Aztec, NM

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Aztec profile

Living in Aztec

Aztec is a somewhat small city located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 6,442 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Aztec is the 35th largest community in New Mexico.

Unlike some cities, Aztec isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Aztec are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Aztec is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Aztec who work in office and administrative support (11.83%), sales jobs (10.65%), and management occupations (7.71%).

The citizens of Aztec are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.10% of adults in Aztec have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Aztec in 2010 was $23,198, which is upper middle income relative to New Mexico, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $92,792 for a family of four. However, Aztec contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Aztec is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Aztec home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Aztec residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Aztec also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 23.81% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Aztec include German, Irish, English, European, and Scottish.

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