Capitan employment information

IndexCapitanNew MexicoNational
Income per capita$22,875$23,948$28,555
Median household income$37,653$44,968$53,482
Median income owner occupied$37,985$55,397$68,142
Median income renter occupied$29,188$28,298$33,219
Median earnings male$20,238$31,026$36,116
Median earnings female$14,500$22,331$25,692
Unemployment rate4.4%5.7%5.8%
Poverty level21.9%20.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Capitan is 20% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Capitan is 30% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Capitan is 25% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Capitan is 40% higher than the national average.

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Capitan median earnings by income bracket

Capitan employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry22.9%0.0%
Manufacturing sector9.3%6.8%
Financial & insurance services0.0%11.4%
Wholesale & retail services11.0%24.5%
Public administration4.4%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.4%0.0%
Education, health & social services0.0%24.9%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Ruidoso, NM7,954$46,48813%
Ruidoso Downs, NM2,722$28,03148%
Nogal, NM80$25,00053%
Capitan, NM1,261$37,65330%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Sturgeon, PA1,261$67,32126%
Genola, UT1,261$53,9581%
Pleak, TX1,260$42,33021%
Lyndonville, VT1,260$31,68841%
Spring Grove, MN1,262$35,45134%
Capitan, NM1,261$37,65330%
Source: The Capitan, NM employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.