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Catron County, New Mexico

100 Main St
Reserve, NM 87830
Phone: (505) 533-6423
Fax: (505) 533-6433

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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