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People

Total Population 1,251
Male Share of the Population 45.3%
Female Share of the Population 54.7%
Senior Citizens 22.8%
Employed Population 16+ 321
Age of the Population 52

Families

% of people married 18.5%
Average household size 4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $39,643
% Above Poverty Level 70.7%
% Below Poverty Level 29.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 12 minutes
% Working from Home 9.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 43.3%
Median Gross Rent $382
Median House Value $40,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 49.2%
US/American 0%
English 4.6%
Irish 12.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Fort Sumner Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 128 miles SE of Santa Fe, New Mexico (center to center)
Nearest Large City 143 miles E of Albuquerque, New Mexico
County De Baca
Standard Zip Codes 88119
Phone Area Codes 505
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.47
Longitude -104.23

Fort Sumner Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SUMNER LAKE
Distance 12.5 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 51 F
Apr Temp 41 to 72 F
Jul Temp 64 to 92 F
Oct Temp 43 to 73 F
Annual Precip 14.5 inches
Station SANTA ROSA
Distance 41.1 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 54 F
Apr Temp 36 to 74 F
Jul Temp 58 to 92 F
Oct Temp 38 to 75 F
Annual Precip 15.6 inches
Station CAMERON
Distance 53.4 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 49 F
Apr Temp 39 to 71 F
Jul Temp 61 to 90 F
Oct Temp 43 to 71 F
Annual Precip 19.3 inches

Fort Sumner Public Libraries

Library
Fort Sumner Public Library
P.O. DRAWER D - 220 SUMNER AVENUE
Fort Sumner, New Mexico
(505) 355-2832

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Fort Sumner High Schools

FORT SUMNER HIGH
1001 SUMNER AVENUE
505-355-2231
Serves 114 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.1

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