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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 2,084,117 people in New Mexico as per 2016 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, 2014 (nces.ed.gov/ipeds).

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CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1 Albuquerque 18 58,206
2 Santa Fe 7 7,010
3 Las Cruces 3 23,790
4 Alamogordo 2 2,916
5 Roswell 2 3,107
6 Hobbs 2 3,982
7 Las Vegas 2 4,980
8 Ruidoso 1 719
9 Tucumcari 1 796
10 Grants 1 824
11 Espanola 1 923
12 Los Alamos 1 946
13 Crownpoint 1 1,686
14 Ranchos de Taos 1 1,726
15 Carlsbad 1 1,931
16 Socorro 1 2,150
17 Los Lunas 1 2,246
18 Gallup 1 2,454
19 Clovis 1 3,133
20 Silver City 1 3,354

Largest New Mexico Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWN POPULATION
Alamogordo 31,198
Albuquerque 556,092
Angel Fire 960
Artesia 11,641
Aztec 6,501
Bayard 2,490
Belen 7,209
Bernalillo 8,522
Bloomfield 7,735
Bosque Farms 3,864
Capitan 1,306
Carlsbad 27,592
Carrizozo 934
Causey 56
Chama 868
Cimarron 1,035
Clayton 2,816
Cloudcroft 530
Clovis 39,466
Columbus 1,265

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

People

Total Population 2,084,117
Male Share of the Population 49.5%
Female Share of the Population 50.5%
Senior Citizens 14.7%
Employed Population 16+ 871,117
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 45.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 26.3%
Median Earnings25+ $31,220
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $17,585
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,747

Wealth

Median Family Income $55,049
% Above Poverty Level 79%
% Below Poverty Level 21%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 4.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3%
% Using Public Transportation 1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 29.3%
Median Gross Rent $777
Median House Value $160,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 61.3%
US/American 0%
English 6.2%
Irish 6.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Notable Places

Aztec Ruins (Monument/Memorial)
84 County Road 2900
Aztec, New Mexico 87410
505-334-6174

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
505-278-2201

Carlsbad Caverns (Park)
3225 National Parks Highway
Carlsbad, New Mexico 88220
505-785-2232

Chaco Culture (Historic Site)
Chaco Culture National Historical Park
Nageezi, New Mexico 87037-0220
505-786-7014

El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro (Trail)
National Trails System , Santa Fe (mailing address)
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504
505-988-6888

El Malpais (Monument/Memorial)
123 E. Roosevelt Avenue
Grants, New Mexico 87020
505-285-4641

El Morro (Monument/Memorial)
El Morro National Monument
Ramah, New Mexico 87321-9603
505-783-4226

Fort Union (Monument/Memorial)
P.O. Box 127
Watrous, New Mexico 87753
505-425-8025

Gila Cliff Dwellings (Monument/Memorial)
HC 68 Box 100
Silver City, New Mexico 88061
505-536-9461

Old Spanish (Trail)
National Trails System , Santa Fe (mailing address)
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-0728
505-988-6888

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
505-899-0205

Salinas Pueblo Missions (Monument/Memorial)
P.O. Box 517
Mountainair, New Mexico 87036-0517
505-847-2585

Santa Fe (Trail)
National Trails System , Santa Fe (mailing address)
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-0728
505-988-6888

Trail Of Tears (Trail)
National Trails System, Santa Fe (mailing address)
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-0728
505-988-6888

White Sands (Monument/Memorial)
P.O. Box 1086
Holloman AFB, New Mexico 88330
505-679-2599

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