White Sands, NM

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White Sands Profile


Overview

White Sands is a very small town located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 1,675 people and just one neighborhood, White Sands is the 70th largest community in New Mexico.

Occupations and Workforce

The armed forces are a huge part of the life in White Sands, employing 19.09% of the workforce. While it is a military town, the civilian sector still plays an important role in the local economy, where the Public Service and Accommodation industries employ 33.91% and 16.74% of the civilian workforce, respectively.

And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that White Sands has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.

Also of interest is that White Sands has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.


Setting & Lifestyle

Because there are quite a few people attending college in White Sands, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, White Sands provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.

Because of many things, White Sands is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, White Sands really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is White Sands perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of White Sands spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 10.36 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.

As is often the case in a small town, White Sands doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

White Sands Demographics

The overall education level of White Sands citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.29% of adults in White Sands have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in White Sands in 2010 was $18,985, which is middle income relative to New Mexico, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $75,940 for a family of four. However, White Sands contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

White Sands is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call White Sands home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of White Sands residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. White Sands also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.70% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in White Sands include German, English, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in White Sands is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

44 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

136 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
White Sands 0.101011101001110
New Mexico 6.56

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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1 in 152

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White Sands VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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White Sands 0.101011101001110
New Mexico 36.97

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New Mexico 26

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

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:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

65 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

LAS CRUCES PUBLIC SCHOOLS


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District Quality Compared to New Mexico

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Better than of NM school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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 61.3% 61.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 56.8% 56.1%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.5% 5.6%

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HATCH VALLEY PUBLIC SCHOOLS


Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to New Mexico

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Better than of NM school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NM Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Rio Grande Elementary School
940 East Herrera
Hatch, NM, 87937
03-05
Hatch Valley Middle School
901 East Herrera
Hatch, NM, 87937
06-08
Hatch Valley High School
170 East Herrera
Hatch, NM, 87937
09-12
Hatch Valley Elementary School
801 East Herrera
Hatch, NM, 87937
PK-02
Garfield Elementary School
8820 Hwy 187
Garfield, NM, 87936
PK-05

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 99.7% 61.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 99.7% 56.1%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 5.6%

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