Tijeras, New Mexico

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Tijeras Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 14 miles E of Albuquerque, New Mexico
County Bernalillo
Metro Area Albuquerque
Standard Zip Codes 87059
Phone Area Codes 505
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.08
Longitude -106.387

Tijeras Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.2 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
Distance 24.5 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 51.3 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 47 F
Apr Temp 31 to 63 F
Jul Temp 53 to 85 F
Oct Temp 34 to 67 F
Annual Precip 17.4 inches
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Tijeras Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 474 100%
Male 245 51.7%
Female 229 48.3%
Under 18 127 26.8%
18+ 347 73.2%
65+ 49 10.3%
Median Age 38.9
Average Family Size 3.02
White 312 65.8%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 1.1%
Other 133 28.1%
Mixed Race 23 4.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 267 56.3%

Estimated Tijeras Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 499
Growth 25
Growth % 5.3%

Tijeras 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) 68.9%
US/American 6.6%
English 6.3%
German 4.6%
Irish 3.5%
Swedish 2.6%
Dutch 1.4%
Italian 1.4%
European 1.2%
French (except Basque) 0.9%
French Canadian 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Scandinavian 0.6%
Celtic 0.3%
Macedonian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Escobosa (87059)
Sedillo (87059)

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)
Tijeras 474 $46,250
Albuquerque 448,607 $46,979
Bernalillo 6,611 $36,286
Corrales 7,334 $79,331
Edgewood 1,893 $45,952
Los Ranchos de Albuquerque village 5,092 $77,150
Moriarty 1,765 $31,957
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