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Population (year 2000): 14,565. Estimated population in July 2005: 14,020 (-3.7% change)
Males: 6,914 (47.5%), Females: 7,651 (52.5%)

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Median resident age: 34.0 years
Median household income: $24,214 (year 2000)
Median house value: $87,100 (year 2000)

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Races in Las Vegas:

  • Hispanic (82.9%)
  • Other race (37.2%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (13.5%)
  • Two or more races (5.0%)
  • American Indian (2.9%)
  • Black (1.0%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (3.3%), German (3.1%), Irish (2.5%), English (1.9%), Italian (1.2%), Scotch-Irish (1.2%).

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Elevation: 6430 feet

Land area: 7.5 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Las Vegas

  • High school or higher: 75.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Las Vegas city

  • Never married: 38.5%
  • Now married: 36.2%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +29 (+0.2%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fe, NM Santa (51.2 miles pop. 62,203).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NM Albuquerque, (101.1 miles pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: AZ Phoenix, (492.2 miles pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: NM Pecos, (31.4 miles NM Glorieta, (36.9 miles de los Alamos, NM (43.7 miles Canada Mound, NM (45.4 miles Wagon Lamy, NM (45.8 miles) , at Santa Fe, NM (48.4 miles Eldorado NM (49.2 miles Tesuque, Rio en Medio, NM (49.2 miles) .

Latitude: 35.60 N, Longitude: 105.22 W

Area code: 505


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (39.3%), Retail trade (15.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,284 (+8.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,895 (75.5%)


 

Crime in Las Vegas by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 2 5 1
    per 100,000 6.9 13.7 34.3 6.9
Rapes 21 11 11 13
    per 100,000 144.2 75.5 75.5 89.3
Robberies 16 11 16 17
    per 100,000 109.9 75.5 109.9 116.7
Assaults 201 176 153 126
    per 100,000 1380.0 1208.4 1050.5 865.1
Burglaries 252 260 203 161
    per 100,000 1730.2 1785.1 1393.8 1105.4
Thefts 630 516 569 448
    per 100,000 4325.4 3542.7 3906.6 3075.9
Auto thefts 47 43 63 53
    per 100,000 322.7 295.2 432.5 363.9
693.4 598.6 596.0 480.1


Average climate in Las Vegas, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Hospital/medical center in Las Vegas:
  • NORTHEASTERN REGIONAL HOSPITAL (1235 8TH ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Las Vegas:
  • PHS INDIAN HOSPITAL (about 55 miles; SANTA FE, NM)
  • GUADALUPE COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 58 miles; SANTA ROSA, NM)
  • HOLY CROSS HOSPITAL (about 62 miles; TAOS, NM)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Las Vegas:
  • ALBUQUERQUE INTL SUNPORT (about 103 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; ID: ABQ)
  • SAN LUIS VALLEY REGIONAL/BERGMAN FIELD (about 134 miles; ALAMOSA, CO; ID: ALS)
  • SIERRA BLANCA REGIONAL (about 150 miles; RUIDOSO, NM; ID: SRR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Las Vegas:
  • LAS VEGAS MUNI (about 8 miles; LAS VEGAS, NM; ID: LVS)
  • ANGEL FIRE (about 57 miles; ANGEL FIRE, NM; ID: AXX)
  • SANTA FE MUNI (about 60 miles; SANTA FE, NM; ID: SAF)

Amtrak station:
LAS VEGAS (RAILROAD & LINCOLN STS.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for taxi service.


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Transit 8 $11,316 $16,974 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 6 $13,353 $26,706 0 $0
Firefighters 19 $42,695 $26,965 0 $0
Police - Other 17 $32,378 $22,855 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 43 $117,783 $32,869 0 $0
Other Government Administration 9 $22,262 $29,682 14 $9,396
Financial Administration 19 $41,515 $26,220 1 $810
Health 4 $6,959 $20,877 0 $0
Welfare 8 $15,602 $23,403 0 $0
Airports 3 $4,897 $19,588 0 $0
Streets and Highways 25 $44,269 $21,249 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $1,647 $19,764 0 $0
Local Libraries 5 $7,559 $18,141 1 $691
Solid Waste Management 15 $29,214 $23,371 0 $0
Sewerage 7 $14,174 $24,298 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 11 $19,474 $21,244 21 $11,238
Housing and Community Development(Local) 22 $47,504 $25,911 2 $2,597
Water Supply 24 $62,663 $31,331 0 $0
Gas Supply 9 $14,546 $19,394 0 $0
Totals for Government 255 $549,807 $25,873 39 $24,733


Colleges/Universities in Las Vegas:
  • NEW MEXICO HIGHLANDS UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 2,278; Location: UNIVERSITY AVE; Public; Website: www.nmhu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • LUNA VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (FT enrollment: 542; Location: Hot Springs Blvd.; Public; Website: www.lvti.cc.nm.us)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Las Vegas:
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-ALBUQUERQUE NM CAMPUS (about 98 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Full-time enrollment: 3,261)
  • ALBUQUERQUE TECHNICAL VOCATIONAL INSTITUTE (about 103 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; FT enrollment: 9,188)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO-MAIN CAMPUS (about 108 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; FT enrollment: 18,780)
  • ADAMS STATE COLLEGE (about 137 miles; ALAMOSA, CO; FT enrollment: 4,147)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 164 miles; PORTALES, NM; FT enrollment: 2,955)
  • PUEBLO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 184 miles; PUEBLO, CO; FT enrollment: 2,587)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN COLORADO (about 190 miles; PUEBLO, CO; FT enrollment: 4,275)
Public high schools in Las Vegas:
  • ROBERTSON HIGH (Students: 687; Location: 4TH AND FRIEDMAN AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • W LAS VEGAS HIGH (Students: 531; Location: 157 MORENO; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • THE BRIDGE ACADEMY C (Students: 25; Location: 801 SEVENTH STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Las Vegas:
  • MEMORIAL MIDDLE (Students: 494; Location: OLD NATIONAL ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • W LAS VEGAS MIDDLE (Students: 417; Location: 1024 SOUTH PACIFIC; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LOS NINOS ELEM (Students: 286; Location: 474 LEGION DRIVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ARMIJO ELEM (Students: 264; Location: 600 PORTER STREET; Grades: KG - 01)
  • LEGION PARK ELEM (Students: 209; Location: 730 LEGION DRIVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • PAUL D HENRY ELEM (Students: 186; Location: 1104 3RD STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • TONY SERNA JR.ELEM (Students: 183; Location: 1725 NEW MEXICO AVE.; Grades: PK - 05)
  • DON CECILIO MTZ EL (Students: 156; Location: 412 SANTA FE ST.; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SIERRA VISTA ELEM (Students: 148; Location: 475 LEGION DRIVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • FAMILY PARTNERSHIP (Students: 119; Location: 157 MORENO; Grades: KG - 12)
Library in Las Vegas:
  • CARNEGIE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $222,577; Location: 500 NATIONAL AVENUE; 60,845 books; 290 audio materials; 1,008 video materials; 120 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Las Vegas: Distrito de las Escuelas Historic Site (A), Douglas-Sixth Street Historic District (B), Las Vegas Iron Works (C), Las Vegas Plaza Historic District (D), Las Vegas Weather Station (E), Library Park Historic District (F), Exchange Hotel Historic Site (G), Lincoln Park Historic District (H), North New Town Historic District (I), Bridge Street Historical District (J), Old Town Residential Historic District (K), Railroad Avenue Historic District (L), Acequia Madre Historic Site (M), Vidal and Elisa Salazar House (N), Industrial Arts Building (O), Emmanuel Rosenwald Building Historic Site (P), Castaneda Hotel Historic Site (Q), Henry Blattman House Historic Site (R), Archuleta Hall (S), Crockett Building Historic Site (T). their locations on the map

Churches in Las Vegas include: Aposento Alto Assembly of God Church (A), Seventh Day Adventist Church (B), First Church of Christ Scientist (C), First Christian Church (D), El Camino Cristiano Missions Church (E), Emmanuel Baptist Church (F), Calvary Baptist Church (G), Saint Pauls Memorial Episcopal Church Historic Site (H). their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Las Vegas Cemetery (1), Montefiore Cemetery (2), International Fellowship of Odd Fellows Cemetery (3), Masonic Cemetery (4), San Jose Cemetery (5). their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pajarito, Arroyo (A), Hermanos, Arroyo (B). their locations on the map

Parks in Las Vegas include: Truder Park (1), Harold K Brandt Baseball Field (2), Perkins Stadium (3), AT and SF RR Depot Locomotive 1129 (4). their locations on the map

Post offices: Las Vegas Post Office (A), Old Las Vegas Post Office (B). their locations on the map


Las Vegas compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Las Vegas:
  • KFUN (1230 AM; 1 kW; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: KFUN/KLVF, INC.)
  • KNMX (540 AM; 5 kW; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: SANGRE DE CRISTO B/DCASTING CO, INC)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSWV (810 AM; 5 kW; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: LA VOZ BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KTRC (1260 AM; 5 kW; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KDCE (950 AM; 4 kW; ESPANOLA, NM; Owner: RICHARD L. GARCIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KKIM (1000 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Las Vegas:
  • KEDP (91.1 FM; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: NEW MEXICO HIGHLANDS UNIVERSITY)
  • K224CK (92.7 FM; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING ACADEMY INC.)
  • K212EF (90.3 FM; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KMDZ (96.7 FM; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: SANGRE DE CRISTO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • K296EN (107.1 FM; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY)
  • KLVF (100.7 FM; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: KFUN/KLVF INC.)
  • K215DT (90.9 FM; SAN AUGUSTIN, NM; Owner: EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY)
  • KLSK (98.1 FM; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K220AW (91.9 FM; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NM)
  • KTAO (101.9 FM; TAOS, NM; Owner: TAOS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • K208DL (89.5 FM; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • KBOM (94.7 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KTZO (103.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLYT (88.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KUNM (89.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS UNIV. OF NEW MEXICO)
  • KRST (92.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KANW (89.1 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: BD. OF EDUC. CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE, NM)
  • KKOB-FM (93.3 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Las Vegas:
  • K43FI (Channel 43; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K33FL (Channel 33; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO)
  • K09AI (Channel 9; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: KOAT HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K47GV (Channel 47; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • K58AZ (Channel 58; NOLAN/WOOTON, NM; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL INC.)
  • K45FM (Channel 45; TECOLOTE, NM; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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