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San Miguel County, New Mexico (NM)

County population in 2017: 28,246 (53% urban, 47% rural); it was 30,126 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,117
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,317
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 8,148
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,544 (it was 2,986 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

31%

Land area: 4717 sq. mi.

Water area: 18.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 6 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in San Miguel County: 87.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (33.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (17.7%), Construction (14.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 61%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 33%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in San Miguel County, NM (2017)
    • 22,18973.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 5,01016.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4471.5%Two or more races
    • 3001.0%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2850.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2070.7%Asian alone
    • 140.05%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

43.4 years
New Mexico median age:

37.7 years
Males: 14,141  (50.1%)
Females: 14,105  (49.9%)
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Average household size:
San Miguel County:

2.0 people
New Mexico:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $29,184 ($26,524 in 1999)
This county:

$29,184
New Mexico:

$46,744

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $481 (lower quartile is $322, upper quartile is $597)
This county:

$481
State:

$697


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $138,900 (it was $82,400 in 2000)
San Miguel:

$138,900
New Mexico:

$171,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $74,862 - $215,753
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,128
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $330

Institutionalized population: 500
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $315,000
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $140,000
Number of permits per 10,000 San Miguel, NM residents
Average permit cost in San Miguel, NM
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,014 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $634 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in San Miguel, NM in 2017
Distribution of house value in San Miguel, NM in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in San Miguel, NM in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 29.5%
San Miguel County:

29.5%
New Mexico:

19.7%
(22.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 52.5% for Black residents, 30.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.3% for American Indian residents, 33.2% for other race residents, 25.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 43.4 years old
(Males: 41.6 years old, Females: 44.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 58.6 years old, Black residents: 19.7 years old, American Indian residents: 28.9 years old, Asian residents: 32.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 41.6 years old, Other race residents: 44.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in San Miguel County is $411 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $506 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $672 a month.

Cities in this county include: Las Vegas, Villanueva, Pecos, East Pecos, Conchas Dam, Ribera, Rowe, Tecolote, Tecolotito, Trementina.

San Miguel 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: Dyer County, Tennessee , Lewis County, Tennessee , Mitchell County, North Carolina , Perry County, Tennessee , Rutherford County, North Carolina , Van Buren County, Tennessee .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.3%
New Mexico:

4.6%

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

Current college students: 2,723
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 939 (23.5% naturalized citizens)

San Miguel County:

3.3%
Whole state:

9.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 4562010 or later
  • 1702000 to 2009
  • 2631990 to 1999
  • 1471980 to 1989
  • 1261970 to 1979
  • 106Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 74.4%

San Miguel County marital status for males San Miguel County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,724
  • One, attached: 217
  • Two: 543
  • 3 or 4: 541
  • 5 to 9: 209
  • 10 to 19: 45
  • 20 to 49: 57
  • 50 or more: 60
  • Mobile homes: 5,791

Housing units in San Miguel County with a mortgage: 2,677 (40 second mortgage, 113 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,188

Here:

28.6% with mortgage
State:

53.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for San Miguel County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic21,68838
Evangelical Protestant1,59021
Mainline Protestant3375
Other2843
None5,494-
San Miguel 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: 5
San Miguel County:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
San Miguel County:

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 21
This county:

7.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
San Miguel County:

5.6%
New Mexico:

6.4%

Adult obesity rate:
San Miguel County:

19.2%
State:

22.1%

Agriculture in San Miguel County:

Average size of farms: 3702 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $21,731
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $264.18
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 89.96%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $22,474
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.22%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 78.98%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $39,093
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.33%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.87
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.03%
Vegetables: 7 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 53 acres

Earthquake activity:

San Miguel County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below New Mexico state average. It is 96% 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 99.6 miles away from San Miguel County center
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 124.8 miles away from the 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) earthquake occurred 108.8 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 94.5 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 94.9 miles away from San Miguel County center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 116.4 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 and Flooding, Incident Period: September 15, 2014 to September 26, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4199: October 29, 2014, FEMA Id: 4199, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New Mexico Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: July 27, 2014 to August 05, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4197: October 06, 2014, FEMA Id: 4197, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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 & 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 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 Roybal Fire Complex, Incident Period: June 13, 2002 to July 12, 2002, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 13, 2002, FEMA Id: 2424, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • New Mexico Dalton Fire, Incident Period: May 06, 2002 to May 17, 2002, Fire Management Assistance Declared: May 07, 2002, FEMA Id: 2404, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • New Mexico Viveash Fire, Incident Period: May 29, 2000 to July 31, 2000, Fire Management Assistance Declared: May 30, 2000, FEMA Id: 2304, 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
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in San Miguel County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Fires: 5, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - San Miguel

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,160 (74.5%)
  • Carpooled: 648 (7.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 22 (0.3%)
  • Railroad: 8 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 54 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 124 (1.5%)
  • Walked: 307 (3.7%)
  • Worked at home: 928 (11.2%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (54%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (8%)
  • Other Eastern Africa (6%)
  • Colombia (4%)
  • Nigeria (4%)
  • Japan (3%)
  • Netherlands (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in San Miguel County


  • Scottish (2%)
  • American (2%)
  • Irish (1%)
  • German (1%)
  • English (1%)
  • European (1%)
  • Italian (0%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in San Miguel County, New Mexico in 2000:

  • 714 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 181 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 139 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 112 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 111 people in nursing homes
  • 81 people in other group homes
  • 20 people in religious group quarters
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 7 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 4 people in unknown juvenile institutions

People in group quarters in San Miguel County, New Mexico in 2010:

  • 481 people in college/university student housing
  • 355 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 238 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 101 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 58 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 31 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 21 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 13 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 10 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 2 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $39,080.

5.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,988 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
New Mexico average:

6.21%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.14% relocated from other counties in New Mexico ($19,623 average AGI)
2.06% relocated from other states ($15,365 average AGI)
San Miguel County:

2.06%
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 Santa Fe County, NM  0.99% ($33,372 average AGI)
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.71% ($43,209)
from Mora County, NM  0.37% ($21,343)
from Sandoval County, NM  0.24% ($29,870)


5.47% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,500 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
New Mexico average:

6.56%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.76% relocated to other counties in New Mexico ($26,223 average AGI)
1.70% relocated to other states ($11,275 average AGI)
San Miguel County:

1.70%
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 Bernalillo County, NM  1.32% ($33,095 average AGI)
to Santa Fe County, NM  1.02% ($48,938)
to Sandoval County, NM  0.32% ($34,367)
to Mora County, NM  0.32% ($27,433)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.7

Births per 1000 population in San Miguel County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.3

Deaths per 1000 population in San Miguel County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in San Miguel County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in San Miguel County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in San Miguel County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in San Miguel County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in San Miguel County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in San Miguel County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in San Miguel County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,021 (3,630 aged, 1,391 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,174 (19%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (309)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (194)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (186)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (166)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (136)
  • Unspecified dementia (115)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (114)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (88)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (86)
  • Congestive heart failure (86)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 27%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 22%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.39
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,776
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 183
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 42,163

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,297
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 853
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 14

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 17
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 68

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 3

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 155.8. This is more than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 287.3. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 141.2
  • Other - 146.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 28,246
  • In family households: 20,199 (2,322 male householders, 3,232 female householders)
    3,253 spouses, 7,667 children (7,103 natural, 95 adopted, 462 stepchildren), 1,152 grandchildren, 617 brothers or sisters, 545 parents, 625 other relatives, 906 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,455 (2,618 male householders (2,428 living alone)), 2,916 female householders (2,572 living alone)), 936 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,638

Size of family households: 3,037 2-persons, 1,028 3-persons, 753 4-persons, 590 5-persons, 107 6-persons, 72 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,004 1-person, 550 2-persons, 9 3-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

1,995 married couples with children.
2,568 single-parent households (1,016 men, 1,552 women).

43.8% of residents of San Miguel speak English at home.
52.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (60% speak English very well, 2% speak English well, 38% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (69% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 22% speak English not well).
1.1% of residents speak other language at home (78% speak English very well, 22% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $272,711,000 ($9,240 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $10,656,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $72,529,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $36,001,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,107,000
Federal grants: $142,152,000
Federal procurement contracts: $6,925,000 ($1,801,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $13,998,000 ($6,579,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,358,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,221,000
Federal Government insurance: $10,786,000

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

Births: 1,888
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

74 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,157
Here:

39 per 1000 residents
State:

36 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +208
Here:

+7 per 1000 residents
State:

+15 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,501
Here -51 per 1000 residents
State +5 per 1000 residents
Population growth in San Miguel County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.64 millions of gallons per day (12% from ground, 88% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.3

Year house built in San Miguel County, New Mexico
  • Year house built in San Miguel County, New Mexico
  • 1952014 or later
  • 1782010 to 2013
  • 1,5022000 to 2009
  • 3,7271990 to 1999
  • 2,3811980 to 1989
  • 2,4221970 to 1979
  • 1,0291960 to 1969
  • 1,0981950 to 1959
  • 9261940 to 1949
  • 2,2951939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in San Miguel County, New Mexico
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in San Miguel County, New Mexico
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in San Miguel County, New Mexico
  • 181 room
  • 432 rooms
  • 2843 rooms
  • 1,1484 rooms
  • 2,0585 rooms
  • 1,7706 rooms
  • 1,2097 rooms
  • 8148 rooms
  • 4079+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in San Miguel County, New Mexico
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in San Miguel County, New Mexico
  • 1421 room
  • 1012 rooms
  • 5363 rooms
  • 8244 rooms
  • 8425 rooms
  • 5186 rooms
  • 1007 rooms
  • 578 rooms
  • 779+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in San Miguel County, New Mexico
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in San Miguel County, New Mexico
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in San Miguel County, New Mexico
  • 32no bedroom
  • 4081 bedroom
  • 1,6792 bedrooms
  • 4,2673 bedrooms
  • 1,0734 bedrooms
  • 2105+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in San Miguel County, New Mexico
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in San Miguel County, New Mexico
  • 154no bedroom
  • 7171 bedroom
  • 1,0962 bedrooms
  • 9923 bedrooms
  • 2274 bedrooms
  • 635+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in San Miguel County, New Mexico in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in San Miguel County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in San Miguel County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 419no vehicle
  • 2,2801 vehicle
  • 2,4702 vehicles
  • 1,6443 vehicles
  • 6134 vehicles
  • 3125+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in San Miguel County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in San Miguel County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 564no vehicle
  • 1,6711 vehicle
  • 8572 vehicles
  • 1243 vehicles
  • 174 vehicles
  • 175+ vehicles

92.7% of San Miguel County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in New Mexico.

San Miguel County:

92.7%
State average:

87.3%

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

  • This state: 21,565
  • Other state: 5,900
  • Northeast: 624
  • Midwest: 1,099
  • South: 1,894
  • West: 2,261
Year householders moved into unit in San Miguel County, NM
Most commonly used house heating fuel in San Miguel County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 45.2%Wood
  • 24.7%Utility gas
  • 14.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.0%Electricity
  • 5.8%Other fuel
  • 1.7%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 37.2%Utility gas
  • 25.0%Wood
  • 17.7%Electricity
  • 17.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.8%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 195
Here:

7.7%
New Mexico:

7.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 86
Here:

5.6%
New Mexico:

7.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 431
Here:

22.3%
New Mexico:

10.3%

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

San Miguel County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $723,000
    Other: $282,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,931,000
    Correctional Institutions: $600,000
    General Public Buildings: $138,000
    Local Fire Protection: $49,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $2,189,000
    General - Other: $1,585,000
    Regular Highways: $1,436,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,435,000
    Financial Administration: $1,015,000
    Solid Waste Management: $904,000
    Health - Other: $830,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $753,000
    Police Protection: $687,000
    Local Fire Protection: $484,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $320,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $123,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $900,000
    Housing and Community Development: $736,000
    Highways: $215,000
    Public Welfare: $30,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $425,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $1,036,000
    Other: $97,000
    Health and Hospitals: $5,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,904,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,698,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,041,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $836,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $176,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $52,000
    Rents: $30,000
    Interest Earnings: $24,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $1,392,000
    Regular Highways: $756,000
    General - Other: $489,000
    Correctional Institutions: $89,000
    Police Protection: $72,000
    Central Staff Services: $18,000
    Financial Administration: $5,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $2,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,226,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $1,367,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,051,000
    Highways: $1,042,000
    Other: $8,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,547,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,361,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $295,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $100,000
    Other: $30,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,094,000

San Miguel County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $723,000
    Other: $282,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,931,000
    Correctional Institutions: $600,000
    General Public Buildings: $138,000
    Local Fire Protection: $49,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $2,189,000
    General - Other: $1,585,000
    Regular Highways: $1,436,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,435,000
    Financial Administration: $1,015,000
    Solid Waste Management: $904,000
    Health - Other: $830,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $753,000
    Police Protection: $687,000
    Local Fire Protection: $484,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $320,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $123,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $900,000
    Housing and Community Development: $736,000
    Highways: $215,000
    Public Welfare: $30,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $425,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $1,036,000
    Other: $97,000
    Health and Hospitals: $5,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,904,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,698,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,041,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $836,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $176,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $52,000
    Rents: $30,000
    Interest Earnings: $24,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $1,392,000
    Regular Highways: $756,000
    General - Other: $489,000
    Correctional Institutions: $89,000
    Police Protection: $72,000
    Central Staff Services: $18,000
    Financial Administration: $5,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $2,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,226,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $1,367,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,051,000
    Highways: $1,042,000
    Other: $8,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,547,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,361,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $295,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $100,000
    Other: $30,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,094,000

San Miguel County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $723,000
    Other: $282,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,931,000
    Correctional Institutions: $600,000
    General Public Buildings: $138,000
    Local Fire Protection: $49,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $2,189,000
    General - Other: $1,585,000
    Regular Highways: $1,436,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,435,000
    Financial Administration: $1,015,000
    Solid Waste Management: $904,000
    Health - Other: $830,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $753,000
    Police Protection: $687,000
    Local Fire Protection: $484,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $320,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $123,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $900,000
    Housing and Community Development: $736,000
    Highways: $215,000
    Public Welfare: $30,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $425,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $1,036,000
    Other: $97,000
    Health and Hospitals: $5,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,904,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,698,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,041,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $836,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $176,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $52,000
    Rents: $30,000
    Interest Earnings: $24,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $1,392,000
    Regular Highways: $756,000
    General - Other: $489,000
    Correctional Institutions: $89,000
    Police Protection: $72,000
    Central Staff Services: $18,000
    Financial Administration: $5,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $2,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,226,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $1,367,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,051,000
    Highways: $1,042,000
    Other: $8,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,547,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,361,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $295,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $100,000
    Other: $30,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,094,000

San Miguel County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $723,000
    Other: $282,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,931,000
    Correctional Institutions: $600,000
    General Public Buildings: $138,000
    Local Fire Protection: $49,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $2,189,000
    General - Other: $1,585,000
    Regular Highways: $1,436,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,435,000
    Financial Administration: $1,015,000
    Solid Waste Management: $904,000
    Health - Other: $830,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $753,000
    Police Protection: $687,000
    Local Fire Protection: $484,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $320,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $123,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $900,000
    Housing and Community Development: $736,000
    Highways: $215,000
    Public Welfare: $30,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $425,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $1,036,000
    Other: $97,000
    Health and Hospitals: $5,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,904,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,698,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,041,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $836,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $176,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $52,000
    Rents: $30,000
    Interest Earnings: $24,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $1,392,000
    Regular Highways: $756,000
    General - Other: $489,000
    Correctional Institutions: $89,000
    Police Protection: $72,000
    Central Staff Services: $18,000
    Financial Administration: $5,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $2,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,226,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $1,367,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,051,000
    Highways: $1,042,000
    Other: $8,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,547,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,361,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $295,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $100,000
    Other: $30,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,094,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,787
  • Number of aged recipients: 234
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,553
  • Number of recipients under 18: 158
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,107
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 522
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 684
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 748
Most common first names in San Miguel County, NM among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Jose15775.4 years
Maria9679.8 years
Mary9576.7 years
Juan9279.2 years
Joe8770.2 years
John7672.9 years
Manuel7476.0 years
Antonio6773.6 years
Frank6374.9 years
Robert5566.0 years
Most common last names in San Miguel County, NM among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martinez25573.9 years
Gonzales18574.7 years
Garcia16972.7 years
Romero14874.5 years
Montoya13072.3 years
Lucero12875.9 years
Gallegos11373.4 years
Baca10770.9 years
Vigil10174.8 years
Trujillo10074.5 years
Businesses in San Miguel County, NM
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike3
Best Western1Payless1
Big O Tires1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Rue211
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen3Sears1
Days Inn1Subway1
Domino's Pizza1Super 81
FedEx4T-Mobile1
H&R Block1True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul2
Jones New York2UPS8
KFC1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets3Wendy's1

San Miguel County on our top lists:

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