Estancia is a very small town located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 1,606 people and just one neighborhood, Estancia is the 69th largest community in New Mexico.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Estancia isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Estancia are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Estancia is a town of managers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Estancia who work in management occupations (22.36%), sales jobs (15.04%) and healthcare (9.35%).
Also of interest is that Estancia has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Estancia telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 13.17% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Estancia 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.