Hagerman is a very small town located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 1,258 people and just one neighborhood, Hagerman is the 81st largest community in New Mexico.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hagerman is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hagerman is a town of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hagerman who work in healthcare (13.71%), farm management occupations (13.45%) and maintenance occupations (12.94%).
You will also find that a lot of people in Hagerman work in agricultural jobs - much more than in the average community in America. This will be quite apparent if you drive around town, as much of the landscape is dedicated to farms.
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!) Hagerman 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. Hagerman has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Hagerman than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Hagerman may be for you.
Being a small town, Hagerman does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.