New Mexico

Population 2,085,538

Homefacts State Report

New Mexico is home to more than 2 million residents, making it the 36th most populous of the 50 United States. New Mexico ranks 6th in total area (121,590.00 square miles) and 6th in population density (17.15 people per square mile). The median age of its residents is 37.7 years, with 76.5% of the population 18 year and over.

According to Homefacts' records there are currently 2,391 criminal and sex offenders in New Mexico (approximately 11.46 offenders per 10,000 people), which is 27.09% lower than the national average. The unemployment rate in New Mexico is 4.4% .

Schools view a full school report for New Mexico

985 Public Schools

Crime view a full crime report for New Mexico

Search for crime activity and registered Sex Offenders in New Mexico by county or city by selecting one of the links. View a full report by visiting the New Mexico crime and registered Sex Offenders report pages.

2,391 Registered Sex Offenders found in New Mexico

A search for our database shows there are 2,391 registered Sex Offenders in New Mexico. New Mexico has a ratio of 11.46 offenders per 10,000 residents.

Our database indicates that there are 17 incarcerated Sex Offenders in New Mexico. As well as 9 offenders whose location is unknown in New Mexico due to the offenders being transient or their address being unmappable.

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New Mexico Registered Sex Offender Distribution

Registered Offenders per 10,000 population
  • > 30 per 10,000
  • 25 - 30 per 10,000
  • 20 -25 per 10,000
  • 10 - 20 per 10,000
  • < 10 per 10,000

Crime Index in New Mexico

*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.

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Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

4,292 Building Permits

New Mexico building permits average per year since 2001 is 7,362. In 2005, there was a high number of building permits with 12,088 and a low number of building permits in 2011 of 3,335. 83.36% of the building permits are for Single Family housing units in 2012.

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Environmental Hazards

11,138 Environmental Hazards

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Unemployment view full New Mexico unemployment report

Since 2005 the unemployment rate in New Mexico has ranged from 3.4% in December 2006 to 13.3% in July 2020. The current unemployment rate for New Mexico is 4.4% for August 2022. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

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State Representatives

  • Gov. Susana Martinez
  • Sen. Martin Heinrich
  • Sen. Tom Udall