Corrales is a somewhat small village located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 8,502 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Corrales is the 26th 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 90.64% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Corrales is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Corrales who work in management occupations (15.23%), sales jobs (12.83%), and office and administrative support (10.13%).
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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 14.64% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
Residents will find that the village 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, Corrales is worth considering.
If knowledge is power, Corrales is a pretty powerful place. 50.71% of the adults in Corrales have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Corrales in 2010 was $40,317, which is wealthy relative to New Mexico and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $161,268 for a family of four. However, Corrales contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Corrales is a somewhat 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 Native American. Corrales also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 30.71% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Corrales include English, Irish, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Corrales is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.