Tatum, New Mexico

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Population in 2017: 811 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +18.7%
 
Males: 356  (43.9%)
Females: 455  (56.1%)
Median resident age:

34.6 years
New Mexico median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 88267.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,119 (it was $28,833 in 2000)
Tatum:

$47,119
NM:

$46,744

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,010 (it was $11,728 in 2000)

Tatum town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $87,722 (it was $30,100 in 2000)
Tatum:

$87,722
NM:

$171,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $98,398; detached houses: $100,023; mobile homes: $118,446

Median gross rent in 2017: $602.

March 2019 cost of living index in Tatum: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.4%
(7.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Tatum, NM (2010)
    • 41752.3%White alone
    • 35344.2%Hispanic
    • 91.1%Black alone
    • 70.9%American Indian alone
    • 70.9%Asian alone
    • 40.5%Two or more races
    • 10.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Tatum, New Mexico as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Tatum is 407 to 1.


Crime rates in Tatum by year

Type

2005

2008

2009

2010

2011

2014

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(123.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(286.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(235.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
8
(1,144)
7
(964.2)
4
(523.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(705.9)
1
(120.2)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(715.3)
11
(1,515)
66
(8,639)
38
(4,792)
28
(3,470)
7
(823.5)
3
(360.6)
1
(123.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(126.1)
1
(123.9)
1
(117.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(123.9)
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City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)166.0128.1382.2201.8185.9138.822.84.9

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City-data.com crime index in Tatum, NM

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.69
New Mexico average:

1.29
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Ancestries: German (17.3%), European (5.6%), American (4.0%), English (3.8%), Irish (1.8%), Portuguese (1.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3997 feet

Land area: 1.18 square miles.

Population density: 687 people per square mile   (low).

Tatum, New Mexico map

121 residents are foreign born (18.4% Latin America).

This town:

18.4%
New Mexico:

9.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $414 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $290 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lubbock, TX (85.8 miles , pop. 199,564).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (207.6 miles , pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (379.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Lovington, NM (4.6 miles ),
Plains, TX (5.4 miles ),
Denver City, TX (5.9 miles ),
North Hobbs, NM (5.9 miles ),
Hobbs, NM (6.2 miles ),
Causey, NM (6.6 miles),
Monument, NM (6.6 miles ),
Nadine, NM (6.7 miles )

Latitude: 33.26 N, Longitude: 103.32 W

Area code: 505

Distribution of median household income in Tatum, NM in 2017
Distribution of house value in Tatum, NM in 2017
Tatum satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
New Mexico:

4.6%
Most common industries in Tatum, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (17.8%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.7%)
  • Construction (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (29.6%)
  • Construction (12.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
  • Utilities (5.6%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (17.0%)
  • Educational services (16.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (12.8%)
  • Public administration (12.8%)
  • Health care (6.4%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (5.3%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Tatum, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.9%)
  • Extraction workers (5.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.5%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Extraction workers (10.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10.4%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.6%)
  • Construction laborers (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (11.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.5%)
  • Cashiers (7.4%)
  • Customer service representatives (6.4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.3%)

Average climate in Tatum, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Tatum-area historical tornado activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 28% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/1954, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.0 miles away from the Tatum town center .

On 4/17/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 46.2 miles away from the town center injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tatum-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below New Mexico state average. It is 8% 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 205.9 miles away from Tatum center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.9 miles away from Tatum center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 148.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/19/2005 at 20:27:40, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 87.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/29/1990 at 13:16:10, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 LG, Depth: 7.5 mi) earthquake occurred 221.0 miles away from the city 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) earthquake occurred 266.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lea County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tatum topographic map

Airports located in Tatum:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tatum:

  • South Plains College (about 60 miles; Levelland, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,007)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 64 miles; Portales, NM; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus (about 70 miles; Roswell, NM; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 86 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 3,269)
  • Texas Tech University (about 87 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 29,251)
  • Midland College (about 111 miles; Midland, TX; FT enrollment: 3,650)
  • Odessa College (about 111 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 3,107)

Public high school in Tatum:

  • TATUM HIGH (Students: 96, Location: SOUTH AVE C AND SOUTH AVE B, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Tatum:

See full list of schools located in Tatum

Library in Tatum:

  • TATUM COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $101,220; Location: 323 E. BROADWAY; 8,200 books; 424 audio materials; 1,057 video materials; 37 state licensed databases; 30 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Tatum: Tatum Weather Station (A), Tatum Community Library (B), Tatum Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Tatum include: Church of Christ (A), First Assembly of God Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), Church of the Nazarene (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Westcraft Metal Art Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 504 West Broadway).

Courts: Supreme Court Administration (124 East Broadway), Tatum - City - Municipal Court (121 West Broadway).

Lea 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 town:

2.6 people
New Mexico:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

68.9%
Whole state:

65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.1%
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: 1.3% of all households

Banks with branches in Tatum (2011 data):

  • Western Commerce Bank: Tatum Branch at 102 South Avenue A, branch established on 1954/03/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $363.8 mil, Deposits: $323.7 mil, headquarters in Carlsbad, NM, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Western Commerce Bancshares Of Carlsbad, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Tatum:

Marital status in Tatum, NM
  • Never married: 21.6%
  • Now married: 55.8%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

For population 25 years and over in Tatum:

  • High school or higher: 74.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 10.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
New Mexico average:

12.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tatum, NM (based on Lea County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant21,65286
Catholic10,2746
Mainline Protestant2,14911
Other1,1144
Black Protestant2224
Orthodox--
None29,316-
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: 8
This county:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
This county:

5.17 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 41
This county:

7.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Lea County:

27.8%
New Mexico:

22.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.4%
New Mexico:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.1%
New Mexico:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.0%
New Mexico:

47.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Tatum:

24.0%
New Mexico:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.6%
State:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
New Mexico:

6.8

Overweight people:
Tatum:

33.1%
New Mexico:

34.5%

General health condition:
This city:

52.8%
New Mexico:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.5%
New Mexico:

80.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tatum, NM Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police - Other 4$7,353$22,0590$0
Welfare 3$9,808$39,2320$0
Financial Administration 3$17,194$68,7760$0
Police Protection - Officers 3$13,261$53,0440$0
Water Supply 2$5,286$31,7160$0
Solid Waste Management 2$4,473$26,8380$0
Local Libraries 1$1,643$19,7160$0
Sewerage 1$1,890$22,6800$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$148
Firefighters 0$0 10$340
Health 0$0 10$546
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,353
Totals for Government 19$60,908$38,46825$2,387

Tatum government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $145,000 ($178.79)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $459,000 ($565.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $238,000 ($293.46)
    Water Utilities: $177,000 ($218.25)
    Sewerage: $148,000 ($182.49)
    General - Other: $107,000 ($131.94)
    Local Fire Protection: $97,000 ($119.61)
    Central Staff Services: $95,000 ($117.14)
    Financial Administration: $84,000 ($103.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $76,000 ($93.71)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $59,000 ($72.75)
    Correctional Institutions: $22,000 ($27.13)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $3,000 ($3.70)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($2.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($2.47)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $14,000 ($17.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($13.56)

Tatum government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $146,000 ($180.02)
    Other: $56,000 ($69.05)
    Sewerage: $41,000 ($50.55)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $6,000 ($7.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($3.70)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $39,000 ($48.09)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $172,000 ($212.08)
    General Revenue - Other: $29,000 ($35.76)
    Sale of Property: $13,000 ($16.03)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $138,000 ($170.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $269,000 ($331.69)
    Other: $197,000 ($242.91)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $747,000 ($921.09)
    Other Selective Sales: $42,000 ($51.79)
    Property: $29,000 ($35.76)
    Public Utilities Sales: $28,000 ($34.53)
    Other License: $4,000 ($4.93)

Tatum government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $72,000 ($88.78)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $59,000 ($72.75)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,000 ($16.03)

Tatum government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $722,000 ($890.26)

4.94% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,824 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.94%
New Mexico average:

6.21%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Eddy County, NM  0.32% ($49,438 average AGI)
from El Paso County, TX  0.30% ($39,797)
from Ector County, TX  0.25% ($44,237)


7.76% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,562 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.76%
New Mexico average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lubbock County, TX  0.55% ($45,969 average AGI)
to El Paso County, TX  0.43% ($41,441)
to Midland County, TX  0.29% ($59,543)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tatum:

  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KYKK (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; HUMBLE CITY, NM; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHOB (1390 AM; 5 kW; HOBBS, NM; Owner: AMERICAN ASSET MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • KLEA (630 AM; 1 kW; LOVINGTON, NM; Owner: LEA COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KIJN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FARWELL, TX; Owner: METROPOLITIAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBIM (910 AM; 5 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFYO (790 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KCRS (550 AM; 5 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJTV (950 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tatum:

  • KBIM-FM (94.9 FM; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWMW (105.1 FM; MALJAMAR, NM; Owner: M.T.D. INC)
  • KIXN (102.9 FM; HOBBS, NM; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMTH (98.7 FM; MALJAMAR, NM; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS EASTERN N.M. UNIV.)

TV broadcast stations around Tatum:

  • KOBR (Channel 8; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: STANLEY S. HUBBARD REVOCABLE TRUST)
  • KLBK-TV (Channel 13; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: QUORUM OF TEXAS LICENSE, LLC)
  • K27GL (Channel 27; HOBBS, NM; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • K50GM (Channel 50; HOBBS, NM; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)

Tatum fatal accident list:

Aug 1, 1981 05:45 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Tatum)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 101 Nw Ave B (Lat: 33.257833 Lon: -103.318750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: KLE901,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.375 MHz, 458.375 MHz, Grant Date: 01/04/2013, Expiration Date: 03/18/2023, Registrant: Carprock Communications, Hobbs, NM 88241-1560, Phone: (575) 397-2483, Fax: (575) 369-1718, Email:
  • 1 Block N 1 Block W Int Us 380 & Sr 18 (Lat: 33.256222 Lon: -103.316333), Call Sign: KRZ322,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.550 MHz, Grant Date: 04/28/2015, Expiration Date: 05/30/2025, Registrant: State Of New Mexico, 401 Broadway Tiwa Bldg, Albuquerque, NM 87102, Phone: (505) 841-8453, Fax: (505) 841-8452, Email:
  • State Rd 18n 1 1/2 Mi From 380 (Lat: 33.270111 Lon: -103.318000), Call Sign: KNDP505,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.000 MHz, 463.025 MHz, 463.050 MHz, 463.075 MHz, 463.100 MHz, 463.125 MHz, 463.150 MHz, 463.175 MHz, Grant Date: 07/03/2012, Expiration Date: 09/01/2022, Registrant: State Of New Mexico, 401 Broadway Tiwa Bldg, Albuquerque, NM 87102, Phone: (505) 841-8453, Fax: (505) 841-8452, Email:
  • Citco Bluit Plt Hwy 262 25 Mi Nne (Lat: 33.622056 Lon: -103.241611), Call Sign: WGI655,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.300 MHz, Grant Date: 09/17/2002, Expiration Date: 09/25/2012, Cancellation Date: 07/13/2012, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Us 380 35 Mi E Of 14 Mi N On Lease Rd (Lat: 33.613417 Lon: -103.875528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: WPGV712,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.350 MHz, Grant Date: 01/08/2005, Expiration Date: 03/21/2015, Cancellation Date: 02/18/2005, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4282, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Lat: 33.257028 Lon: -103.317694, Call Sign: WQAI806,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.687 MHz, Grant Date: 06/09/2004, Expiration Date: 06/09/2014, Cancellation Date: 08/09/2014, Certifier: Scott Green, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • 203 S Main St (Lat: 33.254750 Lon: -103.317361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 19.8 m, Overall height: 25.9 m, Call Sign: WQBP685,
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.575 MHz, 468.475 MHz, 467.125 MHz, 466.475 MHz, Grant Date: 11/04/2014, Expiration Date: 11/18/2024, Certifier: Michael S Sarkis, Registrant: Lea County Electric Cooperative, Inc., 1300 West Avenue D, Lovington, NM 88260, Phone: (575) 396-3631, Fax: (575) 396-3634, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KA5BEW, Grant Date: 09/13/1988, Expiration Date: 09/13/1998, Cancellation Date: 09/14/2000, Registrant: Charles G Seybert, Tatum, NM 88267
  • Call Sign: KC5VJU, Licensee ID: L00922428, Grant Date: 06/02/2016, Expiration Date: 07/24/2026, Certifier: James L Burnett, Registrant: James L Burnett, 161 James Rd North, Tatum, NM 88267
  • Call Sign: KC5VLF, Licensee ID: L00921944, Grant Date: 05/25/2016, Expiration Date: 07/26/2026, Registrant: Nathan E Good, North James Rd., Tatum, NM 88267-0833
  • Call Sign: KD5AVO, Grant Date: 05/27/1997, Expiration Date: 05/27/2007, Cancellation Date: 05/28/2009, Registrant: Gregg Brande, Tatum, NM 88267
  • Call Sign: KD5GKA, Licensee ID: L00144119, Grant Date: 12/20/2008, Expiration Date: 02/24/2019, Registrant: Alfred G Avallone, 423 E Ash St, Tatum, NM 88267-0395

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 19913 , Serial Number: 17260857, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 08/15/1972, Certificate Issue Date: 06/28/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Danny R Watson, Po Box 682, Tatum, NM 88267
  • Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER R22 BETA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 36861 , Serial Number: 0584, Year manufactured: 1986, Airworthiness Date: 11/12/1996, Certificate Issue Date: 11/28/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Danny R Watson, Po Box 682, Tatum, NM 88267
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150J (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 61192 , Serial Number: 15070877, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 06/28/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 08/08/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Odis B Hartwig, Po Box 876, Tatum, NM 88267
  • Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER COMPANY R44 II (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540-AE1A5 (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 676MS , Serial Number: 11482, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 10/10/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 09/12/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Danny R Watson, Po Box 682, Tatum, NM 88267

2006 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2006 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 30. The highest number of fire incidents - 60 took place in 2018, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Tatum, NM When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (82.0%), and Other (8.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Tatum, NM
    • 31882.0%Outside Fires
    • 348.8%Other
    • 194.9%Structure Fires
    • 174.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Tatum, NM
Most common first names in Tatum, NM among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William982.4 years
James865.1 years
Mary777.0 years
Roy577.5 years
Ruby583.2 years
Billy460.7 years
George378.0 years
Ben372.3 years
John367.3 years
Joseph379.0 years
Most common last names in Tatum, NM among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Halkins772.6 years
Smith675.3 years
Dickinson471.7 years
Jones476.5 years
Price474.5 years
Duncan467.7 years
White474.3 years
Walker478.3 years
Akins373.3 years
Adkins372.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Tatum, NM
  • 48.5%Utility gas
  • 46.9%Electricity
  • 4.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Tatum, NM
  • 53.3%Electricity
  • 46.7%Utility gas


Tatum compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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