Tse Bonito, New Mexico

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Population in 2010: 299. Population change since 2000: +14.6%
Males: 174  (58.2%)
Females: 125  (41.8%)
Median resident age:  44.3 years
New Mexico median age:  36.9 years

Zip codes: 87301.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $17,993 (it was $38,077 in 2000)
Tse Bonito:

$17,993
NM:

$43,872

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $10,370 (it was $20,187 in 2000)

Tse Bonito CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $84,984 (it was $55,500 in 2000)
Tse Bonito:

$84,984
NM:

$159,200
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  • Races in Tse Bonito, NM (2010)

    Tse Bonito races chart
    • 22474.9%American Indian alone
    • 5117.1%White alone
    • 227.4%Hispanic
    • 20.7%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Tse Bonito: 88.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (16.8%), German (9.9%), Irish (9.9%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6797 feet

Land area: 1.41 square miles.

Population density: 213 people per square mile   (very low).

Tse Bonito, New Mexico map

For population 25 years and over in Tse Bonito:

  • High school or higher: 60.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tse Bonito CDP:

  • Never married: 44.0%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

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

Tse Bonito CDP:  0.4% ($199)
New Mexico:  0.7% ($699)
Tse Bonito satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rio Rancho, NM (135.2 miles , pop. 51,765).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (141.4 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (227.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Window Rock, AZ (1.5 miles ), St. Michaels, AZ (1.9 miles ), Fort Defiance, AZ (2.6 miles ), Rock Springs, NM (3.4 miles ), Oak Springs, AZ (3.7 miles) , Yah-ta-hey, NM (3.7 miles ), Twin Lakes, NM (3.9 miles ), Nakaibito, NM (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 35.65 N, Longitude: 109.03 W

Area code: 505

Tse Bonito household income distribution Tse Bonito home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.3%
New Mexico:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (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%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (30%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Information (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Management occupations (30%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (26%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (26%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Tse Bonito: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Tse Bonito, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Tse Bonito-area historical earthquake activity is above New Mexico state average. It is 299% 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 437.4 miles away from the city 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 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 426.4 miles away from Tse Bonito center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 415.8 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 436.4 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 425.8 miles away from Tse Bonito center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 564.3 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in McKinley County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Fires: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tse Bonito topographic map

Amtrak station near Tse Bonito:

  • 19 miles: GALLUP (210 E HWY 66) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tse Bonito:

  • San Juan College (about 92 miles; Farmington, NM; Full-time enrollment: 5,112)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 130 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,631)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 142 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 142 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,398)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 142 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)
  • Coconino Community College (about 152 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,090)
  • Northern Arizona University (about 152 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 22,494)

Private elementary/middle school in Tse Bonito:

  • HILLTOP CHRISTIAN (Students: 168; Location: 02 A DEERFIELD RD; Grades: PK - 8)

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Notable location: Tse Bonita Trading Post (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Coal Mine Wash (A), Disappearing Spring Wash (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2009 was 70.9. This is about average.

City:

70.9
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 24.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.4
U.S.:

20.2
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 2.1%
(7.6% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.0 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  66.0%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.0%
Whole state:  8.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 2.0% of all households

Tse Bonito compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median household income significantly below 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 significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.5
New Mexico average:

13.6

Tse Bonito travel time to work - commute Tse Bonito mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (54%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24%)
  • Wood (21%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tse Bonito CDP (based on McKinley County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic13,20012
Other9,91015
Evangelical Protestant8,67573
Mainline Protestant5744
Black Protestant1311
None39,002-
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: 13
McKinley County:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
McKinley County:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
McKinley County:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 43
Here:

6.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.4%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
McKinley County:

32.8%
New Mexico:

22.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.0%
State:

11.5%

8.50% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,118 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.50%
New Mexico average:

6.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from San Juan County, NM  3.26% ($23,497 average AGI)
from Apache County, AZ  1.47% ($23,221)
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.96% ($20,482)


7.76% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,238 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.76%
New Mexico average:

6.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to San Juan County, NM  2.06% ($23,526 average AGI)
to Apache County, AZ  1.44% ($25,450)
to Bernalillo County, NM  1.04% ($25,848)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tse Bonito:

  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KGAK (1330 AM; 5 kW; GALLUP, NM; Owner: KRJG, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTHR (1230 AM; 1 kW; GALLUP, NM; Owner: MILLENNIUM MEDIA, INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KENN (1390 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRKE (1100 AM; 5 kW; MILAN, NM; Owner: CIBOLA RADIO COMPANY)
  • KNDN (960 AM; 5 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: BASIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tse Bonito:

  • KWIM (102.7 FM; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KWRK (96.1 FM; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KXXI (93.7 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: MILLENNIUM MEDIA, INC.)
  • KGLX (99.1 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGLP (91.7 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: GALLUP PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KYVA (103.7 FM; GRANTS, NM; Owner: MILLENNIUM MEDIA, INC.)
  • KKOR (94.5 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: MILLENNIUM MEDIA, INC.)
  • K289AD (105.7 FM; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: PROCLAIMING CHRIST'S LOVE MINISTRIES)

TV broadcast stations around Tse Bonito:

  • K08HQ (Channel 8; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • K68BL (Channel 68; NAVAJO COMP STATION, AZ; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • K44BB (Channel 44; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • $579,000Total costs
  • 9,659Total average daily traffic
  • 965Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,667Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • John S Neely, Hwy 264 3.3 Km East Of State Line (Lat: 35.644750 Lon: -109.020917), Type: 152.4, Overall height: 151.4 m
    Registrant: 5053715587
  • John S Neely, Hwy 264 3.3 Km East Of State Line (Lat: 35.644750 Lon: -109.020917), Type: 152.4, Overall height: 151.4 m
    Registrant: 5053715587
  • John S Neely, Hwy 264 3.3 Km East Of State Line/ (Lat: 35.644750 Lon: -109.020917), Type: 152.4, Overall height: 149.3 m
    Registrant: 5053715587
  • Hwy 264 3.3 Km E Of State Line (Lat: 35.644722 Lon: -109.020833), Type: 63.0, Overall height: 62 m
    Registrant: 5053715587
  • Hilltop Dr 0.8 Km E Of State Line On Hwy 264 (Lat: 35.655278 Lon: -109.033611), Type: 56.0, Overall height: 55 m
    Registrant: 5053715587

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 2.3 Mi E Of Window Rock Az (Lat: 35.659472 Lon: -109.021194), Call Sign: WGQ733
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.203 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/13/2011, Expiration Date: 01/07/2022
    Registrant: Navajo Tribal Utility Authority, North Hwy Route 12, Fort Defiance, AZ 86504-0170, Phone: (928) 729-4705, Fax: (928) 729-4670, Email:
  • 3.5 Mi Ne Of Window Rock Az (Lat: 35.700028 Lon: -108.994528), Call Sign: WGQ734
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.463 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/13/2011, Expiration Date: 01/07/2022
    Registrant: Navajo Tribal Utility Authority, North Hwy Route 12, Fort Defiance, AZ 86504-0170, Phone: (928) 729-4705, Fax: (928) 729-4670, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1.1 Mi E. Of Window Rock (Lat: 35.671139 Lon: -109.038694), Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: KPH206, Licensee ID: L00135175
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.980 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/04/1986, Expiration Date: 10/01/1997, Cancellation Date: 09/24/2000
    Registrant: The Navajo Nation, Window Rock, AZ 86515

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Pole 9, Pole 9 (Lat: 35.649528 Lon: -109.031972), Type: Upole, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQPQ606
    Assigned Frequencies: 19380.0 MHz, 19460.0 MHz, 19380.0 MHz, 19460.0 MHz, 19540.0 MHz, 19540.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/20/2012, Expiration Date: 07/20/2022, Certifier: Lester Lee
    Registrant: Americas Communications LLC, 3702 East Roeser Rd Suite 5, Phoenix, AZ 85040, Phone: (602) 304-1760, Fax: (877) 284-0791, Email:

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  • #42 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income"
  • #22 (87301) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking other language at home (pop 5,000+)"
  • #47 (87301) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most hotels or motels in 2005"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election"
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