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The unemployment rate in Ruidoso, New Mexico, is 6.0%, 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
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting  1.24%1.35%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction  1.89%0.61%
  Construction  4.67%6.19%
  Manufacturing  1.06%10.41%
  Wholesale trade  0.00%2.72%
  Retail trade  10.37%11.55%
  Transportation and warehousing  1.95%4.11%
  Utilities  00
  Information  3.25%2.12%
  Finance and insurance  1.68%4.69%
  Real estate, rental, leasing  5.05%1.89%
  Professional, scientific, technical services  3.69%6.68%
  Management of companies  0.00%0.08%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs  2.92%4.27%
  Educational services  10.16%9.34%
  Health care and social assistance  15.65%13.81%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation  9.51%2.16%
  Accommodation, food services  19.46%7.44%
  Other services  3.66%4.94%
  Public administration  1.54%4.80%
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Retirement Village/Welfare Town - 2/5/2016
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)

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RuiDoso, NM - 9/12/2012
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