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Bosque Farms is a village in Valencia County, in the Albuquerque metro area.

The community name derives from Spanish for "woods"

The latitude of Bosque Farms is 34.854N. The longitude is -106.704W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,865 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,898.


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Median household income
Local
$44,055
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Bosque Farms demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Bosque de los Pinos
Developed by the federal government as a resettlement project for families dislocated by the Dust Bowl
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 24. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 6.1 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 2006 movie, "First Snow"
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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15% of Bosque Farms residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bosque Farms ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bosque Farms was $20,317, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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25% of Bosque Farms residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Bosque Farms, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $438.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,056.


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Libraries in Bosque Farms include Bosque Farms Community Library ... View libraries

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Valencia County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bosque Farms political report.

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The average commute time for Bosque Farms workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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