Aztec, NM
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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.

Aztec is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Aztec is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Aztec who work in office and administrative support (10.95%), sales jobs (9.83%), and teaching (6.81%).

Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Aztec is worth considering.

The citizens of Aztec are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.32% of adults in Aztec have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Aztec in 2010 was $21,841, which is middle income relative to New Mexico, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $87,364 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 24.55% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Aztec include German, Irish, English, European, and Italian.

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