Meadow Lake, New Mexico

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Population in 2010: 4,708.
Population change since 2000: +4.8%
Males: 2,314  (49.2%)
Females: 2,394  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

37.2 years
New Mexico median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 87031.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $37,803 (it was $25,561 in 2000)
Meadow Lake:

$37,803
NM:

$51,945

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $17,921 (it was $10,808 in 2000)

Meadow Lake CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $83,384 (it was $59,300 in 2000)
Meadow Lake:

$83,384
NM:

$180,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $111,830; detached houses: $214,982; townhouses or other attached units: $269,390; mobile homes: $98,518

Median gross rent in 2019: $711.

March 2019 cost of living index in Meadow Lake: 90.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 29.7%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 53.5% for American Indian residents, 22.8% for other race residents, 24.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Meadow Lake, NM (2019)
    • 3,01478.0%Hispanic
    • 74819.4%White alone
    • 772.0%Two or more races
    • 100.3%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: American (2.5%), Scottish (1.3%), German (1.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5455 feet

Land area: 9.65 square miles.

Population density: 488 people per square mile   (low).

Meadow Lake, New Mexico map

661 residents are foreign born (16.8% Latin America).

This place:

17.1%
New Mexico:

9.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $685 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $444 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albuquerque, NM (21.3 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (326.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

El Cerro-Monterey Park, NM (2.0 miles ),
El Cerro Mission, NM (2.1 miles ),
Monterey Park, NM (2.4 miles ),
Peralta, NM (2.5 miles ),
Valencia, NM (2.5 miles ),
Chical, NM (2.6 miles),
Las Maravillas, NM (2.6 miles ),
Bosque Farms, NM (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 34.80 N, Longitude: 106.58 W

Distribution of median household income in Meadow Lake, NM in 2019
Distribution of house value in Meadow Lake, NM in 2019
Meadow Lake satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.1%
New Mexico:

7.3%
Most common industries in Meadow Lake, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (15.8%)
  • Health care (11.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Truck transportation (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
  • Public administration (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (24.8%)
  • Truck transportation (7.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.9%)
  • Electrical & electronic goods merchant wholesalers (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.2%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
  • Construction (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Meadow Lake, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.0%)
  • Cashiers (3.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (4.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Cashiers (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.5%)

Average climate in Meadow Lake, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Meadow Lake, New Mexico average temperatures Meadow Lake, New Mexico average precipitation Meadow Lake, New Mexico humidity Meadow Lake, New Mexico wind speed Meadow Lake, New Mexico snowfall Meadow Lake, New Mexico sunshine Meadow Lake, New Mexico clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 94.3. This is worse than average.

City:

94.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.207. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.207
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.530. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.530
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 35.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.41. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.41
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 0.00256. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00256
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Meadow Lake-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 680% 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 29.1 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 568.7 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 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 188.4 miles away from Meadow Lake center
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 560.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 533.9 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 6/29/2014 at 04:59:35, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 214.0 miles away from Meadow Lake 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).
Meadow Lake topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Meadow Lake:

  • AMBERCARE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; BELEN, NM)
  • CASA ANGELICA (Hospital, about 15 miles away; ALBUQUERQUE, NM)
  • BELEN MEADOWS HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; BELEN, NM)
  • LOS LUNAS COMMUNITY PROGRAM/BEHAVIORAL SERVICES CE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; BELEN, NM)
  • VALENCIA PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 16 miles away; BELEN, NM)

Amtrak stations near Meadow Lake:

  • 15 miles: BELEN (420 N MAIN ST.) - Bus Station
  • 20 miles: ALBUQUERQUE (214 FIRST ST. SW) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

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

  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 19 miles; Albuquerque, NM; Full-time enrollment: 19,398)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 20 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 28 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • Santa Fe Community College (about 64 miles; Santa Fe, NM; FT enrollment: 3,047)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 95 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,931)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus (about 157 miles; Roswell, NM; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • San Juan College (about 163 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 5,112)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Meadow Lake: Los Lunas Community Library (A), Meadow Lake Volunteer 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:

3.4 people
New Mexico:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

78.5%
Whole state:

65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

11.6%
Whole state:

8.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Meadow Lake:

Marital status in Meadow Lake, NM
  • Never married: 46.5%
  • Now married: 37.0%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

For population 25 years and over in Meadow Lake:

  • High school or higher: 72.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
New Mexico average:

12.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Meadow Lake, 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.
State:

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

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Valencia County:

3.94 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Meadow Lake:

44.2%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Meadow Lake:

43.0%
New Mexico:

47.6%

Average BMI:
Meadow Lake:

28.6
New Mexico:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

26.4%
New Mexico:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Meadow Lake:

8.9%
New Mexico:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Meadow Lake:

30.7%
New Mexico:

34.5%

General health condition:
Here:

52.5%
New Mexico:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.6%
New Mexico:

80.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Meadow Lake, NM Residents

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)

Businesses in Meadow Lake, NM

  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Meadow Lake:

  • KNML (610 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXKS (1190 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KARS (860 AM; 1 kW; BELEN, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KKNS (1310 AM; 5 kW; CORRALES, NM; Owner: SIMMONS-NM, LS, LLC)
  • KDAZ (730 AM; 1 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: PAN AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • 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 Meadow Lake:

  • KIOT (102.5 FM; LOS LUNAS, NM; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLYT (88.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KNKT (107.1 FM; ARMIJO, NM; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF ALBUQUERQUE, INC.)
  • K213BT (90.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KTEG (104.7 FM; BOSQUE FARMS, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLVO (97.7 FM; BELEN, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • 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 Meadow Lake:

  • 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)
Meadow Lake fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Meadow Lake fatal accident list:

Mar 11, 2007 07:10 AM, Meadowlake Road, Lat: 34.802856, Lon: -106.622053, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$101,6522$47,4458$141,8142$8,6651$35,4807$74,613
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$04$149,1380$00$03$84,160
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$114,2752$77,56011$94,6625$5,1163$76,18311$50,631
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$48,6800$04$97,3630$00$02$99,425
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$146,8701$8,2500$02$81,270
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9701.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$267,330
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9701.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Meadow Lake, NM
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Meadow Lake, NM - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 12. The highest number of fires - 55 took place in 2018, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Meadow Lake, NM When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (53.3%), and Outside Fires (34.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Meadow Lake, NM
    • 10453.3%Structure Fires
    • 6734.4%Outside Fires
    • 136.7%Other
    • 115.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Meadow Lake, NM
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Meadow Lake, NM
  • 48.3%Utility gas
  • 28.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.1%Wood
  • 7.0%Electricity
  • 2.6%Solar energy
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Meadow Lake, NM
  • 48.6%Utility gas
  • 40.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.3%Wood
  • 3.7%Electricity


Meadow Lake compared to New Mexico state average:

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

Meadow Lake on our top lists:

  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of mobile homes (200+ housing units)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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