Tatum is a tiny town located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 859 people and just one neighborhood, Tatum is the 96th largest community in New Mexico.
Occupations and Workforce
Tatum is a blue-collar town, with 37.55% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Tatum is a town of service providers, transportation and shipping workers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tatum who work in teaching (11.52%), sales jobs (11.15%) and maintenance occupations (8.55%).
Setting & Lifestyle
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!) Tatum 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. Tatum has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Tatum than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Tatum may be for you.
Tatum 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.