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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    D+
  6. Diversity
    C
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    NG
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C-
  12. Commute
    C+
Sheep Springs is a town in New Mexico with a population of 268. Sheep Springs is in San Juan County. Living in Sheep Springs offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Residents of Sheep Springs tend to lean conservative.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$56,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$373
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    35%
  • Own
    65%
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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
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    13%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    8%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    2%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    5%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    41%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    22%
    13%

Working in Sheep Springs

Jobs
C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$27,344
National
$55,322
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Sheep Springs Reviews

1 review
The thing that I like about the little community, Sheepsprings is that every Sunday there is a flea market that goes on and there are a lot of people there. Everyone is friendly and we try to help out one another every way possible. There are some events that go on there at the chapter house which are: bingo's, Halloween carnival, etc.
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