0
Parks and Recreation 3$5,985$23,9400$0
Sewerage 3$13,405$53,6200$0
Local Libraries 2$3,558$21,3481$425
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$3,011$36,1320$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$3,220
Totals for Government 54$133,056$29,56819$14,969

Santa Rosa government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $333,000 ($126.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $169,000 ($64.11)
    Sewerage: $81,000 ($30.73)
    Police Protection: $41,000 ($15.55)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.38)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $746,000 ($283.00)
    Gas Utilities: $445,000 ($168.82)
    Local Fire Protection: $343,000 ($130.12)
    Water Utilities: $337,000 ($127.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $330,000 ($125.19)
    General - Other: $264,000 ($100.15)
    Central Staff Services: $262,000 ($99.39)
    Sewerage: $203,000 ($77.01)
    Regular Highways: $202,000 ($76.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $188,000 ($71.32)
    Financial Administration: $103,000 ($39.07)
    General Public Buildings: $84,000 ($31.87)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $71,000 ($26.93)
    Libraries: $43,000 ($16.31)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $17,000 ($6.45)
    Air Transportation: $14,000 ($5.31)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($2.66)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Water Utilities: $76,000 ($28.83)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $97,000 ($36.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $72,000 ($27.31)
    Police Protection: $32,000 ($12.14)
    Gas Utilities: $15,000 ($5.69)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($2.28)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($1.90)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($1.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($1.14)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($0.76)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,309,000 ($496.59)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($0.76)

Santa Rosa government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $501,000 ($190.06)
    Sewerage: $250,000 ($94.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($2.66)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $126,000 ($47.80)
    Highways: $95,000 ($36.04)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $115,000 ($43.63)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $390,000 ($147.95)
    Fines and Forfeits: $179,000 ($67.91)
    Rents: $50,000 ($18.97)
    Interest Earnings: $32,000 ($12.14)
    Sale of Property: $12,000 ($4.55)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $505,000 ($191.58)
    Water Utilities: $409,000 ($155.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $836,000 ($317.15)
    Other: $271,000 ($102.81)
    Highways: $178,000 ($67.53)
    Water Utilities: $82,000 ($31.11)
    Sewerage: $14,000 ($5.31)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,016,000 ($385.43)
    Property: $214,000 ($81.18)
    Other Selective Sales: $109,000 ($41.35)
    Public Utilities Sales: $68,000 ($25.80)
    Motor Vehicle License: $24,000 ($9.10)
    Other License: $8,000 ($3.03)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,000 ($1.52)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($0.38)

Santa Rosa government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $558,000 ($211.68)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $532,000 ($201.82)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $103,000 ($39.07)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $70,000 ($26.56)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $33,000 ($12.52)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,000 ($9.86)

Santa Rosa government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,139,000 ($2328.91)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $70,000 ($26.56)
Businesses in Santa Rosa, NM
NameCountNameCount
Best Western2Holiday Inn1
Carl\s Jr.1La Quinta1
Circle K1McDonald's1
Comfort Inn1Quality1
Dairy Queen1Super 81
Days Inn1Travelodge1
Dennys1True Value1
FedEx1U-Haul2
H&R Block1

Strongest AM radio stations in Santa Rosa:

  • KSSR (1340 AM; 1 kW; SANTA ROSA, NM; Owner: J. MICHAEL ESQUIBEL)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KNMX (540 AM; 5 kW; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: SANGRE DE CRISTO B/DCASTING CO, INC)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KIJN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FARWELL, TX; Owner: METROPOLITIAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKIM (1000 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KSWV (810 AM; 5 kW; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: LA VOZ BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KXKS (1190 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Santa Rosa:

  • KIVA (95.9 FM; SANTA ROSA, NM; Owner: KNXX INC)
  • K220BH (91.9 FM; SANTA ROSA, NM; Owner: BD OF ED OF THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE)
  • K288EQ (105.5 FM; CONCHAS DAM, NM; Owner: CONCHAS TELEVISION ASSOCIATION)
  • K202CX (88.3 FM; CONCHAS, NM; Owner: EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY)
  • K296EP (107.1 FM; SANTA ROSA, NM; Owner: KLIMEK COMMUNICATIONS CORP)

TV broadcast stations around Santa Rosa:

  • K30FP (Channel 30; SANTA ROSA, NM; Owner: REGENTS OF UNIV. OF NM & BD. OF EDUC. OF CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE)
  • K62CU (Channel 62; SANTA ROSA, NM; Owner: SANTA ROSA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE)
  • K64DV (Channel 64; SANTA ROSA, NM; Owner: SANTA ROSA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE)
  • K36DI (Channel 36; SANTA ROSA, NM; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • K09KC (Channel 9; SANTA ROSA HEIGHTS, NM; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
Santa Rosa fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Santa Rosa fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 36Number of bridges
  • 344ft / 105mTotal length
  • $2,840,000Total costs
  • 318,663Total average daily traffic
  • 103,782Total average daily truck traffic
  • 412,338Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Santa Rosa, NM - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 51950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 211970-1979
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Santa Rosa, NM
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Santa Rosa)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 140 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Santa Rosa, NM)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 22. The highest number of fire incidents - 36 took place in 2009, and the least - 10 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Santa Rosa, NM When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (67.5%), and Structure Fires (14.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Santa Rosa, NM
    • 20867.5%Outside Fires
    • 4314.0%Structure Fires
    • 3611.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 216.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Santa Rosa, NM

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Santa Rosa, New Mexico:

  • Holiday Inn Express, 3202 Will Rogers Dr, Santa Rosa, New Mexico 88435 , Phone: (505) 472-5411, Fax: (505) 472-3537
  • La Quinta Inn, 1701 Historic Rt 66, Santa Rosa, New Mexico 88435 , Phone: (505) 472-4800, Fax: (505) 472-4809
  • Days Inn, 1830 Will Rogers Dr, Santa Rosa, New Mexico 88435 , Phone: (505) 472-5985, Fax: (505) 472-5989
  • Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, 2295 Historic Rt 66, Santa Rosa, New Mexico 88435 , Phone: (575) 472-3494, Fax: (575) 472-3294
  • Ramada, 3300 Will Rogers Dr, Santa Rosa, New Mexico 88435 , Phone: (505) 472-5412, Fax: (505) 472-5556
  • Hampton Inn, 2475 Historic Rt 66, Santa Rosa, New Mexico 88435 , Phone: (575) 472-2300, Fax: (575) 472-2301
  • Holiday Inn Express, 2516 Historic Rt 66, Santa Rosa, New Mexico 88435 , Phone: (575) 472-5411, Fax: (575) 472-3537
  • Comfort Inn, 2524 Historic Rt 66, Santa Rosa, New Mexico 88435 , Phone: (575) 472-2663, Fax: (575) 208-7236
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites, 2277 Historic Rt 66, Santa rosa, New Mexico 88435 , Phone: (800) 753-3757, Fax: (575) 472-4809
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Santa Rosa, New Mexico
Most common first names in Santa Rosa, NM among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Jose2472.1 years
Antonio1571.5 years
Mary1472.4 years
Juan1379.7 years
Joe964.3 years
William872.0 years
Maria880.1 years
John764.7 years
Luis682.0 years
Manuel683.0 years
Most common last names in Santa Rosa, NM among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Chavez4076.6 years
Romero3175.0 years
Baca2478.5 years
Martinez2278.9 years
Lucero2172.6 years
Gutierrez1965.0 years
Sisneros1772.4 years
Ulibarri1676.2 years
Marquez1576.3 years
Lopez1567.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Santa Rosa, NM
  • 68.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.6%Wood
  • 9.4%Utility gas
  • 9.4%Electricity
  • 2.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Santa Rosa, NM
  • 66.8%Electricity
  • 22.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.8%Utility gas


Santa Rosa compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Santa Rosa on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) (population 1,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
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