Questa is a very small village located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 1,754 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Questa is the 65th largest community in New Mexico.
Questa real estate is some of the most expensive in New Mexico, although Questa house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Questa is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Questa is a village of service providers, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Questa who work in management occupations (13.79%), office and administrative support (11.31%), and sales jobs (10.90%).
Questa’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Residents will find that the village is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Questa is worth considering.
Questa is very much a car-oriented village. This is because the population of Questa 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. 90.68% 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.
As is often the case in a small village, Questa doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The rate of college-level education in Questa is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.68% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Questa in 2010 was $19,860, which is middle income relative to New Mexico, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $79,440 for a family of four. However, Questa contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Questa is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Questa home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Questa, accounting for 83.99% of the village’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Questa residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Questa include Irish, English, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Questa is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.