Belen Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Company Over The Road. We Train!

    C.R. England - Belen, NM

    C.R. England is now hiring Company Over the Road Truck Drivers. With this truck driving job you can expect competitive miles and pay with industry leading benefits. Join one of...

    from C.R. England - 30+ days ago
  • CDL-A Company Truck Drivers

    Mesilla Valley Transportation - Belen, NM

    At Mesilla Valley Transportation all the pieces are in place to enjoy a better truck driving career with a carrier that knows how to treat you well! Mesilla Valley Transportation,...

    from Mesilla Valley Transportation - 21 days ago
  • Class A CDL Lease Purchase Drivers! New Name. Same Great Trucking Carrier Our Drivers Have Trusted for Decades.

    CRST Specialized Transportation - Belen, NM

    Specialized Transportation is unlike any trucking company that you’ve worked with. We deliver high-value items, priceless art, high-end technology, and the pay is high-value too.

    from CRST Specialized Transportation - 5 days ago
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Belen, New Mexico

Belen is a city in Valencia County, New Mexico, United States. Belen is Spanish for Bethlehem and over time has gained the nickname "Hub City" because of the Belen railroad Cutoff. The Cutoff made it possible for many more trains to traverse east and west across the United States. Prior to the Belen Cutoff train traffic came through the steep and inaccessible Raton Pass on the Colorado and New Mexico border. To this day, an average of 110 trains travel through Belen in a 24-hour period. Belen also has the only Harvey House Museum in the state of New Mexico. The population was 6,901 at the 2000 census.

Belen Careers

Among the most common occupations in Belen are Management, professional, and related occupations, 24%; Sales and office occupations, 22%; and Service occupations, 18%. Approximately 66 percent of workers in Belen, New Mexico work for companies, 20 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Belen Industries

The leading industries in Belen, New Mexico are Educational, health and social services, 19%; Retail trade, 15%; and Manufacturing, 9%. Simply Hired's Belen job listings indicate that the following industries in Belen are hiring the most workers:

Belen Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Belen, New Mexico is $23,926, and the median income of households in Belen was $26,754.

Average Salaries in Belen, NM

Belen, NM


According to our Belen Trends data, the number of Belen, New Mexico jobs has increased by 1024% since October 2013.
Belen job trends

Belen Employment Statistics

Population of Belen
Total population 6,901
Male 47.78%
Female 52.22%
Median age 34.6
Belen Housing
Owner-occupied homes 69.9%
Median cost of a home $81,700
Median mortgage payment $523
Renter-occupied homes 30.1%
Vacant housing 12.1%
Median monthly rent $427
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $26,551
Median for all female full-time $21,300
Household Income
Less than $10,000 16%
$10,000 to $14,999 12%
$15,000 to $24,999 19%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 18%
$50,000 to $74,999 13%
$75,000 to $99,999 6%
$100,000 to $149,999 2%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 9%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 21%
High school graduate 32%
Some college, no degree 18%
Associate's degree 7%
Bachelor's degree 10%
Graduate degree 3%
Marital Status
Never married 27%
Currently married 46%
Separated 1%
Widowed 10%
Divorced 15%
White 70%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 0%
Other 28%
Belen Commute
Carpool 15.5%
Public transportation 0.2%
Average travel time 22 minutes

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