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Mora County, New Mexico (NM)

County population in 2019: 4,545 (all rural); it was 5,180 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 562
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,165
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,665
Renter-occupied apartments: 387 (it was 352 in 2000)
% of renters here:

17%
State:

31%

Land area: 1931 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 2 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Mora County: 86.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (32.6%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (15.6%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (11.9%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 48%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 47%
  • Unpaid family work: 5%
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  • Races in Mora County, NM (2019)
    • 3,73972.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 70213.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1212.3%Some other race alone
    • 20.04%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 10.02%Two or more races
Median resident age:

56.4 years
New Mexico median age:

38.6 years
Males: 2,201  (48.4%)
Females: 2,344  (51.6%)
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Average household size:
Mora County:

2.0 people
New Mexico:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $29,698 ($24,518 in 1999)
This county:

$29,698
New Mexico:

$51,945

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $383 (lower quartile is $183, upper quartile is $519)
This county:

$383
State:

$737


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $118,524 (it was $73,200 in 2000)
Mora:

$118,524
New Mexico:

$180,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $30,315 - $208,097

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $251,828
Here:

$251,828
State:

$289,733

Mobile homes: $120,360
Here:

$120,360
State:

$171,050

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $990
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $250

Institutionalized population: 0

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 12
  • Thefts: 2
  • Auto thefts: 2

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 36
  • Thefts: 0
  • Auto thefts: 0
Mora County, NM map from a distance
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $787 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $443 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Mora, NM in 2019
Distribution of house value in Mora, NM in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Mora, NM in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 19.0%
Mora County:

19.0%
New Mexico:

18.2%
(24.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 81.8% for American Indian residents, 14.4% for other race residents, 96.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 56.4 years old
(Males: 56.6 years old, Females: 56.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 66.0 years old, Black residents: 70.3 years old, American Indian residents: 43.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 54.3 years old, Other race residents: 57.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Mora County is $451 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $537 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $674 a month.

Cities in this county include: Mora, Wagon Mound, La Cueva, Watrous.

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

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Neighboring counties: Dickson County, Tennessee , Currituck County, North Carolina , Lawrence County, Arkansas , Madison County, North Carolina , Pawnee County, Oklahoma , Sevier County, Tennessee .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.8%
New Mexico:

7.3%

Unemployment by year in Mora, NM
County total employment by year in Mora, NM
County average yearly wages by year in Mora, NM

Current college students: 212
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 47 (77.3% naturalized citizens)

Mora County:

1.0%
Whole state:

9.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 162000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 191980 to 1989
  • 131970 to 1979
  • 29Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 54.7%

Mora County marital status for males Mora County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,964
  • One, attached: 5
  • Two: 24
  • 3 or 4: 2
  • Mobile homes: 984
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 25

Housing units in Mora County with a mortgage: 387 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,133

Here:

99.7% with mortgage
State:

52.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Mora County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,79522
Evangelical Protestant3078
Mainline Protestant622
Other141
None1,703-
Mora County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Mora County:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Mora County:

7.92 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 1
This county:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Mora County:

6.4%
New Mexico:

6.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Mora County:

19.1%
State:

22.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.2%
State:

11.5%

Agriculture in Mora County:

Average size of farms: 2328 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $35,684
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $105.03
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 93.39%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $30,503
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.96%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 48.03%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $38,780
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.61%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.77
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.11%
Land in orchards: 27 acres

Earthquake activity:

Mora County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 666% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 75.4 miles away from Mora County center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 65.1 miles away from the county center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.6 miles away from the county center
On 8/22/2011 at 23:30:19, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 75.1 miles away from the county center
On 3/22/2004 at 12:09:56, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.2 miles away from Mora County center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • New Mexico Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4529, Natural disaster type: Other
  • New Mexico Severe Storms, Flooding, and Mudslides, Incident Period: September 09, 2013 to September 22, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4152: October 29, 2013, FEMA Id: 4152, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Flood
  • New Mexico Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: July 25, 2010 to August 09, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1936: September 13, 2010, FEMA Id: 1936, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New Mexico Severe Storms & Flooding, Incident Period: July 26, 2006 to September 18, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1659: August 30, 2006, FEMA Id: 1659, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New Mexico Rivera Mesa Fire, Incident Period: June 18, 2006, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 21, 2006, FEMA Id: 2647, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • New Mexico Ojo Feliz Fire, Incident Period: April 12, 2006, Fire Management Assistance Declared: April 12, 2006, FEMA Id: 2636, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • New Mexico Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3229: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3229, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New Mexico Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 02, 2004 to April 11, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1514: April 29, 2004, FEMA Id: 1514, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New Mexico Cerro Pelado Fire, Incident Period: June 02, 2002 to July 03, 2002, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 04, 2002, FEMA Id: 2415, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • New Mexico La Cueva Fire, Incident Period: June 15, 2000 to June 21, 2000, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 15, 2000, FEMA Id: 2310, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Mora County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Fires: 6, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Mora

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 489 (59.9%)
  • Carpooled: 121 (14.8%)
  • Walked: 51 (6.3%)
  • Worked at home: 154 (18.9%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (49%)
  • Educational services (48%)
  • Other services, except public administration (27%)
  • Accommodation and food services (22%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Healthcare support occupations (28%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (96%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Norway (0%)
  • Sweden (0%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (0%)
  • England (0%)
  • Scotland (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Mora County


  • European (4%)
  • American (2%)
  • English (1%)
  • Irish (1%)
  • German (1%)
  • Ukrainian (1%)
  • Swedish (0%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
56 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
8 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $34,408.

4.57% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($69,149 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.57%
New Mexico average:

6.21%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.21% relocated from other counties in New Mexico ($55,811 average AGI)
1.36% relocated from other states ($13,338 average AGI)
Mora County:

1.36%
New Mexico average:

3.55%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from San Miguel County, NM  1.85% ($27,433 average AGI)


4.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,857 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.75%
New Mexico average:

6.56%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.75% relocated to other counties in New Mexico ($28,857 average AGI)
1.23% relocated to other states ($7,727 average AGI)
Mora County:

1.23%
New Mexico average:

3.93%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to San Miguel County, NM  2.16% ($21,343 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.2

Births per 1000 population in Mora County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 9.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Mora County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Mora County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Mora County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Mora County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Mora County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Mora County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Mora County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Mora County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,106 (829 aged, 277 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 243 (25%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 30%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 25%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 842
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,018

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,545
  • Male householders: 969 (282 living alone), Female householders: 771 (368 living alone)
  • 638 spouses (638 opposite-sex spouses), 278 unmarried partners, (275 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,298 children (1,090 natural, 86 adopted, 113 stepchildren), 83 grandchildren, 180 brothers or sisters, 213 parents, 0 foster children, 27 other relatives, 89 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 11

Size of family households: 605 2-persons, 93 3-persons, 100 4-persons, 43 5-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 652 1-person, 255 2-persons.

171 married couples with children.
169 single-parent households (71 men, 98 women).

32.8% of residents of Mora speak English at home.
67.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (90% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (95% speak English very well, 5% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $52,084,000 ($9,993 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $738,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $15,132,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $4,720,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $147,000
Federal grants: $29,476,000
Federal procurement contracts: $514,000 ($35,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,094,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $642,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $234,000
Federal Government insurance: $727,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 240
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

74 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 193
Here:

38 per 1000 residents
State:

36 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +7
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+15 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -112
Here -22 per 1000 residents
State +5 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Mora County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.27 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.3
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.4

Year house built in Mora County, New Mexico
  • Year house built in Mora County, New Mexico
  • 22014 or later
  • 32010 to 2013
  • 1872000 to 2009
  • 5311990 to 1999
  • 4301980 to 1989
  • 6491970 to 1979
  • 561960 to 1969
  • 2171950 to 1959
  • 2501940 to 1949
  • 7161939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Mora County, New Mexico
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Mora County, New Mexico
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Mora County, New Mexico
  • 31 room
  • 302 rooms
  • 423 rooms
  • 4164 rooms
  • 3285 rooms
  • 2676 rooms
  • 2657 rooms
  • 778 rooms
  • 649+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mora County, New Mexico
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mora County, New Mexico
  • 411 room
  • 52 rooms
  • 73 rooms
  • 524 rooms
  • 775 rooms
  • 506 rooms
  • 57 rooms
  • 48 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Mora County, New Mexico
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Mora County, New Mexico
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Mora County, New Mexico
  • 3no bedroom
  • 1251 bedroom
  • 4272 bedrooms
  • 7163 bedrooms
  • 1814 bedrooms
  • 425+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mora County, New Mexico
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mora County, New Mexico
  • 42no bedroom
  • 501 bedroom
  • 502 bedrooms
  • 793 bedrooms
  • 244 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Mora County, New Mexico in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Mora County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Mora County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 104no vehicle
  • 3871 vehicle
  • 4612 vehicles
  • 2853 vehicles
  • 2314 vehicles
  • 555+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Mora County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Mora County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 6no vehicle
  • 1341 vehicle
  • 632 vehicles
  • 73 vehicles
  • 194 vehicles
  • 255+ vehicles

96.2% of Mora County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 93% lived in New Mexico.

Mora County:

96.2%
State average:

86.7%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 3,329
  • Other state: 1,152
  • Northeast: 151
  • Midwest: 166
  • South: 133
  • West: 706
Year householders moved into unit in Mora County, NM
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Mora County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 76.6%Wood
  • 18.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.0%Electricity
  • 2.3%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 47.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 39.9%Wood
  • 5.2%Electricity
  • 4.8%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
New Mexico:

7.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
New Mexico:

6.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 11
Here:

7.2%
New Mexico:

11.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Mora County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $262,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $251,000
    Central Staff Services: $10,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $1,125,000
    Local Fire Protection: $801,000
    Financial Administration: $672,000
    Toll Highways: $480,000
    Police Protection: $447,000
    Health - Other: $316,000
    Solid Waste Management: $279,000
    General Public Buildings: $257,000
    Correctional Institutions: $223,000
    General - Other: $177,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Natural Resources: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,600,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,600,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $231,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $231,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,010,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $791,000
    General Public Building: $275,000
    Health - Other: $95,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $200,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,600,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,868,000
    Highways: $1,709,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,243,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $583,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $230,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $19,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,552,000

Mora County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $262,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $251,000
    Central Staff Services: $10,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $1,125,000
    Local Fire Protection: $801,000
    Financial Administration: $672,000
    Toll Highways: $480,000
    Police Protection: $447,000
    Health - Other: $316,000
    Solid Waste Management: $279,000
    General Public Buildings: $257,000
    Correctional Institutions: $223,000
    General - Other: $177,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Natural Resources: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,600,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,600,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $231,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $231,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,010,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $791,000
    General Public Building: $275,000
    Health - Other: $95,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $200,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,600,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,868,000
    Highways: $1,709,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,243,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $583,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $230,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $19,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,552,000

Mora County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $262,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $251,000
    Central Staff Services: $10,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $1,125,000
    Local Fire Protection: $801,000
    Financial Administration: $672,000
    Toll Highways: $480,000
    Police Protection: $447,000
    Health - Other: $316,000
    Solid Waste Management: $279,000
    General Public Buildings: $257,000
    Correctional Institutions: $223,000
    General - Other: $177,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Natural Resources: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,600,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,600,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $231,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $231,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,010,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $791,000
    General Public Building: $275,000
    Health - Other: $95,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $200,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,600,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,868,000
    Highways: $1,709,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,243,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $583,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $230,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $19,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,552,000

Mora County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $262,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $251,000
    Central Staff Services: $10,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $1,125,000
    Local Fire Protection: $801,000
    Financial Administration: $672,000
    Toll Highways: $480,000
    Police Protection: $447,000
    Health - Other: $316,000
    Solid Waste Management: $279,000
    General Public Buildings: $257,000
    Correctional Institutions: $223,000
    General - Other: $177,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Natural Resources: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,600,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,600,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $231,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $231,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,010,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $791,000
    General Public Building: $275,000
    Health - Other: $95,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $200,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,600,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,868,000
    Highways: $1,709,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,243,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $583,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $230,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $19,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,552,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 354
  • Number of aged recipients: 63
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 291
  • Number of recipients under 18: 29
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 197
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 128
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 168
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 137
Most common first names in Mora County, NM among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Juan869.0 years
Frank666.5 years
Jose673.8 years
Alfredo485.3 years
Henry474.3 years
John474.2 years
Adelina380.3 years
Elmer378.4 years
Margaret358.8 years
Walter364.7 years
Most common last names in Mora County, NM among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martinez2077.1 years
Chavez1071.7 years
Valdez980.9 years
Archuleta680.2 years
Armijo671.5 years
Garcia679.2 years
Montoya676.2 years
Duran575.0 years
Cruz571.6 years
Wiggins580.0 years

Mora County on our top lists:

  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"