Why Estancia Valley

Quality of Life and Place

Estancia Valley offers extensive housing, educational and recreation opportunities. Paa-ko Community to the west provides world-class living as well as golf at nearby Paa-ko Ridge Golf Club. Served by four public school districts and two charter schools, students experience hands on education in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Estancia Valley has extensive hiking, biking and horseback riding trails, private aviation including world-class soaring at the Moriarty airport. Skiing is just minutes away nearby at Sandia Peak. A variety of events and festivals allow residents to enjoy arts and entertainment throughout the year.

Key Industries

Estancia Valley has attracted a wide variety of business enterprises to the region. Tagawa Greenhouses in Estancia boasts 20 acres of growing space and award-winning Sierra Blanca Brewery came to Estancia Valley in 2007 to meet their growth needs when it was time to expand. Other thriving industries include Iberdrola Renewables, Inc. (El Cabo wind project), Single Action Shooting Society (SASS), Lonesome Wind Renewables, Wal-Mart, Walgreens, Holy Energy, and numerous aviation, agriculture, energy, retail and service businesses.


Estancia Valley is nestled between the Sandia and Manzano Mountains to the West and the open plains to the East. Elevations range from 5,895’ to 6,499’. With average rainfall 13 to 15 inches per year, we have 300 days of sunshine and pleasant temperatures.

January Temperature—High: 45o to 55o; Low: 10o to 19o

July Temperature—High: 88o; Low: 50o to 55o

Award-Winning Economic Development Organization

EVEDA is one of the top economic development organizations in New Mexico and the first regional association in the state. Since 2002, we have been the recipient of numerous economic development and public service awards recognizing our dedication to our clients and the region.

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