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New Mexico: State Summary

SNAPS data is derived from the 2000 U.S. Census and several 2003 CDC databases. For more information, see the Credits page.

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Population:

  • Total Population: 1,819,046
  • Males: 891,544
  • Females: 927,502

Top 6 Languages spoken at home: (> 5000)

  1. English only (1,072,945)
  2. Spanish (485,680)
  3. Navaho (68,663)
  4. Keres (10,260)
  5. German (7,850)
  6. Zuni (6,480)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (670,511)
  2. Southern Baptist Convention (132,675)
  3. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The (42,261)
  4. United Methodist Church, The (41,597)
  5. Assemblies of God (22,070)

Disabilities:

  • Total Reported: 612,573
  • Sensory: 71,972
  • Physical: 149,317
  • Mental: 90,020
  • Self-care: 44,025
  • Go outside home: 115,076
  • Employment: 139,826

Grandparents as caregivers

Grandparents as caregivers: 24,041

Heating fuel:

  • Total Reported: 677,971
  • Utility gas: 458,661
  • Bottled or LP gas: 98,440
  • Electricity: 78,671
  • Fuel oil, kerosene: 1,095
  • Coal or Coke: 628
  • Wood: 34,666
  • Solar Energy: 2,505
  • Other fuel: 2,350
  • No fuel used: 955

Vehicles available:

  • Total Reported: 1,285,056
  • No vehicle: 83,183
  • 1 or more vehicle: 1,201,873

Education Attainment:

  • No School: 22,736
  • No High School: 82,249
  • Some High School: 134,996
  • High School: 301,746
  • Some College: 259,924
  • Associate's Degree: 67,001
  • College Degree: 154,372
  • Master's Degree: 76,028
  • Professional Degree: 19,432
  • Doctoral Degree: 16,317

Household Phones:

  • Households Reporting: 677,971
  • Owners with phone: 451,750
  • Owners without phone: 22,685
  • Renters with phone: 187,258
  • Renters without phone: 16,278
  • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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