Elephant Butte employment information

IndexElephant ButteNew MexicoNational
Income per capita$20,611$23,948$28,555
Median household income$32,061$44,968$53,482
Median income owner occupied$31,622$55,397$68,142
Median income renter occupied$35,583$28,298$33,219
Median earnings male$25,199$31,026$36,116
Median earnings female$20,082$22,331$25,692
Unemployment rate1.5%5.7%5.8%
Poverty level10.6%20.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Elephant Butte is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Elephant Butte is 40% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Elephant Butte is 73% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Elephant Butte is 32% lower than the national average.

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Elephant Butte median earnings by income bracket

Elephant Butte employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry3.7%0.0%
Manufacturing sector1.9%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.9%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services14.2%6.5%
Public administration51.5%34.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.3%1.0%
Education, health & social services1.1%32.1%

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Caballo, NM25$0100%
Hot Springs Landing, NM134$0100%
Elephant Butte, NM1,562$32,06140%

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La Pryor, TX1,562$24,19655%
Cannelton, IN1,562$25,12153%
Worthington Hills, KY1,562$59,72212%
Fall River, WI1,563$64,27620%
Elephant Butte, NM1,562$32,06140%
Source: The Elephant Butte, NM employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.