Sunland Park, New Mexico

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Population in 2019: 17,978 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +35.1%
 
Males: 8,630  (48.0%)
Females: 9,348  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

31.0 years
New Mexico median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 88063.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $28,640 (it was $20,164 in 2000)
Sunland Park:

$28,640
NM:

$51,945

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $15,652 (it was $6,576 in 2000)

Sunland Park city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $118,562 (it was $46,200 in 2000)
Sunland Park:

$118,562
NM:

$180,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $153,291; detached houses: $179,993; townhouses or other attached units: $93,038; mobile homes: $79,399

Median gross rent in 2019: $621.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sunland Park: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 39.2%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.0% for American Indian residents, 52.5% for other race residents, 27.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Sunland Park, NM (2019)
    • 16,50395.7%Hispanic
    • 7504.3%White alone
    • 560.3%Asian alone
    • 320.2%Black alone
    • 160.09%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Sunland Park, New Mexico as of May 14, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sunland Park is 1,201 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Sunland Park by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(34.8)
3
(20.9)
3
(20.6)
5
(32.8)
3
(21.0)
1
(6.9)
4
(26.8)
7
(45.8)
7
(44.6)
3
(18.4)
9
(49.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
7
(48.7)
3
(20.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(13.1)
2
(14.0)
2
(13.9)
5
(33.5)
5
(32.7)
2
(12.7)
2
(12.3)
2
(11.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
41
(285.4)
33
(230.1)
11
(75.5)
13
(85.4)
7
(49.1)
2
(13.9)
1
(6.7)
4
(26.2)
5
(31.8)
19
(116.6)
54
(298.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
52
(362.0)
74
(516.0)
79
(542.1)
41
(269.3)
43
(301.5)
58
(401.9)
50
(334.7)
46
(301.2)
52
(331.2)
43
(263.8)
58
(320.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
99
(689.2)
143
(997.1)
180
(1,235)
149
(978.7)
116
(813.2)
115
(797.0)
96
(642.6)
91
(595.9)
108
(687.9)
67
(411.0)
114
(629.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
25
(174.0)
29
(202.2)
19
(130.4)
25
(164.2)
17
(119.2)
22
(152.5)
17
(113.8)
11
(72.0)
17
(108.3)
14
(85.9)
17
(93.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.6)
1
(7.0)
2
(13.9)
1
(6.7)
1
(6.5)
N/AN/A1
(5.5)
City-Data.com crime index166.4161.2129.3118.494.098.591.0102.4105.283.5157.9

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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Crime rate in Sunland Park detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 22 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.10
New Mexico average:

0.85
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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1984

Elevation: 3730 feet

Land area: 10.6 square miles.

Population density: 1,703 people per square mile   (low).

Sunland Park, New Mexico map

6,191 residents are foreign born (35.3% Latin America).

This city:

35.9%
New Mexico:

9.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,159 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $771 (0.8%)

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 )

Latitude: 31.81 N, Longitude: 106.58 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,389 (-19.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,156 (18.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Sunland Park, NM in 2019
Distribution of house value in Sunland Park, NM in 2019
Sunland Park satellite photo by USGS

Sunland Park tourist attractions:

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.1%
New Mexico:

7.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +4,888 (+58.0%).
Most common industries in Sunland Park, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (9.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.7%)
  • Health care (4.5%)
  • Truck transportation (4.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.0%)
  • Truck transportation (5.5%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (11.5%)
  • Educational services (11.2%)
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Social assistance (7.4%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.4%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Sunland Park, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Construction laborers (4.4%)
  • 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 (11.7%)
  • Child care workers (6.5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Cashiers (4.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.0%)

Average climate in Sunland Park, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Sunland Park, New Mexico average temperatures Sunland Park, New Mexico average precipitation Sunland Park, New Mexico humidity Sunland Park, New Mexico wind speed Sunland Park, New Mexico snowfall Sunland Park, New Mexico sunshine Sunland Park, New Mexico clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 139. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

139
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.171. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.171
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.26. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.26
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2017 was 0.651. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.651
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 36.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 37.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.8
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.01. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.01
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

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

City:

0.0181
U.S.:

0.0098

Earthquake activity:

Sunland Park-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 440% 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 Sunland Park center
On 6/29/2014 at 04:59:35, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 160.7 miles away from Sunland Park center
On 1/4/2006 at 08:32:32, a magnitude 6.6 (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 Sunland Park 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 3/26/2020 at 15:16:27, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 5.9 mi) earthquake occurred 149.4 miles away from Sunland Park 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 (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 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)

Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Sunland Park:

Marital status in Sunland Park, NM
  • Never married: 31.1%
  • Now married: 50.6%
  • Separated: 5.2%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

For population 25 years and over in Sunland Park:

  • High school or higher: 64.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 12.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

23.9
New Mexico average:

12.8

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

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

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
This county:

5.35 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

5.7%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

22.7%
State:

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

15.2%
New Mexico:

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 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 19$48,568$30,6750$0
Police Protection - Officers 16$81,457$61,0930$0
Firefighters 14$54,697$46,8830$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 10$21,441$25,7290$0
Other Government Administration 4$21,592$64,7760$0
Financial Administration 4$17,380$52,1400$0
Solid Waste Management 4$7,130$21,3900$0
Streets and Highways 2$3,228$19,3680$0
Fire - Other 2$3,306$19,8360$0
Local Libraries 2$9,136$54,8160$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$897
Totals for Government 77$267,935$41,7562$897

Sunland Park government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $1,883,000 ($104.74)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,652,000 ($91.89)
    Police Protection: $1,652,000 ($91.89)
    Toll Highways: $1,049,000 ($58.35)
    Regular Highways: $978,000 ($54.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $543,000 ($30.20)
    Central Staff Services: $136,000 ($7.56)
    Corrections - Other: $44,000 ($2.45)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $42,000 ($2.34)

Sunland Park government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $86,000 ($4.78)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $7,000 ($0.39)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $252,000 ($14.02)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $43,000 ($2.39)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,042,000 ($224.83)
    Property: $1,847,000 ($102.74)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $529,000 ($29.42)
    Other License: $85,000 ($4.73)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $11,000 ($0.61)

Sunland Park government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,364,000 ($75.87)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,050,000 ($58.40)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $314,000 ($17.47)

Sunland Park government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $314,000 ($17.47)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $700,000 ($38.94)

5.86% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,662 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
New Mexico average:

6.21%

0.23% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,276 average AGI)
Dona Ana County:

0.23%
New Mexico average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from El Paso County, TX  1.35% ($35,820 average AGI)
from Otero County, NM  0.28% ($32,500)
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.24% ($40,017)


6.56% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,060 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.56%
New Mexico average:

6.56%

0.25% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,003 average AGI)
Dona Ana County:

0.25%
New Mexico average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to El Paso County, TX  1.21% ($35,703 average AGI)
to Bernalillo County, NM  0.50% ($38,130)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.24% ($39,388)
Businesses in Sunland Park, NM
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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
See more detailed statistics of Sunland Park fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 157ft / 47.6mTotal length
  • $300,000Total costs
  • 11,005Total average daily traffic
  • 548Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,563Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 1200 Futurity Dr (Lat: 31.803889 Lon: -106.562778), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 13.7 m, Call Sign: WNNV416,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.540 MHz, 152.285 MHz, 152.975 MHz, 152.450 MHz, Grant Date: 01/28/2014, Expiration Date: 03/15/2024, Certifier: Harold Payne, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 31.804722 Lon: -106.547500, Call Sign: WRDC921,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.512 MHz, 452.412 MHz, 452.512 MHz, 457.412 MHz, 457.512 MHz, Grant Date: 03/30/2019, Expiration Date: 03/30/2029, Certifier: Manny Prado, Registrant: Rtc, Inc., 300 East Sunset, El Paso, TX 79922, Phone: (915) 584-6646, Fax: (915) 584-6265, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • 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 MHz, Grant Date: 04/29/2008, Expiration Date: 07/08/2018, Cancellation Date: 02/12/2010, Registrant: 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, 11605.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/14/2010, Expiration Date: 10/14/2020, Cancellation Date: 07/24/2015, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof, Registrant: 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, 10160 Airport Rd,5 Miles Northwest 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 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, Grant Date: 06/19/2013, Expiration Date: 06/19/2023, Certifier: Thomas J Mcgovern, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 12/17/2015, Expiration Date: 12/17/2025, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • NM02428A, 3751 Mcnutt Road (Lat: 31.813111 Lon: -106.595306), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 30.4 m, Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WRBT926,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19525.0 MHz, 19575.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 19575.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 19575.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 19575.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 19575.0 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 06/19/2018, Expiration Date: 06/19/2028, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • NM02466A, 1531 Appaloosa Dr (Lat: 31.800722 Lon: -106.564917), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WRBT927,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17965.0 MHz, 18015.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 18015.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 18015.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 18015.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 18015.0 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 06/19/2018, Expiration Date: 06/19/2028, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sunland Park)
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 in Sunland Park, NM
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sunland Park, NM - Value

2008 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2008 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 29. The highest number of reported fires - 48 took place in 2016, and the least - 3 in 2008. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Sunland Park, NM When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (40.7%), and Structure Fires (31.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sunland Park, NM
    • 12940.7%Outside Fires
    • 10031.5%Structure Fires
    • 4413.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 4413.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sunland Park, NM
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sunland Park, NM
  • 60.2%Utility gas
  • 35.6%Electricity
  • 4.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sunland Park, NM
  • 60.3%Utility gas
  • 34.0%Electricity
  • 5.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used


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 significantly below 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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