Tajique, New Mexico

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Population in 2010: 130. Population change since 2000: -12.2%
Males: 51  (39.5%)
Females: 79  (60.5%)
Median resident age:  41.5 years
New Mexico median age:  37.7 years

Zip code: 87016

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,470 (it was $27,969 in 2000)
Tajique:

$27,470
NM:

$42,558
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $9,299 (it was $7,645 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $155,303 (it was $131,300 in 2000)
Tajique:

$155,303
NM:

$157,500
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $57,946; Detached houses: $88,734; Mobile homes: $27,157
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Tajique races chart
  • Hispanic - 99 (76.2%)
  • White alone - 29 (22.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.8%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Tajique: 226.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6700 feet

Land area: 2.71 square miles.

Population density: 48 people per square mile   (very low).

Tajique, New Mexico map

For population 25 years and over in Tajique:

  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 91.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tajique CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 100.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

17 residents are foreign born

This place:  39.5%
New Mexico:  9.6%



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Tajique, New Mexico as of May 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Tajique to the number of sex offenders is 130 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Tajique CDP:  0.2% ($244)
New Mexico:  0.7% ($699)

Tajique satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albuquerque, NM (30.6 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (342.0 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Manzano, NM (2.8 miles) , Chilili, NM (3.1 miles) , Estancia, NM (3.6 miles ), Manzano Springs, NM (3.8 miles) , McIntosh, NM (3.9 miles ), Ponderosa Pine, NM (3.9 miles ), Mountainair, NM (4.1 miles ), Meadow Lake, NM (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 34.76 N, Longitude: 106.29 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 505

Tajique household income distribution Tajique home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.5%
New Mexico:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Tajique, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Tajique-area historical earthquake activity is near New Mexico state average. It is 131% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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 39.3 miles away from the city center
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 585.2 miles away from Tajique 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 577.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 549.7 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 11/8/1990 at 10:46:53, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MD, Depth: 3.8 mi) earthquake occurred 38.7 miles away from Tajique center
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 172.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Torrance County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tajique topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tajique:

  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 30 miles; Albuquerque, NM; Full-time enrollment: 19,398)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 30 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 35 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • Santa Fe Community College (about 60 miles; Santa Fe, NM; FT enrollment: 3,047)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 84 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,931)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus (about 143 miles; Roswell, NM; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 173 miles; Portales, NM; FT enrollment: 4,263)

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Notable location: Tajique Weather Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Old Tajique Cemetery (1), Tajique Catholic Church Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2002 was 66.4. This is about average.

City:

66.4
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2002 was 27.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.4
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 100.0%
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  57.4%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  16.7%
Whole state:  8.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 3.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Tajique compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Tajique travel time to work - commute Tajique mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (69%)
  • Solar energy (31%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tajique CDP (based on Torrance County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 78.21%
Here: 78.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents75.2%15.7%3.4%2.7%3.0%
Congregations37.5%18.8%9.4%12.5%21.9%
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: 7
Torrance County:

4.23 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Torrance County:

4.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

7.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.1%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Torrance County:

21.3%
New Mexico:

22.1%

7.91% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,465 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.91%
New Mexico average:

6.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bernalillo County, NM  2.91% ($22,660 average AGI)
from Santa Fe County, NM  0.95% ($32,109)


8.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,387 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.44%
New Mexico average:

6.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bernalillo County, NM  3.18% ($27,768 average AGI)
to Santa Fe County, NM  0.62% ($32,600)
to Valencia County, NM  0.33% ($22,438)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tajique:

  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXKS (1190 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KNML (610 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKIM (1000 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KANM (1600 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: ARAGON BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KARS (860 AM; 1 kW; BELEN, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tajique:

  • KIOT (102.5 FM; LOS LUNAS, NM; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KTZO (103.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLYT (88.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KBQI (107.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • KRST (92.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPEK (100.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFLQ (91.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • K265CA (100.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K213BT (90.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KTEG (104.7 FM; BOSQUE FARMS, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KNKT (107.1 FM; ARMIJO, NM; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF ALBUQUERQUE, INC.)
  • KLVO (97.7 FM; BELEN, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KYLZ (106.3 FM; LOS LUNAS, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Tajique:

  • KWBQ (Channel 19; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF NEW MEXICO, LLC)

Tajique fatal accident list:

Jul 15, 2003 08:08 PM, Monzano, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
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