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Population in 2010: 326. Population change since 2000: +9.8%
Males: 173  (53.3%)
Females: 153  (46.7%)

Median resident age:  27.1 years
New Mexico median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 87016.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,019 (it was $22,292 in 2000)
Torreon:

$27,019
NM:

$42,558
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $8,733

Torreon CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $52,901 (it was $9,999 in 2000)
Torreon:

$52,901
NM:

$157,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $117,648; Detached houses: $128,417; In 2-unit structures: $11,747
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  • American Indian alone - 299 (91.7%)
  • White alone - 13 (4.0%)
  • Hispanic - 8 (2.5%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (1.8%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Torreon: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (1.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 14.6 square miles.

Population density: 22 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Torreon:

  • High school or higher: 65.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.4%
  • Unemployed: 35.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Torreon CDP:

  • Never married: 45.4%
  • Now married: 46.7%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 0.0%
Torreon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rio Rancho, NM (45.9 miles , pop. 51,765).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (57.5 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (317.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: San Luis, NM (3.4 miles) , Cuba, NM (4.6 miles ), La Jara, NM (5.1 miles ), Pueblo Pintado, NM (5.1 miles ), Caņon, NM (5.2 miles ), Jemez Springs, NM (5.4 miles ), San Ysidro, NM (5.4 miles ), Jemez Pueblo, NM (5.4 miles ).

Latitude: 35.78 N, Longitude: 107.21 W

Area code: 505

Torreon household income distribution Torreon home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.8%
New Mexico:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (43%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)

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Earthquake activity:

Torreon-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below New Mexico state average. It is 95% smaller 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 93.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/8/1990 at 10:46:53, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MD, Depth: 3.8 mi) earthquake occurred 94.4 miles away from Torreon center
On 1/31/1990 at 01:08:19, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 94.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/4/2008 at 14:02:42, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MW, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 69.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/1990 at 21:27:05, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 94.3 miles away from Torreon center
On 11/15/1990 at 07:25:24, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MD, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 93.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sandoval County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Snow: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Political contributions by individuals in Torreon, NM

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Torreon:

  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 54 miles; Albuquerque, NM; Full-time enrollment: 5,120)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 59 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,438)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 59 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 8,765)
  • San Juan College (about 87 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 3,028)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 110 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,463)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 114 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,197)
  • Adams State College (about 139 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,076)

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Notable locations in Torreon: Torreon Navajo Mission (A), Torreon (B), Torreon Volunteer Fire Department Station 4 Tajique (C), Torreon Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoirs: Big Cornfield Tank (A), Cairn Tank (B), Geronimo Tank (C), West Cornfield Tank (D), Pipeline Bend Tank (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Sandoval 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: 48.4%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 62.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 51.9% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  4.0 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  80.0%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  18.8%
Whole state:  8.2%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Torreon, NM

8 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

Torreon compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Torreon travel time to work - commute


Torreon mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (82%)
  • Utility gas (13%)
  • Solar energy (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Torreon CDP (based on Sandoval County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.80%
Here46.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionPresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of God
Adherents80.2%5.4%4.6%1.4%1.3%
Congregations34.2%8.2%11.0%5.5%5.5%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristEvangelical Free Church of AmericaChurches of ChristOther
Adherents1.0%0.9%0.8%0.8%3.6%
Congregations2.7%2.7%1.4%4.1%24.7%
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: 14
Sandoval County:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Sandoval County:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Sandoval County:

2.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
Here:

3.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.4%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Sandoval County:

22.2%
New Mexico:

22.1%

13.67% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($49,636 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.67%
New Mexico average:

7.94%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($518 average AGI)
Sandoval County:

0.14%
New Mexico average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Bernalillo County, NM  5.66% ($49,077 average AGI)
from Santa Fe County, NM  0.83% ($40,979)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.37% ($55,698)


9.02% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,449 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.02%
New Mexico average:

7.42%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($158 average AGI)
Sandoval County:

0.05%
New Mexico average:

0.14%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Bernalillo County, NM  4.52% ($35,089 average AGI)
to Santa Fe County, NM  0.30% ($41,735)
to San Juan County, NM  0.24% ($27,174)

Strongest AM radio stations in Torreon:

  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KKIM (1000 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KXKS (1190 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KANM (1600 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: ARAGON BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.L.C.)
  • KNML (610 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDEF (1150 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: RAMH CORPORATION)
  • KKNS (1310 AM; 5 kW; CORRALES, NM; Owner: SIMMONS-NM, LS, LLC)
  • KRKE (1100 AM; 5 kW; MILAN, NM; Owner: CIBOLA RADIO COMPANY)
  • KSWV (810 AM; 5 kW; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: LA VOZ BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KABQ (1350 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KENN (1390 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Torreon:

  • KLYT (88.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KTZO (103.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRST (92.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KUNM (89.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS UNIV. OF NEW MEXICO)
  • KANW (89.1 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: BD. OF EDUC. CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE, NM)
  • KKOB-FM (93.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KBQI (107.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPEK (100.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K265CA (100.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFLQ (91.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • KXTC (99.9 FM; THOREAU, NM; Owner: KXTC, L.L.C.)
  • K213BT (90.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K216CU (91.1 FM; CUBA, NM; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS UNIV. OF NEW MEXICO)
  • KAJZ (105.1 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KRZY-FM (105.9 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KABG (98.5 FM; LOS ALAMOS, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, L.L.C.)
  • KBAC (104.1 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Torreon:

  • KTFQ (Channel 14; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: TELEFUTURA TELEVISION GROUP, INC.)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,582
Total average daily truck traffic: 79
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 1,851


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Renee Chappell, S. Of Hwy 197 Near Torreon Mission Rd. (Lat: 35.775333 Lon: -107.253750), Type: 30.4, Overall height: 30.4 m
    Registrant: 9285370690, Chappell@cellularoneaz.Com, 1500 S. WHITE MOUNTAIN RD.
  • Renee Chappell, S. Of Hwy 197 Near Torreon Mission Rd. (Lat: 35.775333 Lon: -107.253750), Type: 30.4, Overall height: 30.4 m
    Registrant: 9285370690, Chappell@cellularoneaz.Com, 1500 S. WHITE MOUNTAIN RD.

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Torreon Health Station Navajo Indian Reservation 23 Mi Sw Of Cuba Nm (Lat: 35.783361 Lon: -107.263111), Call Sign: KXX633, Licensee ID: L00527618
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.950 MHz, 462.975 MHz, 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: 06/08/2000, Expiration Date: 08/14/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2006
    Registrant: Presbyterian Medical Services, Santa Fe, NM 87502, Phone: (505) 827-9351

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • TORREON, 2.8 Miles Nw Of (Lat: 35.809167 Lon: -107.301417), Overall height: 6.4 m, Call Sign: WHQ702
    Assigned Frequencies: 2118.40 MHz, 2115.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/22/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Frontier Communications Corporation, 250 South Franklin, Cookeville, TN 38501, Phone: (931) 528-1584, Fax: (931) 528-1581, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KC5DT, Licensee ID: L01037753
    Grant Date: 07/07/2005, Expiration Date: 07/07/2015
    Registrant: George W Smith, Torreon, NM 87061-0092
  • Call Sign: KE5HBR, Licensee ID: L01108523
    Grant Date: 01/20/2006, Expiration Date: 01/20/2016, Certifier: Joy H Smith
    Registrant: Joy H Smith, Torreon, NM 87061



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2004
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$55,810
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2004 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9433.00

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3


Torreon on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times"
  • #90 (87016) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Sudanese first ancestries"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
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