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The unemployment rate in Ruidoso, New Mexico, is 6.00%, with job growth of -1.17%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 31.66%.

Ruidoso, New Mexico Taxes
Ruidoso, New Mexico,sales tax rate is 8.44%. Income tax is 4.90%.

Ruidoso, New Mexico Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $25,965, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $46,488.

  ECONOMYRuidoso, New MexicoUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  6.00%5.20%
  Recent Job Growth  -1.17%1.59%
  Future Job Growth  31.66%37.98%
  Sales Taxes  8.44%6.00%
  Income Taxes  4.90%4.60%
  Income per Cap.  $25,965$28,555
  Household Income  $46,488$53,482
  Family Median Income  $54,253$65,443
  Management, business, finance  0.00%14.54%
  Engineering, computers, science  0.00%5.34%
  Community, social services  0.00%1.67%
  Legal  0.00%1.16%
  Education, library  0.00%6.13%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  0.00%1.91%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  53.33%5.67%
  Healthcare support  0.00%2.51%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  0.00%2.23%
  Food preparation, serving  0.00%5.76%
  Building maintenance  0.00%4.01%
  Personal care  0.00%3.65%
  Sales, office, administrative support  0.00%24.36%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  0.00%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  46.67%8.24%
  Production, transportation, material moving  0.00%12.09%


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