About Buckeye, NM
Buckeye, NM is located in Lea County in the state of New Mexico.
The total City Population for Buckeye is about 14,343.
The Average Home Value is $115,400, which is roughly 10% lower than the Average Home Value of $127,634 for the state of New Mexico, and roughly 47% lower than the National Average of $217,072.
The Median Income Per Household is about $53,444, which is roughly 25% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $40,340 for the state of New Mexico, and roughly 18% lower higher than the National Average of $65,026.
Demographic DetailsAverage # of People Per Household: 2.96
Male Population Estimate: 50.2%
Female Population Estimate: 49.8%
Median Age: 31.1
Male Median Age: 30.4
Female Median Age: 32.1
Racial Demographic Estimates
Ben Ray Luján
Michelle Lujan Grisham
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NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Buckeye specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Lea County: About 10.0321 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)
Average # of Violent Crimes for Lea County: About 438.845 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)
Lea County is about 61% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 34% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.
New Mexico is ranked #13 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 67.89 out of 100.
Wage PoliciesOverall Wage Policy Score: 62.44
The average living wage for the state of New Mexico is $31.58/hr, while the states minimum wage is $10.50/hr, which can be set above the state standard, and is extended to farm workers. This gives New Mexico a minimum wage score of 59.22 compared to all other states.
The minimum wage for tipped employees is $2.55/hr, which gives New Mexico a minimum wage for tipped employees score of 2.4 compared to all other states.
The weekly unemployment (UI) benefit for New Mexico is $274.70, resulting in a UI benefit score of 84.75 compared to all other states.
Worker Protection PoliciesOverall Worker Protection Score: 71.43
✓ New Mexico does offer protections for workplace breastfeeding.
✓ New Mexico does mandate equal pay across gender and race.
X New Mexico does prohibit pay secrecy practices in the workplace.
X New Mexico does restrict access to salary history to reduce gender and racial bias.
X New Mexico does provide some form of paid family leave.
X New Mexico does provide some form of paid sick leave.
X New Mexico does not provide flexible scheduling of worker shifts.
X New Mexico does not mandate pay reporting or "call-in" pay by employers.
X New Mexico does not provide split shift pay regulation.
X New Mexico does not provide workers advanced notice of shift scheduling.
✓ New Mexico does provide some form of sexual harassment protection in state law.
✓ New Mexico does extend workers compensation mandates to farmworkers.
✓ New Mexico does not extend worker protections to domestic workers.
Right To Organize PoliciesOverall Right To Organize Score: 70
✓ New Mexico does legalize project labor agreements to ensure a fair wage to workers on contract.
✓ New Mexico does not protect workers against wage theft retaliation.
✓ New Mexico does partially require collective bargaining for public workers.
✓ New Mexico does provide collective bargaining for teachers.
✓ New Mexico does provide wage negotiations for teachers.
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Additional Location DetailsZip Code(s): 88260
TimeZone: Mountain (GMT -07:00)
Daylight Saving: Yes
Average Elevation: 3951.0 ft.
Area Code(s): 575