Willard, New Mexico


The wind farm above Willard
The wind farm above Willard

Willard is a village located on US Highway 60 about 15 miles northeast of Mountainair. This is the high plains and cattle ranching is big business around Willard. A large wind farm was recently constructed on the big mesa just south of town. Built by Arizona Public Service, it provides electricity for some 24,000 homes in Arizona...

The population of Willard is down about 5% since 2000.

Fast Facts about Willard, New Mexico
Willard, Torrance County, NM 87063
Latitude: 34.5965°N
Longitude: 106.0331°W
Elevation: 6,099'

Education:
High School or Higher: 57.1%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 5.4%
Graduate or Professional Degree: 0.7%
Cost of Living Index for Willard: 85.4

2014 Estimates:
Median Household Income: $24,100
Median Home Value: $58,800
Median Resident Age: 36.0 Years
Major Industries:
Construction, Agriculture, Lodging & Food Services, Professional Services, Retail Services, Social Services, Government, Automotive Services
Unemployed (August 2014): 7.2%
 
Population Demographics: 2010
Total Population 253
Males 129
Females 124
Population by Age
Under 18 84
18 & over 169
20-24 8
25-34 28
35-49 43
50-64 55
65 & over 32
Population by Ethnicity
Hispanic or Latino 207
Non Hispanic or Latino 46
Population by Race
White 177
African-American 3
Asian 2
Native American 1
Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
Other 55
Two or more 15