Sandia Park is a tiny town located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 240 people and just one neighborhood, Sandia Park is the 112th largest community in New Mexico.
Real Estate Prices
Sandia Park real estate is some of the most expensive in New Mexico, although Sandia Park house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Sandia Park is a blue-collar town, with 41.25% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Sandia Park is a town of construction workers and builders, managers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Sandia Park who work in management occupations (27.50%), architecture and engineering (12.50%) and healthcare (10.00%).
A relatively large number of people in Sandia Park telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 22.50% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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
Because of many things, Sandia Park is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Sandia Park a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Sandia Park has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Sandia Park’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Sandia Park, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 37.74 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Sandia Park is a very car-oriented town. 100.00% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Sandia Park is a small town , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Sandia Park has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.
Sandia Park 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.