La Mesa employment information

IndexLa MesaNew MexicoNational
Income per capita$14,416$23,948$28,555
Median household income$36,111$44,968$53,482
Median income owner occupied$38,162$55,397$68,142
Median income renter occupied$20,781$28,298$33,219
Median earnings male$22,431$31,026$36,116
Median earnings female$12,356$22,331$25,692
Unemployment rate12.2%5.7%5.8%
Poverty level23.8%20.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in La Mesa is 50% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in La Mesa is 32% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in La Mesa is 109% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in La Mesa is 53% higher than the national average.

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La Mesa median earnings by income bracket

La Mesa employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry26.5%0.0%
Manufacturing sector10.0%10.8%
Financial & insurance services5.3%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services6.5%38.9%
Public administration5.9%11.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.3%6.4%
Education, health & social services2.9%28.7%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Mesilla, NM2,364$55,5774%
Fairacres, NM892$49,6257%
San Pablo, NM1,007$46,04614%
Chamberino, NM855$43,37519%
Las Cruces, NM100,360$40,65824%
La Mesa, NM973$36,11132%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Grand Ridge, FL973$39,07327%
Genoa, NE973$50,0007%
Kurtistown, HI973$51,7503%
Cedar Hill, NM973$55,7814%
Crab Orchard, KY973$20,88261%
La Mesa, NM973$36,11132%
Source: The La Mesa, NM employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.