East Pecos, New Mexico

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Population in 2010: 757.
Males: 312  (41.3%)
Females: 445  (58.7%)
Median resident age:

39.4 years
New Mexico median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 87552.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $32,309
East Pecos:

$32,309
NM:

$51,945

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $21,672

East Pecos CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $142,482
East Pecos:

$142,482
NM:

$180,900

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,003.

March 2019 cost of living index in East Pecos: 87.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.7%

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  • Races in East Pecos, NM (2019)
    • 32249.8%Hispanic
    • 21232.8%Two or more races
    • 7010.8%Black alone
    • 497.6%White alone

Races in East Pecos detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: European (13.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6932 feet

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $210 (0.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Fe, NM (18.1 miles , pop. 62,203).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (62.3 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (391.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Pecos, NM (1.0 miles ),
Glorieta, NM (2.3 miles ),
Rowe, NM (2.4 miles ),
North San Ysidro, NM (3.1 miles),
Canada de los Alamos, NM (3.3 miles ),
Lamy, NM (3.7 miles),
Soham, NM (3.8 miles ),
Eldorado at Santa Fe, NM (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 35.57 N, Longitude: 105.66 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 505

Distribution of median household income in East Pecos, NM in 2019
Distribution of house value in East Pecos, NM in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.0%
New Mexico:

7.3%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 57.8. This is better than average.

City:

57.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.334. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.334
U.S.:

0.267
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 38.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

38.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 3.87. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.87
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

East Pecos-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 703% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 116.1 miles away from East Pecos center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 105.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 105.7 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 103.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/2011 at 23:30:19, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 118.3 miles away from East Pecos center
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 623.8 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
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in San Miguel County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Fires: 5, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Amtrak stations near East Pecos:

  • 15 miles: LAMY (COUNTY RD. 33) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 17 miles: SANTA FE () - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Pecos:

  • Santa Fe Community College (about 20 miles; Santa Fe, NM; Full-time enrollment: 3,047)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 25 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,931)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 59 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 64 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 65 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,398)
  • Adams State University (about 133 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • San Juan College (about 163 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 5,112)

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San Miguel County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
New Mexico:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

64.4%
Whole state:

65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.6%
Whole state:

8.2%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in East Pecos:

Marital status in East Pecos, NM
  • Never married: 65.4%
  • Now married: 20.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

For population 25 years and over in East Pecos:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 24.8%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
New Mexico average:

12.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for East Pecos, NM (based on San Miguel County data)

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

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
San Miguel County:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
This county:

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
San Miguel County:

7.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.6%
State:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

19.2%
State:

22.1%

5.20% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($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 between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
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)


5.47% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($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 between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bernalillo County, NM  1.32% ($33,095 average AGI)
to Santa Fe County, NM  1.02% ($48,938)
to Mora County, NM  0.32% ($27,433)

Strongest AM radio stations in East Pecos:

  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSWV (810 AM; 5 kW; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: LA VOZ BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KTRC (1260 AM; 5 kW; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KNMX (540 AM; 5 kW; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: SANGRE DE CRISTO B/DCASTING CO, INC)
  • KDCE (950 AM; 4 kW; ESPANOLA, NM; Owner: RICHARD L. GARCIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKIM (1000 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KVSF (1400 AM; 1 kW; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KXKS (1190 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KANM (1600 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: ARAGON BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.L.C.)
  • KNML (610 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in East Pecos:

  • KENC (102.9 FM; PECOS, NM; Owner: MEADOWS MEDIA, LLC)
  • KTZO (103.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLYT (88.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KBQI (107.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMGA (99.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZRR (94.1 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KPEK (100.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFLQ (91.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • K265CA (100.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K213BT (90.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KBOM (94.7 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KTAO (101.9 FM; TAOS, NM; Owner: TAOS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KLSK (98.1 FM; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KZNM (106.7 FM; LOS ALAMOS, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KSFQ (101.1 FM; WHITE ROCK, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

East Pecos fatal accident list:

Jun 9, 2018 00:12 AM, Camino Rael Rd, Lat: 35.578978, Lon: -105.667561, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 4.5mTotal length
  • 1,556Total average daily traffic
  • 264Total average daily truck traffic
  • 221Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in East Pecos, NM
  • 60.9%Wood
  • 24.3%Solar energy
  • 14.9%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in East Pecos, NM
  • 100.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


East Pecos compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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