Timberon, New Mexico

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Population in 2010: 348. Population change since 2000: +12.6%
Males: 200  (57.7%)
Females: 148  (42.3%)
Median resident age:  58.5 years
New Mexico median age:  36.9 years

Zip codes: 88350.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $24,270 (it was $24,519 in 2000)
Timberon:

$24,270
NM:

$43,872

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,158 (it was $11,743 in 2000)

Timberon CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $78,529 (it was $62,500 in 2000)
Timberon:

$78,529
NM:

$159,200
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  • Races in Timberon, NM (2010)

    Timberon races chart
    • 28581.9%White alone
    • 5315.2%Hispanic
    • 51.4%Two or more races
    • 30.9%Asian alone
    • 20.6%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Timberon: 90.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (26.8%), English (8.3%), Dutch (7.5%), Irish (7.5%), Italian (6.1%), Swiss (6.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 7150 feet

Land area: 20.2 square miles.

Population density: 17 people per square mile   (very low).

Timberon,NM real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Timberon:

  • High school or higher: 78.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Timberon CDP:

  • Never married: 16.7%
  • Now married: 65.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 18.2%



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Timberon, New Mexico as of May 28, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Timberon to the number of sex offenders is 348 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $803 (1.1%)

Timberon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Las Cruces, NM (66.2 miles , pop. 74,267).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (72.2 miles , pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (375.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Southeast Otero, NM (2.5 miles ), Sacramento, NM (3.7 miles) , Weed, NM (4.0 miles) , Pinon, NM (4.2 miles) , Boles Acres, NM (4.6 miles ), Twin Forks, NM (4.6 miles) , Mayhill, NM (4.7 miles) , Cloudcroft, NM (4.7 miles ).

Latitude: 32.63 N, Longitude: 105.69 W

Area code: 505

Timberon household income distribution Timberon home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.5%
New Mexico:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Information (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Timberon, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Timberon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below New Mexico state average. It is 81% 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 212.8 miles away from the city 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 152.6 miles away from Timberon center
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 144.0 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 492.2 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 634.7 miles away from Timberon 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 12/19/2005 at 20:27:40, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Otero County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 6, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Timberon:

  • New Mexico State University-Main Campus (about 67 miles; Las Cruces, NM; Full-time enrollment: 14,497)
  • New Mexico State University-Dona Ana (about 67 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 5,640)
  • El Paso Community College (about 72 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 19,576)
  • Vista College (about 73 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 3,453)
  • The University of Texas at El Paso (about 77 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 18,008)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus (about 83 miles; Roswell, NM; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • Western New Mexico University (about 152 miles; Silver City, NM; FT enrollment: 2,456)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • As of this date, there is no tv station in Timberon, NM. Broadcast tv reception comes out of El Paso, TX for the most part.

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Notable locations in Timberon: Timberon Lodge (A), Circle Cross Ranch (B), Moss Ranch (C), Timberon Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (D), Timberon Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Womack Tank (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Sacramento River Lodge (15 Pounds Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Otero County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 33.6%
(33.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  1.9 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  56.5%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.3%
Whole state:  8.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
New Mexico average:

13.6

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Timberon CDP (based on Otero County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic11,86211
Evangelical Protestant8,94755
Mainline Protestant2,91312
Other1,71211
Black Protestant4665
None37,897-
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: 6
Otero County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Otero County:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Otero County:

4.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Here:

5.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.8%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Otero County:

25.8%
New Mexico:

22.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Timberon:

48.2%
New Mexico:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.2%
New Mexico:

47.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
New Mexico:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

32.4%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Timberon:

12.7%
New Mexico:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Timberon:

7.0
New Mexico:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

41.0%
New Mexico:

34.5%

General health condition:
This city:

46.4%
New Mexico:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Timberon:

75.4%
State:

80.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Timberon, NM Residents

9.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,964 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.58%
New Mexico average:

6.50%

1.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($4,335 average AGI)
Otero County:

1.10%
New Mexico average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from El Paso County, TX  0.63% ($26,114 average AGI)
from Dona Ana County, NM  0.60% ($25,299)
from Clark County, NV  0.39% ($59,068)


8.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,675 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.59%
New Mexico average:

6.43%

0.62% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,405 average AGI)
Otero County:

0.62%
New Mexico average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dona Ana County, NM  0.81% ($30,944 average AGI)
to El Paso County, TX  0.56% ($29,984)
to Bernalillo County, NM  0.32% ($40,845)

Strongest AM radio stations in Timberon:

  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KTSM (690 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KAMA (750 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KBNA (920 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KROD (600 AM; 5 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF EL PASO, INC.)
  • KSNM (570 AM; 5 kW; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: SUNRISE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KXPL (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: K-FINA RESULTS, INC.)
  • KBUY (1360 AM; 5 kW; RUIDOSO, NM; Owner: WALTON STATIONS-NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KSVE (1150 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRSY (1230 AM; 1 kW; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: RUNNELS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LLC, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • KINN (1270 AM; 1 kW; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: BURT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Timberon:

  • K205DE (88.9 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)
  • K256AI (99.1 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K215EC (91.1 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KZZX (105.3 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: BURT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNMZ (103.7 FM; ALAMOGORDO, NM; Owner: RUNNELS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LLC, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • KRSY-FM (92.7 FM; LA LUZ, NM; Owner: RUNNELS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LLC, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • K249DD (97.7 FM; RUIDOSO, NM; Owner: ROSWELL CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • KNMB (96.7 FM; CLOUDCROFT, NM; Owner: MTD, INC.)
  • KIDX (101.5 FM; RUIDOSO, NM; Owner: MTD, INC.)
  • K240CN (95.9 FM; RUIDOSO, NM; Owner: FRIENDS OF KHFM-RUIDOSO)
  • K297AE (107.3 FM; RUIDOSO, NM; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)

TV broadcast stations around Timberon:

  • K12MP (Channel 12; TIMBERON, NM; Owner: VISION BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • TIMBERON, Unit 14-Timberon Subdivision (Lat: 32.644806 Lon: -105.679139), Overall height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WGW298, Licensee ID: L00049096
    Assigned Frequencies: 2112.00 MHzGrant Date: 04/17/1991, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001Registrant: Dell Telephone Cooperative, Inc., Dell City, TX 79837

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KC5DAO, Licensee ID: L00707811, Grant Date: 06/26/2003, Expiration Date: 09/21/2013, Cancellation Date: 09/22/2015, Certifier: James S Johnson, Registrant: James S Johnson, Timberon, NM 88350-0299
  • Call Sign: KC5DSC, Grant Date: 10/12/1993, Expiration Date: 10/12/2003, Cancellation Date: 10/13/2005, Registrant: Cindy R Moss, Tonto Dr, Timberon, NM 88350
  • Call Sign: KC5YVE, Grant Date: 02/06/1997, Expiration Date: 02/06/2007, Cancellation Date: 02/07/2009, Registrant: Mark W Davis, Timberon, NM 88350
  • Call Sign: N5MOH, Grant Date: 10/26/1998, Expiration Date: 10/26/2008, Cancellation Date: 10/27/2010, Registrant: Robert W Weston, Timberon, NM 88350
  • Call Sign: N5PUQ, Previous Call Sign: KB5FBV, Grant Date: 01/02/1990, Expiration Date: 01/02/2000, Cancellation Date: 03/07/2002, Registrant: Joe S Thompson, Timberon, NM 88350
  • Call Sign: W5HWW, Grant Date: 09/22/1987, Expiration Date: 09/22/1997, Cancellation Date: 09/23/1999, Registrant: Francek E Haupt, Timberon, NM 88350

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T337E (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 142 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 86529 , Serial Number: 33701223, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 12/02/1969
    Registrant (Corporation): Triangle L Consulting LLC, Po Box 459, Timberon, NM 88350

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (60%)
  • Wood (33%)
  • Electricity (7%)

Timberon compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 3 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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