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
1,050,790
50.5%
50.8
Male
1,030,220
49.5%
49.2
Total Population
2,081,020
 
 

New Mexico Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
125,126
6.0% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
138,035
6.6% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
141,195
6.8% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
144,423
6.9% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
140,855
6.8% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
276,979
13.3% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
249,353
12.0% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
249,585
12.0% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
139,921
6.7% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
133,482
6.4% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
202,780
9.7% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
100,547
4.8% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
38,734
1.9% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
1,591,500
76.5%
77.2
Female
811,108
51.0%
51.3%
Male
780,393
49.0%
48.7%
21 Years and over
1,504,480
72.3%
73.1
62 Years and over
420,921
20.2%
18.8
65 Years and over
342,061
16.4%
15.2
Female
185,966
54.4%
55.8%
Male
156,095
45.6%
44.2%
Median Age (years)
38
0.0%
0.0

New Mexico Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
2,015,110
96.8% 
96.8
White
1,539,630
74.0% 
72.6
Black or African American
41,043
2.0% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
194,133
9.3% 
0.8
Asian
32,346
1.6% 
5.4
Asian Indian
6,123
0.3% 
1.2
Chinese
5,349
0.3% 
1.3
Filipino
8,083
0.4% 
0.9
Japanese
1,568
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
1,254
0.1% 
0.4
Vietnamese
5,671
0.3% 
0.6
Other Asian
4,298
0.2% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
1,428
0.1% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
 
0.0
Samoan
 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
 
0.1
Some Other Race
206,526
9.9% 
5.1
Two or More Races
65,905
3.2% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
1,009,880
48.5% 
17.8
Mexican
651,681
31.3% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
8,677
0.4% 
1.7
Cuban
4,460
0.2% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
345,058
16.6% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
1,071,140
51.5% 
82.2

New Mexico Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
84,515
6.1% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
118,426
8.5% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
370,508
26.6% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
323,025
23.2% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
116,674
8.4% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
215,691
15.5% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
162,542
11.7% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
202,941
14.6%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
1,188,440
85.4%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
378,233
27.2%
31.2

New Mexico Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
582,888
34.8%
33.7
Now Married
740,355
44.2%
47.5
Divorced
222,120
13.2%
11.0
Separated
29,287
1.7%
2.0
Widowed
102,009
6.1%
5.8

New Mexico Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
1,281,600
65.5%
78.4%
Languages other than english
674,288
34.5%
21.6%
Spanish
524,299
26.8%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
27,012
1.4%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
18,712
1.0%
3.5%
Other Languages
104,265
5.3%
1.1%

New Mexico Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
66,983
8.8%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
48,930
6.5%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
98,079
12.9%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
78,517
10.4%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
107,252
14.1%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
132,448
17.5%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
87,486
11.5%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
85,015
11.2%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
26,732
3.5%
5.8
$200,000 or more
26,922
3.6%
6.4
Median household income
46,748
 
57,617
Per capita income
25,146
 
31,128

New Mexico Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
30,510
3.5%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
103,374
11.7%
9.8
Construction
59,907
6.8%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
228,277
25.9%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
42,186
4.8%
6.6
Information
14,664
1.7%
2.1
Manufacturing
33,490
3.8%
10.1
Other services except public administration
45,510
5.2%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
103,139
11.7%
11.4
Public administration
66,966
7.6%
4.6
Retail trade
100,457
11.4%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
35,667
4.0%
5.2
Wholesale trade
16,529
1.9%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
91,144
10.3%
8.8
Management, professional, and related occupations
316,368
35.9%
37.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
77,443
8.8%
12.2
Sales and office occupations
209,666
23.8%
23.3
Service occupations
186,055
21.1%
18.1

New Mexico Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
877,959
 
150,377,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
702,110
80.0%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
82,912
9.4%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
12,460
1.4%
5.1
Walked
19,839
2.3%
2.7
Other means
15,947
1.8%
1.8
Worked at home
44,691
5.1%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
21.9
 
26.6

New Mexico Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
41,009
5.4%
8.7
1 vehicles
249,300
32.9%
33.2
2 vehicles
280,898
37.0%
37.1
3 or more
187,157
24.7%
21.0

New Mexico Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
758,364
82.6%
87.6
Owner Occupied
511,099
67.4%
63.1
Renter Occupied
247,265
32.6%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
159,277
17.4%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy rate
3
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
10
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.7
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.6
0.0%
2.5

New Mexico Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
917,641
1 room
26,077
2.8%
2.4
2 rooms
22,731
2.5%
2.7
3 rooms
71,420
7.8%
9.1
4 rooms
163,066
17.8%
16.5
5 rooms
228,471
24.9%
19.8
6 rooms
182,224
19.9%
17.8
7 rooms
105,865
11.5%
12.0
8 rooms
59,465
6.5%
8.6
9 rooms or more
58,322
6.4%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 
0.0

New Mexico Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
917,641
135,703,000
1-unit, detached
589,893
64.3%
61.5
1-unit, attached
31,748
3.5%
5.9
2-units
17,478
1.9%
3.6
3 or 4 units
33,228
3.6%
4.4
5 to 9 units
29,094
3.2%
4.8
10 to 19 units
24,332
2.7%
4.4
20 or more units
38,731
4.2%
9.0
Mobile home
151,525
16.5%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
1,612
0.2%
0.1

New Mexico Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
39,572
4.3%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
35,336
3.9%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
85,908
9.4%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
95,773
10.4%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
162,653
17.7%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
156,197
17.0%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
161,659
17.6%
13.9%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

New Mexico Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
497,976
65.7%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
54,610
7.2%
4.7
Electricity
138,982
18.3%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
1,236
0.2%
4.8
Coal or coke
628
0.1%
0.1
Wood
51,892
6.8%
1.9
Solar energy
3,260
0.4%
0.1
Other fuel
7,052
0.9%
0.5
No fuel used
2,728
0.4%
1.1

New Mexico Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
280,119
 
47295100.0
$3,000 or more
6,948
2.5%
1.8%
$2,500 to $2,999
7,561
2.7%
1.9%
Less than $500
8,139
2.9%
10.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
18,748
6.7%
4.4%
$1,500 to $1,999
48,538
17.3%
11.9%
$500 to $999
86,285
30.8%
41.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
103,900
37.1%
28.3%
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
126,351
45.5%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
37,897
13.6%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
29,451
10.6%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
19,275
6.9%
7.0%
35.0% or more
64,932
23.4%
21.3%
Not Computed
2,213
0.0%
0.0%

New Mexico Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
227,499 
 
41,631,300 
$1,000 to $1,499
54,393
23.9%
28.3%
$1,500 to $1,999
10,970
4.8%
11.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
1,775
0.8%
4.4%
$2,500 to $2,999
590
0.3%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
569
0.3%
1.8%
$500 to $999
125,471
55.2%
41.0%
Less than $500
33,731
14.8%
10.7%
No Cash Rent
19,766
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
804
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
33,301
15.1%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
30,909
14.0%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
26,618
12.1%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
24,915
11.3%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
18,724
8.5%
9.0%
35.0% or more
86,149
39.0%
40.7%
Not Computed
26,649
0.0%
0.0%

New Mexico Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
511,099
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
54,058
10.6%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
72,645
14.2%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
88,299
17.3%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
94,776
18.5%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
106,591
20.9%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
66,590
13.0%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
22,795
4.5%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
5,345
1.0%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
167,500
 
205,000
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