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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 2,084,828 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
1Albuquerque1653,694
2Santa Fe65,902
3Las Cruces422,669
4Alamogordo22,552
5Roswell23,105
6Hobbs23,336
7Las Vegas24,454
8Ruidoso1610
9Los Alamos1918
10Espanola1948
11Grants1963
12Tucumcari11,005
13Ranchos de Taos11,360
14Crownpoint11,772
15Carlsbad11,952
16Socorro12,009
17Los Lunas12,097
18Gallup12,194
19Silver City13,088
20Clovis13,114

Largest New Mexico Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Alamogordo30,963
Albuquerque556,718
Angel Fire743
Artesia11,842
Aztec6,635
Bayard2,571
Belen7,125
Bernalillo8,991
Bloomfield8,039
Bosque Farms3,819
Capitan1,321
Carlsbad28,393
Carrizozo878
Causey68
Chama1,068
Cimarron974
Clayton2,987
Cloudcroft613
Clovis39,255
Columbus995

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2017, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Demographics

People

Total Population2,084,828
Male Share of the Population49.5%
Female Share of the Population50.5%
Senior Citizens15.8%
Employed Population 16+875,493
Age of the Population37.3

Families

% of people married44.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher26.9%
Median Earnings25+$32,097
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,634
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,446

Wealth

Median Family Income$57,436
% Above Poverty Level79.4%
% Below Poverty Level20.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home4.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.9%
% Using Public Transportation1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone30.3%
Median Gross Rent$809
Median House Value$163,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)60.9%
German8.4%
Irish6.2%
English5.8%
Italian2.2%
French Except Basque1.5%
Scottish1.5%
Polish1.1%
Norwegian0.8%
Dutch0.8%
Swedish0.8%
Welsh0.5%
Russian0.4%
Danishn0.3%
Arab0.3%
African0.3%
Czech0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Greek0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Lebanese0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Iraqi0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2017, 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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