Santa Clara, NM Demographics


Population (year 2000): 1,944
Males: 926 (47.6%), Females: 1,018 (52.4%)

Zip code: 88026

Median resident age: 32.4 years
Median household income: $20,980 (year 2000)
Median house value: $59,700 (year 2000)

Races in Santa Clara:

  • Hispanic (83.5%)
  • Other race (30.6%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (14.6%)
  • Two or more races (4.1%)
  • American Indian (2.7%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Irish (3.0%), German (2.8%), English (2.3%), United States (2.2%), French (1.0%).

Land area: 1.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Santa Clara

  • High school or higher: 65.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 16.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Santa Clara village

  • Never married: 30.8%
  • Now married: 48.0%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

5.1% Foreign born (5.0% Latin America).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Santa Clara:

  • GILA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 11 miles; SILVER CITY, NM)
  • MIMBRES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 49 miles; DEMING, NM)
  • SIERRA VISTA HOSPITAL (about 72 miles; T OR C, NM)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Santa Clara:

  • LAS CRUCES INTERNATIONAL (about 92 miles; LAS CRUCES, NM; ID: LRU)
  • BIGGS AAF (about 140 miles; FORT BLISS/EL PASO/, TX; ID: BIF)
  • EL PASO INTL (about 141 miles; EL PASO, TX; ID: ELP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Santa Clara:

  • WHISKEY CREEK (about 4 miles; SILVER CITY, NM; ID: 94E)
  • GRANT COUNTY (about 10 miles; SILVER CITY, NM; ID: SVC)
  • DEMING MUNI (about 48 miles; DEMING, NM; ID: DMN)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Santa Clara:

  • NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 103 miles; LAS CRUCES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 12,562)
  • NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY-DONA ANA (about 103 miles; LAS CRUCES, NM; FT enrollment: 2,380)
  • EASTERN ARIZONA COLLEGE (about 112 miles; THATCHER, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,085)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO (about 134 miles; EL PASO, TX; FT enrollment: 12,071)
  • COCHISE COLLEGE (about 136 miles; DOUGLAS, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,585)
  • EL PASO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 143 miles; EL PASO, TX; FT enrollment: 11,127)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO-MAIN CAMPUS (about 187 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; FT enrollment: 18,780)