Jemez Springs is a tiny village located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 251 people and just one neighborhood, Jemez Springs is the 111th largest community in New Mexico.
Real Estate Prices
Jemez Springs real estate is some of the most expensive in New Mexico, although Jemez Springs house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Jemez Springs is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 85.37% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Jemez Springs is a village of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jemez Springs who work in teaching (34.15%), office and administrative support (15.85%) and food service (10.98%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Jemez Springs has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.94% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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
Jemez Springs’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
The village is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Jemez Springs has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Jemez Springs a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Jemez Springs is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Jemez Springs, the average commute to work is 35.43 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small village, Jemez Springs does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.