Catron County

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Catron County, New Mexico

100 Main St
Reserve, NM 87830
Phone: (505) 533-6423
Fax: (505) 533-6433
www.mylocalgov.com/catroncountynm/Index.asp

On the central western border of NM, southwest of Albuquerque; organized Feb 25, 1921 from Socorro County. Name Origin: For Thomas Benton Catron (1840-1921), Confederate officer during the Civil War and U.S. senator from NM (1912-17)

Area (sq mi):: 6929.03 (land 6927.81; water 1.22) Population per square mile: 0.50
Population 2005: 3,409 State rank: 31 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.80%; 1990-2000 38.20% Population 2000: 3,543 (White 75.80%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 19.20%; Asian 0.70%; Other 11.30%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 47.80
Income 2000: per capita $13,951; median household $23,892; Population below poverty level: 24.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $14,377-$16,303
Unemployment (2004): 7.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 25.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 16.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Two properties, the Mogollon Project, Catron County, NM, and the Silver District, La Paz County, AZ, already have historical drilled resources aggregating over 30 million of silver equivalent ounces (500,000 of gold equivalent ounces).