Zuni Pueblo is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 6,535 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Zuni Pueblo is the 37th largest community in New Mexico.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Zuni Pueblo is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 37.71% of the Zuni Pueblo workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Zuni Pueblo is a town of service providers, production and manufacturing workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Zuni Pueblo who work in personal care services (9.88%), sales jobs (8.48%), and office and administrative support (8.23%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 31.56% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
Zuni Pueblo’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Residents will find that the town 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, Zuni Pueblo is worth considering.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Zuni Pueblo spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.25 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
Zuni Pueblo ranks among the bottom of the nation in terms of college education compared to other cities and towns: only 5.05% of people over 25 have a college degree.
The per capita income in Zuni Pueblo in 2010 was $10,870, which is low income relative to New Mexico and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $43,480 for a family of four. Zuni Pueblo also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 37.54% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Zuni Pueblo home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Zuni Pueblo residents report their race to be Native American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Zuni Pueblo include German, Yugoslavian, Other West Indian, and West Indian.
The most common language spoken in Zuni Pueblo is Native American languages. Other important languages spoken here include English and Navajo.