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Eunice, New Mexico

Eunice, New Mexico
City
Eunice City Hall
Eunice City Hall
Location of Eunice, New Mexico
Location of Eunice, New Mexico
Eunice, New Mexico is located in USA
Eunice, New Mexico
Location in the United States
Coordinates:
Country United States
State New Mexico
County Lea
Area
 • Total 2.9 sq mi (7.6 km2)
 • Land 2.9 sq mi (7.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 3,448 ft (1,051 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,562
 • Density 877.5/sq mi (338.8/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 88231
Area code(s) 575
FIPS code 35-25450
GNIS feature ID 0899630

Eunice is a city in Lea County, New Mexico, United States. The population was 2,562 at the 2000 census. The mayor of Eunice, as of April 2007, is Matt White. Ground was broken for construction of a National Enrichment Facility, which uses Zippe-type centrifuge technology, to enrich uranium in August, 2006. In June 2010, the enrichment facility, owned by URENCO USA, commenced operations.[1]

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • Demographics 2
  • Sports 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Geography

Eunice is located at (32.440005, -103.162514).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.9 square miles (7.5 km2), of which 99.66% of it is land and 0.34% is water.

Demographics

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 2,562 people, 942 households, and 709 families residing in the city. The population density was 877.5 people per square mile (338.8/km²). There were 1,110 housing units at an average density of 380.2 per square mile (146.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 71.00% White, 1.09% African American, 0.43% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 24.43% from other races, and 2.93% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 39.62% of the population.

There were 942 households out of which 38.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.7% were non-families. 22.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.20.

In the city the population was spread out with 29.5% under the age of 18, 11.1% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 19.4% from 45 to 64, and 12.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 100.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,722, and the median income for a family was $38,808. Males had a median income of $30,216 versus $21,400 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,373. About 14.2% of families and 15.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.4% of those under age 18 and 10.1% of those age 65 or over.

Sports

Eunice high school baseball has produced 17 state championships. This record is 5th in the nation.[6]

References

  1. ^ http://www.urenco.com/content/325/URENCO-USA-now-operational-receives-Nuclear-Regulatory-Commission-feed-stock-authorisation-.aspx
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  3. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder".  
  6. ^ "National High School Sports Record Book 2011". 

External links

  • Official website of the City of Eunice


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