Jemez Springs is a tiny village located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 197 people and just one neighborhood, Jemez Springs is the 153rd largest community in New Mexico.
Jemez Springs real estate is some of the most expensive in New Mexico, although Jemez Springs house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Jemez Springs is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 96.30% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Jemez Springs is a village of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jemez Springs who work in office and administrative support (36.57%), management occupations (15.74%), and healthcare suport services (12.96%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 45.83% 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, Jemez Springs is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Jemez Springs 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, Jemez Springs has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Jemez Springs’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
The village 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, Jemez Springs has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Jemez Springs a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Residents of the village have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 19.21 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small village, Jemez Springs doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Jemez Springs ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Jemez Springs, 45.77% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Jemez Springs in 2018 was $47,387, which is wealthy relative to New Mexico and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $189,548 for a family of four. However, Jemez Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Jemez Springs is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Jemez Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Jemez Springs residents report their race to be White. Jemez Springs also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 30.13% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Jemez Springs include Irish, English, German, Norwegian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Jemez Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
Unpopulated, and rural, the neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 36.6% of the residential real estate vacant, the neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 96.5% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.
If you are an executive or professional seeking a neighborhood affording an executive lifestyle, or just wanting to find where other executives live in the area, the neighborhood should be on your list. It has an enviable mix of spacious homes, relatively stable real estate values, and residents that include a number of wealthy executives, managers, and professionals. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis places it as one of the top 13.7% executive lifestyle neighborhoods in the state of New Mexico.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Native American and Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 40.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry and 1.3% have Austrian ancestry.
is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 30.2% 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 Jemez Springs are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 68.3% of the neighborhoods in America. With 14.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 57.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 41.8% 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 28.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (16.2%), and 12.5% in manufacturing and laborer 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 54.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Native American languages and Spanish.
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Jemez Springs, NM, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Native American (40.9%). There are also a number of people of Spanish ancestry (13.4%), and residents who report English roots (7.6%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (6.8%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (6.5%), 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 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (34.1% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (69.7%) 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 (18.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.