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Torrance County, New Mexico (NM)

County population in 2019: 15,551 (1% urban, 99% rural); it was 16,911 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,850
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,177
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,057
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,237 (it was 967 in 2000)
% of renters here:

16%
State:

31%

Land area: 3345 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 5 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Torrance County: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (20.3%), Retail trade (12.0%), Construction (10.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 73%
  • Government: 23%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 4%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Torrance County, NM (2019)
    • 8,36254.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6,76643.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1320.9%Two or more races
    • 1260.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 460.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 250.2%Asian alone
    • 210.1%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

44.5 years
New Mexico median age:

38.6 years
Males: 8,254  (53.1%)
Females: 7,297  (46.9%)
Average household size:
Torrance County:

2.0 people
New Mexico:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $37,710 ($30,446 in 1999)
This county:

$37,710
New Mexico:

$51,945

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $538 (lower quartile is $375, upper quartile is $695)
This county:

$538
State:

$737


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $120,635 (it was $79,400 in 2000)
Torrance:

$120,635
New Mexico:

$180,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $70,281 - $199,096
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $939
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $321

Institutionalized population: 609

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 9
  • Burglaries: 34
  • Thefts: 7
  • Auto thefts: 7
Torrance County, NM map from a distance

Health of residents in Torrance County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is about average.
76.7% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
43.7% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
52.8% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
68.5% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 192 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 158 pounds. This is about average.

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $895 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $641 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Torrance, NM in 2019
Distribution of house value in Torrance, NM in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Torrance, NM in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 22.5%
Torrance County:

22.5%
New Mexico:

18.2%
(16.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.9% for Black residents, 29.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 63.6% for American Indian residents, 35.4% for other race residents, 21.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 44.5 years old
(Males: 42.9 years old, Females: 46.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50.6 years old, Black residents: 36.1 years old, American Indian residents: 54.7 years old, Asian residents: 53.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 35.7 years old, Other race residents: 44.0 years old)

Area name: Albuquerque, NM MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Torrance County is $571 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $721 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1050 a month.

Cities in this county include: Moriarty, Estancia, McIntosh, Mountainair, Indian Hills, Willard, Tajique, Manzano Springs, Encino, Manzano.

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Neighboring counties: DeKalb County, Alabama , Socorro County , Kiowa County, Oklahoma , Montgomery County, North Carolina , Donley County, Texas , Parmer County, Texas .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.0%
New Mexico:

7.3%

Unemployment by year in Torrance, NM
County total employment by year in Torrance, NM
County average yearly wages by year in Torrance, NM

Current college students: 569
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 681 (49.5% naturalized citizens)

Torrance County:

4.4%
Whole state:

9.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1422010 or later
  • 2282000 to 2009
  • 1711990 to 1999
  • 2011980 to 1989
  • 1001970 to 1979
  • 128Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 51.3%

Torrance County marital status for males Torrance County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,372
  • One, attached: 31
  • Two: 53
  • 3 or 4: 27
  • 5 to 9: 37
  • 20 or more: 2
  • Mobile homes: 3,535
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 25

Housing units in Torrance County with a mortgage: 2,282 (41 second mortgage, 15 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,536

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

52.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Torrance County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,05512
Evangelical Protestant2,30120
Other4613
Mainline Protestant4283
None9,138-
Torrance County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Torrance County:

4.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Torrance County:

4.84 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

7.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Torrance County:

5.1%
New Mexico:

6.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Torrance County:

21.3%
State:

22.1%

Agriculture in Torrance County:

Average size of farms: 3681 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $78,920
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $546.13
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 73.89%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $79,841
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.03%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 93.41%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $56,126
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.29%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.88
Corn for grain: 456 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 108 acres

Earthquake activity:

Torrance County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 610% 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 54.0 miles away from Torrance County center
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 174.9 miles away from the county 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 601.4 miles away from the county 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 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 164.4 miles away from the county center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 164.6 miles away from Torrance County center
On 6/29/2014 at 04:59:35, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 236.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • New Mexico Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4529, Natural disaster type: Other
  • New Mexico Severe Storms, Flooding, and Mudslides, Incident Period: September 09, 2013 to September 22, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4152: October 29, 2013, FEMA Id: 4152, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Flood
  • New Mexico Big Springs Fire, Incident Period: June 25, 2008, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 25, 2008, FEMA Id: 2777, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • New Mexico Trigo Fire, Incident Period: April 21, 2008 to July 02, 2008, Fire Management Assistance Declared: April 21, 2008, FEMA Id: 2762, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • New Mexico Ojo Peak Fire, Incident Period: November 18, 2007 to January 16, 2008, Fire Management Assistance Declared: November 21, 2007, FEMA Id: 2741, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • New Mexico Severe Storms & Flooding, Incident Period: July 26, 2006 to September 18, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1659: August 30, 2006, FEMA Id: 1659, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New Mexico Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3229: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3229, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New Mexico New Mexico Wildfire, Incident Period: May 05, 2000 to June 09, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1329: May 13, 2000, FEMA Id: 1329, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • New Mexico New Mexico Fire, Incident Period: May 05, 2000 to July 07, 2000, Emergency Declared EM-3154: May 10, 2000, FEMA Id: 3154, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • New Mexico Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 22, 1997 to December 25, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1202: January 29, 1998, FEMA Id: 1202, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Torrance County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Torrance

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,583 (73.8%)
  • Carpooled: 137 (3.9%)
  • Bus: 1 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 16 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 126 (3.6%)
  • Worked at home: 665 (19.0%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (2%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (82%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Guatemala (2%)
  • Honduras (2%)
  • Russia (2%)
  • Germany (1%)
  • Korea (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Torrance County


  • European (25%)
  • German (6%)
  • English (5%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • American (3%)
  • Northern European (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
524 people in other types of correctional institutions
609 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $39,373.

7.34% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,789 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.34%
New Mexico average:

6.21%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.27% relocated from other counties in New Mexico ($22,918 average AGI)
2.07% relocated from other states ($12,871 average AGI)
Torrance County:

2.07%
New Mexico average:

3.55%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bernalillo County, NM  2.82% ($32,489 average AGI)
from Santa Fe County, NM  1.03% ($32,854)


8.27% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,479 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.27%
New Mexico average:

6.56%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.73% relocated to other counties in New Mexico ($22,183 average AGI)
2.54% relocated to other states ($15,299 average AGI)
Torrance County:

2.54%
New Mexico average:

3.93%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bernalillo County, NM  3.15% ($28,331 average AGI)
to Santa Fe County, NM  0.89% ($34,119)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.9

Births per 1000 population in Torrance County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 9.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Torrance County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Torrance County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 10.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Torrance County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Torrance County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Torrance County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Torrance County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Torrance County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Torrance County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,350 (1,772 aged, 578 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 441 (12%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Torrance County, New Mexico in 1999 - 2019:

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (106)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (92)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (55)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (22)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (11)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 26%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 23%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,023
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 709
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 13
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 34

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 195.4. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,551
  • Male householders: 2,865 (910 living alone), Female householders: 2,872 (971 living alone)
  • 2,653 spouses (2,601 opposite-sex spouses), 194 unmarried partners, (180 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,352 children (4,186 natural, 131 adopted, 48 stepchildren), 556 grandchildren, 280 brothers or sisters, 434 parents, 70 foster children, 304 other relatives, 665 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 314

Size of family households: 1,827 2-persons, 942 3-persons, 515 4-persons, 215 5-persons, 69 6-persons, 103 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,877 1-person, 140 2-persons, 16 3-persons, 7 4-persons, 9 5-persons, 19 7-or-more-persons.

1,747 married couples with children.
788 single-parent households (374 men, 414 women).

78.1% of residents of Torrance speak English at home.
21.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (81% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (94% speak English very well, 6% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $79,922,000 ($4,739 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,382,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $36,319,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $10,475,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $999,000
Federal grants: $27,871,000
Federal procurement contracts: $714,000 ($56,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,543,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $786,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,659,000
Federal Government insurance: $8,640,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 947
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

74 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 619
Here:

35 per 1000 residents
State:

36 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +98
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+15 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +182
Here:

+10 per 1000 residents
State:

+5 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Torrance County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.84 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.4

Year house built in Torrance County, New Mexico
  • Year house built in Torrance County, New Mexico
  • 432014 or later
  • 932010 to 2013
  • 9902000 to 2009
  • 2,0541990 to 1999
  • 1,7471980 to 1989
  • 1,3341970 to 1979
  • 3591960 to 1969
  • 2861950 to 1959
  • 3001940 to 1949
  • 8741939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Torrance County, New Mexico
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Torrance County, New Mexico
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Torrance County, New Mexico
  • 01 room
  • 382 rooms
  • 883 rooms
  • 7774 rooms
  • 1,5065 rooms
  • 9216 rooms
  • 8177 rooms
  • 3598 rooms
  • 3109+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Torrance County, New Mexico
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Torrance County, New Mexico
  • 241 room
  • 252 rooms
  • 1193 rooms
  • 2284 rooms
  • 2605 rooms
  • 1776 rooms
  • 417 rooms
  • 268 rooms
  • 439+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Torrance County, New Mexico
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Torrance County, New Mexico
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Torrance County, New Mexico
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1231 bedroom
  • 1,1002 bedrooms
  • 2,6043 bedrooms
  • 9034 bedrooms
  • 715+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Torrance County, New Mexico
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Torrance County, New Mexico
  • 24no bedroom
  • 881 bedroom
  • 2622 bedrooms
  • 4563 bedrooms
  • 764 bedrooms
  • 355+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Torrance County, New Mexico in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Torrance County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Torrance County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 92no vehicle
  • 1,1441 vehicle
  • 1,6572 vehicles
  • 1,1043 vehicles
  • 4724 vehicles
  • 3515+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Torrance County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Torrance County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 85no vehicle
  • 3781 vehicle
  • 2392 vehicles
  • 2063 vehicles
  • 94 vehicles
  • 365+ vehicles

89.7% of Torrance County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 15% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 49% lived in New Mexico.

Torrance County:

89.7%
State average:

86.7%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 9,320
  • Other state: 5,464
  • Northeast: 859
  • Midwest: 971
  • South: 1,694
  • West: 1,935
Year householders moved into unit in Torrance County, NM
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Torrance County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 48.0%Utility gas
  • 26.6%Wood
  • 17.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.5%Electricity
  • 1.8%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 46.4%Utility gas
  • 17.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.6%Wood
  • 11.9%Electricity
  • 6.5%Other fuel
  • 4.9%Coal or coke

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 97
Here:

7.2%
New Mexico:

7.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 27
Here:

2.8%
New Mexico:

6.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 89
Here:

20.1%
New Mexico:

11.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Torrance County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $411,000
    Regular Highways: $4,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $264,000
    General Public Buildings: $195,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $2,722,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,629,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,651,000
    Police Protection: $1,645,000
    Financial Administration: $1,213,000
    Regular Highways: $1,088,000
    Local Fire Protection: $778,000
    General Public Buildings: $298,000
    Solid Waste Management: $102,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $679,000
    General Local Government Support: $338,000
    Highways: $80,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,195,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $145,000
    Highways: $22,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $195,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $195,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,159,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $634,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $525,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $13,978,000
    General Revenue - Other: $582,000
    Rents: $152,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $113,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $181,000
    Regular Highways: $141,000
    Correctional Institutions: $52,000
    Health - Other: $41,000
    Central Staff Services: $41,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,704,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $215,357,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,544,000
    Highways: $975,000
    General Local Government Support: $813,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,275,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,353,000
    Other License: $37,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $12,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,384,000

Torrance County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $411,000
    Regular Highways: $4,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $264,000
    General Public Buildings: $195,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $2,722,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,629,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,651,000
    Police Protection: $1,645,000
    Financial Administration: $1,213,000
    Regular Highways: $1,088,000
    Local Fire Protection: $778,000
    General Public Buildings: $298,000
    Solid Waste Management: $102,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $679,000
    General Local Government Support: $338,000
    Highways: $80,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,195,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $145,000
    Highways: $22,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $195,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $195,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,159,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $634,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $525,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $13,978,000
    General Revenue - Other: $582,000
    Rents: $152,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $113,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $181,000
    Regular Highways: $141,000
    Correctional Institutions: $52,000
    Health - Other: $41,000
    Central Staff Services: $41,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,704,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $215,357,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,544,000
    Highways: $975,000
    General Local Government Support: $813,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,275,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,353,000
    Other License: $37,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $12,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,384,000

Torrance County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $411,000
    Regular Highways: $4,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $264,000
    General Public Buildings: $195,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $2,722,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,629,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,651,000
    Police Protection: $1,645,000
    Financial Administration: $1,213,000
    Regular Highways: $1,088,000
    Local Fire Protection: $778,000
    General Public Buildings: $298,000
    Solid Waste Management: $102,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $679,000
    General Local Government Support: $338,000
    Highways: $80,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,195,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $145,000
    Highways: $22,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $195,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $195,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,159,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $634,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $525,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $13,978,000
    General Revenue - Other: $582,000
    Rents: $152,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $113,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $181,000
    Regular Highways: $141,000
    Correctional Institutions: $52,000
    Health - Other: $41,000
    Central Staff Services: $41,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,704,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $215,357,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,544,000
    Highways: $975,000
    General Local Government Support: $813,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,275,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,353,000
    Other License: $37,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $12,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,384,000

Torrance County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $411,000
    Regular Highways: $4,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $264,000
    General Public Buildings: $195,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $2,722,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,629,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,651,000
    Police Protection: $1,645,000
    Financial Administration: $1,213,000
    Regular Highways: $1,088,000
    Local Fire Protection: $778,000
    General Public Buildings: $298,000
    Solid Waste Management: $102,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $679,000
    General Local Government Support: $338,000
    Highways: $80,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,195,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $145,000
    Highways: $22,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $195,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $195,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,159,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $634,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $525,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $13,978,000
    General Revenue - Other: $582,000
    Rents: $152,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $113,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $181,000
    Regular Highways: $141,000
    Correctional Institutions: $52,000
    Health - Other: $41,000
    Central Staff Services: $41,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,704,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $215,357,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,544,000
    Highways: $975,000
    General Local Government Support: $813,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,275,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,353,000
    Other License: $37,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $12,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,384,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 528
  • Number of aged recipients: 52
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 476
  • Number of recipients under 18: 65
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 345
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 118
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 205
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 230
Most common first names in Torrance County, NM among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William5275.5 years
John4476.0 years
James3473.5 years
Mary3481.0 years
Robert3060.4 years
George2076.5 years
Charles1973.3 years
Helen1981.9 years
Frank1875.4 years
Joe1771.6 years
Most common last names in Torrance County, NM among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Chavez6377.9 years
Garcia2373.0 years
Zamora1871.8 years
Sanchez1774.9 years
Lopez1660.5 years
Smith1673.6 years
Montoya1373.8 years
Davis1378.2 years
Romero1365.3 years
Gonzales1271.4 years
Businesses in Torrance County, NM
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1H&R Block1
Arby's1KFC1
Best Western1McDonald's1
Burger King1Motel 61
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Circle K1Super 81
Comfort Inn1Taco Bell1
FedEx1UPS1

Torrance County on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"