Acomita Lake, New Mexico

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Population in 2010: 416.
Population change since 2000: +33.3%
Males: 228  (54.9%)
Females: 188  (45.1%)
Median resident age:

38.5 years
New Mexico median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 87034, 87049.

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Estimated median household income in 2022: $79,758 (it was $34,750 in 2000)
Acomita Lake:

$79,758
NM:

$59,726

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $15,991 (it was $9,076 in 2000)

Acomita Lake CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $-750,308,641 (it was $52,900 in 2000)
Acomita Lake $-750,308,641
NM $243,100

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $97,174; detached houses: $107,089; mobile homes: $94,859
March 2022 cost of living index in Acomita Lake: -10769.5 (very low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 15.8%
(31.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.5% for American Indian residents, 38.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Acomita Lake, NM (2022)
    • 53273.1%American Indian alone
    • 7610.4%Hispanic
    • 628.5%White alone
    • 435.9%Two or more races

Races in Acomita Lake detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: Slovak (1.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 3.42 square miles.

Population density: 122 people per square mile   (very low).

Acomita Lake, New Mexico map

37 residents are foreign born (5.1% North America).

This place:

5.1%
New Mexico:

9.2%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Acomita Lake CDP:

0.6% ($330)
New Mexico:

0.7% ($699)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rio Rancho, NM (56.0 miles , pop. 51,765).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (57.4 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (275.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

San Fidel, NM (1.3 miles),
Skyline-Ganipa, NM (1.4 miles ),
North Acomita Village, NM (1.8 miles ),
McCartys Village, NM (1.8 miles),
South Acomita Village, NM (1.9 miles),
Seama, NM (2.4 miles ),
Cubero, NM (2.5 miles ),
Anzac Village, NM (2.6 miles)

Latitude: 35.07 N, Longitude: 107.62 W

Distribution of median household income in Acomita Lake, NM in 2022
Distribution of house value in Acomita Lake, NM in 2022
Acomita Lake satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

4.9%
New Mexico:

3.6%
Most common industries in Acomita Lake, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (23.4%)
  • Public administration (20.7%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Social assistance (6.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.4%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (5.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (19.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (19.0%)
  • Construction (13.8%)
  • Computer & electronic products (10.3%)
  • Social assistance (6.9%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (5.2%)
  • Health care (5.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (28.3%)
  • Public administration (22.6%)
  • Educational services (15.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.5%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (7.5%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Social assistance (5.7%)
Most common occupations in Acomita Lake, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (9.9%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Bus drivers (6.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (12.1%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (10.3%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.6%)
  • Engineers (6.9%)
  • Child care workers (6.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Bus drivers (13.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (9.4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (9.4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.7%)
  • Registered nurses (5.7%)

Average climate in Acomita Lake, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Acomita Lake-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 870% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 510.5 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 501.8 miles away from Acomita Lake center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 479.3 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 495.3 miles away from the city 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 59.4 miles away from Acomita Lake center
On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW) earthquake occurred 485.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cibola County (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Acomita Lake topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Acomita Lake:

  • CIBOLA GENERAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; GRANTS, NM)
  • GRANTS DIALYSIS (DCI) (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; GRANTS, NM)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - GRANTS (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; GRANTS, NM)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Acomita Lake:

  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 57 miles; Albuquerque, NM; Full-time enrollment: 19,398)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 57 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 60 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • Santa Fe Community College (about 99 miles; Santa Fe, NM; FT enrollment: 3,047)
  • San Juan College (about 122 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 5,112)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 141 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,931)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 154 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,631)

Points of interest:

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Cibola County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

3.8 people
New Mexico:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

81.1%
Whole state:

65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

18.0%
Whole state:

8.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Acomita Lake:

Marital status in Acomita Lake, NM
  • Never married: 57.3%
  • Now married: 37.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.3%
  • Divorced: 4.0%

For population 25 years and over in Acomita Lake:

  • High school or higher: 97.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 11.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.9
New Mexico average:

12.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Acomita Lake, NM (based on Cibola County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,00013
Evangelical Protestant2,74932
Other1,2796
Mainline Protestant2852
None13,900-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Cibola County:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Cibola County:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

4.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.6%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Cibola County:

28.1%
New Mexico:

22.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.8%
New Mexico:

49.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.9%
State:

48.1%

Average BMI:
Acomita Lake:

29.3
New Mexico:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Acomita Lake:

23.3%
New Mexico:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Acomita Lake:

10.6%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Acomita Lake:

36.5%
New Mexico:

34.6%

General health condition:
Here:

54.0%
New Mexico:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.8%
New Mexico:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Acomita Lake, NM Residents

Strongest AM radio stations in Acomita Lake:

  • KRKE (1100 AM; 5 kW; MILAN, NM; Owner: CIBOLA RADIO COMPANY)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMIN (980 AM; 1 kW; GRANTS, NM; Owner: KD RADIO, INC.)
  • KKIM (1000 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KXKS (1190 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KNML (610 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KANM (1600 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: ARAGON BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.L.C.)
  • KABQ (1350 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KDEF (1150 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: RAMH CORPORATION)
  • KKJY (1550 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: VANGUARD MEDIA, L.L.C)
  • KKNS (1310 AM; 5 kW; CORRALES, NM; Owner: SIMMONS-NM, LS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Acomita Lake:

  • KXTC (99.9 FM; THOREAU, NM; Owner: KXTC, L.L.C.)
  • KQLV (105.5 FM; GRANTS, NM; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KIOT (102.5 FM; LOS LUNAS, NM; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KTEG (104.7 FM; BOSQUE FARMS, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KNKT (107.1 FM; ARMIJO, NM; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF ALBUQUERQUE, INC.)
  • KLYT (88.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KTZO (103.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRST (92.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KUNM (89.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS UNIV. OF NEW MEXICO)
  • KANW (89.1 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: BD. OF EDUC. CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE, NM)
  • KKOB-FM (93.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBZU (96.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMGA (99.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZRR (94.1 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBQI (107.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPEK (100.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K265CA (100.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFLQ (91.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • K213BT (90.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KYVA (103.7 FM; GRANTS, NM; Owner: MILLENNIUM MEDIA, INC.)

Acomita Lake fatal accident list:

May 5, 2011 09:00 AM, I-40, Lat: 35.066478, Lon: -107.633450, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 2, 2006 02:26 PM, Indian Route 34, Lat: 35.067180, Lon: -107.631930, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jan 24, 2000 07:40 AM, I-40, Lat: 35.076143, Lon: -107.643730, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 59ft / 18.0mTotal length
  • $465,000Total costs
  • 52,225Total average daily traffic
  • 20,409Total average daily truck traffic
  • 83,847Total future (year 2040) average daily traffic
New bridges in Acomita Lake, NM - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 41960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 12010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Acomita Lake, NM

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Towers Manager, Off Fr 453 On La Mosca Peak (Lat: 35.253222 Lon: -107.596639), Type: 18.3, Overall height: 17.7 m, Registrant: Insite Towers, LLC, Alexa-ndria, Phone: (703) 535-3009

  • Towers Manager, Off Fr 453 On La Mosca Peak (Lat: 35.253222 Lon: -107.596639), Type: 18.3, Overall height: 17.7 m, Registrant: Wireless Applications Corporation, Fcc@wacorp.Net, , Belle-vue, Phone: (425) 643-5000

  • Edward Schafer, Off Fr 453 On La Mosca Peak (Lat: 35.253222 Lon: -107.596639), Type: 18.3, Structure height: 35006 m, Overall height: 17.7 m, Registrant: Iwg Towers Assets Ii, LLC, Eschafer@insitewireless.Com, , Alexa-ndria, Phone: (703) 535-3009

  • Edward Schafer, Off Fr 453 On La Mosca Peak (Lat: 35.253222 Lon: -107.596639), Type: 18.3, Structure height: 35006 m, Overall height: 17.7 m, Registrant: Insite Towers, LLC, Eschafer@insitewireless.Com, , Alexa-ndria, Phone: (703) 535-3009

  • Leanne Wasilition, Off Fr 453 On La Mosca Peak (Lat: 35.253222 Lon: -107.596639), Type: 18.3, Structure height: 35006 m, Overall height: 17.7 m, Registrant: American Towers LLC, Faa-Fcc@americantower.Com, , Wobur-n, Phone: (781) 926-4500


Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Acomita Lake, NM
  • 45.3%Electricity
  • 29.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 18.2%Wood
  • 7.3%Utility gas


Acomita Lake compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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