Carrizozo is a tiny town located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 955 people and just one neighborhood, Carrizozo is the 90th largest community in New Mexico. Carrizozo has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Carrizozo is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Carrizozo is a town of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Carrizozo who work in food service (12.29%), office and administrative support (11.30%) and community and social services (11.30%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town 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!) Carrizozo 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. Carrizozo has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Carrizozo than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Carrizozo may be for you.
Carrizozo is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.