New Mexico Population
New Mexico is the southwestern region of United States, border by Texas to the east-southwest, Oklahoma to the northeast, Arizona to the west, Chihuahua(Mexico) to the south. Mexico population in 2020 is expected to be 2 million, Thirty-six populous state, Its area is 121,590 sq miles(314,917 sq km) which is fifth largest state in the US. New Mexico is the wine producing state and Santa Fe is the nation's highest state capital located at 7,199 feet above sea level. New Mexico has one of the most diverse landscapes in the world. Before US dropping the bomb in Japan's Nagasaki, it was tested in New Mexico desert sands in July 1945. New Mexico is home to largest hot air balloon festival in the world, happens every October.
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2018
New Mexico Population by Race & Groups
New Mexico population by race are as follows, 74.24% of the New Mexico population are White Americans, 2% are Black Africans, 9.45% are AIAN.
Asian population in New Mexico are 29,991 people, out of these 4,091 are Asian Indians, 2,210 are Japanese, 2,257 are Korean, 4,646 are Vietnamese and 6,169 are Chinese.
657 are Native Hawaiians, 139 are Guamanian/Chamorros, 239 are Samoans, 1226 are Cherokee tribals, 372 are Chippewa tribals, 1,149 are Sioux tribals and 120,116 are Navajo tribal grouping.
Hispanic/Latino race in New Mexico are around 1 million, out of these 659,293 are Mexicans, 8,941 are Puerto Ricans and 4,282 are Cubans.
Source: US Census 2017(Table B03002)
|Black or African American||42,187||2.02%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||197,191||9.458%|
|Cherokee tribal grouping||1,226||0.059%|
|Chippewa tribal grouping||372||0.018%|
|Navajo tribal grouping||120,116||5.761%|
|Sioux tribal grouping||1,149||0.055%|
|Other Asian Population||4,526|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||1,390||0.07%|
|Guamanian or Chamorro||139||0.007%|
|Other Pacific Islander||355|
|Some other race||197,944|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,004,103||48.16%|
|Other Hispanic or Latino||331,587|
Top Cities of New Mexico
Top populated cities of New Mexico are Albuquerque, Las Cruces, Rio Rancho and Santa Fe.
The population pyramid of New Mexico according to 2017 estimates. Source: 2017 US Census Estimates: Population In Five Year Age-Group
Languages spoken in NMNew Mexico language spoken at home are 1.976 are speak only english, 521774 are Spanish, 4580 are French including Cajun, 203 are Haiti speakers, 666 are Italian, 249 are Portuguese, 4,680 are German, 841 are Yiddish/Pennsylvanian, 386 are Greek, 787 are Russian, 881 are Polish, 312 are Ukrainian/other slavic languages, 194 are Armenian, 1508 are Persian including Farsi, Dari.
Indian speakers include 628 speak Hindi, 964 are Gujarati, 1046 Urdu, 62 are Punjabi, 749 are Bengali, 947 are Marathi/Nepali, 56 are Telugu speakers, 152 are Tamil, 713 are Malayalam/Kannada.
East and Mid Asian speakers include 4755 are Chinese speakers, 1122 are Japanese, 2058 Korean, 5547 are Vietnamese, 1543 are Thai/Lao/Tai-Kadai, 3945 speak Tagalog.
Middle-east speakers include 2636 speak Arabic, 142 are Hebrew.
African speakers include 605 are Yoruba/Twi/Igbo, 1782 are Swahili.
|Speak only English||1,269,225||64.96|
Source: US Census 2017(Table S1601)
|Population 18 to 24 years||205471||106856||98615|
|Less than high school graduate||36294||21395||14899|
|High school graduate (includes equivalency)||60873||34604||26269|
|Some college or associates degree||97102||46520||50582|
|Bachelors degree or higher||11202||4337||6865|
|Population 25 years and over||1381630||671614||710016|
|Less than 9th grade||89609||44578||45031|
|9th to 12th grade, no diploma||117878||61077||56801|
|High school graduate (includes equivalency)||365014||188727||176287|
|Some college, no degree||324980||154557||170423|
|Graduate or professional degree||162504||76891||85613|
|High school graduate or higher||583033||282956||300077|
|Bachelors degree or higher||245122||117582||127540|
|Black or African||25474||14589||10885|
|High school graduate or higher||23192||13299||9893|
|Bachelors degree or higher||7370||3979||3391|
|American Indian or Alaska Native alone||118285||54945||63340|
|High school graduate or higher||94109||42954||51155|
|Bachelors degree or higher||12452||4777||7675|
|High school graduate or higher||18542||7676||10866|
|Bachelors degree or higher||10706||4754||5952|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||851||357||494|
|High school graduate or higher||697||317||380|
|Bachelors degree or higher||108||63||45|
|Hispanic or Latino Origin||592234||289094||303140|
|High school graduate or higher||446566||214540||232026|
|Bachelors degree or higher||90317||39847||50470|
Source: US Census 2017(Table S1501)
|Total civilian non-institutionalized population||308280|
|Black or African American||5775|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone||27943|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||268|
|Some other race||29696|
|With a hearing difficulty||103438|
|With a vision difficulty||68250|
|With a cognitive difficulty||119040|
|With an ambulatory difficulty||164864|
|With a self-care difficulty||64154|
|With an independent living difficulty||110844|
Counties of New Mexico
Bernalillo County is the most populous county with 678,701 in New Mexico, followed by Do'a Ana County with 217,522, Santa Fe County with 150,056, Sandoval County with 125,043 and San Juan County with 125,043 inhabitants.
|County||Population 2017||Population 2018||% Change||Rank 2017||Rank 2018|
|De Baca County||1,813||1,781||-1.8||32||32|
|Do?a Ana County||216,186||217,522||0.6||2||2|
|Los Alamos County||18,804||19,101||1.6||21||20|
|Rio Arriba County||39,191||39,006||-0.5||13||13|
|San Juan County||126,902||125,043||-1.5||5||5|
|San Miguel County||27,782||27,591||-0.7||15||15|
|Santa Fe County||149,617||150,056||0.3||3||3|
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