Community & Relocation

Mountainair is located approximately 10 miles from the geographic center of New Mexico, and approximately 75 miles from Albuquerque and 90 miles from Santa Fe. Located at the crossroads of U.S. Highway 60 and State Highway 55, Mountainair is a prime location for those who prefer the rural charm with easy access to major metropolitan centers.

Demographics (US Census, 2010)
Population: 928 (US Census, 2010)
Mountainair Median Household Income: $21,146
National Median Household Income: $41,994
Square Mile(s) Land: 1.05
Male Population: 433
Female Population: 495
Average Age: 46 years

Elevation
Town: 6,495 feet
Capilla Peak: 9,300 feet

Climate: Semi-arid/high desert
Average Annual Snowfall: 27.6 inches
Average Annual Precipitation: 14.45 inches

Month Ave. High Temp Ave. Low Temp Ave. Precipitation
January 46 18 .70
February 51 22 .90
March 58 27 .70
April 67 32 .70
May 75 42 .70
June 85 49 .70
July 87 55 2.40
August 84 53 2.60
September 78 47 2.0
October 69 36 2.3
November 57 26 .70
December 47 19 1.0

Mountainair Town Governmentwww.mountainairnm.gov

    Town Mayor: Chester Riley
    Mayor Pro Tem: George Immerwahr
    Councilpersons: Larry Zamora, George Immerwahr, Barbara Chung, Juanita Carrillo
    Town of Mountainair: 505-847-2321
    Town Clerk: Susan Brazil – townclerk@mountainairnm.gov
    Library: Evelyn Walker, Director 505-847-9676
    Mountainair Police Department: Robert Chung, Chief of Police – 505-847-2806 or 911
    Mountainair Animal Control: Walter Lewark, Animal Control Officer – 505-847-2321
    Mountainair Planning & Zoning: 505-705-0047
    Mountainair Department of Motor Vehicles: 505-847-2591
    Mountainair Municipal Court: 505-847-2595
    Mountainair Housing & Urban Development (HUD): 505-847-2416
    Mountainair Volunteer Fire Department: 505-847-2201 or 911

Torrance County Governmentwww.torrancecountynm.org

New Mexico State Governmentwww.newmexico.gov