Belen employment information

IndexBelenNew MexicoNational
Income per capita$14,997$23,948$28,555
Median household income$28,228$44,968$53,482
Median income owner occupied$34,563$55,397$68,142
Median income renter occupied$16,617$28,298$33,219
Median earnings male$25,278$31,026$36,116
Median earnings female$16,792$22,331$25,692
Unemployment rate6.0%5.7%5.8%
Poverty level40.2%20.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Belen is 47% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Belen is 47% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Belen is 3% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Belen is 157% higher than the national average.

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Belen median earnings by income bracket

Belen employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.6%0.4%
Manufacturing sector7.7%5.8%
Financial & insurance services1.8%1.0%
Wholesale & retail services13.3%10.1%
Public administration4.1%16.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities19.1%3.1%
Education, health & social services8.9%26.2%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Las Maravillas, NM1,925$63,61119%
Chical, NM139$61,25015%
El Cerro, NM2,962$60,75014%
Las Nutrias, NM237$59,12511%
Bosque Farms, NM3,886$54,1001%
Belen, NM7,249$28,22847%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Putnam, CT7,249$42,00021%
Winooski, VT7,250$44,82816%
Tell City, IN7,251$42,84020%
Escalon, CA7,252$57,9718%
Orland Hills, IL7,252$71,68134%
Belen, NM7,249$28,22847%
Source: The Belen, NM employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.