Tijeras is a tiny village located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 535 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Tijeras is the 103rd largest community in New Mexico.
Tijeras real estate is some of the most expensive in New Mexico, although Tijeras house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Tijeras is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Tijeras is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Tijeras who work in sales jobs (17.33%), management occupations (13.98%), and office and administrative support (13.07%).
Also of interest is that Tijeras has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 12.28% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
Tijeras is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The overall education level of Tijeras is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 27.73% of adults 25 and older in the village have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Tijeras in 2018 was $31,832, which is wealthy relative to New Mexico, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $127,328 for a family of four. However, Tijeras contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Tijeras is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Tijeras 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 Tijeras, accounting for 50.69% of the village’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Tijeras residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Tijeras include German, European, English, Irish, and Australian.
The most common language spoken in Tijeras is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.