New Mexico State Facts
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
Postal CodeThe New Mexico postal code is NM. This abbreviation has been used since the USPS first established official codes in October 1963.
Gender RatioGender Ratio: 98 Men to 100 Women
Male Population: 1,032,882 men
Female Population: 1,052,690 women
State FlagThe 2 main colors in the New Mexico flag are #FFD700 and #BF0A30
Population and AreaPopulation: 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)
New Mexico Counties (33)
|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|