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Torrance County, NM Public Records

7th Judicial District Court
PO Box 78
Estancia, NM 87016
Hours: 8AM-4PM MST
P: 505-384-2974
F: 505-384-2229
Couriers: Neil Mertz Judicial Complex, 903 N 5th St
Estancia, NM 87016
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil, Contested Probate, Family, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No juvenile, neglect, adoption, mental health records released
Estancia Magistrate Court
PO Box 274
Estancia, NM 87016 http://www.nmcourts.gov/
Hours: 8AM-4PM 1st Thursday of Month only MST
P: 505-384-2926
F: 505-384-3157
Couriers: Neil Mertz Judicial Complex, 903 N 5th St
Estancia, NM 87016
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $10,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
All record requests must be in writing.
Moriarty Magistrate Court
PO Box 2027
Moriarty, NM 87035
Hours: 8AM-4PM MST
P: 505-832-4476
F: 505-832-1563
Couriers: 1100 W Route 66
Moriarty, NM 87035
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $10,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
Probate - County Clerk
PO Box 767
Estancia, NM 87016 torrancecountynm.org/index.php?pa...
Hours: 7:30AM-5:30 PM M-TH MST
P: 505-544-4350
F: 505-384-4080
Couriers: 205 9th St
Estancia, NM 87016
Jurisdiction: Probate
The County Clerk holds the case files for informal or uncontested probate cases seen by the Probate Judge. The District Court holds case files for formal or contested probate cases.

Torrance County, NM Vital Records

Contact the Torrance County Office of the County Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Torrance County
County Clerk
205 9th St
Estancia, NM 87016 www.torrancecountynm.org/index.ph...
7:30AM-5:30PM M-TH; Closed F MST
Phone: 505-246-4735
Fax: 505-384-4080

Torrance County Vital Certificates

Torrance County Vital Certificates

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Torrance County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 3,344.81 sq mi
Population (2009): 16,475
  • Females: 48.5%
  • White: 91.8%
  • Black/African American: 2.4%
  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 38.3%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 55.8%
Population Change (2000-2009): -435
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 4.2%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 26.2%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 21.4%
High School Graduates (2000): 77.1%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 14.4%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.72
Housing Units (2000): 7,257
Homeownership Rate (2000): 83.9%
Migration Flow to Torrance County, NM from (2007-2008):

Torrance County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $152,363
  • Construction: $12,682
  • Retail Trade: $15,370
  • Professional and Technical Services: $2,623
  • Healthcare: $6,200
  • Banking: $2,030
  • Retail Trade: $15,370
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $0
  • Manufacturing: $6,447
  • Farms: $8,148
  • Government: $52,728
Employed (2000): 6,786
Unemployed (2000): 435
Unemployment Rate (2009): 8.9%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $25,184
Local Government Employment (2007): 986
Local Government Revenue (2007): $57,280 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $24,947 (thou. dol.)

Torrance County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 198
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.9
Deaths (2007): 125
  • Per 1,000 population: 7.5
Infant Deaths (2007): 0
  • Per 1,000 population: 0.0

Torrance County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 21
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 2
  • Forcible rape: 2
  • Robbery: 2
  • Aggravated Assault: 15
Property Crimes (2008): 159
  • Burglary: 31
  • Larceny-Theft: 102
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 26

Torrance County Genealogy Records