Cloudcroft, New Mexico

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Cloudcroft, New Mexico

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High Points

Cloudcroft strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New Mexico):

Category Trophy
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Cloudcroft College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 7% Cloudcroft Median Family Income
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 8% Cloudcroft Low Property Crime
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 9% Cloudcroft Well-Paid Single Men
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Cloudcroft Short Commute Times
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 11% Cloudcroft Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 11% Cloudcroft People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 12% Cloudcroft Well-Paid Single Women
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 18% Cloudcroft Low Violent Crime

Comparative Profile of Cloudcroft, New Mexico

Comparing Cloudcroft to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New Mexico (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 8 10
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Well-Paid Single Women 8 9
Racial Diversity 8 3
Senior Citizens 5 7
Female Share of the Population 3 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 9
Average Household Size 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 10
Median Family Income 9 10
People in Middle Class or Better 7 9
People Above Poverty 6 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 8
Working at Home 7 6
Public Transportation Use 1 1
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 4
Housing Recently Built 8 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 6
People Living Alone 4 5
Affordability of Rents 4 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 9 10
Low Violent Crime 7 9

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Cloudcroft Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 72 miles NE of Las Cruces, New Mexico (center to center)
Nearest Large City 93 miles NE of El Paso, Texas
County Otero
Standard Zip Codes 88317
P.O. Box Zip Codes 88350
Phone Area Codes 505
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.957
Longitude -105.741

Cloudcroft Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.7 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 41 F
Apr Temp 28 to 57 F
Jul Temp 46 to 71 F
Oct Temp 31 to 59 F
Annual Precip 28.1 inches
Distance 12.7 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 55 F
Apr Temp 46 to 75 F
Jul Temp 66 to 93 F
Oct Temp 48 to 76 F
Annual Precip 13.2 inches
Distance 18.5 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 56 F
Apr Temp 43 to 76 F
Jul Temp 64 to 93 F
Oct Temp 46 to 76 F
Annual Precip 11.3 inches
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Cloudcroft Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 749 100%
Male 371 49.5%
Female 378 50.5%
Under 18 182 24.3%
18+ 567 75.7%
65+ 115 15.4%
Median Age 42.9
Average Family Size 2.82
White 694 92.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 4 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.8%
Other 26 3.5%
Mixed Race 19 2.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 116 15.5%

Estimated Cloudcroft Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 764
Growth 15
Growth % 2%

Cloudcroft Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.6%
English 15.3%
German 14.9%
Irish 12.6%
US/American 10.1%
Scotch-Irish 8.1%
British 2.4%
Italian 2.4%
Scottish 2%
Swedish 1.8%
Norwegian 1.2%
French Canadian 1.1%
European 0.6%
Polish 0.5%
Slovak 0.5%
Luxemburger 0.5%
Russian 0.3%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
Dutch 0.3%
Lebanese 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Welsh 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Cloudcroft 749 $52,292
Alamogordo 35,582 $35,673
Tularosa 2,864 $30,313

Cloudcroft Public Libraries

Michael Nivison Library
Cloudcroft, New Mexico
(505) 682-1111

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Cloudcroft High Schools (2004)

Serves 180 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.3

Cloudcroft Colleges

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Historic Cloudcroft


Homeward bound. between 1890 and 1910

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Homeward bound. between 1890 and 1910

Hazel Kirk's mill. between 1890 and 1910

A Mountain farm. between 1890 and 1910

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