Anthony, NM
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Living in Anthony

Anthony is a somewhat small city located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 8,666 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Anthony is the 26th largest community in New Mexico.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.79% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

As is often the case in a small city, Anthony doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

In Anthony, just 9.99% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.

The per capita income in Anthony in 2018 was $12,540, which is low income relative to New Mexico and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $50,160 for a family of four. Anthony also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 38.11% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Anthony is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Anthony home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Anthony, accounting for 98.51% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Anthony residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Anthony include Irish, Yugoslavian, Other West Indian, West Indian, and U.S. Virgin Islander.

Anthony also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 33.87%.

The most common language spoken in Anthony is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Polish.