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Population in 2012: 5,204 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.1%
 

Males: 2,514  (48.3%)
Females: 2,690  (51.7%)

Median resident age:  41.3 years
New Mexico median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 88401.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,648 (it was $22,560 in 2000)
Tucumcari:

$27,648
NM:

$42,558
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,438

Tucumcari city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $52,663 (it was $45,800 in 2000)
Tucumcari:

$52,663
NM:

$157,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $75,246; Detached houses: $77,251; Townhouses or other attached units: $93,019; In 2-unit structures: $220,133; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $76,458; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $411,699; Mobile homes: $38,081

Median gross rent in 2012: $488.

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  • Hispanic - 2,973 (55.7%)
  • White alone - 2,089 (39.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 155 (2.9%)
  • Asian alone - 49 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 44 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 28 (0.5%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Tucumcari: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (7.2%), United States (7.0%), Irish (5.7%), English (4.8%), French (1.4%), Norwegian (1.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4086 feet

Land area: 7.54 square miles.

Population density: 690 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Tucumcari:

  • High school or higher: 76.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tucumcari city:

  • Never married: 32.1%
  • Now married: 42.5%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

91 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.7%
New Mexico:  9.3%



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Tucumcari, New Mexico as of September 16, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Tucumcari to the number of sex offenders is 306 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $427 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $252 (0.6%)

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: +79 (+1.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,386 (77.0%)

Area code: 505

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Crime rates in Tucumcari by Year
Type 2002 2004 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 010102
per 100,000 0.017.70.019.20.036.9
Rapes 104350
per 100,000 16.40.079.557.795.10.0
Robberies 212422
per 100,000 32.717.739.877.038.136.9
Assaults N/A7258663831
per 100,000 N/A1274.61153.11269.7723.1571.6
Burglaries 13912569147136159
per 100,000 2276.12212.81371.82828.02588.02932.0
Thefts 227103139191142125
per 100,000 3717.01823.32763.43674.52702.22305.0
Auto thefts 16169845
per 100,000 262.0283.2178.9153.976.192.2
Arson 100000
per 100,000 16.40.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.1) N/A485.1468.1638.6468.5447.6

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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

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Tucumcari, New Mexico accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.2%
New Mexico:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -870 (-12.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (31%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Tucumcari-area historical tornado activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 49% 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 significantly below New Mexico state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/4/1995 at 03:59:04, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 96.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/19/1995 at 18:36:43, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 29.9 miles away from Tucumcari center
On 3/25/1996 at 06:43:46, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1993 at 03:07:31, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1993 at 02:01:19, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.0 miles away from Tucumcari center
On 7/14/1998 at 05:38:48, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 MD, 2.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 18.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

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: Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Abel Cullum - Martial artist, Paul Brinegar - Actor, Danny Villanueva - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Tucumcari:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Tucumcari, NM

Airports located in Tucumcari:


Local government website: www.cityoftucumcari.com

College/University in Tucumcari:

  • Mesalands Community College (Full-time enrollment: 355; 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 73 miles; Portales, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,746)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 89 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,197)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 104 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 5,251)
  • Amarillo College (about 107 miles; Amarillo, TX; FT enrollment: 3,610)
  • South Plains College (about 135 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 4,679)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 152 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 2,626)
  • Texas Tech University (about 153 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 25,860)

Public high school in Tucumcari:

Public elementary/middle schools in Tucumcari:

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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:

  • 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).
  • 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)

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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

 

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

STUCKEYS #112 (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LIBERTY MDWCA (Population served: 225, Purch_groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-10-2001), St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-10-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2001 and JUN-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-28-2001), Fed Formal NOV issued (JUN-20-2002)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-1996 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & 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)
HILLS VILLAGE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 125, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and JUN-14-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-14-2002), Fed Formal NOV issued (JUN-20-2002)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-1996 and OCT-17-2005, Contaminant: Lead & 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)
SIERRA GRANDE HIGHWAY REST AREA (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Tucumcari that have no violations reported:

  • RAD WATER USERS COOP (Population served: 470, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_groundwater)
  • THAXTON REST AREA (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.4%
(17.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.1% for Black residents, 28.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 87.5% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 24.7% for other race residents, 0.0% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Tucumcari, NM

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 compared to New Mexico state average:

Tucumcari, New Mexico environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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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.

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

  • Best Western Discover Motor Inn, 200 E Estrella Ave, Tucumcari, NM 88401 , Phone: (505) 461-4884, Fax: (505) 461-2463
  • Comfort Inn, 2800 E Tucumcari Blvd, Tucumcari, NM 88401 , Phone: (505) 461-4094
  • Motel 6, 2900 E Tucumcari Blvd, Tucumcari, NM 88401 , Phone: (505) 461-4791
  • Microtel Inn-tucumcari, 2420 S 1ST St, Tucumcari, NM 88401 , Phone: (505) 461-0600, Fax: (505) 461-0800
  • Best Western Pow Wow Inn, 801 W Tucumcari Blvd, Tucumcari, NM 88401 , Phone: (505) 461-0500, Fax: (505) 461-0135
  • Super 8 Motel, 4001 E Tucumcari Blvd, Tucumcari, NM 88401 , Phone: (505) 461-4444, Fax: (505) 461-4320
  • Holiday Inn, 3716 E Tucumcari Blvd, Tucumcari, NM 88401 , Phone: (800) 335-3780, Fax: (505) 461-3931
  • Howard Johnson Express Inn, 3604 E Tucumcari Blvd, Tucumcari, NM 88401 , Phone: (505) 461-2747, Fax: (505) 461-2747
  • 5 other hotels and motels
All 13 fire-safe hotels and motels in Tucumcari, New Mexico

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Tucumcari travel time to work - commute


Tucumcari mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Solar energy (1%)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 89.92%
Here89.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristAssemblies of God
Adherents47.3%34.5%7.4%2.8%2.5%
Congregations24.3%13.5%13.5%16.2%10.8%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.5%1.1%0.6%0.5%0.8%
Congregations2.7%2.7%2.7%2.7%10.8%
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
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%

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$16,895$25,3430$0
Other Government Administration 8$17,491$26,2370$0
Judicial and Legal 2$4,904$29,4240$0
Police Protection - Officers 11$35,840$39,0980$0
Police - Other 8$11,909$17,8640$0
Firefighters 1$3,998$47,9760$0
Streets and Highways 3$5,396$21,5840$0
Airports 2$5,134$30,8041$642
Welfare 5$7,437$17,8493$2,630
Health 7$19,065$32,6834$4,253
Solid Waste Management 7$15,294$26,2180$0
Sewerage 7$13,386$22,9470$0
Parks and Recreation 8$14,626$21,9394$2,765
Housing and Community Development(Local) 10$26,829$32,1950$0
Water Supply 10$20,209$24,2510$0
Local Libraries 4$7,430$22,2901$325
Other and Unallocable 9$17,792$23,7233$3,281
Totals for Government 110$243,635$26,57816$13,896

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,217,000 ($233.86)
    Police Protection: $1,212,000 ($232.90)
    Regular Highways: $1,056,000 ($202.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,024,000 ($196.77)
    General - Other: $889,000 ($170.83)
    Central Staff Services: $602,000 ($115.68)
    Sewerage: $443,000 ($85.13)
    Parks & Recreation: $432,000 ($83.01)
    Financial Administration: $313,000 ($60.15)
    Libraries: $242,000 ($46.50)
    Fire Protection: $117,000 ($22.48)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $59,000 ($11.34)
    Corrections - Other: $43,000 ($8.26)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $77,000 ($14.80)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($1.35)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,582,000 ($496.16)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $66,000 ($12.68)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $1,164,000 ($223.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $812,000 ($156.03)
    Sewerage: $346,000 ($66.49)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $911,000 ($175.06)
    Interest Earnings: $281,000 ($54.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,335,000 ($256.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $337,000 ($64.76)
    All Other: $139,000 ($26.71)
    General Support: $61,000 ($11.72)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $2,412,000 ($463.49)
    Other Selective Sales: $478,000 ($91.85)
    Property: $301,000 ($57.84)
    Public Utilities: $186,000 ($35.74)
    NEC: $5,000 ($0.96)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,095,000 ($210.42)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,283,000 ($246.54)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $2,245,000 ($431.40)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $2,155,000 ($414.10)
    Water Utilities: $895,000 ($171.98)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,373,000 ($263.84)
    Water Utilities: $200,000 ($38.43)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,505,000 ($481.36)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $194,000 ($37.28)

6.79% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,505 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.79%
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 Curry County, NM  0.73% ($17,045 average AGI)
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.47% ($21,714)


8.17% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($22,723 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.17%
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 Curry County, NM  0.92% ($24,679 average AGI)
to Bernalillo County, NM  0.85% ($20,615)
to Roosevelt County, NM  0.43% ($21,000)

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)

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

Tucumcari, New Mexico:
  • Fatal accident count: 23
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 31
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 6
  • Fatalities: 28
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 61
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
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 Tucumcari fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 28
Total length: 131 meters (430ft)
Total average daily traffic: 130,334
Total average daily truck traffic: 66,872

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 8
  • 1980-1989: 17
  • 1990-1999: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Tucumcari, NM


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

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
Businesses in Tucumcari, NM
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Arby's1Motel 61
Best Western1Nike1
Dairy Queen1Quality1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Dennys1Rodeway Inn1
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx4Super 81
Holiday Inn1Travelodge1
KFC1True Value1
Kmart1U-Haul1
La Quinta1UPS1
Browse common businesses in Tucumcari, NM


Tucumcari on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2008 (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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