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Demographics

People

Total Population1,968
Male Share of the Population47.9%
Female Share of the Population52.1%
Senior Citizens17.6%
Employed Population 16+720
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married42.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.7%
Median Earnings25+$34,766
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,328
Median Earnings With High School Degree$45,179

Wealth

Median Family Income$45,625
% Above Poverty Level74.3%
% Below Poverty Level25.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home6.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone32.9%
Median Gross Rent$609
Median House Value$111,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)92.1%
German4.9%
Irish3.1%
English1.8%
French Except Basque1.8%
Italian1.2%
Swedish0.4%
Swiss0.4%
Greek0.4%
Danishn0.4%
Canadian0.3%
Scottish0.2%
Polish0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
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Questa Almanac

CategoryValue
County Taos County
Standard Zip Codes87556
Phone Area Codes575
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude36.71
Approximate Longitude-105.59

Questa Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCERRO
Distance2.1 miles
Jan Temp7 to 36 F
Apr Temp27 to 60 F
Jul Temp49 to 82 F
Oct Temp30 to 64 F
Annual Precip14 inches
StationTRES PIEDRAS
Distance21.7 miles
Jan Temp5 to 38 F
Apr Temp24 to 57 F
Jul Temp47 to 80 F
Oct Temp28 to 62 F
Annual Precip14.6 inches
StationTAOS
Distance22.2 miles
Jan Temp11 to 40 F
Apr Temp30 to 61 F
Jul Temp52 to 85 F
Oct Temp33 to 65 F
Annual Precip12.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Eagle Nest256$0
Red River340$76,250
Taos5,735$35,636

Questa Public Libraries

Questa Public Library
6 1/2 MUNICIPAL PARK ROAD
Questa, New Mexico
(575) 586-2023

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Questa Public Schools

Alta Vista Elementary
Hwy 38 And West Gallegos
ZIP: 87556
(505) 586-0421
Primary
Total Enrollment 92
Alta Vista Intermediate
1 Wildcat Rd
ZIP: 87556
(505) 586-0421
Middle
Total Enrollment 53
Questa High
527 Sagebrush Ln
ZIP: 87556
(505) 586-0421
High
Total Enrollment 129
Questa Jr High
Hwy 522
ZIP: 87556
(505) 586-0421
Middle
Total Enrollment 57
Roots & Wings Community
35 Old Lama Rd
ZIP: 87556
(505) 586-0421
Primary
Total Enrollment 42
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