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Population in 2010: 2,192. Population change since 2000: -51.3%
Males: 1,069  (48.8%)
Females: 1,123  (51.2%)

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

Zip codes: 87031.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,273 (it was $40,521 in 2000)
Valencia:

$32,273
NM:

$42,558
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,239

Valencia CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $133,795 (it was $115,600 in 2000)
Valencia:

$133,795
NM:

$157,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $155,195; Detached houses: $216,158; Mobile homes: $87,294

Median gross rent in 2012: $339.

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  • Hispanic - 1,231 (56.2%)
  • White alone - 833 (38.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 65 (3.0%)
  • Asian alone - 21 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 21 (1.0%)
  • Black alone - 14 (0.6%)
  • Other race alone - 7 (0.3%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Valencia: 94.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Recent posts about Valencia, New Mexico on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. Valencia is mentioned 257 times on our forum:
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Ancestries: German (9.7%), Irish (5.5%), Italian (3.6%), English (3.2%), United States (2.8%), Hungarian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4845 feet

Land area: 5.49 square miles.

Population density: 399 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Valencia:

  • High school or higher: 83.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Valencia CDP:

  • Never married: 33.7%
  • Now married: 47.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

99 residents are foreign born (0.9% Asia).

This place:  4.2%
New Mexico:  9.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $745 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $608 (0.7%)

Valencia satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albuquerque, NM (22.3 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (320.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Peralta, NM (1.5 miles ), Los Lunas, NM (1.6 miles ), El Cerro Mission, NM (1.8 miles ), El Cerro-Monterey Park, NM (1.9 miles ), Monterey Park, NM (1.9 miles ), Bosque Farms, NM (2.0 miles ), Tome, NM (2.1 miles ), Las Maravillas, NM (2.1 miles ).

Latitude: 34.80 N, Longitude: 106.69 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 505

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.4%
New Mexico:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Child care workers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Valencia-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 37% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 25.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/8/1990 at 10:46:53, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MD, Depth: 3.8 mi) earthquake occurred 25.7 miles away from Valencia center
On 1/31/1990 at 01:08:19, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 26.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/4/1998 at 08:05:31, a magnitude 4.0 (3.6 MB, 4.0 ML, 3.8 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 33.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/27/1990 at 13:23:22, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 58.6 miles away from Valencia center
On 7/22/1990 at 21:27:05, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 39.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Valencia County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Snow: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Valencia topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Valencia:

  • AMBERCARE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; BELEN, NM)
  • LOS LUNAS COMMUNITY PROGRAM/BEHAVIORAL SERVICES CE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; BELEN, NM)
  • VALENCIA PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 12 miles away; BELEN, NM)

Amtrak station near Valencia:

  • 11 miles: BELEN (420 N MAIN ST.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Valencia:

  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 20 miles; Albuquerque, NM; Full-time enrollment: 8,765)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 21 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,438)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 29 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 5,120)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 101 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,197)
  • San Juan College (about 160 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 3,028)
  • New Mexico State University-Main Campus (about 173 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 14,681)
  • New Mexico State University-Dona Ana (about 175 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 3,159)

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Notable location: Valencia El Cerro Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Sangre de Cristo Cemetery (1), El Camposanto de la Liverta (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Valencia County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  CO  NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.7. This is about average.
City:

27.7
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.241. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.241
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 12.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.5
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

30.9
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.1
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 5.26. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.26
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 27.2%
(27.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.9% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.6%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.6%
Whole state:  8.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Valencia, NM


44 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
3 people in nursing homes in 2000

Valencia compared to New Mexico state average:

Valencia, New Mexico environmental map by EPA

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Valencia travel time to work - commute


Valencia mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Valencia CDP (based on Valencia County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.07%
Here56.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents78.8%6.4%2.8%2.7%2.6%
Congregations20.4%12.2%4.1%6.1%4.1%
NameAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Churches of ChristSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents1.3%1.1%1.0%0.8%2.7%
Congregations10.2%6.1%6.1%6.1%24.5%
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: 11
Valencia County:

1.55 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Valencia County:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

3.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Valencia County:

25.8%
New Mexico:

22.1%

8.32% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,202 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.32%
New Mexico average:

7.94%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($240 average AGI)
Valencia County:

0.06%
New Mexico average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Bernalillo County, NM  3.29% ($34,822 average AGI)
from Socorro County, NM  0.27% ($25,705)
from Dona Ana County, NM  0.20% ($23,667)


7.47% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,498 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.47%
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 Bernalillo County, NM  3.57% ($30,732 average AGI)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.22% ($36,083)
to Sandoval County, NM  0.21% ($32,739)

Strongest AM radio stations in Valencia:

  • KNML (610 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXKS (1190 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KARS (860 AM; 1 kW; BELEN, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KKIM (1000 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KANM (1600 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: ARAGON BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.L.C.)
  • KABQ (1350 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKJY (1550 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: VANGUARD MEDIA, L.L.C)
  • KDAZ (730 AM; 1 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: PAN AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KTBL (1050 AM; 1 kW; LOS RANCHOS, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDEF (1150 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: RAMH CORPORATION)
  • KKNS (1310 AM; 5 kW; CORRALES, NM; Owner: SIMMONS-NM, LS, LLC)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Valencia:

  • KIOT (102.5 FM; LOS LUNAS, NM; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLVO (97.7 FM; BELEN, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KNKT (107.1 FM; ARMIJO, NM; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF ALBUQUERQUE, INC.)
  • KYLZ (106.3 FM; LOS LUNAS, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KTEG (104.7 FM; BOSQUE FARMS, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLYT (88.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KTZO (103.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KUNM (89.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS UNIV. OF NEW MEXICO)
  • KKOB-FM (93.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KANW (89.1 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: BD. OF EDUC. CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE, NM)
  • KBZU (96.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBQI (107.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRST (92.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMGA (99.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZRR (94.1 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KPEK (100.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K265CA (100.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFLQ (91.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • K213BT (90.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KXTC (99.9 FM; THOREAU, NM; Owner: KXTC, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Valencia:

  • KWBQ (Channel 19; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF NEW MEXICO, LLC)
  • KTFQ (Channel 14; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: TELEFUTURA TELEVISION GROUP, INC.)
  • K43HW (Channel 43; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: JOSEPH W. SHAFFER)
  • K17DD (Channel 17; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$147,9869$141,53861$178,2835$65,4023$97,2576$86,650
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$176,0201$83,7708$152,2841$102,7600$02$103,660
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$162,8633$208,76730$162,4624$29,7101$143,5707$68,697
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$251,8502$220,76015$176,8921$59,1701$91,7701$122,630
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$04$168,2830$00$01$49,670
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9701.02 , 9703.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$187,8702$202,800
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$165,8901$167,110
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$111,7700$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9701.02 , 9703.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Service Call: 1

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