Census 2000 Employment Status for New Mexico Counties


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Employment Status for the Male Population 16 Years and Over
New Mexico Counties
Census 2000
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                                                 Labor Force                                 Labor
                            -----------------------------------------------------            Force   Civilian
               Population                             Civilian labor force          Not in  Partici-    unem-
Geographic        16 yrs.               Armed   ---------------------------------    labor   pation  ployment
Area             and over     Total    Forces     Total     Employed   Unemployed    force   rate 1/   rate 2/
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NEW MEXICO        663,095   448,543     9,293   439,250      406,760       32,490  214,552     67.6       7.4
Bernalillo        207,469   149,757     3,218   146,539      137,820        8,719   57,712     72.2       5.9
Catron              1,488       802         0       802          722           80      686     53.9      10.0
Chaves             21,960    14,107        40    14,067       12,935        1,132    7,853     64.2       8.0
Cibola              8,905     4,958        16     4,942        4,389          553    3,947     55.7      11.2
Colfax              5,592     3,508        12     3,496        3,281          215    2,084     62.7       6.1
Curry              15,966    11,683     2,066     9,617        9,039          578    4,283     73.2       6.0
De Baca               852       518         0       518          497           21      334     60.8       4.1
Dona Ana           62,093    40,777       382    40,395       36,801        3,594   21,316     65.7       8.9
Eddy               18,542    12,402        19    12,383       11,487          896    6,140     66.9       7.2
Grant              11,508     6,589         4     6,585        5,977          608    4,919     57.3       9.2
Guadalupe           2,062       919         0       919          828           91    1,143     44.6       9.9
Harding               339       211         0       211          206            5      128     62.2       2.4
Hidalgo             2,123     1,341         3     1,338        1,201          137      782     63.2      10.2
Lea                20,223    12,854        16    12,838       11,857          981    7,369     63.6       7.6
Lincoln             7,508     4,760        14     4,746        4,539          207    2,748     63.4       4.4
Los Alamos          7,124     5,695         0     5,695        5,587          108    1,429     79.9       1.9
Luna                8,831     4,599         0     4,599        3,874          725    4,232     52.1      15.8
McKinley           23,445    13,426        11    13,415       10,683        2,732   10,019     57.3      20.4
Mora                1,983     1,028         9     1,019          898          121      955     51.8      11.9
Otero              22,470    15,575     2,940    12,635       11,718          917    6,895     69.3       7.3
Quay                3,764     2,208         0     2,208        2,109           99    1,556     58.7       4.5
Rio Arriba         15,213     9,393        11     9,382        8,440          942    5,820     61.7      10.0
Roosevelt           6,497     4,477       137     4,340        4,029          311    2,020     68.9       7.2
Sandoval           31,489    21,994       140    21,854       20,600        1,254    9,495     69.8       5.7
San Juan           39,745    27,019         9    27,010       24,540        2,470   12,726     68.0       9.1
San Miguel         11,147     6,510         7     6,503        5,894          609    4,637     58.4       9.4
Santa Fe           49,096    35,745        81    35,664       34,002        1,662   13,351     72.8       4.7
Sierra              5,428     2,494         7     2,487        2,313          174    2,934     45.9       7.0
Socorro             6,867     4,445         7     4,438        4,055          383    2,422     64.7       8.6
Taos               11,361     7,773        27     7,746        6,819          927    3,588     68.4      12.0
Torrance            6,356     4,039         2     4,037        3,806          231    2,317     63.5       5.7
Union               1,556     1,100         6     1,094        1,070           24      456     70.7       2.2
Valencia           24,093    15,837       109    15,728       14,744          984    8,256     65.7       6.3


1/  Labor force participation rates are calculated by dividing the number of persons (both sexes, males or
    females) in the labor force by the number of persons (both sexes, males or females) 16 years and over
    and then multiplying by 100.

2/  Civilian unemployment rates are calculated by dividing the number of unemployed civilians (both sexes,
    males or females) by the number of persons (both sexes, males or females) in the civilian labor force
    and then multiplying by 100.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000, Summary File 3.

Table prepared by: Bureau of Business and Economic Research, University of New Mexico.


Bureau of Business & Economic Research, UNM / bber@unm.edu
Last Revised: 3/23/05