Cubero, New Mexico

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Population in 2010: 289.
Males: 143  (49.5%)
Females: 146  (50.5%)
Median resident age:

45.8 years
New Mexico median age:

37.7 years
Estimated median household income in 2022: $50,719
Cubero:

$50,719
NM:

$59,726

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $23,250

Cubero CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $114,685
Cubero:

$114,685
NM:

$243,100

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $123,754; detached houses: $121,468
March 2022 cost of living index in Cubero: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 100.0%

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According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Cubero, New Mexico as of May 26, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cubero is 73 to 1.


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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6191 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rio Rancho, NM (49.8 miles , pop. 51,765).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (51.4 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (281.8 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

North Acomita Village, NM (1.7 miles ),
Seama, NM (1.8 miles ),
South Acomita Village, NM (1.8 miles),
Encinal, NM (1.9 miles),
Paraje, NM (1.9 miles ),
San Fidel, NM (2.1 miles),
Acomita Lake, NM (2.5 miles ),
Skyline-Ganipa, NM (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 35.09 N, Longitude: 107.52 W

Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

4.9%
New Mexico:

3.6%

Earthquake activity:

Cubero-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 851% 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 516.6 miles away from Cubero 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 507.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 485.4 miles away from Cubero center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
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 56.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 501.4 miles away from Cubero 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 491.6 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).

Airports located in Cubero:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cubero:

  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 51 miles; Albuquerque, NM; Full-time enrollment: 19,398)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 51 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 54 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • Santa Fe Community College (about 93 miles; Santa Fe, NM; FT enrollment: 3,047)
  • San Juan College (about 123 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 5,112)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 135 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,931)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 153 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,631)

Public elementary/middle school in Cubero:

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Notable location: Cubero Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Budville Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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:

2.5 people
New Mexico:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

69.2%
Whole state:

65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.5%
Whole state:

8.2%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Cubero:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 100.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Cubero:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

0.0
New Mexico average:

12.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cubero, 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
Here:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Cibola 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
Cibola County:

4.04 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.6%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Cibola County:

28.1%
New Mexico:

22.1%

Strongest AM radio stations in Cubero:

  • KRKE (1100 AM; 5 kW; MILAN, NM; Owner: CIBOLA RADIO COMPANY)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KMIN (980 AM; 1 kW; GRANTS, NM; Owner: KD RADIO, INC.)
  • 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 Cubero:

  • KXTC (99.9 FM; THOREAU, NM; Owner: KXTC, L.L.C.)
  • KIOT (102.5 FM; LOS LUNAS, NM; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KQLV (105.5 FM; GRANTS, NM; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KNKT (107.1 FM; ARMIJO, NM; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF ALBUQUERQUE, INC.)
  • KTEG (104.7 FM; BOSQUE FARMS, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, 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)
  • KKOB-FM (93.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KANW (89.1 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: BD. OF EDUC. CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE, NM)
  • 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.)

Cubero fatal accident list:

Dec 5, 2021 01:00 PM, Sr-124, Lat: 35.076700, Lon: -107.529589, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Nov 10, 2019 02:17 AM, I-40, Lat: 35.074119, Lon: -107.550128, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 4, 2017 10:00 PM, I-40, Lat: 35.073911, Lon: -107.542525, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 5, 2017 01:50 AM, I-40, Lat: 35.073664, Lon: -107.541786, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 24, 1998 12:21 AM, I-40, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Aug 27, 1997 10:56 PM, I40, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 4.5mTotal length
  • 2,268Total average daily traffic
  • 448Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,026Total future (year 2040) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Cubero)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • CUBERO VFD, 4 Camino Real Road (Lat: 35.095833 Lon: -107.520361), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 4 m, Overall height: 7 m, Call Sign: WPQE926,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.070 MHz, Grant Date: 04/02/2015, Expiration Date: 06/20/2025, Certifier: Armelino Salazar, Registrant: Cibola County Government, 700 E. Roosevelt Ave. Suite 50, Grants, NM 87020, Phone: (505) 285-2558, Fax: (505) 876-5485, Email:

  • Sr124 0.5mi N Of Old 66 - 1.9mi Se Of (Lat: 35.073806 Lon: -107.531194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 131.1 m, Overall height: 137.2 m, Call Sign: WQKI712,
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.5800 MHz, Grant Date: 06/04/2009, Expiration Date: 06/04/2019, Cancellation Date: 10/26/2012, Certifier: Robert Leedham, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4282, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cubero, NM
  • 100.0%Wood


Cubero compared to New Mexico state average:

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