White Signal, New Mexico

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Population in 2010: 181.
Males: 91  (50.8%)
Females: 90  (49.2%)
Median resident age:

57.4 years
New Mexico median age:

38.6 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $39,509
White Signal:

$39,509
NM:

$51,945

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,711

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $132,034
White Signal:

$132,034
NM:

$180,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $308,148; detached houses: $333,445; mobile homes: $172,612
March 2019 cost of living index in White Signal: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.2%
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  • Races in White Signal, NM (2019)
    • 17069.7%White alone
    • 7129.1%Hispanic
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Ancestries: American (10.8%), English (7.9%), German (7.2%), Scottish (6.5%), Yugoslavian (6.5%), Italian (3.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5975 feet

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,390 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,741 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Las Cruces, NM (94.8 miles , pop. 74,267).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (125.4 miles , pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (225.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Silver City, NM (4.0 miles ),
Rosedale, NM (4.1 miles ),
Hurley, NM (4.1 miles ),
North Hurley, NM (4.2 miles ),
Tyrone, NM (4.3 miles ),
Bayard, NM (4.4 miles ),
Arenas Valley, NM (4.4 miles ),
Santa Clara, NM (4.4 miles )

Latitude: 32.56 N, Longitude: 108.37 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 505

Distribution of median household income in White Signal, NM in 2019
Distribution of house value in White Signal, NM in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.8%
New Mexico:

7.3%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2014 was 52.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.1
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 0.597. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.597
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2014 was 38.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

38.7
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

White Signal-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 775% 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 484.8 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 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 428.2 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 6/29/2014 at 04:59:35, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 4.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 46.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 430.8 miles away from White Signal center
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 484.4 miles away from White Signal 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 423.7 miles away from White Signal 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 (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to White Signal:

  • Western New Mexico University (about 17 miles; Silver City, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,456)
  • Eastern Arizona College (about 84 miles; Thatcher, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,810)
  • New Mexico State University-Main Campus (about 97 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 14,497)
  • New Mexico State University-Dona Ana (about 97 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 5,640)
  • Cochise College (about 114 miles; Douglas, AZ; FT enrollment: 8,597)
  • The University of Texas at El Paso (about 122 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 18,008)
  • Vista College (about 127 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 3,453)

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Notable locations in White Signal: 7 X V Ranch (A), White Signal Weather Station (B), Tyrone Volunteer Fire Department White Signal (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Average household size:
This place:

2.1 people
New Mexico:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

77.4%
Whole state:

65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

1.2%
Whole state:

8.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.2% of all households

For population 15 years and over in White Signal:

Marital status in White Signal, NM
  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 60.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

For population 25 years and over in White Signal:

  • High school or higher: 93.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 32.7%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
New Mexico average:

12.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for White Signal, NM (based on Grant County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Grant County:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This 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.
New Mexico:

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

8.08 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

7.3%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Grant County:

19.6%
New Mexico:

22.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Grant County:

16.1%
State:

11.5%

4.93% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,482 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.93%
New Mexico average:

6.21%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Dona Ana County, NM  0.44% ($42,457 average AGI)
from Pima County, AZ  0.38% ($53,525)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.26% ($36,185)


5.67% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,581 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
New Mexico average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Dona Ana County, NM  0.67% ($33,486 average AGI)
to Pima County, AZ  0.43% ($44,578)
to Bernalillo County, NM  0.41% ($27,442)

Strongest AM radio stations in White Signal:

  • 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.)
  • KSNM (570 AM; 5 kW; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: SUNRISE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KTSM (690 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in White Signal:

  • KPSA-FM (97.9 FM; LORDSBURG, NM; Owner: RUNNELS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LLC, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • 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)
  • K204BU (88.7 FM; SILVER CITY, NM; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KSCQ (92.9 FM; SILVER CITY, NM; Owner: PAUL D. HUNTER)
  • KWNM (105.5 FM; HURLEY, NM; Owner: BBC RADIO)
  • KXKQ (94.1 FM; SAFFORD, AZ; Owner: MCMURRAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K204CE (88.7 FM; CLIFTON, AZ; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KJIK (100.7 FM; DUNCAN, AZ; Owner: WILLIAM S. KONOPNICKI)
  • KWCX-FM (104.9 FM; WILLCOX, AZ; Owner: LAKESHORE MEDIA, LLC)
  • KFMM (99.1 FM; THATCHER, AZ; Owner: WICK COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
  • K216CK (91.1 FM; TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCE, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOC., INC.)
  • KKVS (98.7 FM; TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCE, NM; Owner: RICHARDSON COMMERCIAL CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around White Signal:

  • K63DU (Channel 63; LORDSBURG, NM; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K59CM (Channel 59; LORDSBURG, NM; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • K52FW (Channel 52; LORDSBURG, NM; Owner: KOAT HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)

White Signal fatal accident list:

Nov 19, 2007 10:50 AM, Sr-90, Lat: 32.603117, Lon: -108.344897, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 6.2mTotal length
  • $1,240,000Total costs
  • 11,929Total average daily traffic
  • 1,799Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 32.250000 Lon: -108.300000, Call Sign: KNFF472,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.025 MHz, 456.125 MHz, 456.100 MHz, Grant Date: 02/18/2012, Expiration Date: 03/19/2022, Registrant: Utility Telecom Consulting Group, Inc., 1554 St. Paul Street, Denver, CO 80206, Phone: (303) 840-1041, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, Jacks Mountain 2.5 Mi N Nm Hwy 90-495 Mi Nw (Lat: 32.582278 Lon: -108.425306), Type: Mast, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 20 m, Call Sign: WED671,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6745.62 MHz, Grant Date: 10/18/2017, Expiration Date: 12/31/2027, Certifier: Frank R Knutson, Registrant: Tri State Generation & Transmission Assoc., Inc., Denver, CO 80234, Phone: (303) 254-3439, Fax: (303) 254-3566, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in White Signal, NM
  • 45.0%Electricity
  • 30.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 19.8%Wood
  • 4.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in White Signal, NM
  • 100.0%Electricity


White Signal compared to New Mexico state average:

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