Chama, NM

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Chama Profile


Overview

Chama is a very small village located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 992 people and just one neighborhood, Chama is the 89th largest community in New Mexico.

Chama real estate is some of the most expensive in New Mexico, although Chama house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Occupations and Workforce

Chama is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Chama is a village of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Chama who work in office and administrative support (14.69%), personal care services (13.29%), and management occupations (12.94%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Residents will find that the village is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Chama is worth considering.

Chama is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Chama Demographics

The rate of college-level education in Chama is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.87% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Chama in 2018 was $15,765, which is low income relative to New Mexico and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $63,060 for a family of four.

Chama is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Chama home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Chama, accounting for 82.65% of the village’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Chama residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Chama include German, French, Lithuanian, Irish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Chama is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Chama, NM HOMES

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TYPE OF Chama, NM HOMES

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SIZE OF Chama, NM HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Migration & Mobility

 

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Chama VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Chama Property CRIMES

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National Median: 28.3
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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that your children would be exposed to if you lived in this neighborhood. Info

Schools In This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NM* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Chama Elementary School
182 North Pine Ave
Chama, NM 87520
PK-05
Chama Middle School
181 North Pine Ave
Chama, NM 87520
06-08
Coronado High School
1903 State Highway 96
Gallina, NM 87017
09-12
Coronado Middle School
1903 State Highway 96
Gallina, NM 87017
06-08
Escalante Middle/high School
Stateroute 531 1158
Tierra Amarilla, NM 87575
07-12
Gallina Elementary School
1903 State Highway 96
Gallina, NM 87017
KG-05
Lindrith Area Heritage School
1086 Hwy 595
Lindrith, NM 87029
KG-08
Tierra Amarilla Elementary School
Hwy 513
Tierra Amarilla, NM 87575
PK-06
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

DULCE INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to New Mexico

(10 is best)

Better than of NM school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 100.0% 72.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 100.0% 69.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 3.0%

Educational Expenditures

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CHAMA VALLEY INDEP. SCHOOLS


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District Quality Compared to New Mexico

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District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 99.1% 72.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 99.1% 69.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 3.0%

Educational Expenditures

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JEMEZ MOUNTAIN PUBLIC SCHOOLS


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to New Mexico

(10 is best)

Better than of NM school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 98.6% 72.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 98.6% 69.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 3.0%

Educational Expenditures

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