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Population in 2012: 437 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -18.9%
 

Males: 184  (42.3%)
Females: 253  (57.7%)

Median resident age:  47.6 years
New Mexico median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 88353.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $25,420 (it was $23,083 in 2000)
Vaughn:

$25,420
NM:

$42,558
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,823

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $42,423 (it was $33,700 in 2000)
Vaughn:

$42,423
NM:

$157,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $53,526; Detached houses: $51,562; Townhouses or other attached units: $154,082; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $30,816; Mobile homes: $56,002

Median gross rent in 2012: $283.

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  • Hispanic - 385 (86.3%)
  • White alone - 53 (11.9%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.7%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.2%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Vaughn: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (12.7%), German (8.3%), Irish (3.1%), Danish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1919

Elevation: 5928 feet

Land area: 5.60 square miles.

Population density: 78 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Vaughn:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.6%
  • Unemployed: 10.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Vaughn town:

  • Never married: 18.8%
  • Now married: 59.2%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 15.5%

18 residents are foreign born (2.3% Europe).

This town:  3.4%
New Mexico:  9.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $385 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $364 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Fe, NM (85.3 miles , pop. 62,203).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (87.1 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (400.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Duran, NM (3.8 miles) , Encino, NM (3.9 miles) , Pastura, NM (4.4 miles) , Corona, NM (5.7 miles) , Dilia, NM (6.0 miles) , Puerto de Luna, NM (6.1 miles) , Santa Rosa, NM (6.2 miles ), Llano del Medio, NM (6.4 miles) .

Latitude: 34.60 N, Longitude: 105.21 W

Area code: 505

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.4%
New Mexico:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -92 (-14.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (30%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (22%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Retail trade (33%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other construction workers and helpers (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Construction laborers (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (16%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (13%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Customer service representatives (6%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Vaughn-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below New Mexico state average. It is 80% 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 95.8 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 94.6 miles away from Vaughn 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 56.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1990 at 01:08:19, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 94.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/24/1996 at 20:19:23, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.3 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 35.8 miles away from Vaughn center
On 7/22/1990 at 21:27:05, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 48.3 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 Guadalupe County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Airports located in Vaughn:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vaughn:

  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 69 miles; Las Vegas, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,197)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 87 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 8,765)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 88 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,438)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 89 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 5,120)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 111 miles; Portales, NM; FT enrollment: 2,746)
  • South Plains College (about 178 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 4,679)
  • New Mexico State University-Main Campus (about 183 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 14,681)

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Notable locations in Vaughn: Vaughn Weather Station (A), Vaughn Ambulance Service (B), Vaughn Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Vaughn: First Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Vaughn include: Vaughn Historical Marker (1), Huntsinger Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Desert Motel (Highway 54-60 285), Ranch View Motel (859 7th W Street).

 

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.8%
(4.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.2% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  54.9%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.4%
Whole state:  8.2%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Vaughn, NM

3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Vaughn compared to New Mexico state average:

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


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

  • Oak Tree Inn, JCT Of Hwy 285, Vaughn, NM 88353 , Phone: (505) 584-8733
  • Bel-air Motel, PO Box 68, Vaughn, NM 88353 , Phone: (505) 584-2241
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Vaughn, New Mexico

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (77%)
  • Wood (14%)
  • Utility gas (9%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Vaughn town (based on Guadalupe County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 95.00%
Here95.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents91.5%3.4%2.4%1.5%1.2%
Congregations70.0%10.0%5.0%5.0%10.0%
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: 1
Guadalupe County:

2.26 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Guadalupe County:

18.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

18.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.8%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Guadalupe County:

21.9%
New Mexico:

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

9.2%
State:

11.5%

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 1$2,446$29,3520$0
Other Government Administration 2$2,880$17,2800$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$1,811$21,7320$0
Police - Other 3$3,148$12,5920$0
Water Supply 3$4,851$19,4040$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$770
Totals for Government 10$15,136$18,1631$770

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $160,000 ($366.13)
    Financial Administration: $132,000 ($302.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $98,000 ($224.26)
    Police Protection: $89,000 ($203.66)
    Sewerage: $79,000 ($180.78)
    Regular Highways: $59,000 ($135.01)
    Fire Protection: $58,000 ($132.72)
    Libraries: $9,000 ($20.59)
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($18.31)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $125,000 ($286.04)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $285,000 ($652.17)
    Sewerage: $44,000 ($100.69)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $48,000 ($109.84)
    Interest Earnings: $36,000 ($82.38)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $230,000 ($526.32)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $300,000 ($686.50)
    General Support: $131,000 ($299.77)
    All Other: $86,000 ($196.80)
    Highways: $68,000 ($155.61)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $73,000 ($167.05)
    Property: $52,000 ($118.99)
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,000 ($6.86)
    NEC: $1,000 ($2.29)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $595,000 ($1361.56)

7.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,917 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.20%
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 Bernalillo County, NM  1.47% ($24,727 average AGI)
from San Miguel County, NM  1.00% ($18,467)


8.25% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($17,264 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.25%
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  2.51% ($24,605 average AGI)
to San Miguel County, NM  0.86% ($17,615)

Strongest AM radio stations in Vaughn:

  • 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.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KNMX (540 AM; 5 kW; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: SANGRE DE CRISTO B/DCASTING CO, INC)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KKIM (1000 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KXKS (1190 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KNML (610 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KANM (1600 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: ARAGON BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.L.C.)
  • KSWV (810 AM; 5 kW; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: LA VOZ BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)

Strongest FM radio stations in Vaughn:

  • KTZO (103.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLYT (88.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KUNM (89.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS UNIV. OF NEW MEXICO)
  • KANW (89.1 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: BD. OF EDUC. CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE, NM)
  • KKOB-FM (93.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRST (92.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBZU (96.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBQI (107.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • KFLQ (91.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • K265CA (100.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K213BT (90.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KIOT (102.5 FM; LOS LUNAS, NM; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)

Vaughn fatal accident list:

Dec 23, 2010 00:20 AM, Us-285, Us-54, Lat: 34.59280278, Lon: -105.18911389, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 22, 1982 08:20 PM, Seventh, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 19, 1980 07:22 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 10 meters (33ft)
Total costs: $559,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,855
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,417
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 5,986

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Vaughn)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

70 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Vaughn, Bnsf Depot (Lat: 34.600611 Lon: -105.197222), Type: Pole, Structure height: 14.7 m, Overall height: 20.1 m, Call Sign: WNTL967
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.950 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/16/2012, Expiration Date: 04/09/2022
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • 1.3 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 34.612556 Lon: -105.229722), Structure height: 22.3 m, Overall height: 23.8 m, Call Sign: WPOP290
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.193 MHz, 952.193 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/30/2008, Expiration Date: 11/09/2018
    Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad, 1400 Douglas St. Stop 0650, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 544-1777, Fax: (402) 280-6565, Email:
  • STATION, Vaughn Station 21 Miles Sse Of (Lat: 34.320056 Lon: -105.058028), Overall height: 109.7 m, Call Sign: WGY787
    Assigned Frequencies: 1855.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/08/2002, Expiration Date: 03/19/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/30/2003, Certifier: Robert J Knievel
    Registrant: Kinder Morgan, Inc., 370 Van Gordon St., Lakewood, CO 80228, Phone: (303) 763-2922, Fax: (303) 763-2920, Email:
  • MILAGRO JCT, 24.2 Mi North (Lat: 34.955611 Lon: -105.213333), Overall height: 89.9 m, Call Sign: WLN764, Licensee ID: L00265137
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHz... (+8 more)
    Grant Date: 02/21/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2011, Certifier: R D Meiszer
    Registrant: Lb Tower Company LLC, 441 Vine Street, Suite 3900, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3011, Phone: (513) 381-7775, Fax: (513) 381-1292

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: W5SAF
    Grant Date: 07/15/1994, Expiration Date: 07/15/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/18/2006
    Registrant: Charles A Paul, Vaughn, NM 88353


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2


Most common first names in Vaughn, NM among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Frank480.7 years
Manuel474.6 years
Mary474.2 years
Benito384.4 years
David351.7 years
Juan377.7 years
Maria391.3 years
Martha367.7 years
Antonio277.5 years
Guadalupe282.5 years
Most common last names in Vaughn, NM among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Tapia776.4 years
Aragon782.9 years
Gallegos670.3 years
Luna679.2 years
Montoya567.4 years
Garde577.4 years
Sisneros572.4 years
Martinez477.3 years
Rael456.2 years
Burguete475.8 years
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