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Farming and ranching community
Capitan is a village in Lincoln County.
The community was named for the nearby Capitan Peak.
The latitude of Capitan is 33.545N. The longitude is -105.571W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 6,348 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,500.
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12% of Capitan residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Capitan ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Capitan was $15,062, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Capitan residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Capitan, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $354. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $641.
Libraries in Capitan include Capitan Public Library ... View libraries
Lincoln County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Capitan political report.
The average commute time for Capitan workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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