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Spaceport America, NM

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Spaceport America's Livability

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  • B
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    Diversity
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    Crime
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About Spaceport America, NM

Spaceport America, NM is located in Sierra County in the state of New Mexico.

The total population for Sierra County is about 2,607.

The Average Home Value is $144,027 for Sierra County, which is roughly 100% lower than the Average Home Value of $126,359 for the state of New Mexico, and roughly 100% lower than the National Average of $188,692.

The Median Income Per Household is about $0, which is roughly 100% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $35,200 for the state of New Mexico, and roughly 100% lower higher than the National Average of $57,518.

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Quick Stats

Sierra County Population 2,607 (Sierra County)
Average Home Value $144,027 (Sierra County)
Median Household Income $31,047 (Sierra County)
Median Age N/A
Unemployment Rate 7.5%
Politics 59.58% Republican

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Voting

Sierra County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 77.13% between the winner and runner up.
Martin Heinrich
U.S. Senator
Martin Heinrich
Democratic Party
Ben Ray Luján
U.S. Senator
Ben Ray Luján
Democratic Party
Michelle Lujan Grisham
State governor
Michelle Lujan Grisham
Democratic Party

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 59.58%
Democratic: 38.1%
Libertarian: 1.11%
Green: 0.61%
Other: 0.61%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Spaceport America specifically.

Average # of Homicides for Sierra County: About 0 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 0)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Sierra County: About 531.819 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Sierra County is about 100% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 46% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Spaceport America is about 7.5%.

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.

13rd out of 52

Wage Policies

Overall 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 Policies

Overall Worker Protection Score: 71.43
New Mexico does provide accommodations for pregnant workers.
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 Policies

Overall Right To Organize Score: 70
New Mexico does not have a "right-to-work" law.
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.
Data from Oxfam America, Inc.
A global organization that fights inequality to end poverty and injustice.

Nearby Location

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s): 87654
Latitude: 32.990334
Longitude: -106.975106
TimeZone: Mountain (GMT -07:00)
Daylight Saving: Yes
Region: West
Average Elevation: 4605.0 ft.
Area Code(s): 575