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Socorro Crime Rate

The Socorro crime rate is compiled by the F.B.I. on a yearly basis and is measured by the number of murders, violent crimes, nonnegligent manslaughter, law enforcement agencies and property crimes. Violent crimes in Socorro is rated a 7 and includes any crimes involving threat or force such as robbery, nonnegligent manslaughter, and aggravated assault, forcible rape and murder. Socorro property crimes is also compiled by the Federal Bureau of Investigations and is rated a 4 and includes larceny, car theft, property arson, money theft and other crimes that do not involve force or threat to the victim.

Violent Crimes in Socorro:

Socorro New Mexico has a violent crime rate of 0% with violent crimes and 1 murder and non-negligent manslaughters. According to the FBI, there were 4 forcibles rapes, 3 robberies and aggravated assaults.

Violent Crimes Rate 0% Violent Crimes N/A Murder Manslaughter 1 Forcible Rapes 4 Number of Robberies 3 Aggravated Assaullts N/A

Property Crimes in Socorro:

Socorro New Mexico has a property crime rate of 4.38% with 394 property crimes and 104 burglaries committed against Socorro residents. According to the FBI, there were 279 larency thefts, 11 car and auto thefts and 1 arson cases.

Property Crimes Rate 4.38% Property Crimes 394 Burglary 104 Larceny Theft 279 Vehicle Theft 11 Arson 1

Law Enforcement in Socorro:

There are 2 Law Enforcement listed in Socorro. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of one of these Law Enforcement in Socorro.

Police Dept 404 Park St Socorro New Mexico 87801 575-835-1883
Socorro Police Dept 407 Center St Socorro New Mexico 87801 575-835-1883

Courts in Socorro:

There are 5 Courts listed in Socorro. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of one of these Courts in Socorro.

District Court Clerk 200 Church St Socorro New Mexico 87801 505-835-0050
Magistrate Court 102 Winkler St Socorro New Mexico 87801 505-835-2500
Municipal Courts P.o. Box 1905 Socorro New Mexico 87801 505-835-2558

Political Distribution in Socorro:

In Socorro the political allocation consists of 38.400% Republicans, 59.480% Democrats, and 2.115% Independents. The oldest political party in the US is the Republican Party. It is renowned for having the most powerful conventional ideals and belief. The Republican Party was made on anti-slavery ideology and the politics of this party is considered to be revolving around the center right. In the US politics, the Republican Party, also called as the Grand Old Party is considered to be the one of the big two.

Another political party, The Democratic Party, is the other most important party which is placed in the center left as per its ideals and beliefs. The Democratic Party is not only one of the pioneers in the political scenario in the US but also in the whole word.

The parties that are independent have always been a part in the political state of affairs of the US and are well integrated with the American political system. These parties such as the Nationalist Socialist movement, The Green Party, The Boston Tea Party, The Independent Party and the American Party are relatively diverse in terms of their notions, beliefs and ideals.


Religious Distribution in Socorro:

40.07% religious distributions exist in Socorro. 1.09% Number of citizens that were identified with a religious denomination were followers of Islam. The followers of Islam are called Muslims and they put their faith in one omnipotent God, who is called Allah. God’s direct word is believed to be in the form of the Holy Scripture named as Koran.

0.00% number of people residing in the above mentioned city were identified as the followers of Judaism. The followers of Judaism are known to be Jews and there ay of life is decided by the religious scrolls named as Tanaka and Talmud, which are said to be the prescribed way of life by God. According to them, there is only One God.

1.18% number of people associated themselves with the religion of Christian Other. These people belong to those forms of Christianity which are outside the typical and conventional Christian Churches. This includes fundamentalist Christians, i.e. people belonging to smaller churches whose views may be denser. Even though Christian believes in One God i.e. the father, the son and the holy spirit, they differ in the details of their belief and the content of their belief differs from one church group to another, which leads to fragmentation of Christian churches.

There were 0.74% Presbyterians where as 1.50% number of Methodists. Both are Christian churches however they have different roots, with the Presbyterian Church being founded in Scotland while the Methodist was formed by the English minister John Wesley. Even though they both share the common beliefs of Sovereignty of God but they differ in their way of showing the same to the world. Theses Churches are more conventional than the others.

The Church formed by German minister, Martin Luther, named as Lutherans, claimed 0.17% number of followers. The charismatic or evangelical beliefs of God, Jesus the Son and the Holy Spirit, belong to Pentecostals. In Socorro, 1.23% number of people were found to be believers of the Holy trinity; the three in one, Pentecostals. Another religious group of Episcopalians had 0.25% numbers of people while there were 2.89% number of Baptists. Baptists have a link with the ritual of Baptism. According to this ritual, be it infants, adolescents or adults, one has to believe in God and His power to save to be baptized. However, there are a variety of sub faiths that exists in different Churches around different areas, under the umbrella of the Baptist Church.

The Latter Day Saints, LDS, which is known as a renowned Church, consists of 4.42% followers. Mormon is the term used for those people who attend the LDS and this Church was founded by Joseph Smith. The conventional Church of the Protestant is followed by 0.00%.

Catholics with a number of 26.41% people belonged to the highest total in the religious distribution classification, in the area of Socorro. The world’s biggest denomination is made up of Catholics and their spiritual Patron is the Pope. This is considered to be the one of the earliest of the churches of Christianity in history.


Housing units being built in Socorro:

There is a range of housing units that have been constructed over a number of years in Socorro. The construction of these housing units was done from before the period of 1939 until 2005. In the period of 1939 or so, 9.36% of the housing units were formed. In all the years, this time period was the one when the largest percentages of housing units were built. However, after this period, the number of houses that were built started to diminish.

In the years 1940 and 1949, 5.72% number of houses were constructed. Also, the 8.24% number of houses was formed in the years ranging from 1950 and 1959. This percentage was lowered down to a sum of 13.22% housing units created in the years 1960 to 1969.

However, in 1970 to 1979 there was a slight increase to 28.15% followed by a larger rise of 20.27% in the time period of 1980 and 1989. This increase in numbers persisted in the time period of 1990 to 1994 making a total of 5.29% development in housing units, till it reached the peak since 1939.

However, there was again a huge reduction in the numbers of housing units in the time frame of 1995 to 1998. In this period only 4.17% units were built in Socorro. Moreover, there was an additional decline of 5.57% housing units constructed between 1999 and 2000.


Percentage of Homes with Values by Socorro:

There are housing units with diverse values contained in Socorro. The sum of 5.01% of the housing units is of the value of less than $20,000 dollars. The category in which the range of $20,000 to $39.999 house value falls consists of a total of 7.00%. The grouping of housing with the utmost numbers at that value range is the $40,000 to $59,000 with 8.94%. The range of $60,000 to $79,999 is the second uppermost value range with 11.62%.

Followed by the $80,000 to $99,999 range that lessens down to 13.80%. The subsequent group of 29.49% housing units have a somewhat greater proportion with the value ranging between $100,000 to $149,000. Since, the value of the houses increase in last category, it is not astonishing that the total percentage in Socorro lessens down. $150,000 and $199,999 is the range where 12.96% of houses are priced where as only 9.43% house units are priced between the range of $200,000 and $299,999 dollars.

Moreover, there is a minor raise in the next group with 1.69% prized between $300,000 and $399,999. 0.05% is the sum of the value of constructions that lie between $400,000 and $499,000.

Lastly, 0.00% units are valued at $1,000,000 or above and only 0.00% have a price of $500,000 and $749,999.


Child Day Care in Socorro:

There are 3 Child Day Care listed in Socorro. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of one of these Child Day Care in Socorro.

Isabel Peralta 1103 Vermont Ave Socorro New Mexico 87801 505-835-4082
New Mexico Children Center P.o. Box F Socorro New Mexico 87801 505-835-5240
Socorro Cooperative Nursery 304 Mccutcheon Ave W Socorro New Mexico 87801 505-835-1336

Movie Theaters in Socorro:

There is 1 Movie Theater listed in Socorro. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of Movie Theater in Socorro.

Loma Stadium Cinema address not listed Socorro New Mexico 87801 575-835-0965

Pet Services in Socorro:

There are 3 Pet Services listed in Socorro. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of one of these Pet Services in Socorro.

Black Dog Ranch Boarding 200 Hidden Ln Socorro New Mexico 87801 505-838-5316
Black Dog Ranch Boarding Kenne 200 Hidden Ln Socorro New Mexico 87801 505-838-5316
Holzheu Of Animals 1010b Spring St Socorro New Mexico 87801 505-838-0347

Veterinary in Socorro:

There are 4 Veterinary listed in Socorro. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of one of these Veterinary in Socorro.

Ark Of Socorro Veterinary Clnc 1302 Enterprise Sw Highway 60 Socorro New Mexico 87801 505-835-9002
Ark Of Socorro Veterinary Clnc Po Box 1158 Socorro New Mexico 87801 505-835-9002
Ark Socorro The 1302 Enterprise Sw Socorro New Mexico 87801 505-835-9002

Post Offices in Socorro:

There are 2 Post Offices listed in Socorro. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of one of these Post Offices in Socorro.

Us Post Office P.o. Box 9998 Socorro New Mexico 87801 505-835-0542
Us Post Office 124 Plaza St Socorro New Mexico 87801 505-835-0542

Family Services in Socorro:

There are 23 Family Services listed in Socorro. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of one of these Family Services in Socorro.

A & C Adult Foster Care 1218 6th St N Socorro New Mexico 87801 505-838-4317
Adult Probation & Parole 116 Mechem St Socorro New Mexico 87801 505-835-1847
Boys Girls Clb Of Socorro County P.o. Box 45 Socorro New Mexico 87801 505-838-4716

Social Services in Socorro:

There are 8 Social Services listed in Socorro. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of one of these Social Services in Socorro.

Human Services New Mexico Dept P.o. Box Ll Socorro New Mexico 87801 505-835-0342
Income Support 302 Park St Socorro New Mexico 87801 505-835-0342
Income Support 1014 N California St Socorro New Mexico 87801 505-835-0342

Homeless Shelters in Socorro:

There is 1 Homeless Shelter listed in Socorro. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of Homeless Shelter in Socorro.

Puerto Seguero 519 North California Street Socorro New Mexico 87801

Health Clinics in Socorro:

There is 1 Health Clinic listed in Socorro. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of Health Clinic in Socorro.

Pmg Surgery Clinic 1202 Highway 60 Socorro New Mexico 87801 505-835-8364

Free Clinics in Socorro:

There is 1 Free Clinic listed in Socorro. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of Free Clinic in Socorro.

Pms-socorro Comm Health Center 1300 Enterprise Socorro New Mexico 87801 575-835-4444

Campgrounds in Socorro:

There are 2 Campgrounds listed in Socorro. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of one of these Campgrounds in Socorro.

Casey's Socorro Rv Park address not listed Socorro New Mexico
Caseys Socorro Rv Park address not listed Socorro New Mexico

Socorro Population

Welcome to Socorro, New Mexico which has a population density of 591 and represents the total number of residents or people per square mile of area that have similar characteristics such as age, ethnicity or gender. Since 2000, Socorro has changed -4.13% and has a median age of 32.8 which represents the age that separates the population into 2 distinct groups, half younger and hold older which overalls sums the age distribution of people within this part of New Mexico.

Socorro singles population is 55.54% with 47.89% Socorro women and 52.11% are Socorro City men.


Hospitals in Socorro:

There are 3 Hospitals listed in Socorro. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of one of these Hospitals in Socorro.

Socorro General Hospital Po Box 1009 Socorro New Mexico 87801 505-835-1140
Socorro General Hospital P.o. Box 1009 Socorro New Mexico 87801 505-835-1140
Socorro General Hospital 1202 Highway 60 Socorro New Mexico 87801 505-835-1140

Socorro Environment

Socorro in the state of New Mexico has an air quality index of 98 which is based upon yearly reports compiled by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency also known as the EPA. The air quality in Socorro, is measured by an air quality mesurement station and measures the condition or quality of air and pollutants and based upon relative conditions needed for healthy breathing. The higher the index value, the better the quality of air residents of Socorro will have. Depending on the number of ozone alert days, the EPA can assertain the amount of pollutants in the air such as carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, particulates, lea and volatile organic chemicals.

Water quality in Socorro is 40 and like air, represents the quality of New Mexico's water supply based upon the following 15 indicators, fish consumption advisories, wetland loss, urban runoff potential, estuarine pollution susceptibility, conventional pollutant loads above permitted limits, population change, contaminated sediments, agricultural runoff potential, toxics, conventional pollutants
source water for drinking water systems, designated use support, wetland and aquatic species at risk, toxic pollutant loads above permitted limits, hydrologic modification created by dams in this part of New Mexico.

Socorro has a superfund site index of 40 which represents a sum total of all the superfund polution sites in the county and includes money spent on all clean up programs. New Mexico's superfund is an initiative funded by the federal government to clean up hazardous and uncontrolled toxic wastelands in Socorro and other surrounding cities to protect the health of all citizens of the United States.


Dentists in Socorro:

There are 7 Dentists listed in Socorro. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of one of these Dentists in Socorro.

C Bonner Oates Family Dntstry 210 Neel Ave Socorro New Mexico 87801 505-835-1623
Caring Dental Center 824 Highway 60 Socorro New Mexico 87801 505-835-2342
Caring Dental Center Pc P.o. Box 124 Socorro New Mexico 87801 505-835-2342

Home Health Care in Socorro:

There is 1 Home Health Care listed in Socorro. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of Home Health Care in Socorro.

Socorro General Hospital Home Health Care 306 North California Street Socorro New Mexico 87801 575-835-8343

Socorro Job Market

The job market in Socorro is based on the overall unemployment rate, recent job growth and future job growth in New Mexico. Currently, the unemployment rate in Socorro City is approximately 5.10% which represents a percentage of the available work force that is not working and is estimated by dividing the number of residents who are employed by all the residents currently counted in the entire labour pool of Socorro. Recent Job Growth estimates show that Socorro is -1.42% which represents an increase or decrease in the number of jobs available in this part of New Mexico over a 1 year time-frame. Over the next 10 years, Socorro City Future Job Growth is projected to have a change of 32.06% based on the economy's ability to create new services and goods, patterns of migration and various other factors such as demand and expansion of technology, energy and gas, and health care industry in New Mexico.

Overall, Socorro has 9.63% of the residents working in the Business, financial operations and management industry with 19.10% percent in the service business such as advertising, public services, healthcare, marketing, entertainment, real estate and various other service industries in New Mexico. Forestry, Fishing and Farming in Socorro comprises 1.03% and 11.14% in the maintenance, construction and extraction industry which includes mining, natural resources and gas extraction. Socorro professional and related occupations account for 31.62% which includes engineering technicians, medial scientists, computer systems analysts, physicists and astronomers, Socorro ?lawyers, health educators, media and communications professionals, health diagnosing and treating and Socorro doctors which currently there about 501.3 Socorro physicians per 100,000 people?. Material moving, production and Transportation in Socorro measures at 6.88% of the population and 20.61% representing jobs in Socorro in the sales and office industry which consists of retail, office equipment, point-of-sale and sales management positions in Socorro, New Mexico.

In Socorro, the average number of minutes a resident travels to work for a one-way commute is 16.1 minutes with 67.26% of those drivers are actually driving to work alone and 12.52% are sharing transportation by carpool. It is estimated that 77.66% of Socorro residents commute to work is less than 15 minutes, 9.67% between 15 and 29 minutes and 4.41% commute between 30 and 44 minutes. The remaining commuters who travel by light rail, subway, ferry, bus or mass transit is about 0.00%. Residents of Socorro who work at home represents 3.94% of the overall population.


Socorro Housing Market

Home appreciation in Socorro is approximately 0.43% with negative percentages representing a decline. The percentage of vacant homes meaning unoccupied homes, apartments, mobile homes and rooms occupied as separate quarters is about 15.54%. The average home value in Socorro is $94,740 which is not the average price but the median price which is calculated by sorting all home values from the lowest value to the highest value and selecting the middle value because the median value is not affected as much by lower priced homes in New Mexico. The average home age in Socorro is estimated to be around 33 years old with 51.22% of all homes are actually owned and includes mobile homes, apartments, separate living quarters and occupied rooms. Overall, 33.24% are Socorro homes, apartments and mobile homes for rent.


Socorro Weather and Climate

Socorro receives about 9.4 inches in rainfal and 6.7 inches in snowfall per year with 47 days of precipitation and an average of 280 sunny days which are days that are predominantly sunny. The average highest temperature in July is 94 degrees Fahrenheit and the average lowest temperature in January is 22.1 degrees Fahrenheit.

Socorro has an elevation of 4,626 feet and a comfort index of 73 which represents a measure of comfort or discomfort based upon atmospheric conditions such as humidity and temperature ranges in New Mexico.

The ultraviolet or UV index in Socorro is rated 6.1 which indicates this part of 's exposure to the sun's ultravoilent rays and represents a combination of latitude, altitude and sunny days.


Socorro Education

Socorro in New Mexico spends about $4,888 per student for its school expenditure and has approximately 14.8 students per teacher, 421 students per librarian and 387 students per counselor. Overall, 5.51% of Socorro residents and over the age of 25 are 2 year college graduates with an associates degree or 2-year college degree from a Socorro community college. Furthermore, over 75.25% of Socorro population over the age of 25 have a high school diploma or high school general education degree other wise known as a GED.

The percentage of residents over 25 living in Socorro with a 4 year college degree is 13.82%


Public Schools in Socorro:

There are 6 Public Schools listed in Socorro. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of one of these Public Schools in Socorro.

school Cottonwood Valley Ch No Street Address Socorro New Mexico 87801 (505) 835-0300
school Edward E. Torres Ele 239 Garfield Avenue Socorro New Mexico 87801 (505) 835-0300
school Parkview Elementary 107 Franciso De Avad Socorro New Mexico 87801 (505) 835-0300

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Junior Schools in Socorro:

There are 3 Junior Schools listed in Socorro. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of one of these Junior Schools in Socorro.

school Edward E Torres Elementary School - Enmu-r-tech Prep 239 Garfield Ave Socorro New Mexico 87801 (505) 835-2204
school New Mexico Bureau Of Mines & Mineral Resources Campus Station Socorro New Mexico 87801 (505) 835-5420
school Schools-public - Socorro Public Schools- Elementary Schools- Edward E Torres Elementary Sc U.s. 60 Socorro New Mexico 87801 (505) 835-2204

Universities in Socorro:

There is 1 University listed in Socorro. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of University in Socorro.

school New Mexico Institute Of Mining And Technology 801 Leroy Pl Socorro New Mexico 87801 (800) 428-8324

Technical schools in Socorro:

There are 2 Technical schools listed in Socorro. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of one of these Technical schools in Socorro.

school Edward E Torres Elementary School - Enmu-r-tech Prep 239 Garfield Ave Socorro New Mexico 87801 (505) 835-2204
school Schools-public - Socorro Public Schools- Elementary Schools- Edward E Torres Elementary Sc U.s. 60 Socorro New Mexico 87801 (505) 835-2204

Socorro Cost of Living

The cost of living in Socorro is approximately 83 which represents the cost of managing a comfortable standard of living and is calculated by comparing the cost of services and goods such as housing, utilities, health care, transportation, food and groceries, transportation and a variety of other expenses such as local and state taxes, clothing and entertainment. The average cost of groceries and food excluding restaurants is 101.

A resident of Socorro can expect to pay an average of 92 for electricity, heating, air conditioning and natural gas. Other miscellaneous costs such as repairs, entertainment, restaurants and other services is about 100 in this part of New Mexico.


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