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New Mexico

2022 population: 2,113,344   ( 54,165 from 2010)
Land area: 121312.2 square miles
Population density: 17.4 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:754,687 35.71% 9.5%
Black:41,6371.97% 17.4%
Indian:185,0938.76% 5.5%
Asian:37,0871.75% 34.6%
2+ races:34,9751.65% 17.2%
Hispanic:1,059,86550.15% 11.2%
Total non-White:1,358,65764.29% 10.9%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:47,605 11.2
Deaths:55,45013.1
Net Migration: -5,058-1.2
Net Immigration: 8,3112.0
Change in White population:-79,123 -3.8
Change in Non-White pop.:133,288 6.5




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
2,059,179
833,81040.49%
35,4621.72%
175,3688.52%
27,5511.34%
29,8351.45%
953,40346.30%
1,225,36959.51%

2000
1,819,046
813,49544.72%
30,6541.69%
161,4608.88%
19,2491.06%
25,7931.42%
765,38642.08%
1,005,55155.28%

1990
1,515,069
765,84750.55%
27,5711.82%
128,6148.49%
16,3281.08%
n/a
576,70938.06%
749,22249.45%

1980
1,302,894
690,23652.98%
22,2981.71%
102,4927.87%
7,7280.59%
n/a
477,05136.61%
612,65847.02%

1970
1,016,000
546,64653.80%
11,6731.15%
43,4474.28%
1,3220.13%
n/a
407,28640.09%
469,354 46.20%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
265,766 14.6
136,1757.5
23,2151.3
47,3432.6
20,315 1.1
219,818 12.1
1990's
NumberRate
274,767 18.1
122,1218.1
29,7892.0
42,7662.8
47,648 3.1
256,329 16.9
1980's
NumberRate
272,040 20.9
96,722 7.4
32,876 2.5
n/a
75,611 5.8
136,564 10.5
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
130,169 12.8
n/a
143,590 14.1
143,304 14.1

Age, Family & Household Data for New Mexico

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
38.6
473,478 22.4%
1,639,866 77.6%
382,672 18.1%
812,852
2.55
503,154 61.9%
341,009 67.8%
57,398 11.4%
309,698 38.1%

2010
NumberPercent
36.6
518,672 25.2%
1,540,507 74.8%
272,255 13.2%
791,395
2.55
518,698 65.5%
358,354 69.1%
62,079 12.0%
272,697 34.5%

2000
NumberPercent
34.7
507,568 27.9%
1,311,478 72.1%
212,490 11.7%
678,032
2.63
468,899 69.2%
346,478 73.9%
54,593 11.6%
209,133 30.8%

1990
NumberPercent
31.3
446,439 29.5%
1,068,630 70.5%
162,518 10.7%
543,825
2.73
394,958 72.6%
309,880 78.5%
39,071 9.9%
148,867 27.4%

1980
NumberPercent
27.5
417,738 32.1%
885,156 67.9%
115,437 8.9%
443,069
2.89
334,917 75.6%
279,533 83.5%
28,639 8.6%
108,152 24.4%

2022 Housing Data for New Mexico

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units943,149 
Median Value$216,000 
Occupied812,85286.2%
Vacant130,29713.8%
Owned558,17968.7%
Rented254,67331.3%
Median Rent$966 
Single-Family Units643,31768.2%
    Detached609,52364.6%
    Attached33,7943.6%
Buldings with 5+ Units91,6849.7%
Mobile Homes152,09116.1%

2022 Income & Employment Data for New Mexico

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,00055,4786.8%
$10,000 to $14,99944,6765.5%
$15,000 to $19,99939,2204.8%
$20,000 to $24,99939,5504.9%
$25,000 to $29,99937,4264.6%
$30,000 to $34,99937,7374.6%
$35,000 to $39,99933,6514.1%
$40,000 to $44,99931,6223.9%
$45,000 to $49,99932,5304.0%
$50,000 to $59,99962,4437.7%
$60,000 to $74,99978,0699.6%
$75,000 to $99,99998,63212.1%
$100,000 to $124,99968,7088.5%
$125,000 to $149,99949,9316.1%
$150,000 to $199,99953,5596.6%
$200,000 or more49,6206.1%
Median Household Income58,722 
Per Capita Income32,667 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.85 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI49,4526.1%
Public Assistance30,3143.7%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps155,02919.1%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed411,30563.5%
Unemployed28,7084.4%
In Armed Forces10,8681.7%
Total Labor Force450,88169.6%
Not in Labor Force197,17430.4%
Real Unemployment Rate 34.9%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector296,038237,56655.5%
Non-Profit26,37745,45736.7%
Self-Employed53,69035,16960.4%
Local Government34,72242,97344.7%
State Government26,79842,02638.9%
Federal Government35,99823,58960.4%
Total Private + Self349,728272,73556.2%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.123,895154,04544.6%
Total473,623426,78052.6%
Pct. Govt.22.9%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts127,87914.2%
Sales and Office Occupations184,44620.4%
Professional, Technical224,46424.9%
Service Occupations173,64819.2%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing8,1780.9%
All others192,39121.3%
White Collar 59.5%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance133,94714.8%
Retail trade99,45911.0%
Educational services95,06410.5%
Professional, scientific, technical73,4558.1%
Accommodation and food services71,6257.9%
Public administration68,6467.6%
Construction67,0667.4%
Other services48,4925.4%
Manufacturing37,2974.1%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.35,6543.9%
Transportation and warehousing32,3263.6%
Finance and insurance28,8043.2%
Arts, entertainment, recreation21,1962.3%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction19,1172.1%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting17,6632.0%
Wholesale trade15,9611.8%
Real estate and rental and leasing14,3011.6%
Information12,5261.4%
Utilities9,8441.1%
Management3850.0%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for New Mexico

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican685,87332.47%
Puerto Rican10,7960.51%
Cuban5,7250.27%
Dominican2,5240.12%
Total Central American10,4230.49%
Costa Rican4580.02%
Guatemalan3,1500.15%
Honduran1,3830.07%
Nicaraguan1,0490.05%
Panamanian7420.04%
Salvadoran3,4820.16%
Other Central American1590.01%
Total South American8,7020.41%
Argentinean6090.03%
Bolivian4630.02%
Chilean8630.04%
Colombian2,9690.14%
Ecuadorian1,0930.05%
Paraguayan480.00%
Peruvian1,6400.08%
Uruguayan920.00%
Venezuelan8480.04%
Other South American770.00%
Other Hispanic327,58315.51%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Filipino9,0190.43%
Chinese5,7630.27%
Vietnamese5,5780.26%
Indian4,5980.22%
Korean2,1950.10%
Japanese1,7130.08%
Bangladeshi5560.03%
Thai5460.03%
Laotian2850.01%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English1,346,15567.4%
Spanish507,78925.4%
Other98,0984.9%
Other Indo-European8,7570.4%
German, other Germanic5,7370.3%
Tagalog5,2150.3%
Other Asian4,8830.2%
Vietnamese4,8720.2%
Chinese4,2030.2%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German170,1278.1%
English155,8927.4%
Irish132,9896.3%
American85,2124.0%
Italian48,5232.3%
European34,0601.6%
Scottish31,8271.5%
French31,7961.5%
Polish21,2941.0%
Scotch-Irish16,5510.8%
Swedish15,7220.7%
Norwegian15,0840.7%
Dutch15,0780.7%
British12,0410.6%
Welsh10,2930.5%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen2,004,62194.9%
Not a citizen107,8425.1%
Native1,918,14390.8%
Foreign-born194,3209.2%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for New Mexico

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
76,092 5.3%108,567 7.6%372,067 25.9%460,278 32.1%230,705 16.1%186,199 13.0%
  Average years of education: 13.3
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 76,092 5.3%
9-12 Years 108,567 7.6%
H.S. Grad or GED 372,067 25.9%
Some College 460,278 32.1%
Bach. Degree 230,705 16.1%
Grad Degree 186,199 13.0%
Average years of education: 13.3

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for New Mexico

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 711,318 663,789 47,529 6.7%
1991 722,655 670,378 52,277 7.2%
1992 737,284 683,150 54,134 7.3%
1993 756,570 701,626 54,944 7.3%
1994 778,884 727,892 50,992 6.5%
1995 796,740 743,736 53,004 6.7%
1996 813,007 751,906 61,101 7.5%
1997 820,667 767,899 52,768 6.4%
1998 834,617 782,514 52,103 6.2%
1999 836,496 789,417 47,079 5.6%
2000 846,151 803,667 42,484 5.0%
2001 855,087 812,554 42,533 5.0%
2002 866,852 819,276 47,576 5.5%
2003 880,254 828,393 51,861 5.9%
2004 890,467 841,004 49,463 5.6%
2005 906,006 858,723 47,283 5.2%
2006 914,468 876,100 38,368 4.2%
2007 920,675 887,565 33,110 3.6%
2008 933,630 893,646 39,984 4.3%
2009 928,376 862,690 65,686 7.1%
2010 928,864 856,605 72,259 7.8%
2011 925,108 858,166 66,942 7.2%
2012 928,762 863,936 64,826 7.0%
2013 929,411 865,209 64,202 6.9%
2014 931,955 870,571 61,384 6.6%
2015 938,301 876,206 62,095 6.6%
2016 944,245 880,516 63,729 6.7%
2017 946,389 888,865 57,524 6.1%
2018 947,647 900,806 46,841 4.9%
2019 960,239 911,926 48,313 5.0%
2020 943,291 863,878 79,413 8.4%
2021 943,384 876,733 66,651 7.1%
2022 947,024 908,871 38,153 4.0%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com


Migration Data for New Mexico

Inflows From (2011-2021)
From StateNumber of People
Texas 134,182
Arizona 63,948
California 54,890
Colorado 45,667
Florida 22,586
Washington 13,261
Nevada 12,937
Oklahoma 12,345
Virginia 10,888
Utah 10,607
Illinois 9,843
New York 9,670
North Carolina 8,538
Georgia 8,121
Oregon 7,729
Outflows To (2011-2021)
To StateNumber of People
Texas 149,952
Arizona 79,386
Colorado 55,314
California 48,722
Florida 27,594
Washington 16,240
Nevada 14,271
Oklahoma 13,131
Utah 12,667
Virginia 11,212
Oregon 10,981
Georgia 9,234
North Carolina 9,083
New York 7,820
Illinois 7,677
Source for migration data: Internal Revenue Service -- https://www.irs.gov/statistics/soi-tax-stats-migration-data
This data only includes persons who filed or are included as dependents on IRS tax returns.