Truth or Consequences, New Mexico

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Population in 2017: 5,948 (93% urban, 7% rural).
Population change since 2000: -18.4%
 
Males: 2,842  (47.8%)
Females: 3,106  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

55.3 years
New Mexico median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 87901.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $27,365 (it was $20,986 in 2000)
Truth or Consequences:

$27,365
NM:

$46,744

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,216 (it was $14,415 in 2000)

Truth or Consequences city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $78,700 (it was $53,000 in 2000)
Truth or Consequences:

$78,700
NM:

$171,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $156,387; detached houses: $180,829; townhouses or other attached units: $232,699; mobile homes: $167,961; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $112,772

Median gross rent in 2017: $468.

March 2019 cost of living index in Truth or Consequences: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 26.3%
(30.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.9% for American Indian residents, 9.1% for other race residents, 12.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Truth or Consequences, NM (2017)
    • 3,95065.4%White alone
    • 1,71428.4%Hispanic
    • 1222.0%American Indian alone
    • 851.4%Two or more races
    • 550.9%Black alone
    • 560.9%Asian alone

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



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico as of July 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Truth or Consequences is 6,152 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Truth or Consequences by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(33.3)
1
(16.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.0)
2
(29.1)
1
(15.1)
4
(59.4)
5
(69.5)
3
(45.8)
3
(46.4)
2
(31.3)
8
(133.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(41.3)
4
(55.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.1)
1
(14.9)
2
(27.8)
1
(15.3)
1
(15.5)
2
(31.3)
1
(16.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
58
(799.2)
27
(376.7)
29
(422.2)
28
(423.2)
48
(713.0)
40
(556.0)
29
(443.0)
33
(510.8)
13
(203.6)
20
(332.9)
21
(350.0)
20
(336.2)
30
(510.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
55
(757.9)
84
(1,172)
84
(1,223)
72
(1,088)
59
(876.4)
44
(611.6)
44
(672.1)
61
(944.1)
58
(908.4)
74
(1,232)
63
(1,050)
37
(622.0)
34
(578.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
213
(2,935)
214
(2,986)
190
(2,766)
190
(2,871)
159
(2,362)
124
(1,724)
114
(1,741)
151
(2,337)
167
(2,616)
170
(2,830)
134
(2,233)
117
(1,967)
96
(1,634)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
15
(206.7)
16
(223.2)
13
(189.3)
14
(211.6)
10
(148.5)
6
(83.4)
9
(137.5)
15
(232.2)
10
(156.6)
11
(183.1)
11
(183.3)
9
(151.3)
14
(238.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.9)
1
(15.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(31.3)
2
(33.3)
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City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)359.2322.6348.2309.2392.0293.6257.5353.0255.9458.8280.8201.5227.1

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City-data.com crime index in Truth or Consequences, NM

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 16 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.21
New Mexico average:

1.29
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Ancestries: American (10.0%), German (6.8%), Irish (4.8%), English (4.2%), Polish (2.7%), Italian (2.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1916

Elevation: 4242 feet

Land area: 12.7 square miles.

Population density: 470 people per square mile   (low).

Truth or Consequences, New Mexico map

280 residents are foreign born (2.1% Latin America, 1.7% Europe).

This city:

4.6%
New Mexico:

9.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $565 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $498 (0.6%)

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)

Latitude: 33.13 N, Longitude: 107.25 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +975 (+16.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,648 (84.2%)

Area code: 505

Distribution of median household income in Truth or Consequences, NM in 2017
Distribution of house value in Truth or Consequences, NM in 2017

Truth or Consequences satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.9%
New Mexico:

4.6%
Historical population in Truth or Consequences, NM
Historical housing units in Truth or Consequences, NM

Population change in the 1990s: +1,020 (+16.3%).
Most common industries in Truth or Consequences, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (15.5%)
  • Health care (15.1%)
  • Construction (9.6%)
  • Public administration (8.5%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.4%)
  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (16.6%)
  • Public administration (10.3%)
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Truth or Consequences, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)

Average climate in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Truth or Consequences-area historical earthquake activity is near New Mexico state average. It is 156% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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 538.9 miles away from Truth or Consequences 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 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 488.7 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 536.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 494.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW) earthquake occurred 487.0 miles away from Truth or Consequences 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 449.2 miles away from Truth or Consequences center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sierra County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Fires: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Truth or Consequences topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Truth or Consequences:

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

Other hospitals and 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

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

  • Western New Mexico University (about 65 miles; Silver City, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,456)
  • New Mexico State University-Main Campus (about 66 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 14,497)
  • New Mexico State University-Dona Ana (about 67 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 5,640)
  • The University of Texas at El Paso (about 104 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 18,008)
  • Vista College (about 106 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 3,453)
  • El Paso Community College (about 108 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 19,576)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 140 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,398)

Private high school in Truth or Consequences:

  • MANZANO CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 117, Location: 1300 S BROADWAY ST, Grades: UG-12)

Points of interest:

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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).

Birthplace of: Marty Martin - Politician.

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

For population 15 years and over in Truth or Consequences:

Marital status in Truth or Consequences, NM
  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 37.5%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 27.2%

For population 25 years and over in Truth or Consequences:

  • High school or higher: 83.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
New Mexico average:

12.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Truth or Consequences
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,59816
Catholic1,02111
Other4514
Mainline Protestant1993
None8,719-
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: 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.
New Mexico:

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

10.61 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

8.0%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

21.2%
New Mexico:

22.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Truth or Consequences:

51.0%
New Mexico:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.5%
New Mexico:

47.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
New Mexico:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Truth or Consequences:

20.2%
New Mexico:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Truth or Consequences:

12.5%
New Mexico:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
New Mexico:

6.8

Overweight people:
Truth or Consequences:

36.7%
New Mexico:

34.5%

General health condition:
This city:

53.7%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Truth or Consequences:

75.5%
New Mexico:

80.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Truth or Consequences, NM Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Hospitals 197$899,264$54,7789$19,830
Housing and Community Development (Local) 22$62,844$34,2791$941
Other and Unallocable 13$30,203$27,8802$1,605
Solid Waste Management 11$24,477$26,7020$0
Sewerage 9$25,168$33,5570$0
Police Protection - Officers 9$36,188$48,2510$0
Streets and Highways 9$22,198$29,5970$0
Other Government Administration 8$25,132$37,6985$2,354
Financial Administration 6$18,954$37,9080$0
Electric Power 6$18,467$36,9340$0
Local Libraries 4$12,757$38,2711$901
Police - Other 4$10,398$31,1941$1,010
Water Supply 4$10,181$30,5430$0
Judicial and Legal 4$11,078$33,2340$0
Parks and Recreation 3$6,685$26,7402$1,594
Airports 2$4,112$24,6720$0
Totals for Government 311$1,218,106$47,00121$28,235

Truth or Consequences government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $16,968,000 ($2852.72)
    Electric Utilities: $4,454,000 ($748.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,395,000 ($234.53)
    Police Protection: $1,361,000 ($228.82)
    General - Other: $837,000 ($140.72)
    Sewerage: $799,000 ($134.33)
    Water Utilities: $607,000 ($102.05)
    Toll Highways: $593,000 ($99.70)
    Housing and Community Development: $566,000 ($95.16)
    General Public Buildings: $475,000 ($79.86)
    Financial Administration: $366,000 ($61.53)
    Central Staff Services: $297,000 ($49.93)
    Air Transportation: $272,000 ($45.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $266,000 ($44.72)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $253,000 ($42.54)
    Libraries: $246,000 ($41.36)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $223,000 ($37.49)
    Local Fire Protection: $33,000 ($5.55)
    Correctional Institutions: $23,000 ($3.87)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $35,000 ($5.88)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $173,000 ($29.09)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $616,000 ($103.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $79,000 ($13.28)
    Toll Highways: $51,000 ($8.57)
    General - Other: $33,000 ($5.55)
    Sewerage: $28,000 ($4.71)
    Water Utilities: $24,000 ($4.03)
    Air Transportation: $21,000 ($3.53)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000 ($2.19)
    Libraries: $7,000 ($1.18)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($0.84)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $446,000 ($74.98)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $63,000 ($10.59)

Truth or Consequences government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $16,460,000 ($2767.32)
    Air Transportation: $2,905,000 ($488.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,936,000 ($325.49)
    Sewerage: $765,000 ($128.61)
    Other: $579,000 ($97.34)
    Housing and Community Development: $232,000 ($39.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $65,000 ($10.93)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $16,000 ($2.69)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $351,000 ($59.01)
    Health and Hospitals: $257,000 ($43.21)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $482,000 ($81.04)
    Highways: $199,000 ($33.46)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $193,000 ($32.45)
    General Revenue - Other: $172,000 ($28.92)
    Fines and Forfeits: $8,000 ($1.34)
    Sale of Property: $7,000 ($1.18)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.17)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $6,409,000 ($1077.51)
    Water Utilities: $942,000 ($158.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $604,000 ($101.55)
    Other: $519,000 ($87.26)
    Highways: $49,000 ($8.24)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $1,485,000 ($249.66)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,349,000 ($226.80)
    Property: $766,000 ($128.78)
    Other Selective Sales: $76,000 ($12.78)
    Motor Vehicle License: $23,000 ($3.87)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $21,000 ($3.53)
    Other License: $17,000 ($2.86)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000 ($0.67)

Truth or Consequences government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,207,000 ($1547.92)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,531,000 ($1434.26)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $676,000 ($113.65)

Truth or Consequences government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,763,000 ($2482.01)

7.69% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,589 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.69%
New Mexico average:

6.21%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Dona Ana County, NM  1.05% ($36,952 average AGI)
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.82% ($32,273)


6.29% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($32,092 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
New Mexico average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Dona Ana County, NM  1.29% ($21,196 average AGI)
Businesses in Truth or Consequences, NM
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Circle K1SONIC Drive-In1
Dennys1Taco Bell1
FedEx2U-Haul2
KFC1UPS3

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)
Truth or Consequences fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Truth or Consequences fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 40Number of bridges
  • 440ft / 134mTotal length
  • $5,424,000Total costs
  • 193,595Total average daily traffic
  • 39,882Total average daily truck traffic
  • 207,073Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Truth or Consequences, NM - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 91960-1969
  • 161970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 72000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Truth or Consequences, NM

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

  • Super 8, 2151 N Date St, Truth Or Consequences, New Mexico 87901 , Phone: (505) 894-7888, Fax: (505) 894-7883
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Truth Or Consequences North, 2201 Ft Amin St, Truth Or Consequences, New Mexico 87901 , Phone: (575) 894-3900, Fax: (575) 894-3934
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Truth or Consequences, NM
  • 75.3%Utility gas
  • 13.4%Electricity
  • 5.4%Wood
  • 4.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Truth or Consequences, NM
  • 78.7%Utility gas
  • 15.5%Electricity
  • 4.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Wood


Truth or Consequences compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Truth or Consequences on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: transportation occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of divorced people (15+ years)(population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time local library workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most users submitting photos to our site per 10,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population decrease from 2000 (population 5,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: personal care and service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"
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