Belen, New Mexico

Population 7,267

Belen is located in Valencia County, NM. The population is 7,267, making Belen the 2nd largest city in Valencia County.

There are 11 public schools in Belen with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Belen is moderate , and there are 28 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Belen is high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Belen property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Belen include Sausal, Jarales and Pueblitos.

Belen Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 21.9%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 63.8%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 14.4%

Crime Rate

65.3% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 467
  • Violent Crimes: 2
  • Robbery: 170
  • Burglary: 977
  • Property Crime: 5
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

53.39% Higher than national avg.
  • 28 offenders in Belen
  • 38.53 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

59 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 1
  • Superfunds: 6
  • Tanks & Spills: 52


High 13.1%
  • New Mexico unemployment average: 11.5%
  • National unemployment average: 8.4%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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11 Public Schools view public schools

There are 11 K-12 public schools in Belen, NM and 2 private schools. Homefacts rates Belen's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

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Crime view details

28 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$135,000 compared to August 2019
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

1 Building Permits View All

  • In 2003, the city of Belen, NM issued 1 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2002, the city of Belen, NM issued 13 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $506
  • 1 Bedroom: $646
  • 2 Bedrooms: $800
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,161
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,395

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Environmental Hazards

59 Environmental Hazards

Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (131/134)
    Belen, NM has 97.76% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Belen, NM is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.87 Average
    Belen, NM is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 35.07°
  • February 39.1°
  • March 50.73°
  • April 59.68°
  • May 66.85°
  • June 78.28°
  • July 78.93°
  • August 78.7°
  • September 71.3°
  • October 59.4°
  • November 45°
  • December 35.65°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Belen, NM

Belen, NM has a high risk of earthquakes.
Belen, NM has no risk of hurricanes.
Belen, NM has a very low risk of hail storms.
Belen, NM has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Belen, NM: $31,133


Unemployment in Belen is 13.1%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 11.5% and 8.4% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 56.69%
White Collar - 43.31%


State Representatives

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

City Representatives

  • Steve Pearce

Neighborhood Info

3 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

19 FCC Towers view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Belen, NM

1 Retirement Home view all

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