Upper Fruitland, New Mexico

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Population in 2010: 1,662. Population change since 2000: -0.1%
Males: 817  (49.2%)
Females: 845  (50.8%)
Median resident age:  30.9 years
New Mexico median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 87416.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,254 (it was $25,096 in 2000)
Upper Fruitland:

$30,254
NM:

$42,558
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,692 (it was $9,246 in 2000)

Upper Fruitland CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $75,919 (it was $33,800 in 2000)
Upper Fruitland:

$75,919
NM:

$157,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $100,327; Detached houses: $121,744; Mobile homes: $55,799

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,021.

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Upper Fruitland races chart
  • American Indian alone - 1,547 (93.1%)
  • Hispanic - 64 (3.9%)
  • Two or more races - 35 (2.1%)
  • White alone - 16 (1.0%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Upper Fruitland: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 7.48 square miles.

Population density: 222 people per square mile   (very low).

Upper Fruitland, New Mexico map

For population 25 years and over in Upper Fruitland:

  • High school or higher: 71.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 13.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Upper Fruitland CDP:

  • Never married: 54.6%
  • Now married: 33.9%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.3%)

Upper Fruitland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rio Rancho, NM (134.7 miles , pop. 51,765).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (146.1 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (307.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Kirtland, NM (1.8 miles ), Ojo Amarillo, NM (2.1 miles ), Farmington, NM (2.5 miles ), Napi HQ, NM (2.5 miles ), Nenahnezad, NM (2.6 miles ), Waterflow, NM (3.1 miles ), Burnham, NM (3.5 miles ), Flora Vista, NM (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 36.72 N, Longitude: 108.30 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 505

Upper Fruitland household income distribution Upper Fruitland home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.4%
New Mexico:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (26%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (21%)
  • Utilities (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Carpenters (8%)
  • Extraction workers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Customer service representatives (8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)

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

Average climate in Upper Fruitland, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Upper Fruitland, New Mexico average temperatures Upper Fruitland, New Mexico average precipitation Upper Fruitland, New Mexico humidity Upper Fruitland, New Mexico wind speed Upper Fruitland, New Mexico snowfall Upper Fruitland, New Mexico sunshine Upper Fruitland, New Mexico clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Upper Fruitland-area historical earthquake activity is above New Mexico state average. It is 262% 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 495.8 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 482.2 miles away from Upper Fruitland center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 484.0 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 561.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1992 at 10:26:20, a magnitude 5.9 (5.7 MB, 5.6 MS, 5.6 MW, 5.9 ML, Depth: 9.3 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 287.0 miles away from Upper Fruitland center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 507.8 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 San Juan County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Upper Fruitland:

  • SUN CREST HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 5 miles away; FARMINGTON, NM)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF FARMINGTON (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; FARMINGTON, NM)
  • FOUR CORNERS DIALYSIS FARMINGTON (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; FARMINGTON, NM)
  • SAN JUAN CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; FARMINGTON, NM)
  • SAN JUAN MANOR NF (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; FARMINGTON, NM)
  • SAN JUAN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; FARMINGTON, NM)
  • SAN JUAN REGIONAL REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 5 miles away; FARMINGTON, NM)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Upper Fruitland:

  • San Juan College (about 9 miles; Farmington, NM; Full-time enrollment: 5,112)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 46 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,631)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 143 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • Adams State University (about 144 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • Western State Colorado University (about 148 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 148 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 148 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,398)

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Church in Upper Fruitland: Saint Michael Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

San Juan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 73.5. This is about average.

City:

73.5
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.308. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.308
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.06. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.06
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.638. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.638
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 35.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 24.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 4.88. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.88
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.6%
(52.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.0% for American Indian residents, 55.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.6 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  80.1%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.9%
Whole state:  8.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Upper Fruitland compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Upper Fruitland travel time to work - commute Upper Fruitland mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (38%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (26%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Coal or coke (5%)
  • Other fuel (5%)
  • Utility gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Upper Fruitland CDP (based on San Juan County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.27%
Here: 40.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents29.5%21.7%21.3%7.2%4.2%
Congregations8.0%15.3%13.9%5.8%8.0%
NameChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents3.1%1.9%1.4%1.3%8.3%
Congregations8.8%2.2%3.6%3.6%30.7%
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: 10
San Juan County:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
San Juan County:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 70
San Juan County:

5.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 62
Here:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
San Juan County:

26.4%
New Mexico:

22.1%

5.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,514 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
New Mexico average:

6.50%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($143 average AGI)
San Juan County:

0.03%
New Mexico average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from McKinley County, NM  1.22% ($23,526 average AGI)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.37% ($26,834)
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.37% ($29,347)


7.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,719 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.88%
New Mexico average:

6.43%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($273 average AGI)
San Juan County:

0.05%
New Mexico average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to McKinley County, NM  1.89% ($23,497 average AGI)
to Bernalillo County, NM  0.52% ($24,021)
to Apache County, AZ  0.49% ($25,364)

Strongest AM radio stations in Upper Fruitland:

  • KNDN (960 AM; 5 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: BASIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KENN (1390 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • KRZE (1280 AM; 5 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: J. THOMAS DEVELOPMENT OF NM, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLLV (550 AM; daytime; 2 kW; BREEN, CO; Owner: DAYSTAR RADIO, LTD.)
  • KIUP (930 AM; 5 kW; DURANGO, CO; Owner: FOUR CORNERS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KCQL (1340 AM; 1 kW; AZTEC, NM; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Upper Fruitland:

  • KISZ-FM1 (97.9 FM; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • KNMI (88.9 FM; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: NAVAJO MISSIONS, INC.)
  • K287AC (105.3 FM; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: KUTE, INC.)
  • KWYK-FM (94.9 FM; AZTEC, NM; Owner: BASIN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRWN (92.9 FM; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • KSJE (90.9 FM; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: SAN JUAN COLLEGE)
  • KPCL (95.7 FM; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: VOICE MINISTRIES OF FARMINGTON)
  • K230AF (93.9 FM; KIRTLAND, NM; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTGW (91.7 FM; FRUITLAND, NM; Owner: NATIVE AMERICAN CHRISTIAN VOICE, INC)
  • K257DQ (99.3 FM; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: BEN F. STINSON III)
  • KRTZ (98.7 FM; CORTEZ, CO; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO., LLC)
  • KDAG (96.9 FM; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAZX (102.9 FM; KIRTLAND, NM; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTRA-FM (102.1 FM; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K232DA (94.3 FM; HESPERUS, CO; Owner: NATIVE AMERICAN CHRISTIAN VOICE, INC.)
  • K237CR (95.3 FM; HESPERUS, CO; Owner: NATIVE AMERICAN CHRISTIAN VOICE, INC.)
  • KKFG (104.5 FM; BLOOMFIELD, NM; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIQX (101.3 FM; DURANGO, CO; Owner: FOUR CORNERS BROADCASTINGS, LLC)
  • KRSJ (100.5 FM; DURANGO, CO; Owner: FOUR CORNERS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KUTE (90.1 FM; IGNACIO, CO; Owner: KUTE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Upper Fruitland:

  • K23BT (Channel 23; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: ACME TELEVISION LICENSES OF NEW MEXICO, LLC)
  • K08HQ (Channel 8; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • K47DR (Channel 47; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: CHRISTIAN B/CING COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KOBF (Channel 12; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • K21AX (Channel 21; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K43AI (Channel 43; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO)
  • K19CM (Channel 19; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: KOAT HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K27GJ (Channel 27; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
Upper Fruitland, New Mexico:
  • Fatal accident count: 28
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 39
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 13
  • Fatalities: 37
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 76
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
New Mexico average:
  • Fatal accident count: 129
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 185
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 54
  • Fatalities: 142
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 352
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 22
See more detailed statistics of Upper Fruitland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 1,128
Total average daily truck traffic: 169
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 2,170

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • MP22, Upper Fruitland (Lat: 36.719861 Lon: -108.255333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WQLL903
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/04/2010, Expiration Date: 03/04/2020, Certifier: John Badal
    Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, LLP, 2120 L Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830, Fax: (202) 828-5568
  • MP 19/20, Upper Fruitland (Lat: 36.738306 Lon: -108.403417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WQLL905
    Assigned Frequencies: 11365.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/04/2010, Expiration Date: 03/04/2020, Certifier: John Badal
    Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, LLP, 2120 L Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830, Fax: (202) 828-5568

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