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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 2,082,669 people in New Mexico as per 2017 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) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Albuquerque1755,562
2Santa Fe76,842
3Las Cruces423,243
4Alamogordo22,687
5Roswell23,385
6Hobbs23,496
7Las Vegas24,761
8Ruidoso1635
9Tucumcari1869
10Espanola1949
11Grants1950
12Los Alamos11,031
13Ranchos de Taos11,624
14Crownpoint11,675
15Carlsbad11,790
16Los Lunas12,115
17Socorro12,135
18Gallup12,478
19Clovis13,317
20Silver City13,427

Largest New Mexico Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Alamogordo31,201
Albuquerque556,859
Angel Fire835
Artesia11,817
Aztec6,354
Bayard2,488
Belen7,184
Bernalillo8,676
Bloomfield7,565
Bosque Farms3,863
Capitan1,548
Carlsbad28,079
Carrizozo905
Causey44
Chama767
Cimarron1,044
Clayton2,900
Cloudcroft667
Clovis39,461
Columbus1,244

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

Demographics

People

Total Population2,082,669
Male Share of the Population49.5%
Female Share of the Population50.5%
Senior Citizens15.3%
Employed Population 16+872,080
Age of the Population37.2

Families

% of people married45.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher26.7%
Median Earnings25+$31,486
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$17,886
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,050

Wealth

Median Family Income$55,900
% Above Poverty Level79.1%
% Below Poverty Level20.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home4.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.9%
% Using Public Transportation1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone29.8%
Median Gross Rent$792
Median House Value$161,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)61%
German8.8%
Irish6.3%
English5.9%
Italian2.2%
French Except Basque1.5%
Scottish1.5%
Polish1.1%
Norwegian0.9%
Dutch0.9%
Swedish0.8%
Welsh0.5%
Russian0.5%
Arab0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Czech0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Swiss0.2%
African0.2%
Greek0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Lebanese0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Iraqi0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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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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