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Truth or Consequences is a city in Sierra County.
It is the county seat.
The community was formerly called Hot Springs; residents renamed the city after the radio and TV game show moderated by Ralph Edwards.
The latitude of Truth or Consequences is 33.128N. The longitude is -107.252W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,245 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,116.
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13% of Truth or Consequences residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Truth or Consequences ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Truth or Consequences was $14,415, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Truth or Consequences residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Truth or Consequences, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $270. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $645.
Libraries in Truth or Consequences include Truth or Consequences Public Library, Truth Or Consequences Public Library Downtown ... View libraries
Sierra County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Truth or Consequences political report.
The average commute time for Truth or Consequences workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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