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Torrance County, NM
The county was named for Francis J. Torrance, railroad developer

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Torrance County is one of 33 counties in New Mexico.

The county is in the Albuquerque metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 16,864. This was a decrease of  -.28% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$30,446
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Torrance County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Torrance County was $19,521. This was an increase of 21.2% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 63% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Estancia
Census 2000 highlights: Fastest-growing county in the state during the 1990s (64.4%)

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12% of Torrance County residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Torrance County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Torrance County include Bosque Peak Cemetery, Cedar Grove Cemetery, Cedarvale Cemetery, Duran Cemetery, Duran Cemetery, Encino Cemetery, Estancia Cemetery, Farmer Cemetery, Garland Cemetery, Guadalupe Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Torrance County include Encino, Estancia, Manzano, Moriarty, Mountainair, Willard ... View communities

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School districts in Torrance County include Estancia Municipal Schools, Moriarty Municipal Schools, Mountainair Public Schools ... View school districts

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Libraries in Torrance County include Estancia Public Library, Moriarty Community Library, Mountainair Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Torrance County include Moriarty Mountain View Telegraph ... View newspapers

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

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Hotels in Torrance County include Comfort Inn Moriarty, Econo Lodge Moriarty, Holiday Inn

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