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New Mexico
Demographic Data






New Mexico POPULATION STATISTICS

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

New Mexico Population & Age Distribution

The Total Population of New Mexico is:
2,117,522

Age

Under 5 Years:
5.9%
5 - 17:
17.2%
18 - 24:
9.5%
25 - 34:
13.5%
35 - 54:
23.6%
55 - 64:
13.0%
Over 65 Years:
17.4%

Educational Attainment of Adults

High School Graduates
College Graduated
Attending College
86.5%
86.5%
28.1%
28.1%
5.4%
5.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

Per capita Income

New Mexico
USA
$27,945
$27,945
$35,384
$35,384

Median household income

New Mexico
USA
$51,243
$51,243
$64,994
$64,994

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
18.6%

Employment Industries in NM

Healthcare
Retail
Education
Accommodation
Professional, scientific, and technical services
Public Service
Construction
Other
Manufacturing
Administration
Transportation
Finance
Arts
Mining
Wholesale
Agriculture
Real Estate
Information Technology
Utilities
Management
15.1%
15.1%
11.1%
11.1%
10.6%
10.6%
8.5%
8.5%
7.6%
7.6%
7.6%
7.6%
7.2%
7.2%
5.6%
5.6%
4.0%
4.0%
4.0%
4.0%
3.3%
3.3%
3.2%
3.2%
2.4%
2.4%
2.2%
2.2%
1.8%
1.8%
1.8%
1.8%
1.6%
1.6%
1.4%
1.4%
1.1%
1.1%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
White
American Indian And Alaska Native
Other Race / Two or More Races
Black Or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
49.2%
49.2%
36.7%
36.7%
8.6%
8.6%
2.2%
2.2%
1.8%
1.8%
1.5%
1.5%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

Unclassified
German
English
Irish
Italian
European
French
Scottish
Polish
Scots-Irish
Swedish
Norwegian
Dutch
British
Welsh
Russian
Scandinavian
Danish
French Canadian
Northern European
14.5%
14.5%
8.0%
8.0%
6.6%
6.6%
6.1%
6.1%
2.2%
2.2%
1.9%
1.9%
1.5%
1.5%
1.4%
1.4%
1.0%
1.0%
0.8%
0.8%
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
0.6%
0.6%
0.5%
0.5%
0.4%
0.4%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
Spanish
Native American languages
Navajo
German
Chinese
Tagalog
Vietnamese
French
Indic languages
Arabic
African languages
Korean
Other Asian languages
Japanese
Russian
Persian
Other Indo-European
Slavic languages
Hindi
66.5%
66.5%
26.0%
26.0%
5.0%
5.0%
3.2%
3.2%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born NM Residents
9.2%