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%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (6.74%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.91%). 34.1% of the people in New Mexico speak a non-English language, and 94.4% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in New Mexico are Central New Mexico Community College (12,909 degrees awarded in 2017), University of New Mexico-Main Campus (6,318 degrees), and New Mexico State University-Main Campus (3,513 degrees).
The median property value in New Mexico is $174,700, and the homeownership rate is 66.2%. Most people in New Mexico commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.8 minutes. The average car ownership in New Mexico is 2 cars per household.