Ruidoso employment information

IndexRuidosoNew MexicoNational
Income per capita$25,965$23,948$28,555
Median household income$46,488$44,968$53,482
Median income owner occupied$49,199$55,397$68,142
Median income renter occupied$32,125$28,298$33,219
Median earnings male$35,106$31,026$36,116
Median earnings female$18,722$22,331$25,692
Unemployment rate5.1%5.7%5.8%
Poverty level13.0%20.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Ruidoso is 9% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Ruidoso is 13% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Ruidoso is 12% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Ruidoso is 17% lower than the national average.

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Ruidoso median earnings by income bracket

Ruidoso employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector1.5%4.3%
Financial & insurance services4.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services7.5%19.9%
Public administration4.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.9%3.1%
Education, health & social services16.0%34.7%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Capitan, NM1,261$37,65330%
Mescalero, NM1,601$35,17934%
Ruidoso Downs, NM2,722$28,03148%
Bent, NM135$27,58948%
Nogal, NM80$25,00053%
Ruidoso, NM7,954$46,48813%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Green, OR7,954$39,81726%
Broadview, IL7,956$53,3930%
Thousand Palms, CA7,956$43,81318%
Fort Scott, KS7,957$33,17538%
Carnegie, PA7,960$37,84629%
Ruidoso, NM7,954$46,48813%
Source: The Ruidoso, NM employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.