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Mora County, New Mexico (NM)

County population in 2014: 4,592 (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).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Mora County: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (48.9%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (18.1%), Educational, health and social services (17.0%), Construction (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 47%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 53%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Mora County, New Mexico:

  • Hispanic or Latino (81.0%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (17.9%)
Median resident age:  46.0 years
New Mexico median age:  36.0 years
Males: 2,350  (51.2%)
Females: 2,242  (48.8%)
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Average household size:
Mora County:

2.0 people
New Mexico:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $24,043 ($24,518 in 1999)

This county:

$24,043
New Mexico:

$45,382

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $427 (lower quartile is $299, upper quartile is $591)
This county:

$427
State:

$662


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $86,298 (it was $73,200 in 2000)
Mora:

$86,298
New Mexico:

$164,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $34,599 - $173,979
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $964
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $254

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
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Presidential Elections Results

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1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $736 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $551 (0.7%)

Mora County household income distribution in 2009 Mora County home values distribution Mora County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 23.4%
(18.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Black residents, 24.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 66.7% for American Indian residents, 26.6% for other race residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 22.8%
Mora County:

22.8%
New Mexico:

20.4%
(17.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Black residents, 23.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for American Indian residents, 25.7% for other race residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 43 years old
(Males: 44 years old, Females: 43 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 57 years old, Black residents: 75 years old, American Indian residents: 21 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 42 years old, Other race residents: 46 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 September 2015:
Here:

9.1%
New Mexico:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 212
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 69.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 87 (84% naturalized citizens)

Mora County:

1.7%
Whole state:

8.2%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 23
  • 1990 to 1994: 3
  • 1985 to 1989: 19
  • 1980 to 1984: 0
  • 1975 to 1979: 6
  • 1970 to 1974: 7
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1965 to 1969: 29
Note: State values scaled to Mora County population

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: 2,039
  • One, attached: 52
  • Two: 13
  • 5 to 9: 8
  • 10 to 19: 7
  • Mobile homes: 845
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 9

Housing units in Mora County with a mortgage: 154 (0 second mortgage, 6 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 565

Here:

21.4% with mortgage
State:

63.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Mora County

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 slightly below New Mexico state average. It is 93% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 65.1 miles away from Mora County center
On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 74.7 miles away from the county center
On 3/22/2004 at 12:09:56, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.2 miles away from the county center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.7 miles away from the county center
On 8/1/2004 at 06:50:47, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.2 miles away from Mora County center
On 1/29/1990 at 13:16:10, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 LG, Depth: 7.5 mi) earthquake occurred 152.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • 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
  • New Mexico New Mexico Wildfire, Incident Period: May 05, 2000 to June 09, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1329: May 13, 2000, FEMA Id: 1329, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Mora County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
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 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (34%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (2%)
  • Educational services (28%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (2%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (31%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (78%)
  • Canada (18%)
  • United Kingdom (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Mora County (%):

  • United States or American (8%)
  • German (3%)
  • English (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)
  • Irish (1%)
  • Norwegian (1%)
  • European (0%)

Mora County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,030 (61%)
  • Carpooled: 391 (23%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 14 (1%)
  • Walked: 122 (7%)
  • Other means: 47 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 71 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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 $30,409.

5.17% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($24,303 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.17%
New Mexico average:

6.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.31% relocated from other counties in New Mexico ($14,202 average AGI)
1.86% relocated from other states ($10,101 average AGI)
Mora County:

1.86%
New Mexico average:

3.76%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from San Miguel County, NM  1.69% ($18,724 average AGI)
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.64% ($19,818)


6.85% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,783 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
New Mexico average:

6.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.03% relocated to other counties in New Mexico ($17,100 average AGI)
1.83% relocated to other states ($7,683 average AGI)
Mora County:

1.83%
New Mexico average:

3.71%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to San Miguel County, NM  2.34% ($22,098 average AGI)
to Bernalillo County, NM  1.09% ($21,211)

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 2014: 9.5

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 live births in Mora County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 23.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Mora County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population 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 hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Mora County, New Mexico in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (76)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (30)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (24)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (24)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (23)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (18)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (15)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (13)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (11)
  • Non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, without complications (10)

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: 4,873
  • In family households: 3,927 (931 male householders, 364 female householders)
    920 spouses, 1,266 children (1,178 natural, 33 adopted, 55 stepchildren), 158 grandchildren, 29 brothers or sisters, 41 parents, 53 other relatives, 140 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 946 (471 male householders (398 living alone)), 348 female householders (303 living alone)), 127 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 8 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 637 2-persons, 267 3-persons, 218 4-persons, 105 5-persons, 44 6-persons, 24 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 701 1-person, 111 2-persons, 5 3-persons, 2 4-persons.

791 married couples with children.
385 single-parent households (142 men, 243 women).

31.4% of residents of Mora County speak English at home.
67.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (20% speak English very well, 56% speak English well, 24% speak English not 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:

5.0
State:

5.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.0

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 0
  • 2000 to 2009: 171
  • 1990 to 1999: 454
  • 1980 to 1989: 629
  • 1970 to 1979: 718
  • 1960 to 1969: 144
  • 1950 to 1959: 377
  • 1940 to 1949: 227
  • 1939 or earlier: 453
Note: State values scaled to Mora population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Mora County, New Mexico
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Mora County population
  • 1 room: 26
  • 2 rooms: 54
  • 3 rooms: 147
  • 4 rooms: 369
  • 5 rooms: 473
  • 6 rooms: 298
  • 7 rooms: 169
  • 8 rooms: 65
  • 9+ rooms: 64
  • 1 room: 22
  • 2 rooms: 37
  • 3 rooms: 66
  • 4 rooms: 71
  • 5 rooms: 106
  • 6 rooms: 25
  • 7 rooms: 18
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9+ rooms: 7
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Mora County, New Mexico
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Mora County population
  • no bedroom: 30
  • 1 bedroom: 138
  • 2 bedrooms: 565
  • 3 bedrooms: 722
  • 4 bedrooms: 182
  • 5+ bedrooms: 28
  • no bedroom: 22
  • 1 bedroom: 106
  • 2 bedrooms: 100
  • 3 bedrooms: 112
  • 4 bedrooms: 9
  • 5+ bedrooms: 3
Cars and other vehicles available in Mora County, New Mexico in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Mora County population
  • no vehicle: 103
  • 1 vehicle: 436
  • 2 vehicles: 667
  • 3 vehicles: 267
  • 4 vehicles: 137
  • 5+ vehicles: 55
  • no vehicle: 39
  • 1 vehicle: 198
  • 2 vehicles: 97
  • 3 vehicles: 18
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

70% of Mora County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 61% lived in New Mexico.

Mora County:

69.6%
State average:

55.7%

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

  • This state: 4,039
  • Northeast: 86
  • Midwest: 153
  • South: 209
  • West: 562

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $72,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 12%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 12%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Mora County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (47.3%)
  • Wood (43.1%)
  • Utility gas (6.1%)
  • Electricity (1.8%)
  • Coal or coke (0.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (57.1%)
  • Wood (28.1%)
  • Utility gas (9.9%)
  • Electricity (4.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 83
Here:

13.5%
New Mexico:

8.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 30
Here:

6.9%
New Mexico:

7.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 7
Here:

4.1%
New Mexico:

11.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Mora County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,134,000
    Central Staff Services: $411,000
    Regular Highways: $406,000
    Fire Protection: $257,000
    Financial Administration: $227,000
    Police Protection: $202,000
    Corrections - Other: $46,000
    Welfare - Other: $38,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,000
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,036,000

Mora County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $33,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $257,000
    Housing & Community Development: $188,000
    Highways: $17,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $67,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $989,000
    Highways: $384,000
  • Tax - Property: $546,000
    Total General Sales: $267,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $65,000
    NEC: $18,000

Mora County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $632,000

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
Mora County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Mora County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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:

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