Santo Domingo Pueblo is a very small town located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 2,468 people and just one neighborhood, Santo Domingo Pueblo is the 56th largest community in New Mexico.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Santo Domingo Pueblo is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Santo Domingo Pueblo is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Santo Domingo Pueblo who work in office and administrative support (18.81%), personal care services (10.52%) and sales jobs (9.78%).
A relatively large number of people in Santo Domingo Pueblo telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 31.57% 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
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, Santo Domingo Pueblo has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Santo Domingo Pueblo a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Santo Domingo Pueblo, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.24 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
For a small town, Santo Domingo Pueblo has a lot of people who use public transit to get to work, and those that do mostly ride the train. This suggests that a real need for low-cost transportation in Santo Domingo Pueblo exists, and local transit is helping to meet that need.