Estancia, New Mexico

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Estancia, New Mexico

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Estancia Racial Diversity
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Estancia Affordability of Property Taxes
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 12% Estancia Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Estancia, New Mexico

Comparing Estancia 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
Racial Diversity 10 10
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 8 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 3
Age of the Population 2 4
Senior Citizens 1 1
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 8
Portion of People Married 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 3 7
People in Middle Class or Better 2 6
College Educated Adults 2 1
People Above Poverty 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 4 3
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 1
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 8
Housing Recently Built 8 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 5
People Living Alone 6 7
Affordability of Rents 4 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3

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Estancia Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 40 miles SE of Albuquerque, New Mexico
County Torrance
Standard Zip Codes 87009, 87016
Phone Area Codes 505
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.758
Longitude -106.055

Estancia Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 46 F
Apr Temp 28 to 67 F
Jul Temp 52 to 89 F
Oct Temp 31 to 70 F
Annual Precip 14.8 inches
Distance 28.7 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 43 F
Apr Temp 31 to 65 F
Jul Temp 54 to 87 F
Oct Temp 33 to 68 F
Annual Precip 13.7 inches
Distance 36.9 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 48 F
Apr Temp 41 to 71 F
Jul Temp 65 to 92 F
Oct Temp 44 to 71 F
Annual Precip 9.4 inches
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Estancia Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,584 100%
Male 1,031 65.1%
Female 553 34.9%
Under 18 326 20.6%
18+ 1,258 79.4%
65+ 125 7.9%
Median Age 33.9
Average Family Size 3.2
White 1,110 70.1%
African-American 161 10.2%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 35 2.2%
Other 233 14.7%
Mixed Race 44 2.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 801 50.6%

Estimated Estancia Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,552
Growth -32
Growth % -2%

Estancia 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) 59.4%
US/American 12.1%
German 8.3%
English 4.7%
Irish 4%
Scottish 1.6%
Italian 1.4%
African 1.3%
Dutch 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
Sudanese 0.7%
Trinidadian and Tobagonian 0.7%
Moroccan 0.7%
Polish 0.6%
Yugoslavian 0.6%
Welsh 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
Danish 0.2%
Estonian 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
Swedish 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Estancia, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Cedarvale (87009)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Estancia 1,584 $33,750
Edgewood 1,893 $45,952
Moriarty 1,765 $31,957
Mountainair 1,116 $25,125
Willard 240 $28,333

Estancia Public Libraries

Estancia Public Library
Estancia, New Mexico
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Estancia High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 255 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.1

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