Ruidoso employment information

IndexRuidosoNew MexicoNational
Income per capita$23,534$24,459$29,829
Median household income$40,032$45,674$55,322
Median income owner occupied$41,056$55,941$70,586
Median income renter occupied$33,347$29,282$35,192
Median earnings male$25,911$31,150$36,919
Median earnings female$20,680$22,439$26,250
Unemployment rate3.2%5.0%4.7%
Poverty level15.8%20.9%15.1%
The Ruidoso, 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 Ruidoso is $23,534, which is 4% lower than than the New Mexico average and 21% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $40,032, which is 12% lower than than the New Mexico average and 28% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Ruidoso is 3%, which is 30% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Ruidoso is 16% which is 5% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$26,685$40,032$80,064
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 Ruidoso is 21% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Ruidoso is 28% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Ruidoso is 30% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Ruidoso is 5% higher than the national average.

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Ruidoso median earnings by income bracket

Ruidoso employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.4%4.4%
Manufacturing sector2.1%1.3%
Financial & insurance services0.0%1.2%
Wholesale & retail services2.5%10.4%
Public administration4.7%0.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.5%1.5%
Education, health & social services17.5%30.6%
Other48.0%50.6%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Capitan, NM1,548$35,70735%
Mescalero, NM1,371$30,93844%
Ruidoso Downs, NM2,629$26,43452%
Bent, NM111$0100%
Nogal, NM99$0100%
Ruidoso, NM7,833$40,03228%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Nantucket, MA7,830$88,81061%
Olivette, MO7,830$68,70024%
Maryville, IL7,837$82,39249%
Fair Lakes, VA7,829$107,41194%
Webster City, IA7,825$46,14817%
Ruidoso, NM7,833$40,03228%
Source: The Ruidoso, NM employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).