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Population in 2012: 1,006 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -21.7%
 

Males: 506  (50.4%)
Females: 500  (49.6%)

Median resident age:  48.7 years
New Mexico median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 87747.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,732 (it was $27,850 in 2000)
Springer:

$26,732
NM:

$42,558
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,628

Springer town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $73,630 (it was $48,700 in 2000)
Springer:

$73,630
NM:

$157,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $92,611; Detached houses: $100,497; In 2-unit structures: $107,459; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $136,115; Mobile homes: $60,034

Median gross rent in 2012: $409.

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  • Hispanic - 678 (64.8%)
  • White alone - 354 (33.8%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.10%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Springer: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (16.2%), Irish (7.2%), English (4.6%), Scottish (3.4%), Norwegian (1.9%), Welsh (1.4%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5832 feet

Land area: 1.47 square miles.

Population density: 686 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Springer:

  • High school or higher: 87.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Springer town:

  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 44.6%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 16.2%

48 residents are foreign born

This town:  4.5%
New Mexico:  9.3%



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Springer, New Mexico as of October 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Springer to the number of sex offenders is 503 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $514 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $529 (0.7%)

Springer satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Fe, NM (90.6 miles , pop. 62,203).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (142.6 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (467.2 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Maxwell, NM (3.5 miles ), Cimarron, NM (4.5 miles ), Wagon Mound, NM (5.0 miles ), Ute Park, NM (5.7 miles) , Roy, NM (6.1 miles ), Raton, NM (6.2 miles ), Angel Fire, NM (6.2 miles ), Eagle Nest, NM (6.3 miles ).

Latitude: 36.36 N, Longitude: 104.59 W

Area code: 505

Springer household income distribution Springer home values distribution

Crime rates in Springer (2007):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 assault (84.4 per 100,000)
  • 4 burglaries (337.6 per 100,000)
  • 0 thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 40.5 (higher means more crime, US average = 305.2)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.94
New Mexico average:

2.24
Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.5%
New Mexico:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -2 (-0.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (26%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (45%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (2%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (1%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (16%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Carpenters (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Springer-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 10% greater 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 39.7 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 51.4 miles away from Springer center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.9 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 36.8 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 45.3 miles away from Springer center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 42.6 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 Colfax County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Snow: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Springer topographic map

Birthplace of: Ernest Medina - Soilder.


Hospital/medical center in Springer:

  • COLFAX GENERAL LTC (Nursing Home, 615 PROSPECT AVENUE)

Political contributions by individuals in Springer, NM

Airports located in Springer:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Springer:

  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 64 miles; Las Vegas, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,197)
  • Adams State College (about 105 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,076)
  • Pueblo Community College (about 132 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 2,683)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 135 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 4,083)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 138 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 5,120)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 145 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,438)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 145 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 8,765)

Public high school in Springer:

Public elementary/middle schools in Springer:

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Library in Springer:

  • FRED MACARON LIBRARY (Operating income: $59,771; Location: 600 COLBERT AVENUE; 19,205 books; 195 audio materials; 855 video materials; 37 state licensed databases; 42 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Springer: Springer Weather Station (A), New Mexico Boys School Library (B), Colfax General Hospital Library (C), Santa Fe Trail Museum and Historical Society (D), Springer Volunteer Emergency Medical Services (E), Springer Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Springer: Iglesia Bautista Betania Baptist (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Tourist attraction: Santa Fe Trail Museum (516 Maxwell).

Hotel: Oasis Motel (1001 Railroad Ave).

Courts: New Mexico State Government - Magistrate Court Springer Division (300 Colbert Avenue), New Mexico State Government - Motor Vehicle Division (419 Maxwell).

 
Colfax County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

NEW MEXICO BOYS SCHOOL (Population served: 330, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
FRENCH DOMESTIC USER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 150, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and OCT-22-1999, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (OCT-22-1999)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.5%
(7.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.4% for Black residents, 31.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 10.3% for other race residents, 40.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  59.8%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.9%
Whole state:  8.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Springer, NM

29 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
33 people in nursing homes in 2000

Springer compared to New Mexico state average:

Springer, New Mexico environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Springer (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Springer Branch at 400 Maxwell Avenue, branch established on 1916/05/01. 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
  • International Bank: Springer Branch at 419 Maxwell Avenue, branch established on 1999/03/01. Info updated 2009/06/26: Bank assets: $308.8 mil, Deposits: $259.0 mil, headquarters in Raton, NM, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Raton Capital Corporation

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Springer travel time to work - commute


Springer mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (58%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Springer town (based on Colfax County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.08%
Here69.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)United Church of Christ
Adherents67.1%13.5%5.2%3.7%2.8%
Congregations20.0%22.5%12.5%5.0%2.5%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)JewishChurches of ChristAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents1.9%1.5%1.1%0.9%2.3%
Congregations5.0%2.5%10.0%5.0%15.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Colfax County:

3.79 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Colfax County:

10.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

21.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.7%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Colfax County:

18.7%
New Mexico:

22.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.5%
State:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$4,251$25,5061$863
Police Protection - Officers 3$7,366$29,4640$0
Solid Waste Management 2$3,631$21,7860$0
Sewerage 1$2,258$27,0960$0
Water Supply 1$2,922$35,0642$1,926
Local Libraries 1$1,446$17,3520$0
Other and Unallocable 1$1,807$21,6840$0
Totals for Government 11$23,681$25,8343$2,789

Springer government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $243,000 ($241.55)
    Financial Administration: $189,000 ($187.87)
    Police Protection: $163,000 ($162.03)
    Regular Highways: $81,000 ($80.52)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($5.96)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $93,000 ($92.45)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $270,000 ($268.39)

Springer government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $55,000 ($54.67)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $103,000 ($102.39)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($5.96)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $135,000 ($134.19)
    All Other: $126,000 ($125.25)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $175,000 ($173.96)
    Property: $134,000 ($133.20)
    Public Utilities: $5,000 ($4.97)
    NEC: $3,000 ($2.98)
    Other Selective Sales: $3,000 ($2.98)

Springer government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $103,000 ($102.39)

6.85% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,548 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
New Mexico average:

7.94%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.60% ($24,034 average AGI)
from Las Animas County, CO  0.27% ($37,615)
from Taos County, NM  0.23% ($157,909)


7.92% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,724 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.92%
New Mexico average:

7.42%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Bernalillo County, NM  0.65% ($29,031 average AGI)
to Las Animas County, CO  0.39% ($28,789)
to Pueblo County, CO  0.35% ($25,353)

Strongest AM radio stations in Springer:

  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNMX (540 AM; 5 kW; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: SANGRE DE CRISTO B/DCASTING CO, INC)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Springer:

  • KRTN-FM (93.9 FM; RATON, NM; Owner: RATON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKIT (99.1 FM; ANGEL FIRE, NM; Owner: DMC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K216CT (91.1 FM; EAGLE NEST, NM; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO)
  • KTAO (101.9 FM; TAOS, NM; Owner: TAOS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KCRT-FM (92.5 FM; TRINIDAD, CO; Owner: PHILLIPS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K207BN (89.3 FM; TRINIDAD, CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KBKZ (96.5 FM; RATON, NM; Owner: PHILLIPS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Springer fatal accident list:

Jan 10, 1988 01:40 PM, 8th, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 9, 1976 01:21 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 2,200
Total average daily truck traffic: 374

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Springer)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Springer, NM)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KC5IPI, Licensee ID: L00776019
    Grant Date: 05/13/2004, Expiration Date: 07/16/2014
    Registrant: Richard W Bell, 511 Summit Ave, Springer, NM 87747
  • Call Sign: KD6FJV, Licensee ID: L00328345
    Grant Date: 05/28/2003, Expiration Date: 08/24/2013, Certifier: Joy E Matlack
    Registrant: Joy E Matlack, 200 Garfield, Springer, NM 87747
  • Call Sign: W5ETZ
    Grant Date: 12/15/1987, Expiration Date: 12/15/1997, Cancellation Date: 12/16/1999
    Registrant: Frank L Foxall, Springer, NM 87747
  • Call Sign: W6PU, Licensee ID: L00430296
    Grant Date: 11/27/2012, Expiration Date: 02/16/2023, Certifier: Robert L Martinez
    Registrant: Robert L Martinez, Springer, NM 87747

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: AEROSTAR INTERNATIONAL INC RX 8 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 7132K , Serial Number: RX8-3229, Year manufactured: 1995, Airworthiness Date: 07/18/1995
    Registrant (Individual): Jerald S Mcfall, Rr 1 Box 33a, Springer, NM 87747


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


Most common first names in Springer, NM among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1678.4 years
Jose1483.4 years
William978.9 years
John981.0 years
Joe873.8 years
Robert772.5 years
Maria784.7 years
Charles779.6 years
George771.4 years
Virginia769.6 years
Most common last names in Springer, NM among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Trujillo1779.6 years
Lopez1477.9 years
Martinez1378.6 years
Montoya1377.4 years
Valdez1173.0 years
Vigil1082.5 years
Garcia1079.0 years
Chavez884.1 years
Duran871.4 years
Sandoval778.1 years

Businesses in Springer, NM

  • U-Haul: 1
  • UPS: 3

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