Cities and Towns

State of New Mexico

New Mexico, abbreviated "NM", is in the Mountain region of the U.S. Its capital is Santa Fe. There were 2,080,085 people in New Mexico as per 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics, BLS.gov. The state ratified the US Constitution and officially became part of the country on January 6, 1912.

Please explore the cities and towns of New Mexico, below.

Top New Mexico College Towns

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS - 2015).

1 Albuquerque 18 60,999
2 Santa Fe 7 7,590
3 Las Cruces 3 24,337
4 Alamogordo 2 3,081
5 Roswell 2 3,762
6 Hobbs 2 4,341
7 Las Vegas 2 4,986
8 Tucumcari 1 793
9 Ruidoso 1 816
10 Los Alamos 1 848
11 Grants 1 942
12 Espanola 1 1,371
13 Ranchos de Taos 1 1,769
14 Carlsbad 1 1,852
15 Crownpoint 1 2,075
16 Socorro 1 2,127
17 Los Lunas 1 2,321
18 Gallup 1 2,384
19 Silver City 1 3,557
20 Clovis 1 3,745

Largest New Mexico Cities and Towns

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Alamogordo 31,224
Albuquerque 553,576
Angel Fire 1,161
Artesia 11,494
Aztec 6,619
Bayard 2,640
Belen 7,249
Bernalillo 8,400
Bloomfield 7,877
Bosque Farms 3,886
Capitan 1,261
Carlsbad 26,996
Carrizozo 866
Causey 60
Chama 876
Cimarron 1,003
Clayton 2,387
Cloudcroft 577
Clovis 39,204
Columbus 1,278

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Total Population 2,080,085
Male Share of the Population 49.5%
Female Share of the Population 50.5%
Senior Citizens 14.2%
Employed Population 16+ 875,947
Age of the Population 36.8


% of people married 46%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 26.1%
Median Earnings25+ $31,457
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $17,391
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,714


Median Family Income $54,801
% Above Poverty Level 79.1%
% Below Poverty Level 20.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 4.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.9%
% Using Public Transportation 1.1%


People Living Alone 28.9%
Median Gross Rent $774
Median House Value $159,300


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 61.5%
US/American 0%
English 6.5%
Irish 6.7%

Notable Places

Aztec Ruins (Monument/Memorial)
84 County Road 2900
Aztec, New Mexico 87410

Bandelier (Monument/Memorial)
15 Entrance Road
Los Alamos, New Mexico 87544
505-672-3861 ext 517

Capulin Volcano (Monument/Memorial)
Capulin Volcano National Monument
Capulin, New Mexico 88414

Carlsbad Caverns (Park)
3225 National Parks Highway
Carlsbad, New Mexico 88220

Chaco Culture (Historic Site)
Chaco Culture National Historical Park
Nageezi, New Mexico 87037-0220

El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro (Trail)
National Trails System , Santa Fe (mailing address)
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504

El Malpais (Monument/Memorial)
123 E. Roosevelt Avenue
Grants, New Mexico 87020

El Morro (Monument/Memorial)
El Morro National Monument
Ramah, New Mexico 87321-9603

Fort Union (Monument/Memorial)
P.O. Box 127
Watrous, New Mexico 87753

Gila Cliff Dwellings (Monument/Memorial)
HC 68 Box 100
Silver City, New Mexico 88061

Old Spanish (Trail)
National Trails System , Santa Fe (mailing address)
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-0728

Pecos (Historic Site)
P. O. Box 418
Pecos, New Mexico 87552-0418
505-757-6414 ext 1

Petroglyph (Monument/Memorial)
6001 Unser Blvd. NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87120

Salinas Pueblo Missions (Monument/Memorial)
P.O. Box 517
Mountainair, New Mexico 87036-0517

Santa Fe (Trail)
National Trails System , Santa Fe (mailing address)
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-0728

Trail Of Tears (Trail)
National Trails System, Santa Fe (mailing address)
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-0728

White Sands (Monument/Memorial)
P.O. Box 1086
Holloman AFB, New Mexico 88330

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