Kirtland is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 7,423 people and just one neighborhood, Kirtland is the 31st largest community in New Mexico.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Kirtland isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Kirtland are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Kirtland is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Kirtland who work in office and administrative support (14.84%), food service (11.33%) and sales jobs (10.76%).
There are many members of the armed forces living in Kirtland. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Kirtland is a college town. There are a lot of students in Kirtland attending college, and as a result Kirtland provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
As is often the case in a small town, Kirtland doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.