Belen, New Mexico




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A Taste of Belen, New Mexico

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT BELEN?

  1. Belen is a city in Valencia County, New Mexico, United States. Belen is Spanish for Bethlehem, and over time has gained the nickname "Hub City" because of the Belen Cutoff of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway. The population was 7,269 at the 2010 Census.

  2. The Cutoff made it possible for many more trains to travel east and west across the United States. Prior to the Belen Cutoff, train traffic came through the steep Raton Pass on the Colorado and New Mexico border. To this day, an average of 110 trains travel through Belen in a 24-hour period on the Southern Transcon. Belen also has the only Harvey House Museum in the state of New Mexico.

  3. Belen is part of the Albuquerque Metropolitan Statistical Area.

  4. The median income for a household in the city was $26,754, and the median income for a family was $30,765. Males had a median income of $26,551 versus $21,300 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,999. About 23.2% of families and 24.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 33.9% of those under age 18 and 18.2% of those age 65 or over.

Radio Stations:
KLYT 88.3 FM Albuquerque, NM Christian Contemporary
KBNM (LPFM) 98.7 FM Belen, NM Variety
KQRI 105.5 FM Bosque Farms, NM Christian Contemporary
KAGM 106.3 FM Los Lunas, NM Hip Hop
KNML 610 AM Albuquerque, NM Sports
KRKE 1600 AM Albuquerque, NM Oldies

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Demographics of Belen, New Mexico

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

67.50%

1.07%

1.65%

0.17%

68.61%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Businesses in Belen, New Mexico


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. M & M Respiratory Services -  Category: Health -   384 Rio Communities Blvd. Belen, NM 87002 (505) 864-2011

  2. Shirley's Gifts & Things -  Category: Gifts -   Next to Bank of Belen (505) 864-2130 Belen, NM

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Fat Sats Bar & Grill in Belen, NM

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CHURCHES



  1. Belen Baptist Church -  300 North 3rd. Belen, NM 87002 (505) 292-5098

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