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Sierra County Health Highlights Report Introduction

map of New Mexico showing county highlighted County Administrative Offices:
100 North Date Street
County Courthouse
Truth Or Consequences, NM 87901-2815
Phone: (575)894-6215 - Fax: (575)894-9548

Communities: Elephant Butte, Truth or Consequences, Williamsburg
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Quick Facts

Sierra
County
New Mexico
County Seat Truth Or Consequences
Population (July 1, 2015) 11,466 2,099,856
% New Mexico Population 0.55% 100%
Land Area (Square miles) 4179.0 121,298
Persons per Sq. Mile (2015) 2.7 17.3
Resident Live Births (2015) 108 25,730
Deaths of NM Residents (2015) 236 17,687
Households (2011-2015) 8,304 909,565
You can find more Sierra County Quick Facts on the US Census Bureau website.

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Leading Causes of Death
2013-2015

graph with 10 leading causes of death in New Mexico, county and state age-adjusted rates
Age-adjusted to the U.S. 2000 population.
Source: New Mexico Death Certificate Database, Office of Vital
Records and Health Statistics, New Mexico Department of Health.
Retrieved from New Mexico Department of Health, NM-IBIS website,
http://ibis.health.state.nm.us, on 2/16/2017.

This report is possible because of the work of all the NMDOH Data Stewards who maintain our health datasets, the NMDOH Indicator Report Authors and Editors who create and maintain the NM-IBIS indicator reports on which this report is based, and the people of New Mexico who support their efforts.
The information provided above is from the New Mexico Department of Health's NM-IBIS web site (http://ibis.health.state.nm.us). The information published on this website may be reproduced without permission. Please use the following citation: "Retrieved Fri, 15 November 2019 from New Mexico Department of Health, Indicator-Based Information System for Public Health Web site: http://ibis.health.state.nm.us".

Content updated: Fri, 21 Jun 2019 11:52:53 MDT