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Corrales, NM
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Living in Corrales


Corrales is a somewhat small village located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 8,493 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Corrales is the 27th largest community in New Mexico.

Corrales home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Mexico, but Corrales real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Corrales is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 93.64% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Corrales is a village of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Corrales who work in management occupations (18.56%), sales jobs (10.34%), and office and administrative support (9.40%).

Of important note, Corrales is also a village of artists. Corrales has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Corrales’s character.

Also of interest is that Corrales has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 15.39% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

Because of many things, Corrales is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Corrales a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Corrales has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Corrales’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

It is a fairly quiet village because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Corrales has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Corrales has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Corrales than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Corrales may be for you.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Corrales, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Corrales is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 55.56% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Corrales in 2018 was $51,229, which is wealthy relative to New Mexico and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $204,916 for a family of four.

Corrales is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Corrales home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Corrales residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Corrales also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 23.48% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Corrales include English, Irish, German, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Corrales is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.


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