Questa is a very small village located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 1,753 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 construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Questa who work in office and administrative support (15.93%), management occupations (11.54%), and maintenance occupations (8.38%).
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.
It is a fairly quiet village because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Questa has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Questa has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Questa than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Questa may be for you.
The citizens of Questa have a very low rate of college education: just 8.50% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Questa in 2010 was $18,631, 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 $74,524 for a family of four. However, Questa contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Questa also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 31.25% of its population below the federal poverty line.
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 88.20% 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 African languages.