Elephant Butte, New Mexico

Population 1,189

Elephant Butte is located in Sierra County, NM. The population is 1,189, making Elephant Butte the 2nd largest city in Sierra County.

There are 0 public schools in Elephant Butte with an average Homefacts rating of NA. The total crime rate for Elephant Butte is low , and there are 6 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Elephant Butte is high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Elephant Butte property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Elephant Butte include Hot Springs Landing, Truth or Consequences and Williamsburg.

Elephant Butte Neighborhood Report


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  • No High School Diploma: 11%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 71.5%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 17.5%

Crime Rate

40.77% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 52
  • Violent Crimes: 345
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 276
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 794

Registered Offenders

73.16% Higher than national avg.
  • 6 offenders in Elephant Butte
  • 50.46 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

7 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 0
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 7


High 5.9%
  • New Mexico unemployment average: 4.4%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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There are 0 K-12 public schools in Elephant Butte, NM and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Elephant Butte's schools as Not Determined, with an overall NA rating.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $482
  • 1 Bedroom: $552
  • 2 Bedrooms: $726
  • 3 Bedrooms: $981
  • 4 Bedrooms: $985

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Environmental Hazards

7 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality MODERATE (127/152)
    Elephant Butte, NM has 83.55% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.86 Average
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 40.95°
  • February 45.17°
  • March 54.42°
  • April 61.77°
  • May 69.16°
  • June 80.07°
  • July 79.96°
  • August 79.33°
  • September 72.1°
  • October 62.77°
  • November 50.38°
  • December 41.52°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Elephant Butte, NM

Elephant Butte, NM has a moderate risk of earthquakes.
Elephant Butte, NM has no risk of hurricanes.
Elephant Butte, NM has a very low risk of hail storms.
Elephant Butte, NM has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Elephant Butte, NM: $36,207


Unemployment in Elephant Butte is 5.9%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 4.4% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 46.42%
White Collar - 53.58%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Susana Martinez
  • Sen. Martin Heinrich
  • Sen. Tom Udall

City Representatives

  • Steve Pearce

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