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 Government

 www.mountainairnm.gov
Town of Mountainair:

    505-847-2321

Town Clerk:

townclerk@mountainairnm.gov

Library:

    E505-847-9676

Mountainair Police Department:

    505-847-2806 or 911

Mountainair Animal Control:

    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