New Mexico Population 1900-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the state of New Mexico from 1900 to 2020.
  • The population of New Mexico in 2020 was 2,106,319, a 0.32% increase from 2019.
  • The population of New Mexico in 2019 was 2,099,634, a 0.28% increase from 2018.
  • The population of New Mexico in 2018 was 2,093,754, a 0.04% increase from 2017.
  • The population of New Mexico in 2017 was 2,092,844, a 0.01% increase from 2016.
Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau - Population Estimates

MLA Citation:
State Population Ranking
State Name Population
California 39,368,078
Texas 29,360,759
Florida 21,733,312
New York 19,336,776
Pennsylvania 12,783,254
Illinois 12,587,530
Ohio 11,693,217
Georgia 10,710,017
North Carolina 10,600,823
Michigan 9,966,555
New Jersey 8,882,371
Virginia 8,590,563
Washington 7,693,612
Arizona 7,421,401
Massachusetts 6,893,574
Tennessee 6,886,834
Indiana 6,754,953
Missouri 6,151,548
Maryland 6,055,802
Wisconsin 5,832,655
Colorado 5,807,719
Minnesota 5,657,342
South Carolina 5,218,040
Alabama 4,921,532
Louisiana 4,645,318
Kentucky 4,477,251
Oregon 4,241,507
Oklahoma 3,980,783
Connecticut 3,557,006
Utah 3,249,879
Iowa 3,163,561
Nevada 3,138,259
Arkansas 3,030,522
Mississippi 2,966,786
Kansas 2,913,805
New Mexico 2,106,319
Nebraska 1,937,552
Idaho 1,826,913
West Virginia 1,784,787
Hawaii 1,407,006
New Hampshire 1,366,275
Maine 1,350,141
Montana 1,080,577
Rhode Island 1,057,125
Delaware 986,809
North Dakota 765,309
Alaska 731,158
Wyoming 582,328
New Mexico - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 2,106,319 0.32%
2019 2,099,634 0.28%
2018 2,093,754 0.04%
2017 2,092,844 0.01%
2016 2,092,555 0.12%
2015 2,090,071 -0.01%
2014 2,090,236 -0.12%
2013 2,092,833 0.25%
2012 2,087,715 0.34%
2011 2,080,707 0.78%
2010 2,064,614 1.37%
2009 2,036,802 1.30%
2008 2,010,662 1.03%
2007 1,990,070 1.42%
2006 1,962,137 1.55%
2005 1,932,274 1.50%
2004 1,903,808 1.40%
2003 1,877,574 1.20%
2002 1,855,309 1.29%
2001 1,831,690 0.58%
2000 1,821,204 4.68%
1999 1,739,844 0.36%
1998 1,733,535 0.61%
1997 1,722,939 0.98%
1996 1,706,151 1.41%
1995 1,682,417 1.76%
1994 1,653,329 2.38%
1993 1,614,937 2.16%
1992 1,580,750 2.17%
1991 1,547,115 1.79%
1990 1,519,933 1.07%
1989 1,503,901 0.91%
1988 1,490,337 0.80%
1987 1,478,520 1.08%
1986 1,462,729 1.69%
1985 1,438,361 1.53%
1984 1,416,717 1.60%
1983 1,394,361 2.24%
1982 1,363,823 2.33%
1981 1,332,748 1.78%
1980 1,309,400 1.92%
1979 1,284,722 3.77%
1978 1,238,034 1.84%
1977 1,215,720 2.22%
1976 1,189,295 2.53%
1975 1,159,944 2.53%
1974 1,131,309 2.33%
1973 1,105,529 2.49%
1972 1,078,697 2.37%
1971 1,053,737 3.61%
1970 1,017,055 0.60%
1969 1,011,000 1.71%
1968 994,000 -0.60%
1967 1,000,000 -0.70%
1966 1,007,000 -0.49%
1965 1,012,000 0.60%
1964 1,006,000 1.72%
1963 989,000 1.02%
1962 979,000 1.45%
1961 965,000 1.15%
1960 954,000 3.81%
1959 919,000 3.72%
1958 886,000 4.60%
1957 847,000 5.09%
1956 806,000 2.68%
1955 785,000 2.88%
1954 763,000 0.93%
1953 756,000 2.86%
1952 735,000 2.51%
1951 717,000 4.06%
1950 689,000 6.99%
1949 644,000 6.62%
1948 604,000 3.78%
1947 582,000 3.74%
1946 561,000 4.47%
1945 537,000 1.90%
1944 527,000 -1.31%
1943 534,000 6.37%
1942 502,000 -0.79%
1941 506,000 -4.71%
1940 531,000 1.53%
1939 523,000 1.95%
1938 513,000 1.99%
1937 503,000 2.86%
1936 489,000 2.95%
1935 475,000 3.04%
1934 461,000 2.67%
1933 449,000 1.81%
1932 441,000 1.15%
1931 436,000 2.11%
1930 427,000 1.67%
1929 420,000 0.96%
1928 416,000 1.46%
1927 410,000 1.74%
1926 403,000 1.77%
1925 396,000 1.54%
1924 390,000 2.09%
1923 382,000 1.87%
1922 375,000 1.35%
1921 370,000 1.93%
1920 363,000 0.28%
1919 362,000 -5.24%
1918 382,000 5.82%
1917 361,000 1.98%
1916 354,000 0.85%
1915 351,000 0.86%
1914 348,000 1.16%
1913 344,000 1.78%
1912 338,000 1.20%
1911 334,000 1.52%
1910 329,000 4.78%
1909 314,000 5.37%
1908 298,000 5.30%
1907 283,000 5.20%
1906 269,000 5.49%
1905 255,000 5.37%
1904 242,000 5.68%
1903 229,000 5.05%
1902 218,000 5.83%
1901 206,000 5.10%
1900 196,000 0.00%