La Jara employment information

IndexLa JaraNew MexicoNational
Income per capita$15,048$23,948$28,555
Median household income$18,021$44,968$53,482
Median income owner occupied$19,583$55,397$68,142
Median income renter occupied$0$28,298$33,219
Median earnings male$15,536$31,026$36,116
Median earnings female$20,000$22,331$25,692
Unemployment rate0.0%5.7%5.8%
Poverty level30.9%20.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in La Jara is 47% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in La Jara is 66% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in La Jara is 100% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in La Jara is 98% higher than the national average.

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La Jara median earnings by income bracket

La Jara employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry43.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services0.0%0.0%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities40.6%0.0%
Education, health & social services15.6%100.0%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Cuba, NM617$27,50049%
Gallina, NM266$26,25051%
Regina, NM5$0100%
La Jara, NM151$18,02166%

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Old Mill Creek, IL151$86,25061%
North Hartland, VT151$51,0585%
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Orovada, NV151$27,74248%
Grand Lake Towne, OK151$81,25052%
La Jara, NM151$18,02166%
Source: The La Jara, NM employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.