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Total population: 7,021 (Urban population: 6,711 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 310 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 4,434 (3,442 occupied: 2,333 owner occupied, 1,109 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

32%
State:

34%

Housing density: 350 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $166,755.


Median contract rent in 2009: $367 (lower quartile is $265, upper quartile is $475)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $401


Median gross rent in Truth or Consequences, NM in 2009: $471


Housing units in Truth or Consequences with a mortgage: 615 (36 second mortgage, 6 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 613


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $26,511


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $23,645


Median monthly housing costs: $435





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Truth or Consequences, New Mexico Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $78,900 (it was $53,000 in 2000)
Truth or Consequences:

$78,900
New Mexico:

$160,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $43,864 - $104,148

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $148,184
Here:

$148,184
State:

$226,412

Townhouses or other attached units: $110,453
Here:

$110,453
State:

$192,453

Mobile homes: $77,179
Here:

$77,179
State:

$56,348

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $14,349
Here:

$14,349
State:

$42,007

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,029
  • In family households: 5,258 (1,443 male householders, 406 female householders)
    1,399 spouses, 1,555 children (1,348 natural, 39 adopted, 168 stepchildren), 139 grandchildren, 37 brothers or sisters, 57 parents, 59 other relatives, 163 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,771 (717 male householders (609 living alone)), 871 female householders (816 living alone)), 183 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 258 (249 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,065 2-persons, 342 3-persons, 262 4-persons, 100 5-persons, 62 6-persons, 18 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,425 1-person, 144 2-persons, 19 3-persons.

838 married couples with children.
468 single-parent households (104 men, 364 women).

78.8% of residents of Truth or Consequences speak English at home.
19.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (79% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% speak English very well, 3% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (71% speak English very well, 29% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 395 (5.4%)
(41.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

4.7
State:

5.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.6
State:

4.0

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 29
  • 2 rooms: 88
  • 3 rooms: 180
  • 4 rooms: 731
  • 5 rooms: 648
  • 6 rooms: 392
  • 7 rooms: 133
  • 8 rooms: 88
  • 9 or more rooms: 44
  • 1 room: 82
  • 2 rooms: 194
  • 3 rooms: 240
  • 4 rooms: 312
  • 5 rooms: 226
  • 6 rooms: 14
  • 7 rooms: 31
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 10
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 41
  • 1 bedroom: 199
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,041
  • 3 bedrooms: 880
  • 4 bedrooms: 152
  • 5+ bedrooms: 20
  • no bedroom: 115
  • 1 bedroom: 420
  • 2 bedrooms: 425
  • 3 bedrooms: 135
  • 4 bedrooms: 14
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 134
  • 1 vehicle: 872
  • 2 vehicles: 807
  • 3 vehicles: 408
  • 4 vehicles: 72
  • 5+ vehicles: 40
  • no vehicle: 331
  • 1 vehicle: 573
  • 2 vehicles: 159
  • 3 vehicles: 46
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 61
  • 2000 to 2004: 57
  • 1990 to 1999: 671
  • 1980 to 1989: 746
  • 1970 to 1979: 803
  • 1960 to 1969: 770
  • 1950 to 1959: 380
  • 1940 to 1949: 371
  • 1939 or earlier: 481

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Truth or Consequences, NM house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Truth or Consequences, NM:

  • Less than $10,000: 93
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 47
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 54
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 59
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 33
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 34
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 46
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 71
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 168
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 219
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 140
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 157
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 175
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 316
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 237
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 153
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 79
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 85
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 21
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 23
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 2
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 11
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 10
  • $1,000,000 or more: 14
 


Truth or Consequences rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Truth or Consequences:

  • Less than $100: 0 people
  • $100 to $149: 12
  • $150 to $199: 33
  • $200 to $249: 43
  • $250 to $299: 103
  • $300 to $349: 79
  • $350 to $399: 30
  • $400 to $449: 93
  • $450 to $499: 172
  • $500 to $549: 31
  • $550 to $599: 74
  • $600 to $649: 55
  • $650 to $699: 27
  • $700 to $749: 49
  • $750 to $799: 0
  • $800 to $899: 44
  • $900 to $999: 88
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 0
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 0
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 0
  • $2,000 or more: 0
  • No cash rent: 100
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 93
  • 1990 to 1994: 85
  • 1985 to 1989: 45
  • 1980 to 1984: 44
  • 1975 to 1979: 23
  • 1970 to 1974: 28
  • 1970 to 1974: 26
  • 1965 to 1969: 51


Truth or Consequences, NM Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 93.9%
Number of people working at home: 124 (5.2% of all workers)


Truth or Consequences commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 293
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 835
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 541
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 176
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 101
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 33
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 57
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 20
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 18
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 32
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 19
  • 90 or more minutes: 114
 


Truth or Consequences mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,619 (69%)
  • Carpooled: 464 (20%)
  • Motorcycle: 17 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 11 (0%)
  • Walked: 85 (4%)
  • Other means: 43 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 124 (5%)
 


Truth or Consequences, NM household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 767
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 493
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 382
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 307
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 279
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 217
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 211
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 180
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 156
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 153
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 125
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 86
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 31
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 19
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 9
  • $200,000 or more: 22
 

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 2203
 German: 671
 English: 600
 United States or American: 592
 Irish: 427
 French (except Basque): 186
 Scotch-Irish: 185
 Dutch: 116
 Norwegian: 97
 Scottish: 88
 Swedish: 84
 Polish: 77
 Italian: 31
 Austrian: 26
 European: 20
 Croatian: 20
 Danish: 18
 Hungarian: 18
 Welsh: 13
 Arab:: 12
 Lebanese: 12
 Romanian: 11
 Slovak: 10
 Scandinavian: 10
 Czech: 9
 British: 8
 Canadian: 8
 Russian: 8
 Greek: 8
 Ukrainian: 8
 Pennsylvania German: 6
 Portuguese: 6
 French Canadian: 6
 Northern European: 6
 Subsaharan African:: 5
 African: 5
 Slavic: 4


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



  • Mexico (73%)
  • El Salvador (6%)
  • United Kingdom (5%)
  • Argentina (4%)
  • Philippines (3%)
  • Germany (2%)
  • Thailand (2%)


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

  • This state: 2814
  • Northeast: 349
  • Midwest: 1268
  • South: 1416
  • West: 986

47% of Truth or Consequences residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 39% lived in New Mexico.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 23
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 12
  • 5th and 6th grade: 88
  • 7th and 8th grade: 118
  • 9th grade: 83
  • 10th grade: 147
  • 11th grade: 77
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 162
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 705
  • Less than 1 year of college: 233
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 426
  • Associate degree: 127
  • Bachelor's degree: 261
  • Master's degree: 58
  • Professional school degree: 33
  • Doctorate degree: 28

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 19
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 26
  • 5th and 6th grade: 25
  • 7th and 8th grade: 148
  • 9th grade: 88
  • 10th grade: 130
  • 11th grade: 115
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 130
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 988
  • Less than 1 year of college: 295
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 383
  • Associate degree: 134
  • Bachelor's degree: 189
  • Master's degree: 119
  • Professional school degree: 11
  • Doctorate degree: 13

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 10.1%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 7.3%


Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native males: 10.9%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native females: 25.0%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 10.3%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 0.0%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 53.3%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 20.7%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 7.5%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 5.1%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $27,653
  • Black householders: $33,086
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $17,031
  • Asian householders: $49,655
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $23,463
  • Some other race householders: $26,360
  • Two or more races householders: $22,289
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $25,015
Truth or Consequences household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Truth or Consequences household income for Black householders
Truth or Consequences household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Truth or Consequences household income for Some other race householders
Truth or Consequences household income for Two or more races householders
Truth or Consequences household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Truth or Consequences marital status for males
Truth or Consequences marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $108,077
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $57,016
  • Asian householders: $1,488,676
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $167,475
  • Some other race householders: $76,666
  • Two or more races householders: $66,990
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $80,686

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,026
  • One, attached: 68
  • Two: 175
  • 3 or 4: 225
  • 5 to 9: 200
  • 10 to 19: 91
  • 20 to 49: 49
  • 50 or more: 79
  • Mobile homes: 1,465
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 56

Median worth of mobile homes: $38,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Truth or Consequences:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Truth or Consequences
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (85.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9.6%)
  • Electricity (3.3%)
  • Wood (1.5%)
  • Utility gas (89.6%)
  • Electricity (6.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.3%)
  • No fuel used (1.3%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 44
Here:

5.9%
New Mexico:

8.2%

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

3.1%
New Mexico:

7.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 12
Here:

10.0%
New Mexico:

11.9%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

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 (Noninst.)


 

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