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, Questa isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Questa are a mix 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%).
Overall, Questa’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
The village 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, Questa has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Questa a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
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.
Questa is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In Questa, just 10.68% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
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.