Los Cerrillos is a tiny town located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 330 people and just one neighborhood, Los Cerrillos is the 108th largest community in New Mexico.
Real Estate Prices
Los Cerrillos real estate is some of the most expensive in New Mexico, although Los Cerrillos house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Los Cerrillos is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Los Cerrillos is a town of managers, service providers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Los Cerrillos who work in management occupations (42.57%), maintenance occupations (12.84%) and food service (12.84%).
Of important note, Los Cerrillos is also a town of artists. Los Cerrillos has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Los Cerrillos’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Los Cerrillos telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.16% 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
The overall crime rate in Los Cerrillos is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
The town 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, Los Cerrillos has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Los Cerrillos a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Los Cerrillos is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Los Cerrillos, the average commute to work is 31.85 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Los Cerrillos is very much a car-oriented town. This is because the population of Los Cerrillos isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 97.69% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.
Los Cerrillos 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.