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
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Los Cerrillos is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 12.16% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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 a small town, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Los Cerrillos, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 97.69% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.
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.