Tyrone, New Mexico

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Population in July 2007: 2,254.
Males: 1,156  (51.3%)
Females: 1,098  (48.7%)
Median resident age:  44.5 years
New Mexico median age:  34.6 years

Zip code: 88061

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,121 (it was $33,158 in 2000)
Tyrone:

$42,121
NM:

$43,872

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,927 (it was $16,284 in 2000)

Tyrone CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $130,560 (it was $86,500 in 2000)
Tyrone:

$130,560
NM:

$159,200
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  • Races in Tyrone, NM (2000)

    Tyrone races chart
    • 1,85479.6%White alone
    • 43118.5%Hispanic
    • 140.6%American Indian alone
    • 110.5%Black alone
    • 110.5%Two or more races
    • 50.2%Asian alone
    • 40.2%Other race alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Tyrone: 91.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5780 feet

Land area: 1288.0 square miles.

Population density: 1.7 people per square mile   (very low).

Tyrone, New Mexico map

For population 25 years and over in Tyrone:

  • High school or higher: 88.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tyrone CCD:

  • Never married: 16.9%
  • Now married: 67.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

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

Tyrone CCD:  0.4% ($320)
New Mexico:  0.7% ($699)
Tyrone satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Las Cruces, NM (109.1 miles , pop. 74,267).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (141.9 miles , pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (210.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Gila, NM (3.7 miles ), Cliff, NM (3.8 miles ), Silver City, NM (4.1 miles ), White Signal, NM (4.3 miles) , Rosedale, NM (4.3 miles ), Buckhorn, NM (4.6 miles) , Arenas Valley, NM (4.7 miles ), Pinos Altos, NM (4.8 miles ).

Latitude: 32.76 N, Longitude: 108.56 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 505

Tyrone household income distribution Tyrone home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.7%
New Mexico:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (32%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Extraction workers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)

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

Average climate in Tyrone, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Tyrone-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New Mexico state average. It is 212% 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 470.2 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 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 415.2 miles away from Tyrone 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 469.2 miles away from the city center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 419.0 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 411.5 miles away from Tyrone 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 382.2 miles away from the city 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 Grant County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Fires: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tyrone:

  • Western New Mexico University (about 17 miles; Silver City, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,456)
  • Eastern Arizona College (about 71 miles; Thatcher, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,810)
  • New Mexico State University-Main Campus (about 111 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 14,497)
  • New Mexico State University-Dona Ana (about 111 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 5,640)
  • Cochise College (about 118 miles; Douglas, AZ; FT enrollment: 8,597)
  • The University of Texas at El Paso (about 139 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 18,008)
  • Pima Community College (about 141 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 18,794)

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Notable location: Tyrone Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2011 was 29.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

29.1
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 0.597. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.597
U.S.:

1.929

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 14.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 5.04. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.04
U.S.:

9.14

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

BURRO MOUNTAIN HOMESTEAD (Population served: 79, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-04-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-04-2013)
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  63.4%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.8%
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: 0.4% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

9.7%
Whole state:

18.4%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

3.8%
Whole state:

7.8%
10 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

Tyrone compared to New Mexico 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 below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
New Mexico average:

14.5

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (40%)
  • Utility gas (29%)
  • Wood (23%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Solar energy (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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 Tyrone CCD (based on Grant County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,58713
Evangelical Protestant2,53027
Other1,75713
Mainline Protestant8737
None14,767-
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: 4
Grant County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Grant County:

4.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

8.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Grant County:

19.6%
New Mexico:

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

16.1%
State:

11.5%

5.68% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,676 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.68%
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 Dona Ana County, NM  0.37% ($25,175 average AGI)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.29% ($27,129)
from Pima County, AZ  0.27% ($27,310)


5.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,097 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
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 Dona Ana County, NM  0.99% ($21,566 average AGI)
to Pima County, AZ  0.43% ($39,500)
to Bernalillo County, NM  0.40% ($25,186)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tyrone:

  • KNFT (950 AM; 5 kW; BAYARD, NM; Owner: RUNNELS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LLC, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KUAZ (1550 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSNM (570 AM; 5 kW; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: SUNRISE BROADCASTING INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tyrone:

  • KNFT-FM (102.9 FM; BAYARD, NM; Owner: RUNNELS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LLC, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • KNUW (95.3 FM; SANTA CLARA, NM; Owner: MEL-MIKE ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • K212EH (90.3 FM; SILVER CITY, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOC., INC.)
  • K208BT (89.5 FM; SAFFORD, AZ; Owner: AZ BD OF REGENTS/UNIV. OF ARIZONA)
  • KPSA-FM (97.9 FM; LORDSBURG, NM; Owner: RUNNELS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LLC, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • K204BU (88.7 FM; SILVER CITY, NM; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KSCQ (92.9 FM; SILVER CITY, NM; Owner: PAUL D. HUNTER)
  • K204CE (88.7 FM; CLIFTON, AZ; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KJIK (100.7 FM; DUNCAN, AZ; Owner: WILLIAM S. KONOPNICKI)
  • KFMM (99.1 FM; THATCHER, AZ; Owner: WICK COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
  • KXKQ (94.1 FM; SAFFORD, AZ; Owner: MCMURRAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWNM (105.5 FM; HURLEY, NM; Owner: BBC RADIO)
  • KWCX-FM (104.9 FM; WILLCOX, AZ; Owner: LAKESHORE MEDIA, LLC)
  • KWRQ (102.3 FM; CLIFTON, AZ; Owner: MCMURRAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • $558,000Total costs
  • 6,570Total average daily traffic
  • 1,051Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,068Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • STATION, Burro Chief Copper Mine (Lat: 32.625333 Lon: -108.380028), Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 11.9 m, Call Sign: WNTG917
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.031 MHz, 928.031 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/14/2000, Expiration Date: 10/25/2010, Cancellation Date: 12/25/2010, Certifier: J. Dale Brunk
    Registrant: Arent Fox LLP, 1050 Connecticut Ave., Nw, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 715-8479, Fax: (202) 857-6395, Email:
  • Burro Chief Copper Mine (Lat: 32.654778 Lon: -108.385861), Overall height: 11.9 m, Call Sign: WPNC674
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.168 MHz, 952.168 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/26/2002, Expiration Date: 03/07/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/06/2012, Certifier: J. Dale Brunk
    Registrant: Arent Fox LLP, 1050 Connecticut Ave., Nw, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 715-8479, Fax: (202) 857-6395, Email:
  • 4 A BOOSTER, Hwy 90 S (Lat: 32.636944 Lon: -108.384722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WQLN433
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/15/2010, Expiration Date: 03/15/2020, Certifier: Michele A Hughes
    Registrant: Arent Fox LLP, 1717 K Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 715-8479, Fax: (202) 857-6395, Email:
  • INDIAN PEAK, 1 Mile Nw Of Tyrone Mine - West Of Highway 90 (Lat: 32.659361 Lon: -108.342306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WQOL413
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/04/2011, Expiration Date: 11/04/2021, Certifier: Michele A Hughes
    Registrant: Arent Fox LLP, 1717 K Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 715-8479, Fax: (202) 857-6395, Email:
  • STATION, 3.4 Mi Se (Lat: 32.626722 Lon: -108.308639), Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WGX732
    Assigned Frequencies: 2130.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/05/1999, Expiration Date: 03/31/2009, Cancellation Date: 08/21/2008, Certifier: Edward Padilla, Jr. Mr.
    Registrant: Public Service Company Of New Mexico, Alvarado Square, Ms-3110, Albuquerque, NM 87158, Phone: (505) 241-2700, Email:
  • Jack\'s Peak, Jack's Peak, 6 Mi Ssw Of (Lat: 32.582500 Lon: -108.425361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WGX733
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 6123.10 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/10/2009, Expiration Date: 03/31/2019, Certifier: Edward Padilla, Jr. Mr.
    Registrant: Public Service Company Of New Mexico, Alvarado Square, Ms-0600, Albuquerque, NM 87158, Phone: (505) 241-4593, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tyrone)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1
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