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Population (year 2000): 45,293. Estimated population in July 2005: 45,199 (-0.2% change)
Males: 21,840 (48.2%), Females: 23,453 (51.8%)

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Median resident age: 35.2 years
Median household income: $27,252 (year 2000)
Median house value: $60,100 (year 2000)

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Races in Roswell:

  • White Non-Hispanic (50.9%)
  • Hispanic (44.3%)
  • Other race (21.3%)
  • Two or more races (3.3%)
  • Black (2.5%)
  • American Indian (2.1%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (9.3%), English (8.7%), Irish (7.4%), United States (6.3%), French (1.9%), Italian (1.8%).

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Elevation: 3573 feet

Land area: 28.9 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Roswell

  • High school or higher: 73.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Roswell city

  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 52.7%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

10.8% Foreign born (9.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +666 (+1.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cruces, NM Las (170.5 miles pop. 74,267).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Paso, TX El (170.7 miles pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Antonio, TX San (494.9 miles pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: NM (17.1 miles Dexter, NM (23.5 miles Hagerman, Arthur, NM (29.1 miles Lake NM (38.5 miles Artesia, Hope, NM (42.2 miles) , North, NM (68.0 miles Carlsbad NM Carlsbad, (70.4 miles Elida, NM (71.4 miles) .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 65 buildings, average cost: $97,800
  • 1997: 146 buildings, average cost: $84,700
  • 1998: 60 buildings, average cost: $90,200
  • 1999: 34 buildings, average cost: $89,600
  • 2000: 30 buildings, average cost: $122,700
  • 2001: 27 buildings, average cost: $115,900
  • 2002: 29 buildings, average cost: $117,100
  • 2003: 33 buildings, average cost: $116,800
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $189,700
  • 2005: 27 buildings, average cost: $175,200

Latitude: 33.39 N, Longitude: 104.53 W

Area code: 505


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.5%), Retail trade (14.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +730 (+1.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 13,246 (80.9%)


 

Crime in Roswell by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 7 2 9 7 8
    per 100,000 15.5 4.4 19.9 15.5 17.7
Rapes 61 39 36 41 43
    per 100,000 134.7 86.1 79.5 90.5 94.9
Robberies 57 36 35 48 43
    per 100,000 125.8 79.5 77.3 106.0 94.9
Assaults 375 338 422 381 377
    per 100,000 827.9 746.3 931.7 841.2 832.4
Burglaries 826 609 704 724 701
    per 100,000 1823.7 1344.6 1554.3 1598.5 1547.7
Thefts 2,072 1,974 2,290 2,444 2,260
    per 100,000 4574.7 4358.3 5056.0 5396.0 4989.7
Auto thefts 119 86 137 130 146
    per 100,000 262.7 189.9 302.5 287.0 322.3
604.3 495.6 596.4 602.4 584.3


Average climate in Roswell, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Roswell-area historical tornado activity is above New Mexico state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/12/1962, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.1 miles away from the Roswell city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 8/11/1974, a category 2 tornado 11.6 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers in Roswell:
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO MEDICAL CENTER (405 W COUNTRY CLUB RD)
  • NEW MEXICO REHABILITATION CENTER (31 GAIL HARRIS AVENUE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Roswell:
  • ARTESIA GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 42 miles; ARTESIA, NM)
  • CARLSBAD MEDICAL CENTER (about 70 miles; CARLSBAD, NM)
  • LINCOLN COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (about 79 miles; RUIDOSO, NM)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Roswell:
  • ROSWELL INDUSTRIAL AIR CENTER (about 7 miles; ROSWELL, NM; ID: ROW)
  • SIERRA BLANCA REGIONAL (about 70 miles; RUIDOSO, NM; ID: SRR)
  • CAVERN CITY AIR TRML (about 75 miles; CARLSBAD, NM; ID: CNM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Roswell:
  • ARTESIA MUNI (about 38 miles; ARTESIA, NM; ID: ATS)
  • FORT SUMNER MUNI (about 79 miles; FORT SUMNER, NM; ID: FSU)
  • LEA COUNTY-ZIP FRANKLIN MEMORIAL (about 84 miles; LOVINGTON, NM; ID: E06)

Local government website:
Colleges/Universities in Roswell:
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-ROSWELL CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 1,796; Location: 52 UNIVERSITY BLVD ADMIN CTR; Public; Website: roswell.enmu.edu)
  • NEW MEXICO MILITARY INSTITUTE (FT enrollment: 451; Location: 101 W COLLEGE; Public; Website: www.nmmi.cc.nm.us)
  • ALADDIN BEAUTY COLLEGE 22 (Location: 108 S UNION AVE; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Roswell:
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 98 miles; PORTALES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,955)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 147 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; FT enrollment: 3,851)
  • NEW MEXICO HIGHLANDS UNIVERSITY (about 157 miles; LAS VEGAS, NM; FT enrollment: 2,278)
  • EL PASO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 171 miles; EL PASO, TX; FT enrollment: 11,127)
  • NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 172 miles; LAS CRUCES, NM; FT enrollment: 12,562)
  • NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY-DONA ANA (about 172 miles; LAS CRUCES, NM; FT enrollment: 2,380)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO (about 177 miles; EL PASO, TX; FT enrollment: 12,071)
Public high schools in Roswell:
  • ROSWELL HIGH (Students: 1,326; Location: 500 WEST HOBBS STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • GODDARD HIGH (Students: 1,215; Location: 701 E. COUNTRY CLUB ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • UNIVERSITY HIGH (Students: 219; Location: 606 WEST O'CONNOR ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CHAVES COUNTY JDC (Students: 6; Location: 400 N. VIRGINIA; Grades: 07 - 12)
Private high school in Roswell:
  • GATEWAY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 379; Location: PO BOX 1642; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Roswell:
  • MONTERREY ELEM (Students: 472; Location: 910 WEST GAYLE STREET; Grades: KG - 06)
  • BERRENDO ELEM (Students: 444; Location: 505 W. PINE LODGE ROAD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • SUNSET ELEM (Students: 431; Location: 25 MARTIN; Grades: PK - 06)
  • VALLEY VIEW ELEM (Students: 420; Location: 1400 S. WASHINGTON AVE.; Grades: PK - 06)
  • DEL NORTE ELEM (Students: 411; Location: 2701 NORTH GARDEN AVE.; Grades: PK - 06)
  • MILITARY HGTS ELEM (Students: 399; Location: 1900 NORTH MICHIGAN; Grades: KG - 06)
  • SIERRA MIDDLE (Students: 398; Location: 615 SOUTH SYCAMORE AVE.; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • BERRENDO MIDDLE (Students: 388; Location: 800 MARION RICHARDS RD.; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • WASHINGTON AVENUE EL (Students: 369; Location: 408 N. WASHINGTON AVE.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW MIDDL (Students: 361; Location: 312 E. MOUNTAINVIEW RD.; Grades: 07 - 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Roswell:
  • ST. ANDREWS EPISCOPAL (Students: 153; Location: PO BOX 2525; Grades: PK - 6)
  • CHILD GARDEN SCHOOL (Students: 133; Location: 1500 S MAIN; Grades: PK - KG)
  • NOAHS ARK (Students: 90; Location: 501 N SYCAMORE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • TRINITY METHODIST DAY SCHOOL (Students: 21; Location: 1413 SOUTH UNION; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Roswell:
  • ROSWELL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,039,940; Location: 301 N. PENNSYLVANIA AVE; 148,793 books; 3,993 audio materials; 1,987 video materials; 189 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Roswell: Roswell Industrial Air Center (A), Roswell Weather Station (B), Historical Center for Southeast New Mexico (C), Saunders-Crosby House (D), Museum of the Horse (E), J P White and T Lou House (F), Millhiser-Baker Farmhouse (G), Milne-Bush Ranch (H), Roswell Museum and Art Center (I). their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Broadmoor Shopping Center (1), Roswell Mall (2). their locations on the map

Churches in Roswell include: Midway Assembly of God Church (A), Unitarian Universalist Church (B), Orthodox Ba'hai Faith Church (C), First Church of God (D), Highland Baptist Church (E), First Church of Christ Scientist (F), First Free Will Baptist Church (G), The Storehouse Church (H). their locations on the map

Cemetery: South Park Cemetery (1). its location on the map

Parks in Roswell include: Castano de Sosas Route Historical Marker (1), Carpenter Park (2), Chisums South Springs Ranch Historical Marker (3), Chisum Trail Historical Marker (4), High Plains Historical Marker (5), Cahoon Park (6), Hondo Park (7). their locations on the map

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


Roswell compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median house value 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 above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Roswell:
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KBIM (910 AM; 5 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPSA (1230 AM; 1 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: ROSWELL RADIO, INC.)
  • KCRX (1430 AM; 5 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: ROSENDO CASAREZ, JR.)
  • KRDD (1320 AM; 1 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: TRINNIE B. ESPINOZA)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KSVP (990 AM; 1 kW; ARTESIA, NM)
  • KIJN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FARWELL, TX; Owner: METROPOLITIAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KBUY (1360 AM; 5 kW; RUIDOSO, NM; Owner: WALTON STATIONS-NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Roswell:
  • K213EA (90.5 FM; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K276ED (103.1 FM; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: ROSWELL INTERARTS ORGANIZATION)
  • K216BJ (91.1 FM; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY)
  • KEND (106.5 FM; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: BURKBERY COMMUNICATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • KSFX (100.5 FM; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: ROSWELL RADIO, INC.)
  • KWFL (99.5 FM; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: ROSWELL CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • K250AB (97.9 FM; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOC., INC.)
  • KBCQ (97.1 FM; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: ROSWELL RADIO, INC.)
  • KMOU (104.7 FM; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: ROSWELL RADIO, INC.)
  • KBIM-FM (94.9 FM; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTZA (92.9 FM; ARTESIA, NM; Owner: PECOS VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K208DR (89.5 FM; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Roswell:
  • KPLP-LP (Channel 44; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN B/CING., INC.)
  • KRPV (Channel 27; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKGD-LP (Channel 33; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K15FT (Channel 15; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • K17EM (Channel 17; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF NEW MEXICO, LLC)
  • KOBR (Channel 8; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: STANLEY S. HUBBARD REVOCABLE TRUST)
  • K50FG (Channel 62; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: KOAT HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K13RK (Channel 13; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: KOAT HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)

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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