El Cerro Mission, New Mexico

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Population in 2010: 4,657.
Males: 2,030  (43.6%)
Females: 2,627  (56.4%)
Median resident age:

35.3 years
New Mexico median age:

38.6 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $60,601
El Cerro Mission:

$60,601
NM:

$51,945

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,340

El Cerro Mission CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $160,900
El Cerro Mission:

$160,900
NM:

$180,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $102,553; detached houses: $129,836; mobile homes: $104,147

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,221.

March 2019 cost of living index in El Cerro Mission: 94.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 35.8%
(38.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 86.5% for American Indian residents, 53.0% for other race residents, 42.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in El Cerro Mission, NM (2019)
    • 3,07273.0%Hispanic
    • 95122.6%White alone
    • 691.6%American Indian alone
    • 300.7%Other race alone
    • 260.6%Two or more races

Races in El Cerro Mission detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: American (2.8%), German (2.5%), Irish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

976 residents are foreign born (23.2% Latin America).

This place:

23.2%
New Mexico:

9.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,068 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $558 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albuquerque, NM (23.7 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (322.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

El Cerro-Monterey Park, NM (0.6 miles ),
Monterey Park, NM (1.1 miles ),
Las Maravillas, NM (1.7 miles ),
Valencia, NM (1.8 miles ),
Rio Communities North, NM (1.9 miles ),
Meadow Lake, NM (2.1 miles ),
Peralta, NM (2.2 miles ),
El Cerro, NM (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 34.77 N, Longitude: 106.64 W

Distribution of median household income in El Cerro Mission, NM in 2019
Distribution of house value in El Cerro Mission, NM in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.1%
New Mexico:

7.3%
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 93.1. This is worse than average.

City:

93.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.194. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.194
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 7.30. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.30
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 34.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 42.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

42.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.39. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.39
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Earthquake activity:

El Cerro Mission-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 686% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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 25.0 miles away from the city 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 565.0 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 557.2 miles away from El Cerro Mission center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 529.8 miles away from El Cerro Mission center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
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 192.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/29/2014 at 04:59:35, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 209.7 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 Valencia County (7) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Hospitals and medical centers near El Cerro Mission:

  • AMBERCARE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; BELEN, NM)
  • LOS LUNAS COMMUNITY PROGRAM/BEHAVIORAL SERVICES CE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; BELEN, NM)
  • BELEN MEADOWS HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BELEN, NM)
  • VALENCIA PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 12 miles away; BELEN, NM)
  • CASA ANGELICA (Hospital, about 16 miles away; ALBUQUERQUE, NM)

Amtrak station near El Cerro Mission:

  • 11 miles: BELEN (420 N MAIN ST.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to El Cerro Mission:

  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 22 miles; Albuquerque, NM; Full-time enrollment: 19,398)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 22 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 30 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • Santa Fe Community College (about 68 miles; Santa Fe, NM; FT enrollment: 3,047)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 99 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,931)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus (about 158 miles; Roswell, NM; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • San Juan College (about 163 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 5,112)

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Notable locations in El Cerro Mission: Romero Ranch (A), Manzano Vista Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Valencia 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:

3.3 people
New Mexico:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

78.3%
Whole state:

65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

10.2%
Whole state:

8.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

For population 15 years and over in El Cerro Mission:

Marital status in El Cerro Mission, NM
  • Never married: 42.3%
  • Now married: 43.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.4%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

For population 25 years and over in El Cerro Mission:

  • High school or higher: 71.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.1
New Mexico average:

12.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for El Cerro Mission, NM (based on Valencia County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic21,58412
Evangelical Protestant6,88945
Other2,18011
Mainline Protestant1,7038
None44,213-
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: 11
This county:

1.55 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Valencia County:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Here:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
This county:

3.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Valencia County:

25.8%
New Mexico:

22.1%

5.71% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,626 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
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 Bernalillo County, NM  2.56% ($39,674 average AGI)
from Socorro County, NM  0.24% ($33,441)
from Sandoval County, NM  0.22% ($41,161)


5.72% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,202 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
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  2.72% ($36,111 average AGI)
to Sandoval County, NM  0.30% ($49,365)
to Socorro County, NM  0.18% ($29,174)

Strongest AM radio stations in El Cerro Mission:

  • KNML (610 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXKS (1190 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KARS (860 AM; 1 kW; BELEN, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KKIM (1000 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 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.)
  • KKJY (1550 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: VANGUARD MEDIA, L.L.C)
  • KDEF (1150 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: RAMH CORPORATION)
  • KDAZ (730 AM; 1 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: PAN AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KKNS (1310 AM; 5 kW; CORRALES, NM; Owner: SIMMONS-NM, LS, LLC)
  • KTBL (1050 AM; 1 kW; LOS RANCHOS, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in El Cerro Mission:

  • KIOT (102.5 FM; LOS LUNAS, NM; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • KLVO (97.7 FM; BELEN, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KTZO (103.3 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)
  • 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.)
  • KRST (92.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • KYLZ (106.3 FM; LOS LUNAS, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KXTC (99.9 FM; THOREAU, NM; Owner: KXTC, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around El Cerro Mission:

  • KWBQ (Channel 19; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF NEW MEXICO, LLC)
  • KTFQ (Channel 14; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: TELEFUTURA TELEVISION GROUP, INC.)
  • K43HW (Channel 43; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: JOSEPH W. SHAFFER)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in El Cerro Mission, NM
  • 40.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 25.0%Utility gas
  • 13.6%Wood
  • 12.6%Electricity
  • 6.7%Other fuel
  • 1.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in El Cerro Mission, NM
  • 88.2%Utility gas
  • 11.8%Wood


El Cerro Mission 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.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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