Espanola, NM

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Living in Espanola

Espanola is a somewhat small city located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 10,050 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Espanola is the 22nd largest community in New Mexico.

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Espanola is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 0.00% of the Espanola workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Espanola is a city of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Espanola who work in office and administrative support (0.00%), sales jobs (0.00%), and personal care services (0.00%).

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 0.00 minutes getting to work every day.

As is often the case in a small city, Espanola doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The citizens of Espanola are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.86% of adults in Espanola have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Espanola in 2010 was $0, which is low income relative to New Mexico and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $0 for a family of four.

Espanola is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Espanola home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Espanola, accounting for 85.36% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Espanola residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Espanola include English, German, Irish, Italian, and European.

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