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Median resident age:  40.5 years
New Mexico median age:  34.6 years

Estimated median household income in 2012: $18,611 (it was $15,526 in 2000)
Tres Piedras:

$18,611
NM:

$42,558
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,739

Tres Piedras CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $106,617 (it was $67,000 in 2000)
Tres Piedras:

$106,617
NM:

$157,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $182,093; Detached houses: $190,938; Townhouses or other attached units: $294,104; In 2-unit structures: $980,348; Mobile homes: $106,324; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $39,214

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Tres Piedras races chart
  • White alone - 690 (68.8%)
  • Hispanic - 256 (25.5%)
  • Two or more races - 20 (2.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 18 (1.8%)
  • Asian alone - 8 (0.8%)
  • Other race alone - 7 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 4 (0.4%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Tres Piedras: 193.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 8081 feet




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According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Tres Piedras, New Mexico as of September 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Tres Piedras to the number of sex offenders is 527 to 1.


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

Tres Piedras CCD:  0.3% ($199)
New Mexico:  0.7% ($699)
Tres Piedras satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Fe, NM (61.7 miles , pop. 62,203).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (108.5 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (409.8 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: San Cristobal, NM (3.5 miles ), Arroyo Hondo, NM (3.8 miles) , Vallecitas, NM (4.1 miles) , Questa, NM (4.2 miles ), Taos Pueblo, NM (4.3 miles ), Taos, NM (4.4 miles ), Ranchos de Taos, NM (4.4 miles ), Talpa, NM (4.5 miles ).

Latitude: 36.55 N, Longitude: 105.85 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 505

Tres Piedras household income distribution Tres Piedras home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.7%
New Mexico:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Construction laborers (9%)
  • Art and design workers (6%)
  • Architects, surveyors, and cartographers (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (13%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Tres Piedras-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 65.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 63.8 miles away from Tres Piedras center
On 8/1/2004 at 06:50:47, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 47.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/2004 at 12:09:56, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.3 miles away from Tres Piedras center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.4 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 Taos County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Political contributions by individuals in Tres Piedras, NM

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tres Piedras:

  • Adams State College (about 64 miles; Alamosa, CO; Full-time enrollment: 2,076)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 76 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,197)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 103 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 5,120)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 111 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,438)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 112 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 8,765)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 123 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,463)
  • San Juan College (about 130 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 3,028)

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Notable locations in Tres Piedras: Wissmath Craters (A), Pina Game Water Unit (B), Sandoval (C), Chambers (D), Chiflo Game Water Unit (E), McGregor Antelope Guzzler Study Site (F), Maestas Antelope Guzzler Study Site (G), Tres Piedras District Ranger Office (H), Drake Ranch (I), Maestas Antelope Guzzler (J), McGreggor Antelope Guzzler (K), Rush (L), Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs Historic Site (M), Howiri-Ouinge Historic Site (N), Tres Piedras Weather Station (O), Ojo Caliente Weather Station (P), Cerros de Taos Ranch (Q), Ojo Caliente Volunteer Fire Department (R), Tres Piedras Fire Department (S), Ojo Caliente (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Tres Piedras: Chapel of Santa Cruz de Ojo Caliente Historic Site (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Ojo Caliente Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Indian Lake (A), Cissell Lake (B), Wilson Lake (C), Punche Lake (D), Taoses Tank (E), Sertion Three Tank (F), Aquate Tank (G), Section Thirty One Tank (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Scott Arroyo (A), Arroyo Hondo (B), Cañada de los Comanches (C), Cañada Embudo (D), Rito Cieneguilla (E), Tres Piedras Arroyo (F), Cañada Pueblo (G), Ashbury Arroyo (H), Arroyo Rancho (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Tres Piedras include: Pilar Historical Marker (1), Rio Grande Rift Historical Marker (2), Rio Grande Gorge Historical Marker (3), Pueblo Revolt Tricentennial Historical Marker (4), Ojo Caliente Historical Marker (5), Vasquez de Coronados Route Historical Marker (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Taos County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Average household size:
This place:  1.7 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  37.8%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.1%
Whole state:  8.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

32.1%
Whole state:

18.4%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

14.8%
Whole state:

7.8%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Tres Piedras, NM

Tres Piedras compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (51%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30%)
  • Solar energy (13%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Electricity (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Tres Piedras CCD (based on Taos County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.80%
Here69.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Jewish
Adherents85.7%3.1%2.2%1.7%1.4%
Congregations50.0%7.4%4.4%4.4%-
NameAssemblies of GodPentecostal Church of GodChurches of ChristEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.2%0.9%0.9%0.8%2.2%
Congregations7.4%2.9%4.4%1.5%17.6%
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: 7
Taos County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Taos County:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Taos County:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 55
Here:

17.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.9%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Taos County:

15.7%
New Mexico:

22.1%

7.16% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,143 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.16%
New Mexico average:

7.94%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.75% ($33,872 average AGI)
from Rio Arriba County, NM  0.31% ($23,306)
from Santa Fe County, NM  0.25% ($51,276)


6.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,238 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
New Mexico average:

7.42%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Bernalillo County, NM  1.18% ($26,276 average AGI)
to Santa Fe County, NM  0.36% ($42,098)
to Rio Arriba County, NM  0.32% ($25,167)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tres Piedras:

  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDCE (950 AM; 4 kW; ESPANOLA, NM; Owner: RICHARD L. GARCIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KSWV (810 AM; 5 kW; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: LA VOZ BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KNMX (540 AM; 5 kW; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: SANGRE DE CRISTO B/DCASTING CO, INC)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KTRC (1260 AM; 5 kW; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tres Piedras:

  • KTAO (101.9 FM; TAOS, NM; Owner: TAOS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • K244DO (96.7 FM; ALAMOSA, ETC., CO; Owner: SAN LUIS VALLEY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KRZA (88.7 FM; ALAMOSA, CO; Owner: EQUAL REPRESENTATION/MEDIA ADVOCACY)
  • KBOM (94.7 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KKIT (99.1 FM; ANGEL FIRE, NM; Owner: DMC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K216CT (91.1 FM; EAGLE NEST, NM; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO)
  • K212EG (90.3 FM; QUESTA, NM; Owner: BD. OF EDUCATION OF ALBUQUERQUE)
  • KZNM (106.7 FM; LOS ALAMOS, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KSFQ (101.1 FM; WHITE ROCK, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KQBA (107.5 FM; LOS ALAMOS, NM; Owner: HUTTON MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • KRDR (90.1 FM; RED RIVER, NM; Owner: RED RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • K278AE (103.5 FM; ALAMOSA, CO; Owner: FRANK A. SHULTZ, III)


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Located Near The Junction Of Us Hwy's 64 & 285 (Lat: 36.648361 Lon: -105.966694), Structure height: 19.2 m, Call Sign: KNKR309
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Cancellation Date: 06/24/1999
    Registrant: John D. Pellegrin, 1140 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 606, Washington, DC 20036

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Stephanie R Wilson, Ne Corner Of Hwy 64/Hwy 285 Jct (Lat: 36.646028 Lon: -105.966694), Type: 30.4, Structure height: 35055 m, Overall height: 24.8 m
    Registrant: 9189494551, Stephanie.Wilson@branchcomm.Net, 1516 S. BOSTON AVE, STE 115
  • Stephanie R Wilson, Ne Corner Of Hwy 64/Hwy 285 Jct (Lat: 36.646028 Lon: -105.966694), Type: 30.4, Structure height: 35055 m, Overall height: 24.8 m
    Registrant: 9189494551, Stephanie.Wilson@branchcomm.Net, 1516 S. BOSTON AVE, STE 215

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Tres Piedras, NM)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (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:

7
  • Call Sign: KC5LFT, Licensee ID: L00170913
    Grant Date: 09/17/2004, Expiration Date: 12/09/2014, Certifier: Louis L Osborn
    Registrant: Louis L Osborn, Tres Piedras, NM 87577
  • Call Sign: KC5TAW, Licensee ID: L00217218
    Grant Date: 11/30/2005, Expiration Date: 02/28/2016, Certifier: Diane T Osborn
    Registrant: Diane T Osborn, Tres Piedras, NM 87577
  • Call Sign: W5OEI, Licensee ID: L01458688
    Grant Date: 01/13/2009, Expiration Date: 03/09/2019, Certifier: James F Cope
    Registrant: James F Cope, Tres Piedras, NM 87577-0170
  • Call Sign: WB5RMB
    Grant Date: 07/10/1996, Expiration Date: 07/10/2006, Cancellation Date: 07/11/2008
    Registrant: Bobby L Carey, Pob168, Tres Piedras, NM 87577
  • Call Sign: WB5WGO
    Grant Date: 03/08/1988, Expiration Date: 03/08/1998, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2000
    Registrant: Lorraine H Carey, Tres Piedras, NM 87577
  • Call Sign: KF5AQB, Licensee ID: L01484739
    Grant Date: 04/21/2009, Expiration Date: 04/21/2019, Certifier: Christian R Johnson
    Registrant: Christian R Johnson, Tres Piedras, NM 87577
  • Call Sign: NM5CW, Previous Call Sign: AE5JT, Licensee ID: L00916818
    Grant Date: 06/05/2012, Expiration Date: 06/05/2022, Certifier: Christopher Williamson
    Registrant: Christopher Williamson Mr, 23 Amarillo Road, Tres Piedras, NM 87577-0234

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: POWRACHUTE PEGASUS (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 7017J , Serial Number: A028PEG, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 04/13/2007
    Registrant (Individual): William L Allen, Po Box 105, Tres Piedras, NM 87577



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