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Kirtland, New Mexico is a city that is also full of history, culture and heritage. It is also a military base and it is occupied by a little over 6,000 people. For statistical reasons, it is a part and parcel of the Farmington Metropolitan area. This is an area that uses a time zone known as Mountain Time Zone which is 7 hours behind the world recognized Greenwich Meridian Time. With a history that goes as far back at the 1800s, it is easy to see why it is well worth visiting.
The history of Kirkland, San Juan County is actually not too complicated. A group of missionaries from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints chose to settle in this area around the 1880s. There is a Kirkland in Ohio and this is the inspiration behind naming this area. Fruitland is an area near New Mexicos Kirkland which also had Mormon missionaries settle there, but this little town is usually added into Kirkland when the census season comes around.
Kirtland, San Juan County is a city that has a population of 6,190 people. You will find that about 530 people live per square kilometer on this land that measures 31 square kilometers, with a water cover of about 0.7 square kilometers which is about 2.34% of total land surface. 50% of the population is aged under the age of 18 with those under the age of 5 hitting the 550 mark. A little more than 6% of the population lies in the retirement bracket of 65+ years. It is rumored that there was a point during a previous census exercise that a particular race was totaling to 6,000 people which is almost 100% of the population. However at present, you will find that Caucasians were about 43.4% of the population while the Native Indian tribes had about 3,029 people in Kirkland. When it comes to education, about 82.1% of the population can boast to having graduated high school, which is a plus considering that the national average stands at 80%. Tertiary education achievers were about 14% of the population of this New Mexico city.
Kirkland, San Juan County is proud to be military oriented. In fact, the number of veterans in this area is about 12% of the population. There is the Kirtland Air Force Base found in Albuquerque, which is also in New Mexico. This is the third largest base as it covers about 209 square kilometers. The average number of people hired here are almost 23,000 and this means great opportunities for people of Kirkland and New Mexico as a whole.
The great thing about Kirkland, New Mexico is the fact that it is part of a culture rich area with places like Aztec and Salmon Ruins and also a good number of monuments and parks which are dedicated to the indigenous people of this state. Most of them are heritage sites which mean they are internationally protected. This is a great place to enjoy vacation and adventure. Kirkland is a place where one can find relaxation without the hustle and bustle of big cities. As a designated census area or CDP, it is just as important as other New Mexico cities and towns. It is also a good place for those practicing the Mormon faith to come and learn some important history of those gone before them.