New Mexico Census & Demographic Data - July 1, 2018


New Mexico Census Data

The tables below provide updated data and demographic estimates for New Mexico as of July 1, 2018. Our New Mexico Census Data Comparison Tool allows you to compare and rank NM cities, towns, ZIP Codes and Counties.

New Mexico Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,147,526
Population in Households 2,105,648
Population in Familes 1,674,844
Population in Group Qrtrs 41,878
Population Density2 18
Diversity Index3 78


Median Household Income $47,457
Average Household Income $66,038
Per Capita Income $25,553


Total Housing Units 940,256 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 554,749 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 264,259 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 121,248 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $176,201
Average Home Value $221,350


Total Households 819,008
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 525,103
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.51% 0.43%
Households 0.42% 0.37%
Families 0.15% 0.2%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   2.24%