Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM

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2019 Population
102,983
0.945% 1-year decline
US Senator
Martin Heinrich
Democratic Party
US Senator
Ben Ray Luján
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
44.3
0.225% 1-year decrease
2019 Poverty Rate
25.8%
1.33% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$34,755
1.08% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$114,200
4.48% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
33,452
1.37% 1-year decline

About

In 2019, Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM had a population of 103k people with a median age of 44.3 and a median household income of $34,755. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM declined from 103,965 to 102,983, a −0.945% decrease and its median household income grew from $34,384 to $34,755, a 1.08% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM are White (Hispanic) (45.7%), White (Non-Hispanic) (44.4%), Other (Hispanic) (2.86%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (2.71%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.955%). 33.5% of the households in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

95.3% of the residents in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM are Western New Mexico University (723 degrees awarded in 2019) and New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (408 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM was $114,200, and the homeownership rate was 70.8%. Most people in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM was 2 cars per household.

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Diversity

Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM is home to a population of 103k people, from which 95.3% are citizens. As of 2019, 7.78% of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM residents were born outside of the country (8.02k people).

In 2019, there were 1.03 times more White (Hispanic) residents (47.1k people) in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM than any other race or ethnicity. There were 45.7k White (Non-Hispanic) and 2.94k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM are Spanish (29,176 speakers), Navajo (1,618 speakers), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (377 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM
  1. White (Hispanic)
    47.1k ± 784
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    45.7k ± 302
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    2.94k ± 638
50.2%
Hispanic Population
51.7k people

In 2019, there were 1.03 times more White (Hispanic) residents (47.1k people) in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM than any other race or ethnicity. There were 45.7k White (Non-Hispanic) and 2.94k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

50.2% of the people in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM are hispanic (51.7k people).

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    29,176 speakers (30%)
  2. Navajo
    1,618 speakers (1.66%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    377 speakers (0.388%)

33.5% of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM was Spanish. 30% of the overall population of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM are native Spanish speakers. 1.66% speak Navajo and 0.388% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese), the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

7.78%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
8.02k people
7.93%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
8.24k people

As of 2019, 7.78% of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM residents (8.02k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM was 7.93%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

43
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.6
52
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2.4

In 2019, the median age of all people in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM was 44.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 43, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 52. But people in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM are getting getting younger. In 2018, the average age of all Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM residents was 44.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    6,091 ± 1,859 people
  2. Philippines
    265 ± 399 people
  3. Guatemala
    194 ± 342 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM was Mexico, the natal country of 6,091 Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM residents, followed by Philippines with 265 and Guatemala with 194.

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Citizenship

95.3%
2019 Citizenship
95.2%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 95.3% of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM was 95.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    4,395 ± 401
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    739 ± 182
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    736 ± 234

Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 5.95 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

Showing data at the state level for New Mexico. Hospitalization data for some states may be delayed or not reported.
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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in New Mexico, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for New Mexico.

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

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in New Mexico. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in New Mexico.

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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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Economy

Median household income in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM is $34,755. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM was Albuquerque City (Northwest Mesa), Paradise Hills & Navajo Nation-Tohajiilee Chapter PUMA, NM with a value of $77,091, followed by Sandoval County PUMA, NM and Albuquerque City (Far Northeast Heights) PUMA, NM, with respective values of $71,997 and $68,932.

Males in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM have an average income that is 1.24 times higher than the average income of females, which is $37,707. The income inequality in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM (measured using the Gini index) is 0.468, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM employs 33.5k people. The largest industries in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM are Elementary & secondary schools (3,426 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,154 people), and Construction (1,718 people), and the highest paying industries are Scientific research & development services ($81,508), National security & international affairs ($77,527), and Couriers & messengers ($75,133).

Wages

Median Household Income

$34,755
2019 value
± $2,048
1.08%
1 Year Growth
± 7.44%

Households in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM have a median annual income of $34,755, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $34,384 in 2018, which represents a 1.08% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$46,673
Average Male Salary in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM
± $8,177
$37,707
Average Female Salary in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM
± $7,906

In 2019, full-time male employees in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM made 1.24 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM
  1. Asian
    $51,110 ± $35,847
  2. White
    $36,413 ± $5,671
  3. Other
    $31,855 ± $24,527

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.4 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM.

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Wage Distribution

0.468
2019 Wage GINI in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM
0.47
2018 Wage GINI in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM

In 2019, the income inequality in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM was 0.468 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.297% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM was Albuquerque City (Northwest Mesa), Paradise Hills & Navajo Nation-Tohajiilee Chapter PUMA, NM with a value of $77,091, followed by Sandoval County PUMA, NM and Albuquerque City (Far Northeast Heights) PUMA, NM, with respective values of $71,997 and $68,932.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

25.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM (25.9k out of 100k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 18 - 24.

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. White
    21,717 ± 1,141
  2. Hispanic
    14,874 ± 980
  3. Native American
    2,230 ± 349

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM is White, followed by Hispanic and Native American.

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

33.5k
2019 Value
−1.37%
1 Year decline
± −1.37%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM declined at a rate of −1.37%, from 33.9k employees to 33.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM, are Cooks (1,187 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,178 people), and Janitors & building cleaners (1,164 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM, by number of employees, are Cooks (1,187 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,178 people), and Janitors & building cleaners (1,164 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM has an unusually high number of residents working as Heavy vehicle & mobile equipment service technicians & mechanics (6.44 times higher than expected), Construction equipment operators (4.23 times), and Miscellaneous agricultural workers, including animal breeders (3.65 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM, by average salary, are Chief executives & legislators ($119,953), Registered nurses ($89,685), and Other Physical Scientists ($79,304).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

33.5k
2019 Value
−1.37%
1 Year decline
± −1.37%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM declined at a rate of −1.37%, from 33.9k employees to 33.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,426 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,154 people), and Construction (1,718 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM, though some of these residents may live in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, 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 Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,426 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,154 people), and Construction (1,718 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM has an unusually high number of Metal ore mining (147 times higher than expected), Forestry except logging (27.5 times), and Fuel dealers (7.04 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM, by average salary, are Scientific research & development services ($81,508), National security & international affairs ($77,527), and Couriers & messengers ($75,133).

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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. $23.1B
  2. $22.1B
  3. $14.4B

In 2018, the top outbound New Mexico product (by dollars) was Electronics with $23.1B, followed by Crude petroleum ($22.1B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($14.4B).

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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$99.1B
2018 Value in New Mexico
$169B
Projected 2045 Value in New Mexico
70.9% growth

In 2018, total outbound New Mexico trade was $99.1B. This is expected to increase 70.9% to $169B 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. $25.8B
  2. $8.82B
  3. $6.6B

In 2018, the top outbound New Mexico domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $25.8B, followed by Arizona with $8.82B and Oregon and $6.6B.

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

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in New Mexico went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 48.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (40%), followed by Gary Johnson (9.34%). 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 New Mexico
48.3% 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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Education

In 2019, universities in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM awarded 1,131 degrees. The student population of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM is skewed towards women, with 2,188 male students and 2,840 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM are White (499 and 46.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (394 and 36.5%), Black or African American (55 and 5.1%), and Unknown (48 and 4.45%).

The largest universities in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM by number of degrees awarded are Western New Mexico University (723 and 63.9%) and New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (408 and 36.1%).

The most popular majors in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM are Social Work (200 and 17.7%), Mechanical Engineering (97 and 8.58%), and Other Multidisciplinary Studies (58 and 5.13%).

The median tuition cost in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM for a public four year colleges is $5,497 for in-state students and $16,797 for out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 73 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 37 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 36 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM was Mechanical Engineering with 73 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 723 degrees awarded
  2. 408 degrees awarded
$5,497
Median In-State Public

In 2019, the Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM institution with the largest number of graduating students was Western New Mexico University with 723 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

521
Degrees Awarded to Men
610
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 521 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM, which is 0.854 times less than the 610 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    499 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    394 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    55 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM was White students. These 499 degrees mean that there were 1.27 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 394 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM was $114,200 in 2019, which is 0.475 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $109,300 to $114,200, a 4.48% increase. The homeownership rate in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM is 70.8%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM have an average commute time of 19.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$114,200
2019 Median
± $3,710
$109,300
2018 Median
± $3,615

In 2019, the median property value in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM grew to to $114,200 from the previous year's value of $109,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, 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 Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$34,755
Median Household Income
± $2,048
39.5k
Number of Households
± 1,377

In 2019, the median household income of the 39.5k households in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM grew to $34,755 from the previous year's value of $34,384.

The following chart displays the households in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, 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 range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

70.8%
2019 Homeownership
71.8%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 70.8% of the housing units in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 71.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

19.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM have a shorter commute time (19.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 3.12% of the workforce in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (77.9%)
  2. Carpooled (9.45%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.28%)

In 2019, 77.9% of workers in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.45%) and those who worked at home (6.28%).

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 Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

93.6% of the population of Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM has health coverage, with 26.6% on employee plans, 35.4% on Medicaid, 16% on Medicare, 13.4% on non-group plans, and 2.22% 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 New Mexico see 1336 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.224% decrease from the previous year (1339 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1437 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 248 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, De Baca County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (20.3%). Additionally, Guadalupe County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,336 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New Mexico

Primary care physicians in New Mexico see an average of 1,336 patients per year. This represents a 0.224% decrease from the previous year (1,339 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in New Mexico 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

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for New Mexico.
$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

6.36%
Uninsured
26.6%
Employer Coverage
35.4%
Medicaid
16%
Medicare
13.4%
Non-Group
2.22%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM declined by 17.4% from 7.7% to 6.36%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Southwest New Mexico PUMA, 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. 20.3% prevalence
  2. 19.4% prevalence
  3. 15% prevalence

De Baca County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in New Mexico, at 20.3%.

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

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