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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    C-
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    C-
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C
  12. Commute
    B
Black Rock is a town in New Mexico with a population of 1,684. Black Rock is in McKinley County. Living in Black Rock offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents rent their homes. Many families live in Black Rock and residents tend to lean liberal.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$65,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$570
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    78%
  • Own
    22%
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Black Rock Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    22%
  • 10-17 years
    17%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    7%
  • 65+ years
    3%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    6%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    17%
    13%

Working in Black Rock

Jobs
C-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$27,955
National
$55,322
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