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IndexSandia HeightsNew MexicoNational
Income per capita$70,564$24,459$29,829
Median household income$114,464$45,674$55,322
Median income owner occupied$121,071$55,941$70,586
Median income renter occupied$63,646$29,282$35,192
Median earnings male$93,269$31,150$36,919
Median earnings female$39,976$22,439$26,250
Unemployment rate2.8%5.0%4.7%
Poverty level0.9%20.9%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Sandia Heights is 137% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Sandia Heights is 107% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Sandia Heights is 40% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Sandia Heights is 94% lower than the national average

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      $76,301 $114,464 $228,928
      $30,446 $45,674 $91,348
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Sandia Heights median earnings by income bracket

      Sandia Heights employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.0%3.0%
      Manufacturing sector7.1%7.1%
      Financial & insurance services2.9%2.9%
      Wholesale & retail services6.6%6.6%
      Public administration1.6%1.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services34.1%34.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Sandia Park, NM247$111,458101.5%
      Cedar Crest, NM887$95,11971.9%
      Placitas, NM4,506$94,35770.6%
      Sedillo, NM625$90,33363.3%
      Sandia Knolls, NM1,516$86,05855.6%
      Sandia Heights, NM3,111$114,464106.9%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Bath, MI3,110$47,06714.9%
      Sainte-Mélanie, QC3,110n/a 
      Waialua, HI3,112$77,03139.2%
      Mount Penn, PA3,112$47,19814.7%
      Orofino, ID3,109$39,49328.6%
      Sandia Heights, NM3,111$114,464106.9%
      Source: The Sandia Heights, NM employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).