Silver City employment information

IndexSilver CityNew MexicoNational
Income per capita$22,125$24,459$29,829
Median household income$38,487$45,674$55,322
Median income owner occupied$54,348$55,941$70,586
Median income renter occupied$22,577$29,282$35,192
Median earnings male$22,403$31,150$36,919
Median earnings female$14,049$22,439$26,250
Unemployment rate5.4%5.0%4.7%
Poverty level30.2%20.9%15.1%
The Silver City, NM employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Silver City is $22,125, which is 10% lower than than the New Mexico average and 26% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $38,487, which is 16% lower than than the New Mexico average and 30% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Silver City is 5%, which is 15% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Silver City is 30% which is 100% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$25,655$38,487$76,974
City
$30,446$45,674$91,348
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Silver City is 26% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Silver City is 30% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Silver City is 15% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Silver City is 100% higher than the national average.

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Silver City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.1%0.6%
Manufacturing sector3.4%1.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%3.2%
Wholesale & retail services10.4%14.5%
Public administration6.9%3.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.5%1.0%
Education, health & social services22.3%41.4%
Other42.9%35.5%

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Silver City, NM10,103$38,48730%

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Source: The Silver City, NM employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).