Sunland Park, New Mexico

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Population in 2014: 15,400 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +15.7%
 
Males: 7,351  (47.7%)
Females: 8,049  (52.3%)
Median resident age:  28.8 years
New Mexico median age:  36.9 years

Zip codes: 88063.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $26,940 (it was $20,164 in 2000)
Sunland Park:

$26,940
NM:

$43,872

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $10,691 (it was $6,576 in 2000)

Sunland Park city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $86,121 (it was $46,200 in 2000)
Sunland Park:

$86,121
NM:

$159,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $157,137; Detached houses: $193,550; Townhouses or other attached units: $127,788; In 2-unit structures: $93,235; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $181,773; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $127,179; Mobile homes: $51,684; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $12,869

Median gross rent in 2013: $526.

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  • Races in Sunland Park, NM (2010)

    Sunland Park races chart
    • 13,43495.2%Hispanic
    • 5784.1%White alone
    • 410.3%Black alone
    • 230.2%Two or more races
    • 150.1%Asian alone
    • 90.06%Other race alone
    • 30.02%American Indian alone
    • 30.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Sunland Park: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1984

Elevation: 3730 feet

Land area: 10.6 square miles.

Population density: 1,459 people per square mile   (low).

Sunland Park,NM real estate house value index trend

Sunland Park, New Mexico map

For population 25 years and over in Sunland Park:

  • High school or higher: 53.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sunland Park city:

  • Never married: 34.9%
  • Now married: 46.7%
  • Separated: 7.6%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

5,703 residents are foreign born (42.9% Latin America).

This city:

42.9%
New Mexico:

8.2%



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Sunland Park, New Mexico as of May 25, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Sunland Park to the number of sex offenders is 2,955 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $978 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $656 (0.8%)

Sunland Park satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: El Paso, TX (9.3 miles , pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (341.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Santa Teresa, NM (2.2 miles ), Prado Verde, TX (2.5 miles) , Canutillo, TX (2.8 miles ), Fort Bliss, TX (3.0 miles ), El Paso, TX (3.0 miles ), Vinton, TX (3.2 miles ), Westway, TX (3.2 miles ), La Union, NM (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 28 buildings, average cost: $67,700
  • 1998: 79 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 1999: 71 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 2000: 42 buildings, average cost: $95,400
  • 2001: 50 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2002: 48 buildings, average cost: $107,000
  • 2003: 65 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2004: 71 buildings, average cost: $101,900
  • 2005: 72 buildings, average cost: $101,900
  • 2006: 27 buildings, average cost: $133,900
  • 2007: 69 buildings, average cost: $155,100
  • 2008: 62 buildings, average cost: $178,700
  • 2009: 65 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2010: 78 buildings, average cost: $181,000
  • 2011: 57 buildings, average cost: $198,800
  • 2012: 156 buildings, average cost: $181,200
  • 2013: 142 buildings, average cost: $182,600
  • 2014: 181 buildings, average cost: $191,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 31.81 N, Longitude: 106.58 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,691 (-18.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 932 (15.7%)

Sunland Park household income distribution Sunland Park home values distribution

Crime rates in Sunland Park by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 00000000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.06.90.00.0
Rapes 00053353147
per 100,000 0.00.00.034.820.920.632.821.06.926.845.8
Robberies 63773022255
per 100,000 44.221.849.948.720.90.013.114.013.933.532.7
Assaults 331914413311137214
per 100,000 243.1138.399.8285.4230.175.585.449.113.96.726.2
Burglaries 5544305274794143585046
per 100,000 405.2320.3213.9362.0516.0542.1269.3301.5401.9334.7301.2
Thefts 102140142991431801491161159691
per 100,000 751.51,019.11,012.4689.2997.11,235.1978.7813.2797.0642.6595.9
Auto thefts 138162529192517221711
per 100,000 95.858.2114.1174.0202.2130.4164.2119.2152.5113.872.0
Arson N/A0000011211
per 100,000 N/A0.00.00.00.00.06.67.013.96.76.5
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 283.0) 135.4108.0105.3176.0170.6136.8125.399.5104.396.3108.4

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Crime rate in Sunland Park detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 48 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
New Mexico average:

2.22

Sunland Park tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.3%
New Mexico:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +4,888 (+58.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Sunland Park: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Sunland Park, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Sunland Park-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below New Mexico state average. It is 101% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 217.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/4/2006 at 08:32:32, a magnitude 6.7 (6.1 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.6 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 416.4 miles away from Sunland Park center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 540.5 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
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) earthquake occurred 600.0 miles away from the city 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 3/12/2003 at 23:41:32, a magnitude 6.5 (5.5 MB, 6.5 MS, 6.4 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 436.3 miles away from Sunland Park center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 540.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dona Ana County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sunland Park topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Sunland Park:

  • NEW HOPE COMMUNITY LIVING V I I (Hospital, about 1 miles away; EL PASO, TX)
  • COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; EL PASO, TX)
  • FRANKLIN HEIGHTS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; EL PASO, TX)
  • UPPER VALLEY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; EL PASO, TX)
  • TENDER CARE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; EL PASO, TX)
  • BORDER HOME CARE OF EL PASO (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; EL PASO, TX)
  • 1ST CARE HOME HEALTH EL PASO (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; EL PASO, TX)

Amtrak station near Sunland Park:

  • 7 miles: EL PASO (700 SAN FRANCISCO AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sunland Park:

  • The University of Texas at El Paso (about 6 miles; El Paso, TX; Full-time enrollment: 18,008)
  • Vista College (about 10 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 3,453)
  • El Paso Community College (about 13 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 19,576)
  • New Mexico State University-Dona Ana (about 35 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 5,640)
  • New Mexico State University-Main Campus (about 35 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 14,497)
  • Western New Mexico University (about 121 miles; Silver City, NM; FT enrollment: 2,456)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus (about 159 miles; Roswell, NM; FT enrollment: 2,212)

Public elementary/middle schools in Sunland Park:

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Library in Sunland Park:

  • SUNLAND PARK COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $136,573; Location: 984 MCNUTT RD; 14,675 books; 40 audio materials; 22 video materials; 37 state licensed databases; 40 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Sunland Park: Sunland Park Racetrack (A), International Boundary Marker Number One (B), Sunland Park Fire Department Station 2 (C), Sunland Park Fire Department Station 1 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Sunland Park: Santa Niña Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Western Playland (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1249 Futurity Drive) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Dona Ana County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 338. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

338
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.194. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.194
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 6.57. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.57
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.440. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.440
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 32.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 45.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

45.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0181. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0181
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 39.1%
(41.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 31.0% for other race residents, 29.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.6 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  85.3%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.5%
Whole state:  8.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
47 people in unknown juvenile institutions in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

24.4
New Mexico average:

13.6

Sunland Park travel time to work - commute Sunland Park mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Sunland Park city (based on Dona Ana County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic66,49126
Evangelical Protestant22,120114
Other6,70525
Mainline Protestant6,64017
Black Protestant3533
Orthodox301
None106,894-
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: 19
Dona Ana County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Dona Ana County:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 54
Dona Ana County:

2.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 106
Here:

5.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.7%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Dona Ana County:

22.7%
New Mexico:

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

15.2%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.2%
New Mexico:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.5%
New Mexico:

47.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.9%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Sunland Park:

10.6%
New Mexico:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Sunland Park:

32.7%
New Mexico:

34.5%

General health condition:
Sunland Park:

52.9%
New Mexico:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.3%
New Mexico:

80.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sunland Park, NM Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$22,620$45,2400$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 5$2,962
Police Protection - Officers 18$58,824$39,2160$0
Police - Other 2$4,920$29,5200$0
Firefighters 12$28,619$28,6190$0
Streets and Highways 2$2,810$16,8600$0
Health 1$2,283$27,3960$0
Solid Waste Management 2$3,511$21,0660$0
Sewerage 13$30,073$27,7600$0
Parks and Recreation 2$2,810$16,8600$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$7,900$31,6000$0
Local Libraries 1$3,459$41,5082$1,497
Totals for Government 62$167,829$32,4837$4,459

Sunland Park government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,445,000 ($93.83)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,134,000 ($73.64)
    Sewerage: $945,000 ($61.36)
    Police Protection: $859,000 ($55.78)
    Financial Administration: $354,000 ($22.99)
    General Public Buildings: $330,000 ($21.43)
    Fire Protection: $254,000 ($16.49)
    Central Staff Services: $190,000 ($12.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $153,000 ($9.94)
    Housing & Community Development: $115,000 ($7.47)
    General - Other: $110,000 ($7.14)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $102,000 ($6.62)
    Regular Highways: $100,000 ($6.49)
    Corrections - Other: $53,000 ($3.44)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $282,000 ($18.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $212,000 ($13.77)
    Housing & Community Development: $53,000 ($3.44)
    Police Protection: $52,000 ($3.38)
    Financial Administration: $22,000 ($1.43)
    Central Staff: $21,000 ($1.36)
    General Public Building: $3,000 ($0.19)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $982,000 ($63.77)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $33,000 ($2.14)

Sunland Park government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,031,000 ($66.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $211,000 ($13.70)
    Housing & Community Development: $75,000 ($4.87)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $76,000 ($4.94)
    All Other: $31,000 ($2.01)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $239,000 ($15.52)
    Interest Earnings: $34,000 ($2.21)
    Rents: $8,000 ($0.52)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,418,000 ($92.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $235,000 ($15.26)
    Highways: $91,000 ($5.91)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $2,220,000 ($144.16)
    Public Utilities: $363,000 ($23.57)
    Property: $235,000 ($15.26)
    NEC: $76,000 ($4.94)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $24,000 ($1.56)
    Tobacco Sales: $0 ($0.00)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $0 ($0.00)

Sunland Park government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $780,000 ($50.65)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $771,000 ($50.06)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $9,000 ($0.58)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $500,000 ($32.47)

6.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,985 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
New Mexico average:

6.50%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($603 average AGI)
Dona Ana County:

0.09%
New Mexico average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from El Paso County, TX  1.33% ($29,763 average AGI)
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.34% ($29,746)
from Otero County, NM  0.25% ($30,944)


6.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,176 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
New Mexico average:

6.43%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($315 average AGI)
Dona Ana County:

0.06%
New Mexico average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to El Paso County, TX  1.18% ($28,647 average AGI)
to Bernalillo County, NM  0.44% ($32,003)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.22% ($36,713)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sunland Park:

  • KXPL (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: K-FINA RESULTS, INC.)
  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KSVE (1150 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KBNA (920 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KTSM (690 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KROD (600 AM; 5 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF EL PASO, INC.)
  • KAMA (750 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KHEY (1380 AM; 5 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KVIV (1340 AM; 1 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: SPANISH CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING OF EL PASO, INC.)
  • KSNM (570 AM; 5 kW; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: SUNRISE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sunland Park:

  • KOFX (92.3 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K219BX (91.7 FM; EL PASO, ETC., TX; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTSM-FM (99.9 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSII (93.1 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF EL PASO, INC.)
  • KINT-FM (93.9 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KHEY-FM (96.3 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLAQ (95.5 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF EL PASO, INC.)
  • KHRO (94.7 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KPRR (102.1 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KVER (91.1 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KXCR (89.5 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KBNA-FM (97.5 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KTEP (88.5 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO)
  • K212EO (90.3 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K206CS (89.1 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: YOUR CHRISTIAN COMPANION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sunland Park:

  • KTSM-TV (Channel 9; EL PASO, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF EL PASO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KVIA-TV (Channel 7; EL PASO, TX; Owner: NPG OF TEXAS, L.P.)
  • KSCE (Channel 38; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 38 CHRISTIAN TELEVISION)
  • KFOX-TV (Channel 14; EL PASO, TX; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KINT-TV (Channel 26; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTFN (Channel 65; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KDBC-TV (Channel 4; EL PASO, TX; Owner: KDBC-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCOS (Channel 13; EL PASO, TX; Owner: EL PASO PUBLIC TELEVISION FOUNDATION)
  • KTYO (Channel 48; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: COUNCIL TREE COMMUNICATIONS VI, L.P.)
  • K40FW (Channel 40; EL PASO, TX; Owner: BROADCAST GROUP, LTD.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Sunland Park fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 22m72ftTotal length
  • $300,000Total costs
  • 4,214Total average daily traffic
  • 800Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,984Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Sunland Park)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 31.803889 Lon: -106.562778, Call Sign: WNNV416
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.745 MHz, 151.775 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 157.545 MHz, 153.215 MHz, 153.425 MHz, 153.680 MHz, 152.285 MHz, 157.710 MHz, 152.450 MHz, 152.975 MHz, 159.660 MHzGrant Date: 01/28/2014, Expiration Date: 03/15/2024, Certifier: Harold PayneRegistrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • MP 1291.39, Mp 1291.39, Lordsburg Sub (Lat: 31.794472 Lon: -106.545528), Type: Bant, Structure height: 4 m, Call Sign: WQRP803
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.550 MHz, 160.230 MHzGrant Date: 07/03/2013, Expiration Date: 07/03/2023, Certifier: Thomas J McgovernRegistrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St. Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 346-6676, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • STATION, .25 Mi Nw Of Int Of Mc Nutt Rd & Fifth St (Lat: 31.805639 Lon: -106.587194), Overall height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WNEV457
    Assigned Frequencies: 18817.5 MHzGrant Date: 04/29/2008, Expiration Date: 07/08/2018, Cancellation Date: 02/12/2010Registrant: El Paso Electric Company, Loc 605, El Paso, TX 79960, Phone: (915) 543-2091, Fax: (915) 521-4669, Email:
  • LSC MONTOYA NM, 3751 Mcnutt Road (Lat: 31.813111 Lon: -106.595306), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 30.4 m, Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WQMP605
    Assigned Frequencies: 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11605.0 MHzGrant Date: 10/14/2010, Expiration Date: 10/14/2020, Cancellation Date: 07/24/2015, Certifier: Pamelia Y HoofRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • STRAUSS YD W.MW SITE, 5 Miles North West Of Airport, Near The Railroad Tracks. (Lat: 31.923250 Lon: -106.763083), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 42.6 m, Call Sign: WQRM652
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6685.00 MHzGrant Date: 06/19/2013, Expiration Date: 06/19/2023, Certifier: Thomas J McgovernRegistrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St. Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 233-3179, Email:
  • EP25XC018, 5290 Mcnutt Road (Lat: 31.849528 Lon: -106.624667), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 23.5 m, Overall height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WQWX548
    Assigned Frequencies: 17815.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHzGrant Date: 12/17/2015, Expiration Date: 12/17/2025, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KB5OMB, Grant Date: 04/09/1991, Expiration Date: 04/09/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/10/2003, Registrant: Kimberly Esparza, Sunland Park, NM 88063
  • Call Sign: KB5OMC, Grant Date: 04/09/1991, Expiration Date: 04/09/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/10/2003, Registrant: Denise M Olivas, Sunland Park, NM 88063
  • Call Sign: KB5ONQ, Grant Date: 12/31/1990, Expiration Date: 12/31/2000, Cancellation Date: 01/01/2003, Registrant: Carlo F Quintana, 106 Del Prado, Sunland Park, NM 88063
  • Call Sign: KD5GAA, Grant Date: 01/08/1999, Expiration Date: 01/08/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/11/2011, Registrant: Desert View Elementary School Amat Rad Club, 425 Valle Vista, Sunland Park, NM 88063
  • Call Sign: KD5LLR, Licensee ID: L00279837, Grant Date: 08/24/2000, Expiration Date: 08/24/2010, Cancellation Date: 08/25/2012, Certifier: Rogelio Garcia, Registrant: Rogelio Garcia, Sunland Park, NM 88063
  • Call Sign: KD5SQU, Licensee ID: L00522485, Grant Date: 03/21/2012, Expiration Date: 05/28/2022, Certifier: Manuel B Mijarez, Registrant: Manuel B Mijarez, 102 Palo Verde, Sunland Park, NM 88063

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$122,9886$155,10819$124,0863$55,3573$180,4675$65,880
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$113,2902$265,1456$105,6701$2,5601$113,2902$60,905
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$116,0004$137,29542$111,79919$26,8414$166,8688$39,401
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$103,9201$117,55012$94,8896$26,9682$20,1855$47,370
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$06$128,6950$00$01$96,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0017.04 , 0017.05

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$51,9602$161,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$147,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$51,9601$102,220
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0017.04 , 0017.05

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Sunland Park, NM among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Maria4570.5 years
Jose3172.0 years
Jesus1762.5 years
Juan1571.9 years
Ramon1375.3 years
Manuel1371.7 years
Pedro1070.8 years
Antonio965.3 years
Francisco973.7 years
Ruben765.1 years
Most common last names in Sunland Park, NM among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Flores1468.9 years
Garcia1370.0 years
Hernandez1369.8 years
Rodriguez1365.8 years
Martinez1369.7 years
Gonzalez1275.8 years
Lopez1169.1 years
Sanchez972.8 years
Macias874.6 years
Nunez867.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
Businesses in Sunland Park, NM
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1U-Haul1
Cricket Wireless1YMCA1

Sunland Park 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 above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Sunland Park on our top lists:

  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 5,000+"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in unknown juvenile institutions (population 1,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 (88063) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average taxable interest for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #6 (88063) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting net capital gain/loss in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #8 (88063) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #9 (88063) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of German first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #15 (88063) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers using charity contributions deductions in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #18 (88063) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #52 (88063) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest average reported salary/wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
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