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Population in 2012: 6,411 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.0%
 

Males: 3,131  (48.8%)
Females: 3,280  (51.2%)

Median resident age:  52.2 years
New Mexico median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 87901.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $20,646 (it was $20,986 in 2000)
Truth or Consequences:

$20,646
NM:

$42,558
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,911

Truth or Consequences city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $86,406 (it was $53,000 in 2000)
Truth or Consequences:

$86,406
NM:

$157,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $83,251; Detached houses: $102,412; Townhouses or other attached units: $90,379; In 2-unit structures: $70,539; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $786,529; Mobile homes: $56,925; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $17,304

Median gross rent in 2012: $511.

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  • White alone - 4,392 (67.8%)
  • Hispanic - 1,824 (28.2%)
  • Two or more races - 110 (1.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 74 (1.1%)
  • Black alone - 37 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 32 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.08%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)

Races in Truth or Consequences detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Truth or Consequences: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (14.5%), Irish (10.8%), English (8.5%), United States (4.4%), French (2.9%), Polish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1916

Elevation: 4242 feet

Land area: 12.7 square miles.

Population density: 507 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Truth or Consequences:

  • High school or higher: 82.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 10.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Truth or Consequences city:

  • Never married: 27.8%
  • Now married: 35.8%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 12.1%
  • Divorced: 20.7%

102 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.6%
New Mexico:  9.3%



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico as of August 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Truth or Consequences to the number of sex offenders is 641 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $535 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $433 (0.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Las Cruces, NM (63.0 miles , pop. 74,267).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (104.8 miles , pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (280.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Williamsburg, NM (1.6 miles ), Elephant Butte, NM (2.1 miles ), Las Palomas, NM (2.4 miles) , Hot Springs Landing, NM (2.4 miles) , Caballo, NM (3.4 miles) , Oasis, NM (3.9 miles) , Arrey, NM (4.5 miles ), Hillsboro, NM (4.8 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $134,800
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $105,600
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $128,300
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $177,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $177,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $62,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $155,700
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 33.13 N, Longitude: 107.25 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +492 (+7.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,668 (84.9%)

Area code: 505

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Crime rates in Truth or Consequences by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000101001
per 100,000 0.00.00.014.60.014.90.00.015.5
Rapes 401214533
per 100,000 55.40.014.029.115.159.469.545.846.4
Robberies 534011211
per 100,000 69.241.355.80.015.114.927.815.315.5
Assaults 335827292848402933
per 100,000 456.7799.2376.7422.2423.2713.0556.0443.0510.8
Burglaries 375584847259444461
per 100,000 512.1757.91172.01222.91088.1876.4611.6672.1944.1
Thefts 174213214190190159124114151
per 100,000 2408.32935.12985.92766.12871.42361.91723.71741.32337.1
Auto thefts 1715161314106915
per 100,000 235.3206.7223.2189.3211.6148.583.4137.5232.2
Arson 0N/A0000110
per 100,000 0.0N/A0.00.00.00.013.915.30.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.5) 280.4327.6294.2317.6282.0357.5267.7234.9322.0

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Crime rate in Truth or Consequences detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 19 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.32
New Mexico average:

2.22

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Truth or Consequences, New Mexico accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.3%
New Mexico:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,020 (+16.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (30%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Truth or Consequences-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below New Mexico state average. It is 89% 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 94.4 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 93.8 miles away from Truth or Consequences center
On 2/27/1990 at 13:23:22, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 68.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1990 at 01:08:19, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 93.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/21/1990 at 12:02:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.3 miles away from Truth or Consequences center
On 6/20/1991 at 16:05:00, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML) earthquake occurred 56.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sierra County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Fires: 2, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Marty Martin - Politician.


Hospital/medical center in Truth or Consequences:

  • NEW MEXICO VETERAN'S CENTER (Nursing Home, P O BOX 927 992 BROADWAY)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Truth or Consequences:

  • SIERRA HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; T OR C, NM)
  • NEW MEXICO STATE VETERANS HOME (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCE, NM)
  • SIERRA HOMECARE AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; T OR C, NM)

Airports and heliports located in Truth or Consequences:


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Amtrak station near Truth or Consequences:

  • 1 miles: TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES (TRUTH OR CONSEQNCES, 800 N. HWY. 51) - Bus Station

Local government website: www.ci.truth-or-consequences.nm.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Truth or Consequences:

  • New Mexico State University-Main Campus (about 65 miles; Las Cruces, NM; Full-time enrollment: 14,681)
  • New Mexico State University-Dona Ana (about 66 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • The University of Texas at El Paso (about 104 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 12,687)
  • El Paso Community College (about 109 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 10,943)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 140 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 8,765)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 141 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,438)
  • Eastern Arizona College (about 148 miles; Thatcher, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,285)

Private elementary/middle school in Truth or Consequences:

  • APPLE TREE EDUCATIONAL CENTER (Students: 103; Location: 1300 S BROADWAY ST; Grades: PK - 9)

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Notable locations in Truth or Consequences: LA 49030 (A), Palomas Narrows Ruin (B), Monticello Point Ruin (C), Chambers Canyon Historic Site (D), Truth or Consequences Weather Station (E), Truth or Consequences Public Library (F), Geronimo Springs Museum (G), Sierra County Sheriff's Office (H), New Mexico State Veterans' Home (I), Truth Or Consequences Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (J), Truth Or Consequences Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (K), Hendrick House Historic Site (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Truth or Consequences include: Austin Church of God (A), Saint Johns Lutheran Missouri Synod (B), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (C), Seventh Day Adventist Church (D), Desert Springs Lutheran Church (E), Saint Pauls Epsicopal Church (F), Sierra Church of Christ (G), East Third Church of Christ (H), Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Mims Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Cuchillo Negro Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Truth or Consequences include: Geronimos Spring Historical Marker (1), Caballo Mountains Historical Marker (2), Truth or Consequences Historical Marker (3), Elephant Butte Dam Historical Marker (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Kim Audette/Cherokee Hot Springs Apt/Bed & Breakfast (Recreation Areas; 618 Van Patten Avenue).

 
Sierra County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Truth or Consequences and their reported violations in the past:

WALKING SANDS REST AREA (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 33.9%
(35.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 29.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.4% for American Indian residents, 80.6% for other race residents, 58.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  1.9 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  46.4%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.0%
Whole state:  8.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Truth or Consequences, NM

213 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
51 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Truth or Consequences in 2000:

  • 220 people in nursing homes
  • 29 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 10 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Truth or Consequences compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Fire-safe hotels and motels in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico:

  • Super 8, 2151 N Date St, Truth Or Consequences, NM 87901 , Phone: (505) 894-7888, Fax: (505) 894-7883
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Truth Or Consequences North, 2201 Ft Amin St, Truth Or Consequences, NM 87901 , Phone: (575) 894-3900, Fax: (575) 894-3934
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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Truth or Consequences travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Truth or Consequences city (based on Sierra County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.89%
Here35.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchChurches of Christ
Adherents53.7%18.4%5.0%4.7%3.1%
Congregations26.1%4.3%4.3%4.3%13.0%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Assemblies of GodEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents3.1%2.8%2.2%1.9%5.1%
Congregations4.3%4.3%8.7%8.7%21.7%
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: 2
Sierra County:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Sierra County:

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

10.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Sierra County:

21.2%
New Mexico:

22.1%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 8$14,539$21,8090$0
Other Government Administration 5$15,622$37,4930$0
Judicial and Legal 4$8,852$26,5560$0
Police Protection - Officers 13$50,787$46,8800$0
Police - Other 4$9,031$27,0930$0
Streets and Highways 9$16,096$21,4610$0
Airports 2$4,273$25,6381$883
Health 2$4,858$29,1480$0
Hospitals 104$360,993$41,65324$47,625
Solid Waste Management 12$27,060$27,0600$0
Sewerage 9$20,774$27,6990$0
Parks and Recreation 6$12,201$24,4020$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 20$43,073$25,8441$604
Water Supply 8$21,761$32,6420$0
Electric Power 7$18,330$31,4230$0
Local Libraries 5$11,564$27,7541$478
Other and Unallocable 9$20,420$27,2270$0
Totals for Government 227$660,234$34,90227$49,590

Truth or Consequences government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,500,000 ($233.97)
    Regular Highways: $50,000 ($7.80)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($1.40)
    General: $2,000 ($0.31)
  • Current Operations - Own Hospitals: $5,816,000 ($907.19)
    Electric Utilities: $1,952,000 ($304.48)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,394,000 ($217.44)
    General Public Buildings: $1,134,000 ($176.88)
    Police Protection: $775,000 ($120.89)
    Central Staff Services: $701,000 ($109.34)
    Sewerage: $665,000 ($103.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $527,000 ($82.20)
    Water Utilities: $521,000 ($81.27)
    General - Other: $383,000 ($59.74)
    Financial Administration: $371,000 ($57.87)
    Regular Highways: $291,000 ($45.39)
    Parks & Recreation: $257,000 ($40.09)
    Libraries: $214,000 ($33.38)
    Air Transportation: $155,000 ($24.18)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $151,000 ($23.55)
    Health Services - Other: $109,000 ($17.00)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $65,000 ($10.14)
    Fire Protection: $13,000 ($2.03)
    Corrections - Other: $7,000 ($1.09)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $210,000 ($32.76)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $118,000 ($18.41)
    Water Utilities: $86,000 ($13.41)
    General - Other: $68,000 ($10.61)
    Parks & Recreation: $30,000 ($4.68)
    Judicial: $18,000 ($2.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($1.09)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($0.78)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($0.47)
    Air Transportation: $2,000 ($0.31)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,665,000 ($883.64)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $146,000 ($22.77)

Truth or Consequences government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $137,000 ($21.37)
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $5,816,000 ($907.19)
    Sewerage: $800,000 ($124.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $554,000 ($86.41)
    Housing & Community Development: $433,000 ($67.54)
    All Other: $127,000 ($19.81)
    Parks & Recreation: $31,000 ($4.84)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $1,692,000 ($263.92)
    All Other: $570,000 ($88.91)
    Water Utilities: $311,000 ($48.51)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,000 ($0.62)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $116,000 ($18.09)
    General Revenue, NEC: $36,000 ($5.62)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $4,359,000 ($679.93)
    Water Utilities: $1,058,000 ($165.03)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $1,239,000 ($193.26)
    General Support: $1,182,000 ($184.37)
    Highways: $300,000 ($46.79)
    All Other: $269,000 ($41.96)
    Housing & Community Development: $23,000 ($3.59)
    Electric Utilities: $1,000 ($0.16)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $1,145,000 ($178.60)
    Public Utilities: $335,000 ($52.25)
    Other Selective Sales: $110,000 ($17.16)
    Property: $106,000 ($16.53)
    NEC: $85,000 ($13.26)
    Motor Vehicle License: $26,000 ($4.06)

Truth or Consequences government finances - Debt in 2004 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $4,388,000 ($684.45)
    Industrial Revenue: $1,260,000 ($196.54)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,729,000 ($269.69)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $4,246,000 ($662.30)
    Other, NEC: $1,615,000 ($251.91)
    Industrial Revenue: $1,000,000 ($155.98)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $260,000 ($40.56)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $142,000 ($22.15)
    Other, NEC: $114,000 ($17.78)

Truth or Consequences government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,964,000 ($306.35)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,000,000 ($155.98)

9.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,445 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.47%
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 Dona Ana County, NM  1.09% ($22,024 average AGI)
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.42% ($28,250)
from Grant County, NM  0.27% ($18,300)


8.36% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,019 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.36%
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 Dona Ana County, NM  1.88% ($27,857 average AGI)
to Bernalillo County, NM  0.64% ($28,583)
to Valencia County, NM  0.30% ($37,545)

Strongest AM radio stations in Truth or Consequences:

  • KCHS (1400 AM; 1 kW; TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCE, NM; Owner: GPK MEDIA LLC)
  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KSNM (570 AM; 5 kW; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: SUNRISE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTSM (690 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KNFT (950 AM; 5 kW; BAYARD, NM; Owner: RUNNELS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LLC, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KAMA (750 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KXPL (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: K-FINA RESULTS, INC.)
  • KBNA (920 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))

Strongest FM radio stations in Truth or Consequences:

  • K216CK (91.1 FM; TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCE, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOC., INC.)
  • KKVS (98.7 FM; TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCE, NM; Owner: RICHARDSON COMMERCIAL CORPORATION)
  • KROL (99.5 FM; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: RIO GRANDE CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CO)
  • KVLC (101.1 FM; HATCH, NM; Owner: RADIO PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Truth or Consequences:

  • K59CN (Channel 59; TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCE, NM; Owner: REGENTS OF NEW MEXICO STATE UNIV.)
  • K17BH (Channel 17; TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCE, NM; Owner: CITY OF TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES)
  • K27BN (Channel 27; TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCE, NM; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • K54CC (Channel 54; TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCE, NM; Owner: CITY OF TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES)
  • K51BQ (Channel 51; TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCE, NM; Owner: CITY OF TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES)
  • K64CG (Channel 64; TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCE, NM; Owner: CITY OF TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Truth or Consequences, New Mexico:
  • Fatal accident count: 27
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 35
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 11
  • Fatalities: 32
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 61
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
New Mexico average:
  • Fatal accident count: 140
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 202
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 57
  • Fatalities: 154
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 382
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 24

See more detailed statistics of Truth or Consequences fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 11
Total length: 39 meters (128ft)
Total costs: $2,784,000
Total average daily traffic: 30,532
Total average daily truck traffic: 7,278

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 7
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 3
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Truth or Consequences, NM


Most common first names in Truth or Consequences, NM among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John13974.2 years
William12777.0 years
James9574.1 years
Robert7774.1 years
Charles7473.3 years
Mary7378.5 years
George5876.6 years
Frank4778.6 years
Edward3874.6 years
Richard3770.1 years
Most common last names in Truth or Consequences, NM among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller3377.9 years
Johnson3272.5 years
Jones3176.1 years
Smith3074.6 years
Brown2577.7 years
Chavez2477.5 years
Garcia2376.2 years
Davis2379.7 years
Wilson2279.1 years
Clark2173.4 years
Businesses in Truth or Consequences, NM
NameCountNameCount
Dennys1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx2Taco Bell1
KFC1U-Haul2
McDonald's1UPS3
Pizza Hut1
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