Thoreau is a very small town located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 1,934 people and just one neighborhood, Thoreau is the 63rd largest community in New Mexico.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Thoreau isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Thoreau are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Thoreau is a town of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Thoreau who work in office and administrative support (16.31%), teaching (15.78%) and management occupations (12.03%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Thoreau’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
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, Thoreau has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Thoreau a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
As is often the case in a small town, Thoreau doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.