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Demographics

People

Total Population767
Male Share of the Population53.5%
Female Share of the Population46.5%
Senior Citizens20.9%
Employed Population 16+334
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married44.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18.1%
Median Earnings25+$30,871
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,716
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,357

Wealth

Median Family Income$39,821
% Above Poverty Level84.1%
% Below Poverty Level15.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home7.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone39%
Median Gross Rent$681
Median House Value$142,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)83.1%
Scottish3.8%
German3%
English2.9%
French Except Basque2.2%
Danishn2%
Dutch1.7%
Lithuanian1%
Irish0.8%
Czech0.8%
Italian0.5%
Welsh0.4%
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Chama Almanac

CategoryValue
County Rio Arriba County
Standard Zip Codes87520
Phone Area Codes575
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude36.89
Approximate Longitude-106.58

Chama Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCHAMA
Distance1 miles
Jan Temp5 to 37 F
Apr Temp23 to 57 F
Jul Temp44 to 81 F
Oct Temp27 to 61 F
Annual Precip22.9 inches
StationEL VADO DAM
Distance22.6 miles
Jan Temp6 to 40 F
Apr Temp26 to 60 F
Jul Temp48 to 86 F
Oct Temp28 to 66 F
Annual Precip14.9 inches
StationPAGOSA SPRINGS
Distance34.1 miles
Jan Temp4 to 39 F
Apr Temp25 to 59 F
Jul Temp45 to 83 F
Oct Temp27 to 63 F
Annual Precip20.6 inches

Chama Public Libraries

Eleanor Daggett Memorial Library
299 4TH STREET
Chama, New Mexico
(575) 756-2184

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Chama Public Schools

Chama Elementary
182 North Pine Ave
ZIP: 87520
(505) 588-7285
Primary
Total Enrollment 96
Chama Middle
181 North Pine Ave
ZIP: 87520
(505) 588-7285
Middle
Total Enrollment 41
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