Cochiti Lake - Pena Blanca is a very small town located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 1,735 people and just one neighborhood, Cochiti Lake - Pena Blanca is the 84th largest community in New Mexico.
Unlike some towns, Cochiti Lake - Pena Blanca isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Cochiti Lake - Pena Blanca are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Cochiti Lake - Pena Blanca is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cochiti Lake - Pena Blanca who work in office and administrative support (11.89%), teaching (11.25%), and management occupations (9.98%).
Also of interest is that Cochiti Lake - Pena Blanca has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.86% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Cochiti Lake - Pena Blanca has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Cochiti Lake - Pena Blanca a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Cochiti Lake - Pena Blanca, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.23 minutes every day commuting to work.
The overall education level of Cochiti Lake - Pena Blanca is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.24% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Cochiti Lake - Pena Blanca in 2018 was $28,523, which is upper middle income relative to New Mexico, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $114,092 for a family of four. However, Cochiti Lake - Pena Blanca contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Cochiti Lake - Pena Blanca is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Cochiti Lake - Pena Blanca home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cochiti Lake - Pena Blanca residents report their race to be Native American, followed by White. Cochiti Lake - Pena Blanca also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 28.78% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cochiti Lake - Pena Blanca include German, English, Irish, Canadian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Cochiti Lake - Pena Blanca is Native American languages. Other important languages spoken here include English and Spanish.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Cochiti Lake - Pena Blanca, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 4 residents per square mile, is less crowded than 98.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods. One of the notable things about is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.
The neighborhood has a greater proportion of government workers living in it than 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Native American and Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 45.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry and 2.7% have Canadian ancestry.
is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 31.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Cochiti Lake - Pena Blanca are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 79.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 23.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 73.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 37.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 21.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (21.4%), and 18.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 44.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Native American languages and Spanish.
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in Cochiti Lake - Pena Blanca, NM, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Native American (45.5%). There are also a number of people of Spanish ancestry (15.6%), and residents who report Mexican roots (8.3%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (6.7%), along with some English ancestry residents (5.4%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.8% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (68.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (16.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.