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Estancia is a town in Torrance County, in the Albuquerque metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community name derives from Spanish for "resting place," for the natural springs that attracted travelers and herders.
The latitude of Estancia is 34.758N. The longitude is -106.055W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 6,109 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,559.
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10% of Estancia residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Estancia ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Estancia was $8,479, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Estancia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Estancia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $376. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $678.
Libraries in Estancia include Estancia Public Library ... View libraries
Torrance County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Estancia political report.
The average commute time for Estancia workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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