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Population (year 2000): 6,901. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,121 (+3.2% change)
Males: 3,297 (47.8%), Females: 3,604 (52.2%)

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Median resident age: 34.6 years
Median household income: $26,754 (year 2000)
Median house value: $81,700 (year 2000)

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Races in Belen:

  • Hispanic (68.6%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (27.8%)
  • Other race (25.4%)
  • Two or more races (4.1%)
  • American Indian (2.7%)
  • Black (1.1%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (5.9%), Irish (5.1%), United States (4.6%), English (4.4%), Italian (2.1%), French (1.1%).

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Elevation: 4808 feet

Land area: 4.7 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Belen

  • High school or higher: 70.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Belen city

  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 46.2%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

3.7% Foreign born (3.0% Latin America, 0.4% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +289 (+4.4%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NM Albuquerque, (32.8 miles pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: AZ Phoenix, (372.6 miles pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Trujillos-Gabaldon, NM (1.2 miles Los Communities, NM Rio (3.8 miles NM (4.6 miles Jarales, Chaves, NM (5.1 miles Los NM (5.8 miles Tome-Adelino, Casa Colorada, NM (6.3 miles) , Communities North, NM (7.6 miles Rio Lunas, NM (10.3 miles Los


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 0 buildings
  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $75,100
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $59,800
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $133,100
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings

Latitude: 34.67 N, Longitude: 106.78 W

Area code: 505


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.1%), Retail trade (16.4%), Manufacturing (10.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,255 (+32.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,121 (44.6%)


 

Crime in Belen by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 12 12 7 3
    per 100,000 173.9 173.9 101.4 43.5
Robberies 25 15 6 8
    per 100,000 362.3 217.4 86.9 115.9
Assaults 95 72 62 66
    per 100,000 1376.6 1043.3 898.4 956.4
Burglaries 181 133 240 295
    per 100,000 2622.8 1927.3 3477.8 4274.7
Thefts 466 391 308 333
    per 100,000 6752.6 5665.8 4463.1 4825.4
Auto thefts 69 48 87 106
    per 100,000 999.9 695.6 1260.7 1536.0
987.2 760.6 769.2 858.6


Average climate in Belen, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Hospitals/medical centers near Belen:
  • CARRIE TINGLEY HOSPITAL (about 31 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM)
  • HEART HOSPITAL OF NEW MEXICO (about 31 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM)
  • INTEGRATED SPECIALTY HOSPITAL OF ALBUQ (about 31 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Belen:
  • ALBUQUERQUE INTL SUNPORT (about 29 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; ID: ABQ)
  • SIERRA BLANCA REGIONAL (about 120 miles; RUIDOSO, NM; ID: SRR)
  • HOLLOMAN AFB (about 134 miles; ALAMOGORDO, NM; ID: HMN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Belen:
  • ALEXANDER MUNI (about 5 miles; BELEN, NM; ID: E80)
  • MID VALLEY AIRPARK (about 7 miles; LOS LUNAS, NM; ID: E98)
  • DOUBLE EAGLE II (about 33 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; ID: AEG)

Amtrak station:
BELEN (420 N MAIN ST.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Belen:
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO-MAIN CAMPUS (about 27 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Full-time enrollment: 18,780)
  • ALBUQUERQUE TECHNICAL VOCATIONAL INSTITUTE (about 31 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; FT enrollment: 9,188)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-ALBUQUERQUE NM CAMPUS (about 37 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; FT enrollment: 3,261)
  • NEW MEXICO HIGHLANDS UNIVERSITY (about 134 miles; LAS VEGAS, NM; FT enrollment: 2,278)
  • NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 164 miles; LAS CRUCES, NM; FT enrollment: 12,562)
  • NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY-DONA ANA (about 164 miles; LAS CRUCES, NM; FT enrollment: 2,380)
  • SAN JUAN COLLEGE (about 174 miles; FARMINGTON, NM; FT enrollment: 2,837)
Public high schools in Belen:
  • BELEN HIGH (Students: 1,441; Location: 1619 WEST DELGADO; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • BELEN ALTERNATIVE (Students: 32; Location: WEST DELGADO AVE.; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Belen:
  • LA MESA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 240; Location: 502 RIO COMMUNITIES BLVD #A; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Belen:
  • BELEN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 790; Location: 429 SOUTH 4TH STREET; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • LA MERCED ELEM (Students: 558; Location: 301 ALAME LOOP; Grades: KG - 06)
  • JARAMILLO ELEM (Students: 391; Location: MARIPOSA PARK; Grades: PK - 03)
  • DENNIS CHAVEZ ELEM (Students: 389; Location: 19760 NM 314; Grades: PK - 06)
  • GIL SANCHEZ ELEM (Students: 362; Location: 376 JARADES ROAD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • RIO GRANDE ELEM (Students: 321; Location: 15EASTSIDE SCHOOL ROAD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • CENTRAL ELEM (Students: 266; Location: 600 PICARD AVENUE; Grades: 04 - 06)
  • THE FAMILY SCHOOL (Students: 60; Location: 520 NORTH MAIN ST; Grades: KG - 08)
  • HOME HOSPITAL (Location: 520 N. MAIN; Grades: N - N )
Private primary/middle schools in Belen:
  • ST. MARY'S SCHOOL (Students: 217; Location: CHURCH AND TENTH STS.; Grades: KG - 8)
  • CORNER STONE ACAD (Students: 9; Location: P.O. BOX 1023; Grades: 6 - 9)
Library in Belen:
  • BELEN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $233,817; Location: 333 BECKER AVENUE; 41,000 books; 101 audio materials; 720 video materials; 33 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Belen: Belen Weather Station (A), Felipe Chaves House Historic Site (B), Belen Harvey House Historic Site (C), Belen Hotel Historic Site (D), Belen Public Library (E), Valencia County Historical Society Museum (F), Valencia Presbyterian Hospital Library (G), Rural Bookmobile West (H). their locations on the map

Churches in Belen include: Sierra Vista Baptist Church (A), Valley Baptist Church (B), Calvary Baptist Church (C), Saint Phillips Episcopal Church (D), First Assembly of God Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), Belen Christian Church (G), Belen Mennonite Church (H). their locations on the map

Cemetery: Our Lady of Belen Cemetery (1). its location on the map

Post office: (A). its location on the map  


Belen compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Belen:
  • KARS (860 AM; 1 kW; BELEN, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KNML (610 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXKS (1190 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKIM (1000 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KANM (1600 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: ARAGON BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.L.C.)
  • KABQ (1350 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKJY (1550 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: VANGUARD MEDIA, L.L.C)
  • KDEF (1150 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: RAMH CORPORATION)
  • KKNS (1310 AM; 5 kW; CORRALES, NM; Owner: SIMMONS-NM, LS, LLC)
  • KDAZ (730 AM; 1 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: PAN AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KTBL (1050 AM; 1 kW; LOS RANCHOS, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Belen:
  • KIOT (102.5 FM; LOS LUNAS, NM; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KTEG (104.7 FM; BOSQUE FARMS, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLVO (97.7 FM; BELEN, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KNKT (107.1 FM; ARMIJO, NM; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF ALBUQUERQUE, INC.)
  • KYLZ (106.3 FM; LOS LUNAS, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KLYT (88.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KTZO (103.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KUNM (89.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS UNIV. OF NEW MEXICO)
  • KKOB-FM (93.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KANW (89.1 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: BD. OF EDUC. CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE, NM)
  • KRST (92.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBZU (96.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBQI (107.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMGA (99.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZRR (94.1 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KPEK (100.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K265CA (100.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFLQ (91.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • K213BT (90.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KXTC (99.9 FM; THOREAU, NM; Owner: KXTC, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Belen:
  • KWBQ (Channel 19; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF NEW MEXICO, LLC)

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