Chama employment information

IndexChamaNew MexicoNational
Income per capita$19,889$24,459$29,829
Median household income$33,750$45,674$55,322
Median income owner occupied$37,500$55,941$70,586
Median income renter occupied$24,205$29,282$35,192
Median earnings male$32,050$31,150$36,919
Median earnings female$25,625$22,439$26,250
Unemployment rate1.2%5.0%4.7%
Poverty level15.9%20.9%15.1%
The Chama, 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 Chama is $19,889, which is 19% lower than than the New Mexico average and 33% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $33,750, which is 26% lower than than the New Mexico average and 39% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Chama is 1%, which is 74% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Chama is 16% which is 5% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$22,497$33,750$67,500
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 Chama is 33% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Chama is 39% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Chama is 74% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Chama is 5% higher than the national average.

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Chama employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry31.1%0.0%
Manufacturing sector0.0%13.9%
Financial & insurance services6.8%5.8%
Wholesale & retail services5.0%8.1%
Public administration3.1%1.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.2%2.9%
Education, health & social services3.1%22.0%
Other39.8%52.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Tierra Amarilla, NM623$29,50047%
Ensenada, NM168$0100%
Los Ojos, NM122$0100%
Brazos, NM97$0100%
Chama, NM767$33,75039%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Cedarville, NJ767$61,25011%
Salem, KY767$35,14736%
Rossmore, WV767$46,22316%
Mankato, KS767$39,37529%
Pocahontas, IL767$40,20827%
Chama, NM767$33,75039%
Source: The Chama, NM employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).