For population 25 years and over in Sheep Springs:
For population 15 years and over in Sheep Springs CDP:
4 residents are foreign born
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rio Rancho, NM (128.8 miles , pop. 51,765).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (137.9 miles , pop. 448,607).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (263.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).
Nearest cities: Naschitti, NM (2.4 miles ), Newcomb, NM (3.1 miles ), Crystal, NM (4.2 miles ), Tohatchi, NM (4.6 miles ), Sanostee, NM (4.7 miles ), Reservation, NM (4.7 miles) , Wheatfields, AZ (4.9 miles ), Navajo, NM (5.0 miles ).
Latitude: 36.15 N, Longitude: 108.70 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 505
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Sheep Springs: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Sheep Springs, New Mexico
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Sheep Springs-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below New Mexico state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/6/2008 at 20:09:59, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 ML, Depth: 6.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 93.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/24/2004 at 10:16:38, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.6 miles away from Sheep Springs center
Magnitude types: local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in San Juan County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sheep Springs:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 41.5%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 43.4% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Sheep Springs compared to New Mexico state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Sheep Springs CDP (based on San Juan County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.27%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 10
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 70
Number of full-service restaurants: 62
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
7.64% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,027 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($940 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.38% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,627 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($134 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Sheep Springs fatal accident list:
Feb 23, 2010 04:25 PM, Us-491, Lat: 36.14279722, Lon: -108.70731389, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 4
Jan 3, 2009 06:20 PM, Us-491, Lat: 36.14293333, Lon: -108.7074, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Mar 14, 2006 01:20 PM, Us-491, Lat: 36.811297, Lon: -108.854172, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 8, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sheep Springs)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1
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