Corrales is a somewhat small village located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 8,696 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Corrales is the 26th largest community in New Mexico.
Corrales home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Mexico, but Corrales real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Corrales is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 94.36% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Corrales is a village of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Corrales who work in management occupations (20.20%), healthcare (10.98%), and sales jobs (9.29%).
Also of interest is that Corrales has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.48% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
Because of many things, Corrales is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Corrales really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Corrales perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Corrales. 61.35% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Corrales in 2018 was $52,315, which is wealthy relative to New Mexico and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $209,260 for a family of four.
Corrales is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Corrales home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Corrales residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Corrales also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 25.59% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Corrales include English, German, Irish, Italian, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Corrales is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.