In 2018, New Mexico had a population of 2.1M people with a median age of 38.1 and a median household income of $47,169. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of New Mexico grew from 2.09M to 2.1M, a 0.352% increase and its median household income grew from $46,744 to $47,169, a 0.909% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in New Mexico are White (Hispanic) (39.5%), White (Non-Hispanic) (36.9%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (8.78%), Other (Hispanic) (6.74%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.91%). 34.1% of the households in New Mexico speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 94.4% of the residents in New Mexico are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in New Mexico are Central New Mexico Community College (9,574 degrees awarded in 2019), University of New Mexico-Main Campus (6,166 degrees), and New Mexico State University-Main Campus (3,373 degrees).
In 2018, the median property value in New Mexico was $174,700, and the homeownership rate was 66.2%. Most people in New Mexico drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.8 minutes. The average car ownership in New Mexico was 2 cars per household.