Mountainair is a tiny town located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 885 people and just one neighborhood, Mountainair is the 93rd largest community in New Mexico.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Mountainair is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mountainair is a town of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mountainair who work in personal care services (16.47%), office and administrative support (14.12%) and business and financial occupations (9.80%).
Of important note, Mountainair is also a town of artists. Mountainair has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Mountainair’s character.
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Mountainair 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
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, Mountainair has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Mountainair a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.86 minutes getting to work every day.
Mountainair 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.