Columbus employment information

IndexColumbusNew MexicoNational
Income per capita$11,589$23,948$28,555
Median household income$17,616$44,968$53,482
Median income owner occupied$18,663$55,397$68,142
Median income renter occupied$13,333$28,298$33,219
Median earnings male$12,022$31,026$36,116
Median earnings female$13,450$22,331$25,692
Unemployment rate9.5%5.7%5.8%
Poverty level47.8%20.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Columbus is 59% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Columbus is 67% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Columbus is 64% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Columbus is 207% higher than the national average.

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Columbus median earnings by income bracket

Columbus employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry15.9%0.0%
Manufacturing sector12.1%30.9%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services5.7%14.0%
Public administration12.7%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%5.1%
Education, health & social services5.7%61.8%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
City of the Sun, NM37$0100%
Columbus, NM1,278$17,61667%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Poseyville, IN1,278$50,0007%
Crainville, IL1,278$46,56313%
Tennessee Ridge, TN1,278$38,94727%
Tower City, PA1,278$46,55413%
Thomas, OK1,278$44,82116%
Columbus, NM1,278$17,61667%
Source: The Columbus, NM employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.