Tijeras is a tiny village located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 543 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.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Tijeras is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Tijeras is a village of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Tijeras who work in sales jobs (15.38%), office and administrative support (13.08%), and management occupations (10.00%).
Tijeras is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Tijeras, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.39% 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.
Because of many things, Tijeras is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Tijeras a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Tijeras has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Tijeras’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Residents will find that the village is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Tijeras is worth considering.
Despite being a small village, Tijeras has a lot of people using the subway to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the subway are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
The overall education level of Tijeras is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.29% of adults 25 and older in the village have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Tijeras in 2010 was $36,531, which is wealthy relative to New Mexico and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $146,124 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 56.67% 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, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Tijeras include Irish, European, English, and Australian.
The most common language spoken in Tijeras is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.