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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

The unemployment rate in Ruidoso, New Mexico, is 4.80%, with job growth of -0.56%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 34.10%.

Ruidoso, New Mexico Taxes
Ruidoso, New Mexico,sales tax rate is 8.63%. Income tax is 4.90%.

Ruidoso, New Mexico Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $26,230, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $47,194.

  ECONOMYRuidoso, New MexicoUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  4.80%6.30%
  Recent Job Growth  -0.56%1.18%
  Future Job Growth  34.10%36.10%
  Sales Taxes  8.63%6.00%
  Income Taxes  4.90%4.72%
  Income per Cap.  $26,230$28,051
  Household Income  $47,194$53,046
  Family Median Income  $58,540$64,585
  ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
  Income Less Than 15K  14.33%12.61%
  Income between 15K and 20K  4.36%5.33%
  Income between 20K and 30K  11.50%10.57%
  Income between 30K and 40K  9.13%9.90%
  Income between 40K and 50K  14.36%8.95%
  Income between 50K and 60K  10.96%8.08%
  Income between 60K and 75K  9.30%10.09%
  Income between 75K and 100K  11.55%12.25%
  Income between 100K and 150K  7.25%12.82%
  Income between 150K and 200K  6.16%4.78%
  Income greater than 200K  1.10%4.64%
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Management, business, finance  18.18%14.36%
  Engineering, computers, science  1.68%5.24%
  Community, social services  2.35%1.66%
  Legal  0.67%1.17%
  Education, library  3.07%6.10%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  4.17%1.88%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  7.70%5.49%
  Healthcare support  0.72%2.47%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  0.43%2.24%
  Food preparation, serving  4.81%5.61%
  Building maintenance  5.76%3.97%
  Personal care  15.72%3.54%
  Sales, office, administrative support  20.04%24.89%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  0.32%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  11.18%8.56%
  Production, transportation, material moving  3.21%12.10%

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  ECONOMY COMMENTS
  
re: RuiDoso, NM - 9/12/2012
So you don't recommend living there for a working family ? I am from Albuquerque New Mexico have been gone for quite some time and looking to return, but I don't want to... (read more)
RuiDoso, NM
The economy is heavily tourist based which relates to service industry and minimum wage in a resort community. Great place to retire, not a good place to work. Good... (read more)
re: RUIDOSO-12 YR VETERAN - 10/23/2010
I lived in Ruidoso and I felt the same way about the people there. A lot of rich texan/ californians, not a lot of young people with kids. Then, we moved to Alamogordo,... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
Retirement Village/Welfare Town
Too small for an aspiring person to grow. The work force is pretty weak. Most decent employees didn't grow up here; they transplanted from areas where a person has to... (read more)
Health care
The climate is wonderful. The atmosphere is the best I've ever seen. The only problem is that the health care is next to nothing. To get a specialist in any health... (read more)
re: RuiDoso, NM - 9/12/2012
So you don't recommend living there for a working family ? I am from Albuquerque New Mexico have been gone for quite some time and looking to return, but I don't want to... (read more)
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