Timberon, New Mexico

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Population in 2010: 348. Population change since 2000: +12.6%
Males: 183  (52.6%)
Females: 165  (47.4%)
Median resident age:  60.6 years
New Mexico median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 88350.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $58,668 (it was $24,519 in 2000)
Timberon:

$58,668
NM:

$42,558
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,869 (it was $11,743 in 2000)

Timberon CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $89,470 (it was $62,500 in 2000)
Timberon:

$89,470
NM:

$157,500
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $94,366; Detached houses: $106,077; Mobile homes: $81,165
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Timberon races chart
  • White alone - 285 (81.9%)
  • Hispanic - 53 (15.2%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (1.4%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.6%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Timberon: 90.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (25.9%), Swiss (13.5%), English (7.7%), Italian (5.4%), Dutch (5.0%), Irish (5.0%).

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: 77.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.6%
  • 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: 12.9%
  • Now married: 87.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $964 (0.9%)

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 June 2014:
Here:

6.9%
New Mexico:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
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 (%)
Males Females
  • Art and design workers (34%)
  • Plant and system operators (21%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (17%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (14%)
  • Business operations specialists (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (40%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (20%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (14%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (11%)

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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Airports located in Timberon:

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 2012: 29.9%
(29.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Timberon compared to New Mexico 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 significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (39%)
  • Wood (35%)
  • Electricity (25%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.19%
Here: 46.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents53.8%14.4%8.7%6.4%3.0%
Congregations13.9%22.2%6.9%6.9%4.2%
Name Charismatic Churches IndependentChurches of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.6%2.2%1.3%1.2%6.4%
Congregations1.4%16.7%1.4%2.8%23.6%
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: 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%

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:

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  • 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/17/1991, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001
    Registrant: Dell Telephone Cooperative, Inc., Dell City, TX 79837

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KC5DAO, Licensee ID: L00707811
    Grant Date: 06/26/2003, Expiration Date: 09/21/2013, 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:

2
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M22 (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 180 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-541 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7721M , Serial Number: 680012, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 08/15/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Charles B Reaves, Po Box 54, Timberon, NM 88350
  • 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

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