Elephant Butte strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New Mexico):
Short Commute Times
Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Men
Comparing Elephant Butte to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New Mexico (State):
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|Male Share of the Population|
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|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Portion of People Married|
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|College Educated Adults|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|People Above Poverty|
|Median Family Income|
|Short Commute Times|
|Working at Home|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|People Living Alone|
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|Nearest Medium City||63 miles NW of Las Cruces, New Mexico (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||104 miles NW of El Paso, Texas|
|P.O. Box Zip Codes||87935|
|Phone Area Codes||505|
|Time Zone||Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||ELEPHANT BUTTE DAM|
|Jan Temp||27 to 53 F|
|Apr Temp||44 to 74 F|
|Jul Temp||67 to 93 F|
|Oct Temp||47 to 75 F|
|Annual Precip||10.6 inches|
|Station||TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES|
|Jan Temp||27 to 56 F|
|Apr Temp||43 to 76 F|
|Jul Temp||66 to 95 F|
|Oct Temp||46 to 77 F|
|Annual Precip||10.6 inches|
|Station||BEAVERHEAD R S|
|Jan Temp||12 to 49 F|
|Apr Temp||23 to 67 F|
|Jul Temp||48 to 85 F|
|Oct Temp||28 to 69 F|
|Annual Precip||16.6 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.38|
|American Indian & Alaskan||22||1.6%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||185||13.3%|
|Est. 2005 Population||1,317|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||17.2%|
|French (except Basque)||2.9%|
|Dutch West Indian||0.2%|
According to the US Postal Service, Elephant Butte, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Elephant Btte (87935)
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|1. Lake Delton, Wisconsin||84.1||31.4%||20.8%||17.1%||19||$40,952||5%||4.7%||1,982||9.9%||234.6||27.7%||11.1|
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