List of New Mexico Counties by Population
County
Population
Valencia
66,152
Union 4,174
Torrance 16,911
Taos 29,979
Socorro 18,078
Sierra 13,270
Santa Fe 129,292
San Miguel 30,126
San Juan 113,801
Sandoval 89,908
Roosevelt 18,018
Rio Arriba 41,190
Quay 10,155
Otero 62,298
Mora 5,180
McKinley 74,798
Luna 25,016
Los Alamos 18,343
Lincoln 19,411
Lea 55,511
Hidalgo 5,932
Harding 810
Guadalupe 4,680
Grant 31,002
Eddy 51,658
Dona Ana 174,682
De Baca 2,240
Curry 45,044
Colfax 14,189
Cibola 25,595
Chaves 61,382
Catron 3,543
Bernalillo 556,678
People QuickFacts New Mexico USA
Population, 2006 estimate 1,954,599 299,398,484
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 7.5% 6.4%
Population, 2000 1,819,046 281,421,906
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2006 7.3% 6.8%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2006 26.0% 24.6%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2006 12.4% 12.4%
Female persons, percent, 2006 50.6% 50.7%
White persons, percent, 2006 (a) 84.6% 80.1%
Black persons, percent, 2006 (a) 2.5% 12.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2006 (a) 9.8% 1.0%
Asian persons, percent, 2006 (a) 1.3% 4.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2006 (a) 0.1% 0.2%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2006 1.6% 1.6%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2006 (b) 44.0% 14.8%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2006 42.8% 66.4%
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 54.4% 54.1%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 8.2% 11.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 36.5% 17.9%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 78.9% 80.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 23.5% 24.4%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 338,430 49,746,248
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 21.9 25.5
Housing units, 2006 850,095 126,316,181
Homeownership rate, 2000 70.0% 66.2%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 15.3% 26.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $108,100 $119,600
Households, 2000 677,971 105,480,101
Persons per household, 2000 2.63 2.59
Median household income, 2004 $37,838 $44,334
Per capita money income, 1999 $17,261 $21,587
Persons below poverty, percent, 2004 16.7% 12.7%
Business QuickFacts New Mexico USA
Private nonfarm establishments, 2005 45,0061 7,499,702
Private nonfarm employment, 2005 595,2491 116,317,003
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2005 8.4%1 2.0%
Nonemployer establishments, 2005 116,614 20,392,068
Total number of firms, 2002 136,711 22,974,655
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 1.1% 5.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 5.0% 0.9%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 1.7% 4.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 0.1% 0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 21.7% 6.8%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 30.9% 28.2%
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 10,168,130 3,916,136,712
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 8,993,729 4,634,755,112
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 18,328,637 3,056,421,997
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $9,880 $10,615
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 2,771,474 449,498,718
Building permits, 2006 13,5731 1,838,903
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 19,863,9671 2,143,781,7272
Geography QuickFacts New Mexico USA
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 121,355.53 3,537,438.44
Persons per square mile, 2000 15.0 79.6
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