Stanley is a very small town located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 1,329 people and just one neighborhood, Stanley is the 79th largest community in New Mexico.
Occupations and Workforce
Stanley is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.08% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Stanley is a town of sales and office workers, managers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Stanley who work in office and administrative support (31.61%), management occupations (21.07%) and teaching (8.35%).
Also of interest is that Stanley has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Stanley’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
It is a fairly quiet town 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!) Stanley 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. Stanley has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Stanley than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Stanley may be for you.
In Stanley, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 42.74 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Stanley does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.