Tucumcari, New Mexico

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Population in 2014: 5,051 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.7%
 
Males: 2,514  (49.8%)
Females: 2,537  (50.2%)
Median resident age:  40.7 years
New Mexico median age:  36.9 years

Zip codes: 88401.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $25,708 (it was $22,560 in 2000)
Tucumcari:

$25,708
NM:

$43,872

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,805 (it was $14,786 in 2000)

Tucumcari city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $57,412 (it was $45,800 in 2000)
Tucumcari:

$57,412
NM:

$159,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $467.

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  • Races in Tucumcari, NM (2010)

    Tucumcari races chart
    • 3,07857.4%Hispanic
    • 2,03137.9%White alone
    • 741.4%Two or more races
    • 721.3%Black alone
    • 601.1%Asian alone
    • 380.7%American Indian alone
    • 60.1%Other race alone
    • 40.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Tucumcari: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (7.0%), Irish (6.8%), United States (6.3%), English (4.0%), French (1.5%), Norwegian (1.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4086 feet

Land area: 7.54 square miles.

Population density: 669 people per square mile   (low).

Tucumcari,NM real estate house value index trend

Tucumcari, New Mexico map

For population 25 years and over in Tucumcari:

  • High school or higher: 77.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tucumcari city:

  • Never married: 35.3%
  • Now married: 37.7%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

250 residents are foreign born (2.9% Latin America, 1.1% Asia).

This city:

4.2%
New Mexico:

8.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $474 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $290 (0.7%)

Tucumcari satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (106.3 miles , pop. 173,627).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (163.2 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (430.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Logan, NM (4.5 miles ), San Jon, NM (4.8 miles ), Logan-Nara Visa, NM (5.4 miles ), House-Forrest, NM (5.4 miles ), Conchas Dam, NM (5.5 miles ), Newkirk, NM (5.6 miles) , Grady, NM (5.8 miles) , South Harding, NM (6.1 miles) .

Latitude: 35.17 N, Longitude: 103.73 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +203 (+3.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,285 (76.8%)

Area code: 505

Tucumcari household income distribution Tucumcari home values distribution

Crime rates in Tucumcari by Year
Type 2002 2004 2008 2009 2010 2011 2013 2014
Murders 01010200
per 100,000 0.017.70.019.20.036.90.00.0
Rapes 10435032
per 100,000 16.40.079.557.795.10.058.339.2
Robberies 21242255
per 100,000 32.717.739.877.038.136.997.198.0
Assaults N/A72586638311829
per 100,000 N/A1,274.61,153.11,269.7723.1571.6349.6568.6
Burglaries 139125691471361599551
per 100,000 2,276.12,212.81,371.82,828.02,588.02,932.01,845.01,000.0
Thefts 227103139191142125136103
per 100,000 3,717.01,823.32,763.43,674.52,702.22,305.02,641.32,019.6
Auto thefts 1616984544
per 100,000 262.0283.2178.9153.976.192.277.778.4
Arson 1000000N/A
per 100,000 16.40.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 278.4) N/A480.7463.9632.8464.3443.6340.4291.8

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Crime rate in Tucumcari detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 15 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.61
New Mexico average:

2.22
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.0%
New Mexico:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -870 (-12.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Tucumcari, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Tucumcari-area historical tornado activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/12/1963, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 9.1 miles away from the Tucumcari city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/3/1961, a category F2 tornado 12.9 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tucumcari-area historical earthquake activity is below New Mexico state average. It is 32% greater 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 134.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 225.0 miles away from Tucumcari center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 199.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 338.9 miles away from the city center
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 185.6 miles away from Tucumcari 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) earthquake occurred 146.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Quay County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tucumcari topographic map

Birthplace of: Abel Cullum - Martial artist, Paul Brinegar - Actor, Danny Villanueva - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Tucumcari:

  • DR DAN C TRIGG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 301 EAST MIEL DE LUNA AVENUE)
  • HELPING HAND HOSPICE (624 SOUTH 2ND STREET)
  • TUCUMCARI HOME HEALTH AGENCY (310 SOUTH 2ND)
  • LAUREL HILLS HEALTHCARE (1005 SOUTH MONROE STREET)

airports located in Tucumcari:

College/University in Tucumcari:

  • Mesalands Community College (Full-time enrollment: 609; Location: 911 S Tenth Street; Public; Website: www.mesalands.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tucumcari:

  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 72 miles; Portales, NM; Full-time enrollment: 4,263)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 90 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,931)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 104 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 6,820)
  • Amarillo College (about 107 miles; Amarillo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,622)
  • Santa Fe Community College (about 132 miles; Santa Fe, NM; FT enrollment: 3,047)
  • Wayland Baptist University (about 133 miles; Plainview, TX; FT enrollment: 5,526)
  • South Plains College (about 135 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 7,007)

Public high school in Tucumcari:

  • TUCUMCARI HIGH (Students: 304, Location: 1100 SOUTH 7TH ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Tucumcari:

  • TUCUMCARI MIDDLE (Students: 245, Location: 914 SOUTH 4TH ST, Grades: 6-8)
  • TUCUMCARI ELEMENTARY (Location: 1701 SOUTH 9TH ST, Grades: PK-5)
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Library in Tucumcari:

  • TUCUMCARI PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $274,932; Location: 602 S. SECOND ST.; 30,621 books; 1,734 audio materials; 1,073 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 77 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The following need to be changed. Thank you! College/University in Tucumcari: · MESALANDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 267; Location: 911 S TENTH ST; Public; Website: www.mesalands.edu) Public high schools in Tucumcari: · TUCUMCARI HIGH (Students: 321; Location: 1100 S 7TH ST; Grades: 09 - 12) Public primary/middle schools in Tucumcari: · TUCUMCARI ELEM (Students: 491; Location: 1701 S 9TH; Grades: PK - 05) · TUCUMCARI MIDDLE (Students: 280; Location: 914 S 4TH STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • Esperanza High School is now closed. There are only three regular public schools: Tucumcari Elementary School (Pre-K thru 5th); Tucumcari Middle School (5th thru 8th); Tucumcari High School (9th thru 12th).

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Notable locations in Tucumcari: Tucumcari Area Vocational School Library (A), Rural Bookmobile East Library (B), Tucumcari Historical Research Institute (C), Conservancy Fire District 1 Main Station (D), Tucumcari Fire Department Station 1 (E), Tucumcari Medical Services Department (F), Tucumcari Fire Department Station 2 (G), Quay County Courthouse Historic Site (H), Rock Island-Southern Pacific Passenger Depot Historic Site (I), Baca-Goodman House Historic Site (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Tucumcari include: First Baptist Church (A), First Christian Church (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), Full Gospel Grace Tabernacle (D), First Spanish Baptist Church (E), First Assembly of God Church (F), Church of God (G), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (H), Temple Baptist (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Tucumcari include: Tucumcari Metropolitan Park (1), Tucumcari Historical Marker (2), East Side Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Mesalands Community College's Dinosaur Museum (222 East Laughlin Avenue) (1), New Mexico State Government - Rural Book Mobile East (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Po Box 1163) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Travelodge Motel (1214 East Route 66 Boulevard) (1), Americana Motel (406 East Route 66 Boulevard) (2), Pony Soldier Motel (1803 East Route 66 Boulevard) (3), Royal Palacio Motel (1620 East Route 66 Boulevard) (4), Econo Lodge Tucumcari (3400 East Tucumcari Boulevard) (5), Microtel Inn Tucumcari (2420 South 1st Street) (6), Pow Wow South Apartments (415 East Washington Avenue) (7), Budget Inns (824 West Route 66 Boulevard) (8), Branding Iron Restaurant & Lounge (3716 East Tucumcari Boulevard) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: New Mexico State Government - District Court Clerk (300 South 3) (1), Quay County Government - Magistrate Court (122 East Center Street) (2), Tucumcari Municipal Court (225 East Center Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 28.9%
(20.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.8% for Black residents, 36.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 75.6% for American Indian residents, 29.1% for other race residents, 20.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.6%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.5%
Whole state:  8.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
18 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
4 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles in 2010

People in group quarters in Tucumcari in 2000:

  • 74 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 62 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Tucumcari, New Mexico environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Tucumcari (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank: Tucumcari Branch at 211 East Main Street, branch established on 1948/03/15. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $112.2 mil, Deposits: $99.4 mil, headquarters in Claude, TX, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Triple J Financial, Inc.
  • Tucumcari Federal Savings and Loan Association: Tucumcari Federal Savings And Loan A at 301 S First St, branch established on 1934/07/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $39.0 mil, Deposits: $27.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Tucumcari Branch at 302 South First Street, branch established on 1901/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • The First National Bank of New Mexico: Tucumcari Branch at 101 East Tucumcari Boulevard, branch established on 1920/01/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $179.4 mil, Deposits: $161.1 mil, headquarters in Clayton, NM, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Union Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
New Mexico average:

13.6

Tucumcari travel time to work - commute Tucumcari mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Tucumcari city (based on Quay County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,29919
Catholic3,5105
Mainline Protestant6556
Other2702
None307-
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
Quay County:

2.23 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Quay County:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Quay County:

13.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.8%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Quay County:

25.8%
New Mexico:

22.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Tucumcari:

48.6%
New Mexico:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Tucumcari:

45.4%
New Mexico:

47.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.7%
New Mexico:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Tucumcari:

11.9%
New Mexico:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
New Mexico:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.9%
State:

34.5%

General health condition:
This city:

53.1%
New Mexico:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.1%
New Mexico:

80.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tucumcari, NM Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7$13,350$22,8861$1,063
Other Government Administration 7$27,580$47,2809$3,715
Judicial and Legal 2$3,241$19,4460$0
Police Protection - Officers 15$48,985$39,1880$0
Police - Other 8$14,373$21,5600$0
Firefighters 1$2,980$35,7600$0
Streets and Highways 4$6,452$19,3560$0
Airports 2$5,167$31,0020$0
Welfare 4$8,639$25,9177$7,815
Health 9$19,012$25,3494$3,830
Solid Waste Management 7$14,373$24,6390$0
Sewerage 5$12,905$30,9720$0
Parks and Recreation 12$21,177$21,1776$4,399
Housing and Community Development(Local) 5$12,983$31,1590$0
Water Supply 10$22,773$27,3280$0
Local Libraries 3$5,624$22,4961$664
Other and Unallocable 4$9,963$29,8891$664
Totals for Government 105$249,577$28,52329$22,150

Tucumcari government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,217,000 ($240.94)
    Police Protection: $1,212,000 ($239.95)
    Regular Highways: $1,056,000 ($209.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,024,000 ($202.73)
    General - Other: $889,000 ($176.00)
    Central Staff Services: $602,000 ($119.18)
    Sewerage: $443,000 ($87.71)
    Parks & Recreation: $432,000 ($85.53)
    Financial Administration: $313,000 ($61.97)
    Libraries: $242,000 ($47.91)
    Fire Protection: $117,000 ($23.16)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $59,000 ($11.68)
    Corrections - Other: $43,000 ($8.51)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $77,000 ($15.24)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($1.39)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,582,000 ($511.19)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $66,000 ($13.07)

Tucumcari government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $1,164,000 ($230.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $812,000 ($160.76)
    Sewerage: $346,000 ($68.50)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $911,000 ($180.36)
    Interest Earnings: $281,000 ($55.63)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,335,000 ($264.30)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $337,000 ($66.72)
    All Other: $139,000 ($27.52)
    General Support: $61,000 ($12.08)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $2,412,000 ($477.53)
    Other Selective Sales: $478,000 ($94.63)
    Property: $301,000 ($59.59)
    Public Utilities: $186,000 ($36.82)
    NEC: $5,000 ($0.99)

Tucumcari government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,095,000 ($216.79)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,283,000 ($254.01)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $2,245,000 ($444.47)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $2,155,000 ($426.65)
    Water Utilities: $895,000 ($177.19)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,373,000 ($271.83)
    Water Utilities: $200,000 ($39.60)

Tucumcari government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,505,000 ($495.94)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $194,000 ($38.41)

7.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,252 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.28%
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 Curry County, NM  0.69% ($22,571 average AGI)
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.52% ($18,188)


7.67% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,426 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.67%
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 Bernalillo County, NM  0.82% ($12,200 average AGI)
to Curry County, NM  0.59% ($25,056)
to Randall County, TX  0.46% ($33,143)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tucumcari:

  • KTNM (1400 AM; 1 kW; TUCUMCARI, NM; Owner: QUAY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KIJN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FARWELL, TX; Owner: METROPOLITIAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KNMX (540 AM; 5 kW; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: SANGRE DE CRISTO B/DCASTING CO, INC)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tucumcari:

  • KQAY-FM (92.7 FM; TUCUMCARI, NM; Owner: QUAY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • K288EQ (105.5 FM; CONCHAS DAM, NM; Owner: CONCHAS TELEVISION ASSOCIATION)
  • K202CX (88.3 FM; CONCHAS, NM; Owner: EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY)
  • K280EM (103.9 FM; TUCUMCARI, NM; Owner: EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY)
  • K211DW (90.1 FM; TUCUMCARI, NM; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)

TV broadcast stations around Tucumcari:

  • K32FE (Channel 32; TUCUMCARI, NM; Owner: EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY)
  • K35FP (Channel 35; TUCUMCARI, NM; Owner: UHF-TV ASSOCIATION)
  • K44CJ (Channel 44; TUCUMCARI, NM; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K38FP (Channel 38; TUCUMCARI, NM; Owner: UHF TV ASSOCIATION)
  • K48EH (Channel 48; TUCUMCARI, NM; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • K40DK (Channel 40; TUCUMCARI, NM; Owner: UHF TV ASSOCIATION)
  • K42CR (Channel 42; TUCUMCARI, NM; Owner: UHF TV ASSOCIATION)
  • K46BU (Channel 46; TUCUMCARI, NM; Owner: UHF TV ASSOCIATION)
  • K50CX (Channel 50; TUCUMCARI, NM; Owner: UHF TV ASSOCIATION)
  • K52CR (Channel 52; FORREST, ETC., NM; Owner: KOAT HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K61AF (Channel 61; FORREST/McALLISTER, NM; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
Tucumcari fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Tucumcari fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 32Number of bridges
  • 154m505ftTotal length
  • $324,000Total costs
  • 122,913Total average daily traffic
  • 67,513Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 81970-1979
  • 201980-1989
  • 11990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Tucumcari, NM

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Tucumcari)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Tucumcari, NM)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

24 (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 Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tucumcari)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: TYLER TIM P CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 (52 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 138TT , Serial Number: CH2-0900-W-2006, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 07/13/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Bob Mcclelland, 511 S 2nd St, Tucumcari, NM 88401
  • Aircraft: ENGINEERING & RESEARCH ERCOUPE 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3250H , Serial Number: 3875, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 06/07/1956
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Stanley E Jennings, Po Box 831, Tucumcari, NM 88401, Other Owners: Ruby Jennings
  • Aircraft: SENSENIG-BELISLE VICKIE L CHALLENGER 2P (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 608VS , Serial Number: VS-CH2-101506, Year manufactured: 2015, Airworthiness Date: 01/13/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Vickie L Sensenig-Belisle, 3681 Quay Rd 63-2, Tucumcari, NM 88401
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 84 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4150 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8334K , Serial Number: 108-1334, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 08/08/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Stanley E Jennings, Po Box 831, Tucumcari, NM 88401
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 97852 , Serial Number: 18267222, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 09/04/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Peter A Nussbickel, 4173 Quay Road 66, Tucumcari, NM 88401
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9929P , Serial Number: 18-7709009, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 10/18/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Lesa M Floeck, 3705 Quay Road 64.5, Tucumcari, NM 88401

Drinking water stations with addresses in Tucumcari and their reported violations in the past:

RAD WATER USERS COOP (Population served: 588, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-26-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-26-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2008)
LIBERTY MDWCA (Address: 4321 Quay Road 65 , Population served: 170, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1996, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-12-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-12-2005), St Public Notif received (MAR-14-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1996, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-12-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-12-2005), St Public Notif received (MAR-14-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2010)
HILLS VILLAGE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 150, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1996, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-13-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-13-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2005)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1996, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-13-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-13-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2005)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 38
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Tucumcari

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Tucumcari, NM

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Tucumcari, New Mexico:

  • Quality Inn, 3716 E Tucumcari Blvd, Tucumcari, New Mexico 88401 , Phone: (800) 335-3780, Fax: (505) 461-3931
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 3604 E Tucumcari Blvd, Tucumcari, New Mexico 88401 , Phone: (575) 461-9611
  • Hampton Inn, 3409 E Rt 66 Blvd, Tucumcari, New Mexico 88401 , Phone: (505) 461-1111, Fax: (505) 461-0000
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 2624 S Adams St, Tucumcari, New Mexico 88401 , Phone: (505) 461-3333, Fax: (505) 461-3336
  • Econo Lodge, 3400 E Rt 66 Blvd, Tucumcari, New Mexico 88401 , Phone: (505) 461-4194
  • Days Inn Tucumcari, 2623 S First St, Tucumcari, New Mexico 88401 , Phone: (575) 461-3158, Fax: (575) 461-4871
  • Tristar Inn Xpress, 1302 Rt 66 Blvd, Tucumcari, New Mexico 88401 , Phone: (575) 461-3140, Fax: (575) 461-3143
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites, 2615 S Adam St, Tucumcari, New Mexico 88401 , Phone: (575) 461-2233, Fax: (575) 461-7988
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Tucumcari, New Mexico
Most common first names in Tucumcari, NM among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary7677.1 years
James5473.3 years
John4876.6 years
William3874.6 years
Robert3570.9 years
Charles3474.9 years
George2972.6 years
Jose2872.2 years
Juan2573.4 years
Dorothy2174.9 years
Most common last names in Tucumcari, NM among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martinez6969.9 years
Smith4280.2 years
Garcia3576.0 years
Lopez2967.9 years
Romero2872.1 years
Aragon2670.9 years
Sandoval2568.6 years
Lucero2076.2 years
White1972.3 years
Gutierrez1968.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (68%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (2%)
Businesses in Tucumcari, NM
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1La Quinta1
Alco Stores1McDonald's1
Arby's1Motel 61
Best Western1Nike1
Circle K2Quality1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Days Inn1Rodeway Inn1
Dennys1SONIC Drive-In1
Econo Lodge1Super 81
FedEx4Travelodge1
Holiday Inn1True Value1
KFC1U-Haul1
Kmart1UPS1

Tucumcari compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Tucumcari on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Real estate and rental and leasing (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Food preparation and serving related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population decrease from 2000 (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest house values disparities (population 5,000+)"
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