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"Chile Capital of the World"

Hatch is a village in Dona Ana County, in the Las Cruces metro area.

The community was named for Gen. Edward Hatch, commander of nearby Fort Thorn

The latitude of Hatch is 32.665N. The longitude is -107.152W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,058 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,668.


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Median household income
Local
$21,250
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Hatch demographic reports
Hatch is in the Hatch and Rincon valleys.
Former and merged names include:
· Hatch's Station
Local foods: chile peppers, green chile stew
Local festivals include:
  • Chile Festival - Sept. 1-2, 2007
Dates often change. Check Hatch web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: City of Rocks State Park
Historic routes: El Camino Real
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Hatch demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dona Ana County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Las Cruces area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 87937 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

3% of Hatch residents report German ancestry, and 2% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hatch ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hatch was $14,619, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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

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Median rent in Hatch, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $202.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $606.


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Libraries in Hatch include Hatch Public Library ... View libraries

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Dona Ana County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hatch political report.

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The average commute time for Hatch workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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