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Deming is a city in Luna County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Mary Deming, wife of railroad investor.

The latitude of Deming is 32.268N. The longitude is -107.758W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,341 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 14,381.


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Median household income
Local
$20,081
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Deming demographic reports
Deming is at the northern end of the Chihuahua Desert, which stretches deep into Mexico.
Former and merged names include:
· Mimbres Junction
· New Chicago
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 99. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 6.9 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1992 movie, "Gas Food Lodging"
Local festivals include:
  • Southwestern New Mexico State Fair - Sept. 26-30, 2007
Dates often change. Check Deming web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Rockhound State Park, City of Rocks State Park, Spring Canyon Park, Butterfield Trail
Historic sites and museums: Deming Luna Mimbres Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Deming demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Luna County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 88030 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

8% of Deming residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Deming ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Deming was $10,943, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

10% of Deming residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Deming festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Deming, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $262.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $561.


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Libraries in Deming include Marshall Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Deming include Deming Headlight

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Politics

Luna County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Deming political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Deming workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Deming between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

Travel

Hotels in Deming include Best Western, Days Inn, Deming Super 8 Motel, Motel 6 Deming.

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