Living in Truth or Consequences, NM

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Truth Or Consequences SnackAbility

3
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
3
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
6
Education
5
Commute
9

Truth Or Consequences, NM Crime Report

174
Total Crimes
2,961.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
15.31%
Above National Average

Truth Or Consequences, NM Cost Of Living

79
Truth Or Consequences's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Truth or Consequences, New Mexico Info Snack

Truth or Consequences is a city and county seat in Sierra County, New Mexico, United States. In 2012, the population was 6,411. It is commonly known within New Mexico as T or C. It has frequently been noted on lists of unusual place names.
Population
5,968
Unemployment
11.0%
Poverty
30.7%
Median Home
$79,700
Median Income
$27,511
Median Rent
$490

Truth Or Consequences, NM Photos

Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Truth or Consequences in New Mexico

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Population 5,406

Map Of Truth or Consequences, NM

Population over time in Truth or Consequences

Year Population % Change
2017 5,968 -1.0%
2016 6,029 -2.1%
2015 6,157 -1.7%
2014 6,266 -1.1%
2013 6,337 -1.4%
2012 6,430 -0.7%
2011 6,477 0.2%
2010 6,467 -0.4%
2009 6,490 -
Crime/100k Truth or Consequences NM USA
Violent Crime 510.6 856.6 368.9
Murder 0.0 8.0 5.0
Robbery 0.0 135.1 86.2
Aggravated Assault 510.6 648.9 246.8
Property Crime 2451.1 3419.7 2199.5
Burglary 578.7 767.8 376.0
Larceny 1634.0 2166.1 1594.6
Car Theft 238.3 485.8 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Truth or Consequences

White
66.0% (3,941)
African American
0.9% (56)
American Indian
1.7% (104)
Asian
1.2% (70)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.2% (14)
Two Or More
1.4% (82)
Hispanic
28.5% (1,701)
Race Truth or Consequences NM USA
White 66.0% 37.7% 61.1%
African American 0.9% 1.8% 12.3%
American Indian 1.7% 8.8% 0.7%
Asian 1.2% 1.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.4% 1.5% 2.4%
Hispanic 28.5% 48.5% 17.8%

Household Income For Truth or Consequences, New Mexico

Less than $10,000
16.1% (96,131)
$10,000 to $14,999
13.0% (77,565)
$15,000 to $24,999
16.3% (97,163)
$25,000 to $34,999
15.7% (93,656)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.4% (85,817)
$50,000 to $74,999
8.2% (48,684)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.1% (60,030)
$100,000 to $149,999
4.4% (25,992)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.7% (4,332)
$200,000 or more
1.2% (7,426)
Income Truth or Consequences NM USA
Less than $10,000 16.1% 9.2% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 13.0% 6.0% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 16.3% 12.0% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 15.7% 10.9% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.4% 13.6% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 8.2% 17.3% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.1% 11.3% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 4.4% 11.8% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.7% 4.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.2% 3.7% 7.0%

Gender in Truth or Consequences

Female
50.9% (3,035)
Male
49.1% (2,932)
Gender Truth or Consequences NM USA
Female 50.9% 50.5% 50.8%
Male 49.1% 49.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Truth or Consequences for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (358)
9-12th Grade
13.0% (775)
High School / GED
29.0% (1,730)
Some College
27.0% (1,611)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (417)
Bachelor's Degree
9.0% (537)
Master's Degree
7.0% (417)
Professional Degree
1.0% (59)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (59)
Education Truth or Consequences NM USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 7.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 13.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 29.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 27.0% 23.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 9.0% 15.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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