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White Sands Missile Range, NM

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White Sands Missile Range's Livability

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  • F
    Job Market
  • B
    Diversity
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    Crime
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About White Sands Missile Range, NM

White Sands Missile Range, NM is located in Dona Ana County in the state of New Mexico.

The total City Population for White Sands Missile Range is about 3,312 with about 5 people per square mile.

The Average Home Value is $106,500 for Dona Ana 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 $53,705, which is roughly 34% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $35,200 for the state of New Mexico, and roughly 7% lower higher than the National Average of $57,518.

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Quick Stats

White Sands Missile Range Population 3,312
Average Home Value $106,500 (Dona Ana County)
Median Household Income $53,705
Median Age 22.6
Unemployment Rate 20.3% (Dona Ana County)
Politics % Unavailable

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household: 3.05
Male Population Estimate: 55.4%
Female Population Estimate: 44.6%
Median Age: 22.6
Male Median Age: 22.6
Female Median Age: 22.7

Racial Demographic Estimates

White:76.39%
Hispanic:18.66%
Black:14.07%
Other:6.7%
Asian:5.19%
Indian:2.9%
Hawaiian:1.45%

Voting

Voting results are unavailable for Dona Ana County.

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

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of White Sands Missile Range specifically.

Average # of Homicides for Dona Ana County: About 4.37975 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Dona Ana County: About 282.72 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Dona Ana County is about 10% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 2% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.

Employment

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): 88002
Latitude: 32.298923
Longitude: -106.479606
TimeZone: Mountain (GMT -07:00)
Daylight Saving: Yes
Region: West
Average Elevation: 4351.0 ft.
Area Code(s): 575