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Grant County

Population in July 2007: 2,254.
Males: 1,156  (51.3%)
Females: 1,098  (48.7%)

Median resident age:  50.3 years
New Mexico median age:  34.6 years

Estimated median household income in 2011: $39,513 (it was $33,158 in 2000)
Tyrone:

$39,513
New Mexico:

$41,963
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $23,508

Tyrone CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $136,869 (it was $86,500 in 2000)
Tyrone:

$136,869
New Mexico:

$159,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $181,710; Detached houses: $211,519; Mobile homes: $139,065; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $72,036

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Tyrone races chart
  • White alone - 1,854 (79.6%)
  • Hispanic - 431 (18.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 14 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 11 (0.5%)
  • Two or more races - 11 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Tyrone: 168.6 (very high, 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).




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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%

0 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.0%
New Mexico:  9.3%

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: Silver City, NM (4.1 miles ), Pinos Altos, NM (4.8 miles ), Santa Clara, NM (4.9 miles ), Bayard, NM (5.0 miles ), Hurley, NM (5.1 miles ), Virden, NM (5.1 miles) , Bayard-Santa Rita, NM (5.4 miles ), Lordsburg, NM (5.5 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 July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
New Mexico:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
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%)

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Average climate in Tyrone, New Mexico

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Earthquake activity:

Tyrone-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below New Mexico state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/8/2007 at 07:15:40, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, 3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 66.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2007 at 09:30:41, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 40.8 miles away from Tyrone center
Magnitude types: local magnitude (ML), 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: 4, Storms: 4, Fires: 2, Floods: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Tyrone:

  • GILA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, about 15 miles away; SILVER CITY, NM)

Political contributions by individuals in Tyrone, NM

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tyrone:

  • Eastern Arizona College (about 71 miles; Thatcher, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 2,285)
  • New Mexico State University-Main Campus (about 111 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 14,681)
  • New Mexico State University-Dona Ana (about 111 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • The University of Texas at El Paso (about 139 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 12,687)
  • University of Phoenix-Southern Arizona Campus (about 141 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,465)
  • University of Arizona (about 145 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 33,106)
  • El Paso Community College (about 147 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 10,943)

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Notable locations in Tyrone: Oliver Windmill (A), Little Dix Windmill (B), Martin Ranch (C), Pot Hole Windmill (D), McHaffey Windmill (E), Mount Royal Windmill (F), Mouth of Cottonwood Windmill (G), Mud Spring Windmill (H), Rice Ranch (I), Ridout Ranch (J), New Seep Windmill (K), Norris Ranch (L), Old Jackson Ranch (M), Old Man Hext Windmill (N), Raeburn Windmill (O), Silsby Ranch (P), Slate Creek Camp (Q), Smith Ranch (R), T Bar T Camp (S), Taylor Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Tyrone include: Church of Christ (A), Trinity Presbyterian (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Redrock Cemetery (1), Clark Cemetery (2), Stout Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Horse Lake (A), Mangas Lake (B), North Sycamore Mesa Tank (C), Horseshoe Tank (D), Double Tanks (E), Drew Tank (F), Drift Fence Tank (G), Agua Alto Tank (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Adams Creek (A), Kemp Creek (B), Lobo Creek (C), Sycamore Creek (D), Whiskey Creek (E), Willow Creek (F), Tennessee Creek (G), Slate Creek (H), Sawmill Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Tyrone include: Apache Box Wilderness Study Area (1), Leopold Vista (2), Hell Hole Wilderness Study Area (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 18.2. This is significantly better than average.
City:

18.2
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 2.69. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.69
U.S.:

3.90
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 5.00. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.00
U.S.:

9.59

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

BURRO MOUNTAIN HOMESTEAD (Population served: 79, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Tyrone, NM

10 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

Tyrone compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)



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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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Tyrone (based on Grant County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 88.60%
Here88.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents79.0%7.7%5.1%2.1%1.4%
Congregations22.6%13.2%11.3%5.7%9.4%
NameChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents1.1%0.9%0.7%0.4%1.6%
Congregations9.4%3.8%1.9%1.9%20.8%
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: 4
Here:

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.
New Mexico:

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
This county:

4.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.08 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Grant County:

7.3%
State:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

19.6%
State:

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

16.1%
New Mexico:

11.5%

7.77% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,386 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.77%
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 Dona Ana County, NM  0.50% ($26,471 average AGI)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.50% ($34,200)
from Pima County, AZ  0.50% ($59,600)


7.43% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,846 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.43%
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 Dona Ana County, NM  1.03% ($25,596 average AGI)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.56% ($29,893)
to Pima County, AZ  0.56% ($38,179)

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.)

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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