Seama, New Mexico

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Population in 2010: 465.
Population change since 2000: +39.6%
Males: 269  (57.9%)
Females: 196  (42.1%)
Median resident age:

55.3 years
New Mexico median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 87014.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $30,573 (it was $42,917 in 2000)
Seama:

$30,573
NM:

$46,744

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,765 (it was $8,871 in 2000)

Seama CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $106,710 (it was $65,200 in 2000)
Seama:

$106,710
NM:

$171,300
March 2019 cost of living index in Seama: 99.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.1%
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  • Races in Seama, NM (2010)
    • 42290.8%American Indian alone
    • 275.8%Hispanic
    • 91.9%White alone
    • 71.5%Two or more races

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

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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5971 feet

Land area: 5.32 square miles.

Population density: 87 people per square mile   (very low).

Seama, New Mexico map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Seama CDP:

0.5% ($321)
New Mexico:

0.7% ($699)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rio Rancho, NM (51.2 miles , pop. 51,765).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (52.0 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (280.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

South Acomita Village, NM (1.5 miles),
Paraje, NM (1.7 miles ),
North Acomita Village, NM (1.7 miles ),
Cubero, NM (1.8 miles ),
San Fidel, NM (2.3 miles),
Skyline-Ganipa, NM (2.4 miles ),
Acomita Lake, NM (2.4 miles ),
Encinal, NM (2.5 miles)

Latitude: 35.04 N, Longitude: 107.52 W

Distribution of median household income in Seama, NM in 2017
Distribution of house value in Seama, NM in 2017
Seama satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.9%
New Mexico:

4.6%
Most common industries in Seama, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (23.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (12.3%)
  • Educational services (11.5%)
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.9%)
  • Jewelry, luggage, leather goods stores (6.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (19.7%)
  • Construction (16.7%)
  • Health care (16.7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (13.6%)
  • Jewelry, luggage, leather goods stores (13.6%)
  • Public administration (9.1%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (6.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (29.7%)
  • Educational services (23.4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (14.1%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (14.1%)
  • Gasoline stations (7.8%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Seama, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (15.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9.2%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (6.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Engineers (5.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (13.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (13.6%)
  • Engineers (10.6%)
  • Plant and system operators (10.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.1%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (6.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (31.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (14.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.4%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (7.8%)
  • Cashiers (7.8%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (6.3%)

Average climate in Seama, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Seama-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New Mexico state average. It is 192% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 516.0 miles away from Seama center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 507.3 miles away from Seama center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 484.3 miles away from Seama center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
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 54.2 miles away from Seama center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 500.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW) earthquake occurred 490.3 miles away from Seama 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 Cibola County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Seama topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Seama:

  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 52 miles; Albuquerque, NM; Full-time enrollment: 19,398)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 52 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 55 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • Santa Fe Community College (about 94 miles; Santa Fe, NM; FT enrollment: 3,047)
  • San Juan College (about 126 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 5,112)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 136 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,931)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 156 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,631)

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Cibola County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

3.4 people
New Mexico:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

80.3%
Whole state:

65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

11.7%
Whole state:

8.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Seama:

Marital status in Seama, NM
  • Never married: 30.4%
  • Now married: 44.2%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 17.3%

For population 25 years and over in Seama:

  • High school or higher: 94.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 21.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 46.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.3
New Mexico average:

12.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Seama, NM (based on Cibola County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,00013
Evangelical Protestant2,74932
Other1,2796
Mainline Protestant2852
None13,900-
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: 2
Here:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Cibola County:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

4.04 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Cibola County:

10.6%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.1%
State:

22.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.4%
New Mexico:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Seama:

45.1%
State:

47.6%

Average BMI:
Seama:

29.3
New Mexico:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Seama:

19.5%
New Mexico:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Seama:

7.5%
State:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Seama:

6.7
New Mexico:

6.8

Overweight people:
Seama:

35.2%
New Mexico:

34.5%

General health condition:
Here:

57.2%
New Mexico:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.4%
State:

80.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Seama, NM Residents

5.54% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($29,873 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.54%
New Mexico average:

6.21%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from McKinley County, NM  1.53% ($22,538 average AGI)
from Bernalillo County, NM  1.27% ($24,515)
from Valencia County, NM  0.41% ($24,774)


5.65% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,136 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
New Mexico average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bernalillo County, NM  1.46% ($43,527 average AGI)
to McKinley County, NM  0.98% ($26,400)
to Valencia County, NM  0.44% ($27,265)

Strongest AM radio stations in Seama:

  • KRKE (1100 AM; 5 kW; MILAN, NM; Owner: CIBOLA RADIO COMPANY)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KKIM (1000 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KXKS (1190 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KNML (610 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KANM (1600 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: ARAGON BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.L.C.)
  • KMIN (980 AM; 1 kW; GRANTS, NM; Owner: KD RADIO, INC.)
  • KABQ (1350 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KDEF (1150 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: RAMH CORPORATION)
  • KKJY (1550 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: VANGUARD MEDIA, L.L.C)
  • KKNS (1310 AM; 5 kW; CORRALES, NM; Owner: SIMMONS-NM, LS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Seama:

  • KXTC (99.9 FM; THOREAU, NM; Owner: KXTC, L.L.C.)
  • KIOT (102.5 FM; LOS LUNAS, NM; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KTEG (104.7 FM; BOSQUE FARMS, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KQLV (105.5 FM; GRANTS, NM; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KNKT (107.1 FM; ARMIJO, NM; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF ALBUQUERQUE, INC.)
  • KLYT (88.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KTZO (103.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRST (92.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KUNM (89.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS UNIV. OF NEW MEXICO)
  • KKOB-FM (93.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KANW (89.1 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: BD. OF EDUC. CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE, NM)
  • KBZU (96.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMGA (99.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZRR (94.1 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBQI (107.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPEK (100.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K265CA (100.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFLQ (91.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • K213BT (90.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KYVA (103.7 FM; GRANTS, NM; Owner: MILLENNIUM MEDIA, INC.)
  • Seama, New Mexico
  • Fatal accident count12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents17
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:5
  • Fatalities12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents34
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents3
  • New Mexico average
  • Fatal accident count4210
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents5898
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1608
  • Fatalities4852
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents11776
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents806
See more detailed statistics of Seama fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 39ft / 11.9mTotal length
  • $1,204,000Total costs
  • 24,603Total average daily traffic
  • 8,209Total average daily truck traffic
  • 36,390Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • SEAMA, Sw Of Rainfall Rd. & Deer Dancer Rd. (Lat: 35.038194 Lon: -107.522167), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WQRI276, Licensee ID: L01650952,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/17/2013, Expiration Date: 05/17/2023, Certifier: Signature On File, Registrant: Pueblo Of Laguna Authority, Laguna, NM 87026, Phone: (505) 552-9631, Fax: (505) 552-9958, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Seama, NM
  • 44.0%Utility gas
  • 24.8%Wood
  • 22.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Seama, NM
  • 100.0%Utility gas


Seama compared to New Mexico state average:

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