La Plata employment information

IndexLa PlataNew MexicoNational
Income per capita$25,057$23,948$28,555
Median household income$73,250$44,968$53,482
Median income owner occupied$93,281$55,397$68,142
Median income renter occupied$2,499$28,298$33,219
Median earnings male$37,100$31,026$36,116
Median earnings female$37,981$22,331$25,692
Unemployment rate3.1%5.7%5.8%
Poverty level29.0%20.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in La Plata is 12% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in La Plata is 37% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in La Plata is 46% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in La Plata is 86% higher than the national average.

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La Plata median earnings by income bracket

La Plata employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry21.7%0.0%
Manufacturing sector19.6%12.6%
Financial & insurance services2.6%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services0.0%7.9%
Public administration9.6%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.1%36.2%
Education, health & social services5.7%25.2%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Flora Vista, NM2,115$64,86121%
Waterflow, NM1,673$57,4557%
Farmington, NM45,383$55,8104%
Kirtland, NM6,189$53,5880%
Spencerville, NM1,419$48,22910%
La Plata, NM956$73,25037%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Winthrop, IA956$53,5830%
Crawford, NE956$30,52643%
Sunol, CA956$82,75055%
Chalfant, PA956$49,8797%
Plandome Heights, NY956$200,000274%
La Plata, NM956$73,25037%
Source: The La Plata, NM employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.