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There are fewer men than woman in New Mexico. The overall gender ratio is 98 men to 100 women.

The New Mexico flag was adopted on September 18, 1920. The flag has been ranked the 1st best U.S. flag by a leading Vexillology Organization.

The New Mexico quarter was the 47th quarter released overall. The quarter was released on April 7, 2008.

Recent estimates put New Mexico's population at around 2,086,000 people (37th out of 56).The population density is 17.2 people per square mile (51st out of 56).

Someone from New Mexico is known as a New Mexican. View our List of Adjectival and Demonyms for all the States.

New Mexico was the 47th state when it joined the United States on January 6, 1912. Prior to 1912, New Mexico was known as "New Mexico Territory."

Essential New Mexico Facts

  • NM
    Postal Code
    The New Mexico postal code is NM. This abbreviation has been used since the USPS first established official codes in October 1963.
  • Gender Ratio
    Gender Ratio: 98 Men to 100 Women
    Male Population: 1,032,882 men
    Female Population: 1,052,690 women
  • State Flag
    The 2 main colors in the New Mexico flag are #FFD700 and #BF0A30
  • State Quarter
    The New Mexico Quarter was released in April 04, 2008.
    Total Mintage: 0.49 billion.
    Engraver: Don Everhart
  • Population and Area
    Population: 2,085,572 people
    Land Area: 121,298 square miles
    Population Density: 2,085,572 people per square mile

Areas Codes in New Mexico (2)

  • 505
  • 915

New Mexico Counties (33)

County Top Cities
Bernalillo County Albuquerque, Cedar Crest, Isleta, Kirtland Afb, Sandia Park, and Tijeras
Catron County Aragon, Datil, Glenwood, Luna, Pie Town, and Quemado
Chaves County Dexter, Hagerman, Lake Arthur, Pinon, and Roswell
Cibola County Bluewater, Casa Blanca, Cubero, Fence Lake, Grants, and Laguna
Colfax County Angel Fire, Cimarron, Eagle Nest, Maxwell, Miami, and Raton
Curry County Broadview, Cannon Afb, Clovis, Floyd, Grady, and Melrose
De Baca County Fort Sumner, Taiban, and Yeso
Doña Ana County Anthony, Berino, Chamberino, Chaparral, Dona Ana, and Fairacres
Eddy County Artesia, Carlsbad, Hope, Lakewood, Loco Hills, and Loving
Grant County Arenas Valley, Bayard, Buckhorn, Cliff, Faywood, and Fort Bayard
Guadalupe County Anton Chico, Cuervo, La Loma, Santa Rosa, and Vaughn
Harding County Mills, Mosquero, Roy, and Solano
Hidalgo County Animas, Lordsburg, Playas, and Rodeo
Lea County Caprock, Crossroads, Eunice, Hobbs, Jal, and Lovington
Lincoln County Alto, Capitan, Carrizozo, Corona, Fort Stanton, and Glencoe
Los Alamos County Los Alamos
Luna County Columbus and Deming
McKinley County Brimhall, Church Rock, Continental Divide, Crownpoint, Fort Wingate, and Gallup
Mora County Buena Vista, Chacon, Cleveland, Guadalupita, Holman, and Mora
Otero County Alamogordo, Bent, Cloudcroft, High Rolls Mountain Park, Holloman Air Force Base, and La Luz
Quay County Bard, House, Logan, Mcalister, Nara Visa, and Quay
Rio Arriba County Abiquiu, Alcalde, Canjilon, Canones, Cebolla, and Chama
Roosevelt County Causey, Dora, Elida, Kenna, Lingo, and Milnesand
Sandoval County Algodones, Bernalillo, Cochiti Lake, Cochiti Pueblo, Corrales, and Counselor
San Juan County Aztec, Blanco, Bloomfield, Farmington, Flora Vista, and Fruitland
San Miguel County Conchas Dam, Garita, Ilfeld, Las Vegas, Montezuma, and Newkirk
Santa Fe County Cerrillos, Edgewood, Glorieta, Lamy, Santa Cruz, and Santa Fe
Sierra County Arrey, Caballo, Derry, Elephant Butte, Hillsboro, and Monticello
Socorro County Bosque, Claunch, La Joya, Lemitar, Magdalena, and Polvadera
Taos County Amalia, Arroyo Hondo, Arroyo Seco, Carson, Cerro, and Chamisal
Torrance County Cedarvale, Clines Corners, Encino, Estancia, Mcintosh, and Moriarty
Union County Amistad, Capulin, Clayton, Des Moines, Folsom, and Gladstone
Valencia County Belen, Bosque Farms, Jarales, Los Lunas, Peralta, and Tome
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