Chaparral employment information

IndexChaparralNew MexicoNational
Income per capita$15,315$24,459$29,829
Median household income$25,485$45,674$55,322
Median income owner occupied$27,536$55,941$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,938$29,282$35,192
Median earnings male$16,575$31,150$36,919
Median earnings female$16,467$22,439$26,250
Unemployment rate7.3%5.0%4.7%
Poverty level46.1%20.9%15.1%
The Chaparral, 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 Chaparral is $15,315, which is 37% lower than than the New Mexico average and 49% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $25,485, which is 44% lower than than the New Mexico average and 54% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Chaparral is 7%, which is 57% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Chaparral is 46% which is 205% higher than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$16,988$25,485$50,970
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.

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  • The income per capita in Chaparral is 49% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Chaparral is 54% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Chaparral is 57% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Chaparral is 205% higher than the national average.

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Chaparral median earnings by income bracket

Chaparral employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry26.8%0.7%
Manufacturing sector9.5%4.1%
Financial & insurance services0.0%4.1%
Wholesale & retail services8.7%17.5%
Public administration7.7%5.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.2%1.2%
Education, health & social services16.3%35.5%
Other20.7%25.3%

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Homestead Meadows North, TX4,840$33,17540%
Chaparral, NM14,095$25,48554%

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Fort Payne, AL14,101$38,44531%
Mount Washington, KY14,088$60,78710%
Whitefish Bay, WI14,088$105,15690%
Reidsville, NC14,107$35,59936%
Washington Court House, OH14,115$37,90531%
Chaparral, NM14,095$25,48554%
Source: The Chaparral, NM employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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