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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of New Mexico is $23,948, which is lower than the national average of $28,555. New Mexico median household income is $44,968, which has grown by 31.74% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average New Mexico residents spend 21.5 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #45

New Mexico
23,948 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

New Mexico
26,490 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
New Mexico
31,026 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
New Mexico
22,331 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #45
New Mexico
44,968 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
New Mexico
62,136 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #21
New Mexico
31.74%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 New MexicoU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income18.11%$16,973, see rank21.11%$16,919
Social Security Income30.93%$16,386, see rank29.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income2.72%$3,230, see rank2.82%$3,720
Retirement Income19.57%$26,832, see rank17.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
New Mexico
54,801 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
New Mexico
71,580 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 New MexicoU.S.
White$47,835, see rank$56,900
Black$40,960, see rank$35,600
Hispanic$37,184, see rank$42,396
Asian$58,744, see rank$73,244
American Indian, Alaska Native$31,562, see rank$37,170
Hawaiian Native$39,732, see rank$53,370
One Race, Other$34,423, see rank$40,300
Two or More Races$40,821, see rank$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 New MexicoU.S.
less than 25$24,129, see rank$25,788
25 to 44$46,863, see rank$58,398
45 to 64$54,190, see rank$65,027
65 or over$36,439, see rank$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 New Mexico%U.S.
Population 16 Years and Over1,625,155 see rank248,775,628
Male1797,42549.07%, see rank48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:2518,51165.02%, see rank69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces27,0170.88%, see rank0.73%
Male, Civilian2511,49464.14%, see rank68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed3459,91589.92%, see rank90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed351,57910.08%, see rank9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force2278,91434.98%, see rank30.72%
Female1827,73050.93%, see rank51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:2459,06855.46%, see rank58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces21,5090.18%, see rank0.11%
Female, Civilian2457,55955.28%, see rank58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed3416,03290.92%, see rank91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed341,5279.08%, see rank8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force2368,66244.54%, see rank41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 New Mexico%U.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over869,118100%141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone689,51379.33%, see rank76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled90,87510.46%, see rank9.59%
Public Transportation9,9771.15%, see rank5.06%
Walked19,4762.24%, see rank2.78%
Other Means17,6752.03%, see rank1.79%
Worked at Home41,6024.79%, see rank4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
New Mexico
21.5 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 New Mexico%U.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over875,947-143,435,233
Male1459,91552.50%, see rank52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2146,20431.79%, see rank33.12%
Service Occupations281,33717.69%, see rank15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations272,05815.67%, see rank17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations28,5961.87%, see rank1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations255,54412.08%, see rank9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations264,31313.98%, see rank17.94%
Female1416,03247.50%, see rank47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2165,65639.82%, see rank40.04%
Service Occupations298,71723.73%, see rank21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations2131,70731.66%, see rank31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations21,1440.27%, see rank0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations21,4510.35%, see rank0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations216,0803.87%, see rank5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 New Mexico%U.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over875,947100%143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining38,5094.40%, see rank1.96%
Construction60,0906.86%, see rank6.17%
Manufacturing43,0744.92%, see rank10.43%
Wholesale Trade18,0382.06%, see rank2.75%
Retail Trade98,64511.26%, see rank11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities39,3264.49%, see rank4.93%
Information13,9611.59%, see rank2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing39,4734.51%, see rank6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
95,80810.94%, see rank10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance220,88125.22%, see rank23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
95,46110.90%, see rank9.49%
Public Administration70,7498.08%, see rank4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration41,9324.79%, see rank4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 New Mexico%U.S.
Population in Poverty426,11620.89%, see rank15.59%
Family in Poverty80,12516.08%, see rank11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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