Sunland Park, NM

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Sunland Park is a medium-sized city located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 16,702 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Sunland Park is the 13th largest community in New Mexico.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Sunland Park is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sunland Park is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sunland Park who work in office and administrative support (13.65%), management occupations (11.24%), and sales jobs (10.57%).

The education level of Sunland Park citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.41% of adults 25 and older in Sunland Park have a college degree.

The per capita income in Sunland Park in 2018 was $17,715, which is lower middle income relative to New Mexico, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $70,860 for a family of four. However, Sunland Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Sunland Park also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 32.71% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Sunland Park is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Sunland Park 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 Sunland Park, accounting for 93.25% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Sunland Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Sunland Park include German, Jamaican, Danish, Norwegian, and Irish.

Sunland Park also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 34.12%.

The most common language spoken in Sunland Park is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Tagalog.

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