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New Mexico; United States

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New Mexico
United States
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 2,096,829 328,239,523
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 2,096,829 328,239,523
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 2,095,428 327,167,434
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 2,059,199 308,758,105
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 2,059,180 308,758,105
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 1.8% 6.3%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) 1.8% 6.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 2,059,179 308,745,538
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.9%
6.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent
23.0%
22.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
17.5%
16.0%
Female persons, percent
50.5%
50.8%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
82.0%
76.5%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
2.6%
13.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
10.9%
1.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.8%
5.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
2.6%
2.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
49.1%
18.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
37.1%
60.4%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 148,264 18,611,432
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 9.6% 13.5%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 943,208 138,537,078
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 67.6% 63.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $166,800 $204,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,262 $1,558
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $350 $490
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $828 $1,023
Building permits, 2018 4,8131 1,328,827
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 775,651 119,730,128
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.64 2.63
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 86.4% 85.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 34.8% 21.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 83.8% 88.8%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 72.3% 80.4%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 85.3% 87.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 27.1% 31.5%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 10.3% 8.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
11.4%
10.0%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 57.4% 62.9%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 53.8% 58.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 4,349,672 708,138,598
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 11,236,630 2,040,441,203
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 29,102,352 5,696,729,632
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 10,720,363 5,208,023,478
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 25,179,274 4,219,821,871
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $12,073 $13,443
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 22.1 26.6
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $48,059 $60,293
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $26,085 $32,621
Persons in poverty, percent
19.5%
11.8%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2017 44,0391 7,860,674
Total employment, 2017 626,4661 128,591,812
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000) 25,723,1011 6,725,346,754
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017 -0.4%1 1.5%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 124,091 25,701,671
All firms, 2012 151,363 27,626,360
Men-owned firms, 2012 71,132 14,844,597
Women-owned firms, 2012 59,044 9,878,397
Minority-owned firms, 2012 60,622 7,952,386
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 83,857 18,987,918
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 14,096 2,521,682
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 128,693 24,070,685
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 17.0 87.4
Land area in square miles, 2010 121,298.15 3,531,905.43
FIPS Code 35 00
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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