BBER has a water data page just for the state of New Mexico. Here we have time series on historical reservoir and lake levels, current levels, and average levels. This page is updated monthly, check back often for changing trends around the state!
On September 16, the Census Bureau released results of its most recent Current Population Survey (CPS) Annual Social and Economic Supplement (ASEC). The report received a great deal of attention as it included evidence that real median household incomes increased 5.2% between 2014 and 2015. This was the first annual increase since 2007 and clearest evidence that the economic recovery has begun to benefit more than those at that the top of the income pyramid. How did New Mexico do? In New Mexico, median household income grew by 1.2%, from $44,837 to $45,382. Although an improvement in its own right, the state’s position relative to the rest of the country slipped. In 2014, median household income in the state was 83.5% of the national median, ranking 43rd of the 50 states. In 2015, incomes were 81.4% of the national median, 45th among all states. Poverty data followed a similar pattern.... View Full Post
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