New Mexico Demographic Data

New Mexico Demographic Summary

  • Population: 2,085,538
  • Area: 121,590.00 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 121,297.00 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 293.00 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 17.15 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 5,397.31 ft
  • Time Zone: Mountain Standard Time (GMT -7)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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New Mexico Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
1,049,970
50.4%
50.8
Male
1,035,140
49.6%
49.2
Total Population
2,085,110
 
 

New Mexico Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
134,230
6.4% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
141,553
6.8% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
140,337
6.7% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
140,752
6.8% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
150,689
7.2% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
272,426
13.1% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
246,672
11.8% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
256,724
12.3% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
142,006
6.8% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
129,126
6.2% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
196,638
9.4% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
94,983
4.6% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
38,973
1.9% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
1,585,690
76.0%
77.1
Female
806,277
50.8%
51.4%
Male
779,416
49.2%
48.6%
21 Years and over
1,498,900
71.9%
72.9
62 Years and over
406,529
19.5%
18.3
65 Years and over
330,594
15.9%
14.9
Female
180,853
54.7%
55.9%
Male
149,741
45.3%
44.1%
Median Age (years)
37

New Mexico Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
2,014,310
96.6% 
96.9
White
1,530,670
73.4% 
73.1
Black or African American
47,873
2.3% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
193,512
9.3% 
0.8
Asian
29,282
1.4% 
5.4
Asian Indian
3,995
0.2% 
1.2
Chinese
6,345
0.3% 
1.3
Filipino
4,957
0.2% 
0.9
Japanese
1,518
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
2,299
0.1% 
0.5
Vietnamese
5,521
0.3% 
0.5
Other Asian
4,647
0.2% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
1,355
0.1% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
NR
NR 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
NR
NR 
0.0
Samoan
NR
NR 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
NR
NR 
0.1
Some Other Race
211,620
10.1% 
4.8
Two or More Races
70,797
3.4% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
1,001,260
48.0% 
17.6
Mexican
653,279
31.3% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
7,874
0.4% 
1.7
Cuban
3,854
0.2% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
336,257
16.1% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
1,083,840
52.0% 
82.4

New Mexico Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
92,820
6.7% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
118,788
8.6% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
369,807
26.8% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
325,356
23.6% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
106,315
7.7% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
198,116
14.4% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
166,346
12.1% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
211,608
15.3%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
1,165,940
84.6%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
364,462
26.5%
30.6

New Mexico Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
569,603
34.1%
33.5
Now Married
750,819
45.0%
47.5
Divorced
218,681
13.1%
11.0
Separated
29,401
1.8%
2.1
Widowed
100,485
6.0%
5.8

New Mexico Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
1,281,450
65.7%
78.5%
Languages other than english
669,432
34.3%
21.5%
Spanish
531,236
27.2%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
21,398
1.1%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
18,668
1.0%
3.5%
Other Languages
98,130
5.0%
1.0%

New Mexico Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
74,958
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
48,455
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
97,852
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
85,782
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
104,718
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
130,045
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
83,907
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
83,836
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
29,416
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
22,828
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
45,382
 
55,775
Per capita income
24,388
 
29,979

New Mexico Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
37,116
4.2%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
103,738
11.8%
9.8
Construction
63,790
7.3%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
219,477
24.9%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
39,444
4.5%
6.5
Information
13,988
1.6%
2.1
Manufacturing
31,495
3.6%
10.3
Other services except public administration
42,255
4.8%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
102,638
11.7%
11.3
Public administration
60,936
6.9%
4.6
Retail trade
105,213
12.0%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
38,361
4.4%
5.1
Wholesale trade
21,356
2.4%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
98,089
11.1%
9.0
Management, professional, and related occupations
303,574
34.5%
37.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
78,627
8.9%
12.3
Sales and office occupations
210,762
24.0%
23.6
Service occupations
188,755
21.5%
18.0

New Mexico Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
877,360
 
148,324,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
713,810
81.4%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
79,397
9.0%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
8,091
0.9%
5.2
Walked
20,033
2.3%
2.8
Other means
13,753
1.6%
1.8
Worked at home
42,276
4.8%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
22.0
 
26.0

New Mexico Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
48,618
6.4%
8.9
1 vehicles
252,744
33.2%
33.5
2 vehicles
282,350
37.1%
37.2
3 or more
178,085
23.4%
20.3

New Mexico Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
761,797
83.3%
87.7
Owner Occupied
513,843
67.5%
63.0
Renter Occupied
247,954
32.5%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
153,182
16.7%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy rate
2
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
9
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0

New Mexico Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
914,979
1 room
23,731
2.6%
2.3
2 rooms
21,875
2.4%
2.5
3 rooms
72,323
7.9%
9.0
4 rooms
158,732
17.3%
16.6
5 rooms
220,784
24.1%
20.0
6 rooms
185,045
20.2%
17.9
7 rooms
112,218
12.3%
12.1
8 rooms
62,758
6.9%
8.5
9 rooms or more
57,513
6.3%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

New Mexico Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
914,979
134,794,000
1-unit, detached
582,455
63.7%
61.4
1-unit, attached
33,057
3.6%
5.8
2-units
17,327
1.9%
3.7
3 or 4 units
37,264
4.1%
4.5
5 to 9 units
28,264
3.1%
4.8
10 to 19 units
20,897
2.3%
4.6
20 or more units
38,217
4.2%
8.8
Mobile home
155,726
17.0%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
1,772
0.2%
0.1

New Mexico Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
40,943
4.5%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
39,524
4.3%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
86,895
9.5%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
95,068
10.4%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
158,739
17.3%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
150,225
16.4%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
169,371
18.5%
14.0%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

New Mexico Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
507,367
66.6%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
60,267
7.9%
4.7
Electricity
134,640
17.7%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
692
0.1%
5.1
Coal or coke
315
0.0%
0.1
Wood
46,945
6.2%
2.0
Solar energy
2,575
0.3%
0.1
Other fuel
7,417
1.0%
0.5
No fuel used
1,579
0.2%
1.2

New Mexico Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
287,452
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
6,997
2.4%
11.0%
$2,500 to $2,999
8,987
3.1%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
9,319
3.2%
1.5%
$2,000 to $2,499
19,712
6.9%
4.1%
$1,500 to 1,999
51,488
17.9%
$500 to $999
84,720
29.5%
42.7%
$1,000 to 1,499
106,229
37.0%
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
126,044
44.4%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
41,486
14.6%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
27,699
9.8%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
20,452
7.2%
7.3%
35.0% or more
68,291
24.0%
22.3%
Not Computed
3,480
NR
NR

New Mexico Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
229,566 
 
41,410,200 
$1,000 to $1,499
54,462
23.7%
27.9%
$1,500 to $1,999
10,613
4.6%
11.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
1,530
0.7%
4.1%
$2,500 to $2,999
305
0.1%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
943
0.4%
1.5%
$500 to $999
126,016
54.9%
42.7%
Less than $500
35,697
15.5%
11.0%
No Cash Rent
18,388
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
783
NR
959
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
30,781
13.8%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
28,128
12.6%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
27,941
12.5%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
23,570
10.6%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
18,802
8.4%
9.2%
35.0% or more
93,619
42.0%
41.4%
Not Computed
25,113
NR
NR

New Mexico Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
513,843
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
60,824
11.8%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
75,254
14.6%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
89,902
17.5%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
96,633
18.8%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
97,428
19.0%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
64,635
12.6%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
23,271
4.5%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
5,896
1.1%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
164,100
 
194,500
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