New Mexico Population 1900-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the state of New Mexico from 1900 to 2021.
  • The population of New Mexico in 2021 was 2,115,877, a 0.08% decline from 2020.
  • The population of New Mexico in 2020 was 2,117,566, a 0.85% 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.
Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau - Population Estimates

MLA Citation:
State Population Ranking
State Name Population
California 39,237,836
Texas 29,527,941
Florida 21,781,128
New York 19,835,913
Pennsylvania 12,964,056
Illinois 12,671,469
Ohio 11,780,017
Georgia 10,799,566
North Carolina 10,551,162
Michigan 10,050,811
New Jersey 9,267,130
Virginia 8,642,274
Washington 7,738,692
Arizona 7,276,316
Massachusetts 6,984,723
Tennessee 6,975,218
Indiana 6,805,985
Missouri 6,168,187
Maryland 6,165,129
Wisconsin 5,895,908
Colorado 5,812,069
Minnesota 5,707,390
South Carolina 5,190,705
Alabama 5,039,877
Louisiana 4,624,047
Kentucky 4,509,394
Oregon 4,246,155
Oklahoma 3,986,639
Connecticut 3,605,597
Utah 3,337,975
Iowa 3,193,079
Nevada 3,143,991
Arkansas 3,025,891
Mississippi 2,949,965
Kansas 2,934,582
New Mexico 2,115,877
Nebraska 1,963,692
Idaho 1,900,923
West Virginia 1,782,959
Hawaii 1,441,553
New Hampshire 1,388,992
Maine 1,372,247
Montana 1,104,271
Rhode Island 1,095,610
Delaware 1,003,384
North Dakota 774,948
Alaska 732,673
Wyoming 578,803
New Mexico - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 2,115,877 -0.08%
2020 2,117,566 0.85%
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%