Mora County, NM

County

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Population
4,563
0.912% 1-year decline
US Senator
Martin Heinrich
Democratic Party
US Senator
Ben Ray Luján
Democratic Party
Median Age
49.2

Poverty Rate
19.3%

Median Household Income
$26,968
1.22% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$103,300
5.32% 1-year decline
Number of Employees
1,399
12.4% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Mora County, NM had a population of 4.56k people with a median age of 49.2 and a median household income of $26,968. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Mora County, NM declined from 4,605 to 4,563, a -0.912% decrease and its median household income grew from $26,644 to $26,968, a 1.22% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Mora County, NM are White (Hispanic) (43.2%), Other (Hispanic) (37%), White (Non-Hispanic) (15.6%), Other (Non-Hispanic) (3.27%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.789%). NaNk% of the people in Mora County, NM speak a non-English language, and 99.8% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Mora County, NM is $103,300, and the homeownership rate is 75.2%. Most people in Mora County, NM commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 36.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Mora County, NM is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in New Mexico (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of New Mexico across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Mora County, NM went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 62.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (27.2%), followed by Other (9.83%). The most partisan county was Catron County, NM with 71.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Martin Heinrich and Ben Ray Luján are the senators currently representing the state of New Mexico. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New Mexico is currently represented by 3 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Mora County, NM
62.9% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in New Mexico
  1. 71.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 71.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 71.1% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in New Mexico was Catron County, NM with 71.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in New Mexico colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from New Mexico

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Martin Heinrich
Senator from New Mexico1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013
Ben Ray Luján
Senator from New Mexico2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Martin Heinrich and Ben Ray Luján are the senators currently representing New Mexico.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in New Mexico over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from New Mexico

New Mexico is currently represented by 3 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for New Mexico have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Mora County, NM is home to a population of 4.56k people, from which 99.8% are citizens. As of 2018, 0.855% of Mora County, NM residents were born outside of the country (39 people).

In 2018, there were 1.17 times more White (Hispanic) residents (1.97k people) in Mora County, NM than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.69k Other (Hispanic) and 712 White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Mora County, NM
  1. White (Hispanic)
    1.97k ± 383
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    1.69k ± 385
  3. White (Non-Hispanic)
    712 ± 220
81.1%
Hispanic Population
3.7k people

In 2018, there were 1.17 times more White (Hispanic) residents (1.97k people) in Mora County, NM than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.69k Other (Hispanic) and 712 White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

81.1% of the people in Mora County, NM are hispanic (3.7k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Mora County, NM as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.855%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
39 people
0.543%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
25 people

As of 2018, 0.855% of Mora County, NM residents (39 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Mora County, NM was 0.543%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

49
Median Native-Born Age
± 5.1
67
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 6.4

In 2018, the median age of all people in Mora County, NM was 49.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 49, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 67. But people in Mora County, NM are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Mora County, NM residents was 47.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    145,710 ± 9,038 people
  2. Germany
    5,026 ± 1,738 people
  3. Philippines
    3,772 ± 1,506 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New Mexico was Mexico, the natal country of 145,710 New Mexico residents, followed by Germany with 5,026 and Philippines with 3,772.

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Citizenship

99.8%
2018 Citizenship
100%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 99.8% of Mora County, NM residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Mora County, NM was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    169 ± 94
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    46 ± 40
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    46 ± 51

Mora County, NM has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.67 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Mora County, NM is $26,968. In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Mora County, NM was Census Tract 9552 with a value of $26,968, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

Males in New Mexico have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,925. The income inequality in New Mexico (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Mora County, NM employs 1.4k people. The largest industries in Mora County, NM are Educational Services (288 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (243 people), and Retail Trade (128 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($49,167), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($36,406), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($30,920).

Wages

Median Household Income

$26,968
2018 value
± $5,927
1.22%
1 Year Growth
± 37.2%

Households in Mora County, NM have a median annual income of $26,968, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $26,644 in 2017, which represents a 1.22% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Mora County, NM compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$54,854
Average Male Salary in New Mexico
± $2,038
$41,925
Average Female Salary in New Mexico
± $1,598

In 2017, full-time male employees in New Mexico made 1.31 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in New Mexico by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in New Mexico
  1. Asian
    $52,566 ± $11,622
  2. White
    $43,679 ± $1,381
  3. Black
    $41,055 ± $8,510

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of New Mexico workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.2 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in New Mexico.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in New Mexico by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Mora County, NM is from New Mexico.
0.462
2017 Wage GINI in New Mexico
0.463
2016 Wage GINI in New Mexico

In 2017, the income inequality in New Mexico was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.278% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for New Mexico was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in New Mexico in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in New Mexico across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9552
  2. N/A
  3. N/A

In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Mora County, NM was Census Tract 9552 with a value of $26,968, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Mora County, NM colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 55 - 64
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

19.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Mora County, NM (881 out of 4.56k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 75+.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. Hispanic
    727 ± 201
  2. White
    575 ± 175
  3. Other
    281 ± 128

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Mora County, NM is Hispanic, followed by White and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

1.4k
2018 Value
± 326
12.4%
1 Year growth
± 28.4%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Mora County, NM grew at a rate of 12.4%, from 1.25k employees to 1.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Mora County, NM, are Healthcare Support Occupations (207 people), Sales & Related Occupations (200 people), and Transportation Occupations (179 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Mora County, NM.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Mora County, NM, by number of employees, are Healthcare Support Occupations (207 people), Sales & Related Occupations (200 people), and Transportation Occupations (179 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Mora County, NM has an unusually high number of residents working as Healthcare Support Occupations (4.54 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (4.25 times), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (3.56 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Mora County, NM, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($64,063), Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($62,813), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($60,786).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.4k
2018 Value
± 326
12.4%
1 Year growth
± 28.4%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Mora County, NM grew at a rate of 12.4%, from 1.25k employees to 1.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Mora County, NM, are Educational Services (288 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (243 people), and Retail Trade (128 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Mora County, NM, though some of these residents may live in Mora County, NM and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Mora County, NM, by number of employees, are Educational Services (288 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (243 people), and Retail Trade (128 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Mora County, NM has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (5.52 times higher than expected), Educational Services (2.22 times), and Public Administration (1.6 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Mora County, NM, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($49,167), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($36,406), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($30,920).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New Mexico to other states, or from other states to New Mexico.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $12.9B
  2. $12.8B
  3. $7.72B

In 2015, the top outbound New Mexico product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $12.9B, followed by Crude petroleum ($12.8B) and Electronics ($7.72B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New Mexico products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$69.2B
2015 Value in New Mexico
$110B
Projected 2045 Value in New Mexico
59.8% growth

In 2015, total outbound New Mexico trade was $69.2B. This is expected to increase 59.8% to $110B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New Mexico trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New Mexico to other states, or from other states to New Mexico.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $9.94B
  2. $8.59B
  3. $5.67B

In 2015, the top outbound New Mexico domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $9.94B, followed by Arizona with $8.59B and Oregon and $5.67B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New Mexico shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Mora County, NM was $103,300 in 2018, which is 0.45 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $109,100 to $103,300, a 5.32% decrease. The homeownership rate in Mora County, NM is 75.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Mora County, NM have an average commute time of 36.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Mora County, NM is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$103,300
2018 Median
± $24,506
$109,100
2017 Median
± $15,225

In 2018, the median property value in Mora County, NM declined from to $103,300 from the previous year's value of $109,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Mora County, NM compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Mora County, NM the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

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$26,968
Median Household Income
± $5,927
1.54k
Number of Households
± 257

In 2018, the median household income of the 1.54k households in Mora County, NM grew to $26,968 from the previous year's value of $26,644.

The following chart displays the households in Mora County, NM distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $10k - $15k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Mora County, NM distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Mora County, NM the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

75.2%
2018 Homeownership
76.2%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 75.2% of the housing units in Mora County, NM were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 76.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Mora County, NM compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

36.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Mora County, NM have a longer commute time (36.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 12.8% of the workforce in Mora County, NM have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    65.8%
  2. Carpooled
    21.2%
  3. Worked At Home
    9.01%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Mora County, NM was Drove Alone (65.8%), followed by those who Carpooled (21.2%) and those who Worked At Home (9.01%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Mora County, NM distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Mora County, NM have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

93.8% of the population of Mora County, NM has health coverage, with 18.6% on employee plans, 41.8% on Medicaid, 18.5% on Medicare, 9.82% on non-group plans, and 5.15% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in New Mexico was $7,214 in 2014. This is a 5.16% increase from the previous year ($6,860).

Primary care physicians in Mora County, NM see 0 patients per year on average, which represents a NaNk% change from the previous year (0 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2252 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1126 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Cibola County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (13.7%). Additionally, McKinley County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (35.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

0 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Mora County, NM

Primary care physicians in Mora County, NM see an average of 0 patients per year. This represents a NaNk% change from the previous year (0 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Mora County, NM in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,214
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in New Mexico
$4,155
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$5,445
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$8,663
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New Mexico (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.16%, from $6,860 to $7,214.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

6.18%
Uninsured
18.6%
Employer Coverage
41.8%
Medicaid
18.5%
Medicare
9.82%
Non-Group
5.15%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Mora County, NM declined by 44.7% from 11.2% to 6.18%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Mora County, NM changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 13.7% prevalence
  2. 13.3% prevalence
  3. 10.9% prevalence

Cibola County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in New Mexico, at 13.7%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in New Mexico by county over multiple years.

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